January 25: 
Finite Element Discretization for "Nonstandard" Boundary Conditions for
the NavierStokes Equations 
 Prof. Dr. Eberhard Baensch (Numerical Mathematics & Scientific ComputingWeierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics), Berlin (Germany), baensch@wiasberlin.de 
February 1: 
Corner singularities, boundary layers, and interior layers 
 Prof. R. Bruce Kellogg (Department of Mathematics and Institute for Physical Science and Technology), University of Maryland, College Park, kellogg@ipst.umd.edu 
February 8: 
Positivity preserving finite element interpolation and
applications to variational inequalities

 Prof. Ricardo H. Nochetto (Department of Mathematics and Institute for Physical Science and Technology), University of Maryland, College Park, rhn@math.umd.edu 
February 15: 
Two dimensional turbulence with drag 
 Prof. Edward Ott (Department of Electrical Engineering and Institute for Systems Research and Department of Physics), University of Maryland, College Park, eo4@umail.umd.edu 
February 22: 
An a posteriori error estimate and adaptivity for the
mean curvature flow of graphs

 Omar Lakkis (Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park), omar@math.umd.edu 
March 1: 
Computation of microstructure and relaxation of energies 
 Prof. Georg Dolzmann (Department of Mathematics
, University of Maryland, College Park), dolzmann@math.umd.edu 
March 8: 
Fast Solvers for the 3D Primitive Equations of the Atmosphere
and Ocean Formulated in Mean Pressure Poisson Equation

 Prof. Chen Wang (Institute for Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics
and Department of Mathematics
, Indiana University
, Bloomington), cwang@indiana.edu 
March 15: 
Simulations of Violent Free Surface Dynamics 
 Dr. William G. Szymczak (Physical Acoustics Branch, Code 7131
, Naval Research Lab
), Washington DC, 20375, szymczak@eeyore.nrl.navy.mil 
March 22: 
NO SEMINAR (Spring break) 
 
March 29: 
New asymptotic error expansions in the finite element method
and Richardson extrapolation 
 Prof. Al Schatz (Department of Mathematics), Cornell University 
April 5: 
Analysis of a Finite Element Method for Electromagnetic Scattering 
 Prof. Peter Monk (Department of Mathematical Sciences), University of Delaware, Newark, monk@math.udel.edu 
April 12: 
Multiple Wave Interactions in Nonlinear Optical Fibers: Experiments
and Models 
 Prof. Rajarshi Roy (Institute for Plasma Research, Department of Physics, and
Institute for Physical Science and Technology ), Univerity of Maryland, rroy@glue.umd.edu 
April 23: 
Recent approaches in the treatment of subgrid scales SPECIAL MATH COLLOQUIUM: AZIZ LECTURE (special day and time 3PM) 
 Prof. Franco Brezzi (Istituto di Analisi Numerica del CNR and Dipartimento di Matematica), Universita di Pavia, Pavia, Italy, brezzi@dragon.ian.pv.cnr.it 
April 24: 
Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for elliptic problems: a general
framework.
APPLIED MATH COLLOQUIUM, 3:30PM 
 Prof. Franco Brezzi (Istituto di Analisi Numerica del CNR and Dipartimento di Matematica), Universita di Pavia, Pavia, Italy, brezzi@dragon.ian.pv.cnr.it 
May 3: 
Mathematical Modeling of Deposition Processes in Semiconductor Manufacturing

 Prof. Matthias Gobbert (Department of Mathematics and Statistics ), University of Maryland, Baltimore County 
May 10: 
Bits of numerical relativity  (1) Spherical Harmonic Decomposition
on a cubic grid, (2) Some current progress in numerical relativity at the
Albert Einstein Institute, Potsdam, Germany.

 Prof. Charles Misner (Department of Physics), University of Maryland, College Park 