February 1: 
Fast and Reliable Methods for Determining the Evolution of
Uncertain Parameters in Differential Equations NA/CSCAMM Joint Seminar 
 Professor Donald Estep (Colorado State University), estep@math.colostate.edu 
February 8: 
Global Regularity of the 3D NavierStokes Equations with
Uniformly Large Initial Vorticity
NA/PDE/CSCAMM Joint Seminar 
 Prof. Alexis S. Mahalov (Departments of Mathematics & Statistics and Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering), Arizona State University, mahalov@asu.edu 
February 15: 
Convergence rate of an adaptive algorithm for differential
equations 
 Dr. KyoungSook Moon (Department of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park), moon@math.umd.edu 
February 22: 
Approximation of Harmonic Maps  Gradient Flow Approaches vs.
Iterative Minimization 
 Dr. Soeren Bartels (Department of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland and Humbold University (Germany)), sba@math.umd.edu 
March 1: 
ElectrostaticElastic Interactions 
 Prof. John A. Pelesko (Department of Mathematics), University of Delaware, pelesko@math.udel.edu 
March 08: 
No NA seminar this week. There is a workshop on March 1113. 
 
March 11: 
Workshop Meshless Methods, Generalized Finite Element Methods, and Related Approaches March 1113 
 
March 15: 
AFEM for the LaplaceBeltrami operator on graphs: a posteriori
error estimation and convergence 
 Khamron Mekchay (Department of Mathematics), University of Maryland, College Park, kxm@math.umd.edu 
March 22: 
NO SEMINAR (Spring Break) 
 
March 29: 
Universal Duality in Conic Convex Optimization 
 Simon P. Schurr (Department of Mathematics), University of Maryland, College Park, spschurr@math.umd.edu 
April 05: 
Who invented the great numerical algorithms? 
 Prof. Nick Trefethen (Oxford University Computing Laboratory), Oxford University, England, LNT@comlab.ox.ac.uk 
April 12: 
A Dozen Cautionary Tales from "Spectra and Pseudospectra"

 Prof. Mark Embree (Computational and Applied Mathematics), Rice University, embree@caam.rice.edu 
April 19: 
Adaptive Finite Element Simulations for Macroscopic and Mesoscopic Models of Steel 
 Prof. Alfred Schmidt (Zentrum fuer Technomathematik), Universitaet Bremen, Germany, schmidt@math.unibremen.de 
April 26: 
Computational modeling of hot tearing and cold crack in metal casting 
 Dr. Jian Zhong Zhu (ESI US R&D Inc), Columbia, MD 21045, jz.zhu@esigroupna.com 
May 05: 
Derivation of particle, string and membrane motions from BornInfeld
Electromagnetism LECTURE CANCELLED 
 Prof. Yann Brenier (Laboratoire Alexandre Dieudonne), Universite de NiceSophiaAntipolis, brenier@math.unice.fr 
May 06: 
String integration of some MHD equations LECTURE CANCELLED 
 Prof. Yann Brenier (Laboratoire Alexandre Dieudonne), Universite de NiceSophiaAntipolis, brenier@math.unice.fr 
May 10: 
Computations of Singular and Nearly Singular Integrals in Boundary
Integral Methods 
 Prof. Ramani Duraiswami (Computer Science Department and Institute of Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS)), University of Maryland, College Park, ramani@umiacs.umd.edu 