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Fall 2007 CNA Seminars

TUESDAY, September 11, 2007

Michal Kowalczyk, Universidad de Chile

Critical points of the regular part of the harmonic Green's function with Robin boundary condition

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2007

Michel Chipot , University of Zurich

Exponential rate of convergence for the solution of elliptic problems in strips.

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2007

Martin Kruzik , Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Academy of Sciences {\cal A}-quasiconvexity and lower semicontinuity of integral functionals

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300


TUESDAY, October 2, 2007

R. Lehoucq , Sandia Labs

Force flux and the Peridynamic stress tensor

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300


TUESDAY, October 9, 2007

Robert MacPherson, Institute for Advanced Study

TBA

Time: 4:30 P.M. Location: WeH 7500


THURSDAY, October 11, 2007

Amy Novick-Cohen, Technion

The Cahn-Hilliard Equation with Degenerate Mobility

Time:1:30 P.M. Location: PPB 300


TUESDAY, October 16, 2007

Marco Barchiesi, Carnegie Mellon University

Homogenization of polyconvex functionals

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300


TUESDAY, October 23, 2007

Margarida Baia, Departamento de Matematica, Instituto Superior Tecnico.

Characterization of two-scale Young-measures and applications

Time: 1:30 P.M. Location: PPB 300


THURSDAY, October 25, 2007

Giuseppe Tomassetti, University of Rome

Coupling the heat equation with the Gilbert equation

Time: 1:30 P.M. Location: PPB 300


TUESDAY, October 30, 2007

Ana Mararida Ribeiro, Carnegie Mellon University.

Vectorial differential inclusions, generalized notions of convexity and applications to non quasiconvex minimizing problems.

Time: 1:30 P.M. Location: PPB 300


THURSDAY, November 1, 2007

Paolo Cermelli,

Analogies between a model for the evolution of human language and phase transitions on a lattice

Time: 1:30 P.M. Location: PPB 300


TUESDAY, November 6, 2007

Elaine Cozzi , Carnegie Mellon University


Ideal Incompressible Fluids with Continuous Vorticity

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300


TUESDAY, November 13, 2007

Yekaterina Epshteyn, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University.

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300


TUESDAY, November 20, 2007

Leonid Berlyand Penn State University

Solutions with Vortices of a Semi-Stiff Boundary Value Problem for the Ginzburg-Landau Equation

Time: 1:30 P.M. Location: PPB 300


TUESDAY, November 27, 2007

Francesco Maggi, Universita di Firenze

Stability properties of the Wulff shape via mass transportation

Time: 1:30 P.M. Location: PPB 300


TUESDAY, December 4, 2007

Massimiliano Morini, SISSA

Second order minimality conditions for functionals with bulk and surface energies

Time: 1:30 P.M. Location: PPB 300