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Fall 03 Schedule of the Numerical Analysis Seminar

September 9: Numerical Analysis of Some Non-Convex Variational Problems
Sren Bartels (Dept. of Math, UMCP)
September 16: Numerical Solutions of Hyperbolic Conservation Laws: Incorporating Multi-Resolution Viscosity Methods into the Finite Element Framework
Marcus Calhoun-Lopez (Dept. of Mathematics, UMCP)
September 23: Euclidean invariant computation of salient closed contours in images
John Zweck (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
September 30: Adaptive hp-Finite Element Methods for Maxwell's Equations
Mark Ainsworth (Strathclyde University, Scotland)
October 7: Finite Element Approximation Theory Using Families of Reference Elements
Richard Falk (Rutgers)
October 14: Finite Elements for Elliptic Problems with Stochastic Data
Christoph Schwab (ETH Zurich)
November 04: Adaptive Weak approximation of Stochastic Differential Equations with Jumps
Raul Tempone (ICES, University of Texas at Austin)
November 13: Efficient Numerical Computations of Stochastic Partial Differential Equations (Thursday!) Joint Numerical Analysis - Applied Math/PDE Seminar
Tom Hou (Caltech)
November 14: Multiscale Modeling and Computation of Flow in Heterogeneous Media AZIZ LECTURE (Friday)
Tom Hou (Caltech)
November 18: Error estimates for finite volume approximations of non-linear conservation laws on bounded domains
Mario Ohlberger (IAM, Universität Freiburg, Germany)
November 25: Solving Large-Scale Semidefinite Programs in Parallel
Madhu Nayakkankuppam (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
December 2: Computational Simulation of Surface and Subsurface Fluid Flow
Junping Wang (Colorado School of Mines and NSF Mathematical Sciences )
December 9: Preconditioning Generalized Saddle-Point Problems Using Cheap Approximations to the Schur Complement
Eric de Sturler (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)