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Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

CCMA Luncheon Seminar (2009 Archive)

Designed mainly for graduate students interested in computational and applied mathematics and related areas, this seminar usually gives an introduction to a research topic without assuming the audience has any prior knowledge on the topic, and, in most cases offers an introduction to the CAM Colloquium by, for example, defining basic concepts important to the Colloquium talk.
The seminar is 30 minutes long, followed by a discussion over lunch.

The schedule of speakers is below.

Fri, 16 Jan 2009Alexei Novikov, John Fricks, Omri Sarig, Jinchao Xu, Penn State UniversityIntroduction to High-Level Courses
Fri, 23 Jan 2009David Ambrose, Drexel UniversityOn the Benjamin-Ono Equation
Fri, 30 Jan 2009Ping Zhang, Chinese Academy of ScienceTopics in Littlewood Paley Analysis
Fri, 6 Feb 2009Annalisa Buffa, Istituto di Matematica Applicate e Tecnologie Informatiche (IMATI), Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerce (CNR), Pavia, ItalyIsogeometric analysis: a new paradigm for PDE solvers.
Fri, 13 Feb 2009Qiang Du, Penn State UniversityAlgebra, Analysis and Geometry Converge to Finite Element
Fri, 20 Feb 2009Gary Settles, Penn State UniversityImaging flows that are represented by hyperbolic PDEs
Fri, 27 Feb 2009Anna Mazzucato, Penn State UniversityPseudodifferential operators
Fri, 6 Mar 2009Bjorn Sandstede, Brown UniversityAn introduction to stability of nonlinear waves
Fri, 13 Mar 2009Spring Break, NO talkTo Be Announced
Fri, 20 Mar 2009Thinh Le, Penn State UniversityGrain growth driven by the mean curvature
Fri, 27 Mar 2009Volker Elling, University of MichiganShock waves, what they are and what the state of research is in 1d and multi-d.
Fri, 3 Apr 2009NO TALKTo Be Announced
Fri, 10 Apr 2009Jinchao Xu, Penn State UniversityConsistent Piecewise Polynomial Approximation to $H^m$ functions in $R^n$
Fri, 17 Apr 2009Anna Mazzucato, Penn State UniversityTBA
Fri, 24 Apr 2009
Jill Pipher, Brown UniversityLattices and public key cryptography
Fri, 1 May 2009Kaushik Dayal, Carnegie Mellon UniversityAn overview of peridynamic models
Fri, 8 May 2009 To Be Announced
Fri, 28 Aug 2009 To Be Announced
Fri, 4 Sep 2009C. Armando Duarte, University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignSome Thoughts on Multiscale Simulations
Fri, 11 Sep 2009 To Be Announced
Fri, 18 Sep 2009Manlin Li, Deartment of Mathematics, Penn StateOn the stochastic immersed boundary method with an implicit interface formulation
Fri, 25 Sep 2009Gregor Kovacic, Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteInvisibility Cloaks for Asymmetric Objects
Fri, 2 Oct 2009Harald Hanche-Olsen, Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyIntroduction to traffic modeling with partial differential equations
Fri, 9 Oct 2009Melvin Leok, Department of Mathematics, University of California, San DiegoIntroduction to Lie groups, variational integrators, and geometric optimal control
Fri, 16 Oct 2009Vitaliy Gyrya, Penn State University, Mathematics DepartmentAsymptotic and numerical analysis of PDE models for suspensions of micro-swimmers: interaction and effective viscosity.
Fri, 23 Oct 2009Jim Gatheral, New York University and Merrill LynchRandom Matrix Theory and Covariance Estimation (NOTE: this will be an extended lunch seminar of 45 minutes.)
Fri, 30 Oct 2009
James A. Rossmanith, University of Wisconsin - Madison Department of MathematicsRelaxation Schemes for Hyperbolic Conservation Laws
Fri, 6 Nov 2009Scott Miller, Applied Research Laboratory, Penn StateConcurrent atomistic-continuum coupling via a spacetime discontinuous Galerkin method
Fri, 13 Nov 2009Mary Ann Horn, NSF and Department of Mathematics, Vanderbilt UniversityIntroduction to Mathematical Modeling of Cellular Signaling in Macrophages
Fri, 20 Nov 2009
Mitchell Luskin, School of Mathematics, University of MinnesotaPredictive and Efficient Atomistic to Continuum Hybrid Methods
Fri, 27 Nov 2009No TalkHappy Thanksgiving
Fri, 4 Dec 2009Antonio Sa Barreto, Department of Mathematics, Purdue UniversityThe Radon transform, the Lax-Phillips transform, and the asymptotic behavior of solutions to the wave equation in Euclidean space.
Fri, 11 Dec 2009Brandon Chabaud, Penn State University, Department of MathematicsAnalysis and Numerics of Polymer Gel Dynamics.
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