Date | Speaker(s) | Title |

20 Jan 2012 | Harbir Antil, U. Maryland | Optimal Control of a Free Boundary Problem with Second Order Sucient Optimality Conditions |

27 Jan 2012 | | *To Be Announced* |

3 Feb 2012 | M. Kawski, Arizona State University | Zooming for curl and divergence |

10 Feb 2012 | Bernd Ammann, Regensburg University | Schroedinger operators and Regularity results via blow-up techniques |

17 Feb 2012 | Lu Wang, Penn State Mathematics | Parallel Auxiliary Grid AMG Method for GPU |

24 Feb 2012 | Li Tian, Penn State U. | Adaptive Finite Element Method for Peridynamic and Nonlocal Diffusion Models |

2 Mar 2012 | Yao Chen, Penn State | An Algebraic Multilevel Preconditioner for Anisotropic Elliptic Equations based on Subgraph Matching |

9 Mar 2012 | Spring break | No talk |

16 Mar 2012 | Hongkai Zhao, UC Irvine | The fast sweeping method for Hamilton-Jacobi Equations |

23 Mar 2012 | Diane Henderson, Penn State Mathematics | Evolution of water waves on finite depth with variable bathymetry |

30 Mar 2012 | Francesco Costanzo, Eng. Sci. and Mech. PSU and Center for Neural Engineering | Variational Implementation of Immersed Finite Element Methods |

6 Apr 2012 | Zhimin Zhang, Wayne State Univ. | Superconvergence Points of the h-version Finite Element Method |

13 Apr 2012 | Pablo Seleson, UT Austin | A Crash Course on Peridynamics: Theory, Applications, and Challenges |

20 Apr 2012 | | *To Be Announced* |

27 Apr 2012 | Maria Emilianenko, George Mason University | Coarsening in materials: new takes on an old problem |

4 May 2012 | | *To Be Announced* |

31 Aug 2012 | Taichia Lin, National Taiwan University | Introduction to Poisson-Boltzmann (PB) Equations |

7 Sep 2012 | Evelyn Lunasin, U. Michigan, Mathematics | Introduction to passive scalar mixing, mixing with constraints, mixing measures and optimal stirring strategies |

14 Sep 2012 | Leopold Grinberg, Brown University, Applied Mathematics | Multi-‐patch domain decomposition for solutions of billions-degrees of freedom problems: application to flow problems |

21 Sep 2012 | Camil Muscalu, Cornell University Mathematics | Fourier series, Hilbert transform, Calder\'{o}n commutators, and bilinear Hilbert transform |

28 Sep 2012 | Xiangen Hu, U. Memphis | GPT models: Basic theory, initial implementation, existing issues, and challenges |

5 Oct 2012 | Vishal Vasan, Penn State Mathematics | Traveling water waves in two and three dimensions |

12 Oct 2012 MB106 | Michael Renardy, Virginia Tech Math | Introduction to the well-posedness of the hydrostatic limit in fluid mechanics |

19 Oct 2012 | Christian Klingenberg, Wuerzburg University, Germany | Towards understanding the evolution of the universe |

26 Oct 2012 MB106 | Paul Lammert, Physics Dept. PSU | Foundations of Density Functional Theory in context |

2 Nov 2012 | Eric Cyr, Sandia Natl. Lab. | Block Preconditioning for Multi-physics: From Jacobi to Schur Complements* |

9 Nov 2012 | Zeyao Mo, Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics | Possible Stack for Parallel Programming Models for Scientific Computing |

16 Nov 2012 | Tadele Mengesha, Mathematics PSU | Mathematical Analysis of linearized peridynamics |

23 Nov 2012 | | *To Be Announced* |

30 Nov 2012 | Roman Shvydkoy, UI Chicago | Besov spaces and the Littlewood-Paley decomposition |

7 Dec 2012 | Francisco-Javier Sayas, University of Delaware, Mathematics | Stokeslets |