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Spring 2008 Schedule of the Numerical Analysis Seminar

February 5: Projection Methods for Structure-preserving Model Reduction
Professor Christopher Beattie (Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech)
February 12: High-resolution methods for stochastic boundary-value problems with geometric uncertainties
Professor Claudio Canuto (Dipartimento di Matematica, Politecnico di Torino )
February 19: A Safeguarded Dual Weighted Residual Method
Professor Marco Verani (Dip. di Matematica, Politecnico di Milano)
February 26: Convergence of Adaptive Finite Elements for Eigenvalue Problems
Professor Pedro Morin (Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina Argentina.)
March 4: Efficient Encoding of Irregular Geometric Structures in Matrix Computations
Professor Xiaobai Sun (Department of Computer Science, Duke University)
March 11: Multiscale/Multigrid Method for Finding a Full Eigenbasis of the Schrodinger Operator
Professor Irene Livshits (Department of Mathematical Sciences, Ball State University)
March 25: Asymptotic and Numerical Approximation of the Resonances of Thin Photonic Structures
Professor Shari Moskow (Department of Mathematics, Drexel University)
April 1: Calculating a Symmetric Approximation via the Symmetry Preserving Singular Value Decomposition
Professor Mili Shah (Department of Mathematical Sciences, Loyola College of Maryland)
April 8: Adaptive FEM for the Laplace-Beltrami Operator and Applications to Geometric Flows
Professor Ricardo Nochetto (Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park)
April 15: Recent Developments in Iterative Methods for Large-Scale Unconstrained Optimization
Professor Jennifer Erway (Department of Mathematics, Wake Forrest Univertisty)
April 21: On Maximum-Principles in Elliptic and Parabolic Finite Element Problems This is a special meeting of the Numerical Analysis Seminar. It will meet at 3:00 pm in MTH 3206.
Professor Vidar Thomee (Department of Mathematics, Chalmers University of Technology)
April 22: A New Approach to Finite Element Methods for the Equations of Linear Elasticity
Professor Rick Falk (Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University)
April 29: From Stochastic Variational Integrators to Ballistic Diffusion at Uniform Temperature Joint Numerical Analysis/PDE Applied Math Seminar
Professor Houman Owhadi (Applied and Computational Mathematics, Cal Tech)
May 13: Mimetic Finite Differences and Quadrilateral Finite Elements
Professor Daniele Boffi (Department of Matematics, University of Pavia)