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Numerical Analysis Seminar, University of Maryland, College Park


The Numerical Analysis Seminar is held on Tuesdays at 3:30 pm in the colloquium room of the Mathematics Department (MTH3206) (unless noted otherwise).

The seminar is sponsored by the Department of Mathematics, the Institute for Physical Science and Technology and the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS).

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Current Talks

January 26: The calculation of the distance to instability by computing a Jordan block
Prof. Alastair Spence (University of Bath, England )
February 2: Adaptive multiresolution WENO schemes for Kinematic Flow Problems
Prof. Alice de Jesus Kozakevicius (Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brasil)
February 9:   Talk cancelled because of snow and moved to Feb. 16
February 16: Fractional Time-Stepping Techniques for Incompressible Flows (starts at 3:45pm)
Abner Salgado-Gonzalez (Texas A&M University)
February 23: Multilevel Eulerian-Lagrangian Methods for Complex Fluids
Dr. Chensong Zhang (Penn State University)
March 4: Solving a Parametric Family of Elliptic PDEs (Special date)
Prof. Ronald DeVore (Texas A&M University)
March 5: A Taste of Compressed Sensing (Aziz Lecture)
Prof. Ronald DeVore (Texas A&M University)
March 9: Optimization and Model Reduction of Time Dependent PDE-Constrained Optimization Problems: Applications to Microfluidic Biochips
Dr. Harbir Antil (Rice University)
March 23: Characterization and Construction of the Nearest Defective Matrix via Coalescence of Pseudospectral Components
Prof. Michael Overton (Courant Institute)
March 30: Adaptive regularization methods for nonlinear optimization
Prof. Coralia Cartis (University of Edinburgh, UK)
April 6: Linearly implicit schemes for for a class of dispersive--dissipative systems
Prof. Georgios Akrivis (University of Ioannina, Greece)
April 13: A posteriori error estimates for approximations of Schroedinger-type and semilinear parabolic equations
Dr. Irene Kyza (University of Maryland, College Park)
April 20: Reduced Basis Method for the parametrized Electrical Field Integral Equation (EFIE)
Dr. Benjamin Stamm (Brown University)
April 27: Algebraic Multigrid (AMG) and Upscaling Error Estimates
Panayot S. Vassilevski, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
May 4: Experimental Design for Biological Systems
Dr. Matthias Conrad (Emory University)
May 18: Robust Approximation of Phase Field Models past Topological Changes (Talk starts at 4pm !)
Soeren Bartels (University of Bonn)

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Special accomodations for individuals with disabilities can be made by calling in advance (301) 405-5048. It would be appreciated if we are notified at least one week in advance.

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