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Numerical Analysis Seminar Spring 2011, University of Maryland, College Park

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Talks Spring 2011

January 25: Hilbert complexes, finite element exterior calculus, and problems on Riemannian hypersurfaces
Dr. Ari Stern (Department of Mathematics, University of California at San Diego)
February 1: Efficient Iterative Solvers for Stochastic Galerkin Discretizations of the Lognormal Diffusion Problem
Prof. Elisabeth Ullman (Department of Mathematics, Technische Universitat Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany)
February 8: A porous media approximation of the Stokes-Poisson-Nernst-Plank equations
Dr. Markus Schmuck (Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge)
February 10: Regularity issues for the Surface Quasi-Geostrophic and related equations Appl. Math. Colloquium
Prof. Peter Constantin (Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago)
February 11: Complex Fluids Aziz Lecture
Prof. Peter Constantin (Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago)
February 15: Energy estimates in semidiscrete time-domain boundary integral equations
Prof. A. Javier Sayas (Department of Mathematics, University of Delaware)
February 22: Born-Oppenheimer approximation and accuracy of molecular dynamics
Prof. Petr Plechak (Department of Mathematics, University of Delaware)
March 1: Discontinuous Galerkin Methods in Solid Mechanics
Prof. Adrian Lew (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University)
March 8: A numerical scheme for ideal MHD and its application to turbulence simulations in astrophysics
Prof. Christian Klingenberg (Universität Würzburg, Germany)
March 15: Sinking, merging and stationary plumes in a coupled chemotaxis-fluid model: a high-resolution numerical approach
Prof. Alina Chertock (North Carolina State University)
March 22:   NO SEMINAR - Spring Break
March 29: Modeling and simulation of vectorfields on membranes
Prof. Georg Dolzmann (Department of Mathematics, Regensburg University, Germany),
April 5: Design and analysis of the new Discontinuous Petrov-Galerkin schemes
Prof. Jay Gopalachisnan (Department of Mathematics, University of Florida)
April 12: Goal-Oriented Error Estimation and Adaptivity of Interface Problems: Free Boundaries and Diffuse Interfaces
Prof. K.G. van der Zee (Multiscale Engineering Fluid Dynamics, Eindhoven University of Technology)
April 19: Error analysis of time-discrete higher order ALE formulations
Dr. Irene Kyza (Dept. of Mathematics, University of Maryland)
April 26: The stability of GMRES convergence, with application to preconditioning by approximate deflation
Dr. Josef Sifuentes (Courant Institute)
May 3: Interior-Point Methods
Prof. Florian Potra (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
May 10: Superconvergent DG methods for elliptic problems
Prof. Bernardo Cockburn (Department of Mathematics, University of Minnesota)
May 17: A Three-Dimensional Model of Electrodiffusion and Osmosis
Prof. Yoichiro Mori (Department of Mathematics, University of Minnesota)