PSU Mark
Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

CCMA Luncheon Seminar (2013 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, 11 Jan 2013 To Be Announced
Fri, 18 Jan 2013Qiang Du, Pennsylvania State University, MathematicsHow to search for transition states/saddle points?
Fri, 25 Jan 2013Harvey Segur, University of Colorado Boulder, Applied MathematicsTsunamis
Fri, 1 Feb 2013Yuesheng Xu, Syracuse UniversityFixed-Point Based Proximity Algorithms for Convex Optimization Problems in Signal and Image Processing
Fri, 8 Feb 2013James Adler, Tufts University MathematicsNumerical Approximation of Asymptotically Disappearing Solutions of Maxwell's Equations
Fri, 15 Feb 2013Ovidiu Savin, Columbia MathematicsAn introduction to Monge-Ampere equations
Fri, 22 Feb 2013Marta Lewicka, University of PittsburghGamma-Convergence and Minimizing Energies
Fri, 1 Mar 2013Ludmil Zikatanov, Penn State MathCommuting Projections on Graphs and Two-Level Methods
Fri, 8 Mar 2013 To Be Announced
Fri, 15 Mar 2013Dr. Zhenli Xu, Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityElectrostatics in inhomogeneous media
Fri, 22 Mar 2013Chuan Xue, Ohio State UniversityMultiscale problems in biology
Fri, 29 Mar 2013Zhiqiang Cai, Purdue University, Mathematics DepartmentIntroduction to A Posteriori Error Estimation
Fri, 5 Apr 2013Alexey Cheskidov, University of Illinois at ChicagoIntroduction to the regularity problem for the 3D Navier-Stokes and related equations
Fri, 12 Apr 2013Zhiwu Lin, Georgia Tech MathematicsSome puzzles about Couette flow
Fri, 19 Apr 2013David Gerard-Varet, Jussieu Paris, FranceAbout D'Alembert's paradox in mathematical fluid mechanics
Fri, 26 Apr 2013Leszek Demkowicz, ICES, University of Texas AustinStruggle with Discrete Stability and Convergence
Fri, 3 May 2013 To Be Announced
Mon, 26 Aug 2013Yuri Bazilevs, University of California, San DiegoBasics of Isogeometric Analysis and Computational Fluid—Structure Interaction
Mon, 2 Sep 2013No seminar, Labor Day holidayTo Be Announced
Mon, 9 Sep 2013Wen Shen, Penn StateA brief introduction to conservation law models
Mon, 16 Sep 2013Carlos Garcia-Cervera, University of California, Santa BarbaraLinear Scaling Methods for Density Functional Theory
Mon, 23 Sep 2013Chun Liu, Penn StateNonlocal diffusions with applications to charge transport
Mon, 30 Sep 2013Eitan Tadmor, University of MarylandPDEs and image processing
Mon, 7 Oct 2013Robert Pego, Carnegie Mellon UniversityCoagulation models and tools of analysis
Mon, 14 Oct 2013Selim Esedoglu, University of MichiganAlgorithms for anisotropic mean curvature flow of networks
Mon, 21 Oct 2013Ellad Tadmor, University of MinnesotaMapping the Stochastic Response of Nanostructures
Mon, 28 Oct 2013Mark Williams, University of North Carolina at Chapel HillRigorous justification of formal multiscale expansions describing wave propagation
Mon, 4 Nov 2013Juan M. Restrepo, University of ArizonaNearshore Sticky Waters
Mon, 11 Nov 2013Qing Nie, University of California, IrvineBig Data and Small Model - A New Approach in “Dry” Biology
Mon, 18 Nov 2013Marta D'Elia, Sandia Nat. Lab.The classical Laplacian and the fractional Laplacian as limits of nonlocal diffusion operators
Mon, 25 Nov 2013No seminar, Thanksgiving HolidayTo Be Announced
Mon, 2 Dec 2013Wilfrid Gangbo, Georgia Institute of TechnologyDirect methods of the calculus of variations
Mon, 9 Dec 2013Toan Nguyen, Penn StateViscous instability of the stable Poiseuille flow
Mon, 16 Dec 2013Rob Falgout, Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryMultigrid Methods
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