January 31: 
Boundary Value Problems with Distributional Data and their Numerical Approximation

 Professor Victor Nistor (Department of Mathematics, Penn State University), nistor@math.psu.edu 
February 2: 
Optimal Bounds on Coarsening Rates: an Energy Landscape Argument

 Professor Felix Otto (Institute for Applied Mathematics
, University of Bonn
, Germany) 
February 3: 
Multiscale Analysis in Micromagnetics
This is the Aziz Lecture, and will begin at 3:00. 
 Professor Felix Otto (Institute for Applied Mathematics,
University of Bonn
,Germany) 
February 7: 
TBA The seminar will not meet on this date. 
 
February 14: 
Robust Iterative Solvers for the NavierStokes Equations

 Prof. Michele Benzi (Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University), benzi@mathcs.emory.edu 
February 21: 
Maximum Norm Estimates in the Finite Element Method Allowing Highly
Refined Grids 
 Professor Al Schatz (Department of Mathematics, Cornell University), schatz@math.cornell.edu 
February 28: 
On the Solution of Complex Flow and Transport Processes 
 Professor Beatrice Riviere (Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburg), riviere@euler.math.pitt.edu 
March 7: 
Solving Large Scale Eigenvalue Problems in Electronic Structure
Calculations 
 Profesor Yousef Saad (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota) 
March 14: 
Superconvergence & Recovery in the Generalized Finite Element Method 
 Professor Uday Banerjee (Department of Mathematics, Syracuse University), banerjee@syr.edu 
March 21: 
TBA The seminar will not meet on this date (Spring Break). 
 
March 28: 
Enforcing Nonnegativity for IllPosed Problems in Image Processing 
 Professor James Nagy (Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University) 
April 4: 
Fast Solvers for C^{0} Interior Penalty Methods

 Professor Susanne Brenner (Department of Mathematics, University of South Carolina), brenner@math.sc.edu 
April 11: 
A Domain Decomposition Solver for a Parallel Adaptive Meshing Paradigm 
 Professor Randolph Bank (Department of Mathematics, UCSD) 
April 20: 
Derivation of Particle, String and Membrane Motions from BornInfeld Electromagnetism Aziz seminar 
 Profesor Yann Brenier (Laboratoire Dieudonne, Nice, France) 
April 21: 
String Integration of Some MHD Equations The Aziz Lecture. 
 Professor Yann Brenier (Laboratoire Dieudonne, Nice, France) 
April 25: 
Robust Iterative Methods for Nearly Singular, Indefinite and
H(curl)/H(div) Systems

 Professor Jinchao Xu (Department of Mathematics , Penn State University), xu@math.psu.edu 
May 2: 
Discrete Dynamical Systems and Iterative Eigensolvers

 Dr. Rich Lehoucq (Computational MathematicasAlgorithms Department, Sandia National Laboratories), rblehou@sandia.gov 
May 9: 
An Adaptive Method for HamiltonJacobi Equations

 Profesor Bernardo Cockburn (School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota), cockburn@math.umn.edu 