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 LottCrampler,
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 twolevel 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
pversion 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
NavierStokes 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 limitedmemory 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
