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Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park

Spring 1997 Schedule

Feb. 6: Multigrid methods for unstructured grids
Prof. Jinchao Xu, Department of Mathematics, Penn State University
Feb. 13: Numerical methods for the quasilinear wave equations: antiplane shearing of nonlinearly elastic bodies
Dr. Dawn Lott-Crampler, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland
Feb. 20 : Evolutionary computation: recent developments and open issues
Prof. Kenneth De Jong, Computer Science Department, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030
Feb. 27: Simulation of dendritic crystal growth
Prof. Alfred Schmidt, Department of Mathematics, University of Frieburg, Germany
Mar. 6: A two-level finite element method and its application to the Helmholtz equation
Prof. Leopoldo Franca, Department of Mathematics, University of Colorado at Denver
Mar. 13: Domain decomposition and preconditioning in the hierarchical p-version finite element method
Prof. Vadim Korneev, Department of Mathematics of UMBC and Department of Matematics and Mechanics of St.-Petersburg State University
Mar. 20: Rigorous estimates of invariant measures for expanding scalar maps
Dr. Brian Hunt, Department of Mathematics and Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park
Apr. 3: Numerical solution of plate and shell problems
Prof. Terenzio Scapolla, Dipartimento di Matematica, Universita' di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Apr. 10: Solving polynomial systems by polyhedral homotopy
Prof. T.Y. Li Department of Mathematics Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Apr. 17: Fast feasible direction methods, with engineering applications
Prof. Andre L. Tits, Department of Electrical Engineering and Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, College Park
Apr. 24: Schwarz methods for saddle point problems (Stokes and linearized Navier-Stokes problems)
Prof. Luca Pavarino, Department of Mathematics, Universit\`a di Pavia, 27100 Pavia, ITALY
May 1: On the relaxation of constraints in a particular SQP algorithm
Dr. Tony Kearsley, Mathematical and Computational Sciences Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg
May 8: Information retrieval via limited-memory matrix methods
Dr. Tamara G. Kolda, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland, College Park
May 15: Simulation of the spatial evolution of compressible turbulence in the solar wind
Dr. Anil Deane, High Performance Computing, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and Institute for Computational Science and Informatics, George Mason University