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Spring 1998 Schedule of Numerical Analysis Seminar

January 29: Modularized Navier-Stokes Codes
Professor Tien-Mo Shih, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park
February 5: Multibody dynamics with contacts and friction
Professor Florian Potra, Department of Mathematics, University of Iowa, National Science Foundation
February 10: A Finite Difference Scheme for Elliptic Equations with Rough Coefficients Using a Cartesian Grid Non-Conforming to Interfaces Note: This talk is on Tuesday.
Dr. Shari Moskow , Institute for Mathematics and Its Application, University of Minnesota
February 12: On Some Recurrent Theorems Concerning Krylov Subspace Methods
Dr. Oliver Ernst, Technical University of Freiberg, Germany - UMIACS, University of Maryland
February 19: Efficient FEM for Unsteady Viscous Incompressible Flow in Vorticity Formulation
Professor Jian-Guo Liu, Department of Mathematics and Institute for Physical Science and Technology
February 26: Finite Element Methods for Maxwell's Equations Professor Peter Monk's talk has been cancelled. The Numerical Analysis Seminar will NOT meet on February 26.
Professor Peter Monk (Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware)
March 5: Numerical Methods for Dynamical Ginzburg-Landau Vortices in Superconductivity
Professor Zhiming Chen, Institute of Mathematics, Academia Sinica
March 12: Adaptive Multilevel Techniques for Mixed Finite Element Discretization
Dr. Barbara Wohlmuth (University of Augsburg - Courant Institute)
March 18: On The Hyperbolic Approximations to First Order Partial Differential Equations and Relaxation Schemes SPECIAL SEMINAR: 4:30 PM
Dr. Zhouping Xin, Courant Institute
March 19: Preconditioning for Regular Elliptic Systems of Differential Equations NOTE: Rm. 3258, A.V. Williams Bldg.
Dr. John C. Strikwerda (University of Wisconsin), Division of Mathematical Sciences, National Science Foundation
April 2: The Eigenstructure of Graded Matrices
Professor G. W. Stewart (Department of Computer Science, Institute for Advanced Computer Studies), University of Maryland
April 9: Towards Parameter-Free Streamline Upwinding For Advection-Diffusion Problems
Dr. Alison Ramage, Strathclyde University, Scotland
April 16: Error estimates for approximations to scalar conservation laws: Relaxation and second-order schemes
Professor Charalambos Makridakis (Department of Mathematics), University of Crete
April 23: A Discontinuous Galerkin Finite Element Method for Hamilton-Jacobi Equations
Professor Chi-Wang Shu, Brown University
April 30: Aerodynamics of Insect Flight
Dr. Z. Jane Wang, Courant Institute
May 7: Obstruction to Shadowing and Modeling
Professor Celso Grebogi, University of Maryland