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Spring 02 Schedule of the Numerical Analysis Seminar

January 22: Stability of Flat Interfaces During Semidiscrete Solidification
Dr. Andreas Veeser (Dipartimento di Mathematica), Universita Di Milano, ITALY
January 29: Numerical Analysis and Simulation of a Solutal Phase-Field Model
Dr. Daniel Kessler (Department of Mathematics), University of Maryland
February 5: Numerical Models of Accretion Flows Around Black Holes (SPECIAL SEMINAR joint with the Physics Colloquium and the Scientific Computing Seminar) PHYSICS 1410, 4 PM, refreshments at 3:30 PM
Professor James Stone ((Astronomy Department)), University of Maryland, College Park,
February 12: Two-scale Regularity and Sparse Grids for Homogenization Problems
Professor Christoph Schwab (Applied Mathematics, ETHZ ), Zurich, Switzerland
February 19: Moving Mesh Methods Based on Harmonic Maps
Pingwen Zhang (Department of Scientific and Engineering Computing), Peking University (visiting Princeton University)
February 26: Solving 3D Incompressible Navier-Stokes via Parallel Block Preconditioning
Victoria E. Howle (Sandia National Laboratories), Livermore, CA 94550
March 5: TBA
Mark Embree (Rice University)
March 12: Recovery Techniques of the Finite Element Method
Prof. Zhimin Zhang (Department of Mathematics), Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202,
March 19: Approximation by Quadrilateral Finite Elements
Richard S. Falk (Department of Mathematics), Rutgers University
March 19: Multi-mesh finite element methods for coupled systems of PDEs with applications to thermo-elasticity and problems with phase transitions Special Time 2PM, Joint with the SC Seminar
Prof. Alfred Schmidt (Zentrum fuer Technomathematik, FB3), Universitaet Bremen, Germany
April 2: Boundary Element Methods for Maxwell Equations in Lipschitz Domains
Prof. Tobias von Petersdorff (Department of Mathematics), UMCP
April 9: Fast Multipole Methods for the Helmholtz Equation: New Fast Translation Operators
Drs. Nail A. Gumerov and Ramani Duraiswami (Perceptual Interfaces and Reality Laboratory, UMIACS), UMCP
April 16: On Principles for the Selection of Shape Functions for the Generalized Finite Element Method
Professor John Osborn (Department of Mathematics), UMCP
April 23: A Fourth Order Numerical Solver for the PlaneGeostrophic Equations Using Staggered Grid
Dr. Cheng Wang (Department of Mathematics), Indiana University,
May 2: A New Paradigm for Parallel Adaptive Meshing Algorithms (Special Time: Thur. 3:30PM Applied Math. Colloquium
Prof. Randolph E. Bank (Department of Mathematics, University of California at San Diego), La Jolla, CA 92093-0112
May 3: Multigrid: From Fourier to Gauss
Prof. Randolph E. Bank (Department of Mathematics, University of California at San Diego), La Jolla, CA 92093-0112
May 7: Adaptive Mesh Refinement for Multiphysics Problems (Special Time: Tu 2PM, joint with Scientific Computing Seminar)
Prof. Phillip Colella (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), 1 Cyclotron Rd., Berkeley, CA 94720
May 14: Fully Localized A Posteriori Error Estimators and Barrier Sets for Contact Problems
Prof. Kunibert Siebert (Institut fuer Angewandte Mathematik, Universitaet Freiburg), Freiburg, Germany (visiting UMCP)