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Fall 2001 CNA Seminars

Monday, July 23, 2001

H. Christian Gromoll, University of California, San Diego

"Diffusion Approximation for a Processor Sharing Queue in Heavy Traffic"

Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: Physical Plant Building 300
Abstract


THURSDAY, September 13, 2001

CNA SEMINAR

Paolo Cermelli, Dipartimento di Matematica, Universita di Torino

"The Evolution Equation for a Defect in a Nematic Liquid Crystal"

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: Physical Plant Building 300


TUESDAY, September 18, 2001

CNA SEMINAR

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Gerhard Dziuk, University of Freiburg

"A fully discrete finite element method for anisotropic mean curvature flow."

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: Physical Plant Building 300


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Tuesday, September 25, 2001

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Andreas Veeser, Universita degli Studi di Milano

TITLE: TBA

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: Physical Plant Building 300


TUESDAY, October 2, 2001

CNA SEMINAR:

Irene Fonseca, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University

"Higher Order Variational Problems, I"

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: Physical Plant Building 300

Abstract


TUESDAY, October 9, 2001

CNA SEMINAR

Marc Rieger, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University

Nonconvex Dynamical Problems

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: Physical Plant Building 300
Abstract


TUESDAY, October 16, 2001

CNA SEMINAR

Roy Nicolaides, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University

TBA

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: Physical Plant Building 300


TUESDAY, October 23, 2001

CNA SEMINAR

This seminar has been cancelled.

David Shoichet, Technion, Haifa, Israel

Nonlinear semigroups, fixed points, and geometry of domains in Banach spaces

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: Physical Plant Building 300


TUESDAY, October 30, 2001

CNA SEMINAR

James Greenberg, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University.

Phase Transitions with Semi-Diffuse Interfaces

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: Porter Hall A21

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF ROOM

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TUESDAY, November 6, 2001

CNA SEMINAR

Massimiliano Morini, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University.

TBA

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: Physical Plant Building 300


THURSDAY, November 8, 2001

CNA SEMINAR

Irina Loginova, Visiting Scientist, NIST.

"Phase-field modeling of binary alloy solidification"

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: Physical Plant Building 300

Abstract


TUESDAY, November 13, 2001

CNA SEMINAR

Sergio Gutierrez, Departamento de Matematicas, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Lusin approximation of Sobolev functions by H\"older continuous functions

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: Physical Plant Building 300

Abstract


THURSDAY, November 15, 2001

CNA SEMINAR

Gilles Francfort, Univ. Paris, 13, Paris, France

TBA

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: Physical Plant Building 300


TUESDAY, November 27, 2001

CNA SEMINAR

Jeehyun Lee, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University.

"Optimization-based domain decomposition methods for multidisciplinary simulation"

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: Physical Plant Building 300

Abstract


TUESDAY, December 4, 2001

CNA SEMINAR

Leonid Beryland Department of Mathematics, Penn State

Effective Properties of Fluid/Solid Composites

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: Physical Plant Building 300
Abstract


THURSDAY, December 6, 2001

CNA SEMINAR

Johannes Zimmer, Mechanical Engineering, CalTech

Nonconvex Symmetric Functions in Continuum Mechanics

Time: 3:30 P.M.
Location PPB 300
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