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Fall 01 Schedule of the Numerical Analysis Seminar

September 6: Construction and Analysis of Unstructured Mesh Generation Algorithms
Professor Noel Walkington (Departments of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University),
September 13: A Finite Element Gauge-Uzawa Method for the Evolution Navier-Stokes Equations
Mr. Jae-Hong Pyo (Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park; Department of Mathematics, Howard University),
September 20: The INTERPHASE MEETING (, originally scheduled for September 19-22, has been postponed. It has tentatively been rescheduled for early January, 2002. There is no Numerical Analysis Seminar this week.
September 27: From Macro- to Microscale in Modeling Silicon Crystal Growth Dr. Kunibert Siebert was originally scheduled to speak on this day, but he was not able to visit College Park. Dr. Voigt was originall scheduled to speak on October 11.
Dr. Axel Voigt (Crystal Growth Group, Research Center CeasarBonn, Germany),
October 2: Adaptive Multiscale Methods - A somewhat Different Approach to Discretization Note: The Seminar will meet twice this week.
Professor Wolfgang Dahmen (RWTH Aachen (Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen).),
October 4: Superconvergence of the Zienkiewicz-Zhu Patch Recovery for Rectangular Elements
Professor Zhimin Zhang (Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University),
October 11: Performance and Analysis of Preconditioners for the Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations
Professor Howard Elman (Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park),
October 18: The Numerical Analysis Seminar will not meet this week, but note that Mary Wheeler (Universiy of Texas at Austin) will speak in the Math Department Colloquium at 3:00pm on Friday (October 19). For further information see the Colloquium Web Page ( ).
October 25: Centroidal Voronoi Tessellations (CVTs) and their applications to Numerical PDEs
Professor Du Qiang (Department of Mathematics, Penn State University),
November 1: The Rate of Corrections and its Application in Scientific Computing
Professor Zhiqiang Cai (Department of Mathematics, Purdue University),
November 8: Finite element method for the Navier-Stokes equations: A stabilization issue and iterative solvers
Dr. Maxim Olshanskii (Moscow M.V.Lomonosov University),
November 15: Robust Control of Turbulent Flows Applied Math Colloquium, 3:30p, in Rm. 3206 in Mathematic Bldg. Professor Temam will also be speaking in the Math Department Colloquium on Friday, November 16 at 3:00pm in Rm. 3206 in the Mathemtics Bldg. There will not be a Numerical Analysis Seminar this week.
Professor Roger Temam (College Professor of Mathematics, Director of Institute for Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics, Indiana University),
November 16: Mathematical Problems in Meteorology and Oceanography Math Department Colloquium: Aziz Lecture. 3:00 pm in Rm. 3206 in the Mathematics Bldg.
Professor Roger Temam
November 29: Adaptive Methods for Solving PDEs
Professor Ron DeVore (Robert L. Sumwalt Professsor of Mathematics, University of South Carolina),
December 6: Storing and Processing Multi-dimensional Scientific Datasets
Dr. Alan Sussman (UMIACS, University of Maryland),