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Spring 07 Schedule of the Numerical Analysis Seminar

January 30: Multigrid Methods on Adaptive Grids
Dr. Long Chen (Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland)
February 6: Case Studies in Shape and Trajectory Optimization: Catenary Problem
Prof. Igor Griva (George Mason University)
February 13: Pointwise a posteriori estimates on polygonal domains
Prof. Alan Demlow (Dept. of Mathematics, University of Kentucky)
February 20: A Superconvergent Mixed Discontinuous Galerkin Method
Dr. Johnny Guzman (University of Minnesota)
February 27: Robust Preconditioners for Mixed Formulation of Groundwater Flow Problems
Dr. Catherine E. Powell (University of Manchester, UK)
March 6: A High-Order Generalized Finite Element Method for Polycrystals and Branched Discontinuities
Prof. C. A. Duarte (Department of Civil and Environmental Engr., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
March 13: Recovered Gradient A Posteriori Error Estimators for Parabolic Problems
Dr. Dmitriy Leykekhman (Rice University)
March 27: New numerical techniques for steady-state two-phase transport model in fuel cell
Dr. Pengtao Sun (Penn State University)
April 3: A posteriori error estimation of finite element approximations of pointwise state constrained distributed control problems
Prof.Dr. Ronald H.W. Hoppe (University of Houston)
April 10: Distributional Body Force Densities in Finite Element Approximations of Continuum Mechanics Problems
Dr. Luca Heltai (Dept. of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Pennsylvania State University)
April 17: A Finite Element Method for the Navier-Stokes Equation Using H(div) Elements
Prof. Junping Wang (National Science Foundation)
April 20: FINITE ELEMENT CIRCUS Fri 1:30pm - 5:30pm
April 21: FINITE ELEMENT CIRCUS Sat 9:00am - 4:30pm
April 24: Algebras of Time-Frequency Shift Operators with Applications to Wireless Communications
Dr. Radu Balan (Siemens Corporate Research)
May 1: No Seminar
May 3: Applications of Compressive Sampling to Error Correction
Prof. Emmanuel J. Candes (California Institute of Technology)
May 4: Compressive Sampling AZIZ Lecture (Friday)
Prof. Emmanuel J. Candes (California Institute of Technology)
May 8: Error analysis for Navier-Stokes Equations Based on a Sequential Regularization Formulation
Dr. Xiliang Lu (National University of Singapore)