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Fall 2015 Semester

date speaker title host(s)
Sep 11 Li Wang (UCLA) Singular shocks: From particle-laden flow to human crowd dynamics Jin
Sep 18 Wai Tong (Louis) Fan (UW) Reflected diffusions with partial annihilations on a membrane Saverio
Wed. Sep 23, VV B129 Wenjia Jing (U Chicago) Limiting distributions of random fluctuations in stochastic homogenization Li, Jin
Sep 25 Arthur Evans (UW) Ancient art and modern mechanics: using origami design to create new materials Saverio
Oct 2 Alfredo Wetzel (UW) Direct scattering and small dispersion for the Benjamin-Ono equation with rational initial data Saverio
Oct 9 Mohammed Lemou (Universite Rennes I) A class of numerical schemes for multiscale parabolic problems Jin
Oct 16 Victor Zavala (UW) Large-scale nonlinear programming and applications to energy networks Jean-Luc
Oct 23 Melvin Leok (UC San Diego) Geometric numerical integration and computational geometric mechanics Li, Jin
Oct 30 Qin Li (UW) Kinetic-fluid coupling: transition from the Boltzmann to the Euler Saverio
Wed. Nov. 4, VV B129 Matthias Schlottbom (University of Münster) On Galerkin schemes for time-dependent radiative transfer Li, Jin
Nov. 6, 4pm, B239 Chris Rycroft (Harvard) Interfacial dynamics of dissolving objects in fluid flow Saverio
Nov 13 Theodoros Katsaounis (KAUST) A posteriori error control and adaptivity for Schrodinger equations Jin
Nov 20 Roummel Marcia (UC Merced) This is SPIRAL-TAP: Sparse Poisson Intensity Reconstruction ALgorithms - Theory and Practice Mitchell
Nov 27 Thanksgiving break
Wed. Dec 2, VV B325 Christof Sparber (UIC) Dimension reduction for rotating Bose-Einstein condensates with anisotropic confinement Li, Jin
Dec 4 John Shadid (Sandia) Scalable fully-coupled Newton-Krylov-AMG solution methods for implicit Finite Element Resistive MHD Sondak
Mon. Dec 7 Ken Kamrin (MIT) Continuum modeling of flowing grains Saverio
Dec 11 Lei Zhang (SJTU) Numerical Homogenization with Localized Basis