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Spring 2002 CNA Seminars

TUESDAY, January 29, 2002

Christopher Larsen Department of Mathematics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

"Avoiding the Neumann sieve in a problem of fracture growth"

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

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TUESDAY, February 12, 2002

Radjesvarane Alexandre, Universite d'Orleans, France.

"Modelling of sea ice by thickness distribution"

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

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THURSDAY, February 21, 2002

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

"Congestion on Multilane Highways"

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

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TUESDAY, March 5, 2002

Michel Chipot, University of Zurich

"On the asymptotic behaviour of a class of nonlocal problems"

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

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TUESDAY, March 12, 2002

Miroslav Silhvay, Mathematical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague.

"Relaxation in a class of SO(n)--invariant energies related to nematic elastomers"

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

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THURSDAY, March 14, 2002

Jan Maly, Department of Mathematics, MFF UK

"Fine properties of Sobolev-Orlicz functions and the coarea formula"

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

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TUESDAY, March 19, 2002

Giuseppe Rosario Mingione, Univ. Parma

"Sharp regularity results for functionals with non standard growth conditions"

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

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FRIDAY, March 22, 2002

CNA SEMINAR/MATH COLLOQUIUM

Michael Todd, School of Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, Cornell University

"Detecting infeasibility in interior-point methods for optimization"

Location: Wean Hall 7500
Time 4:30 P.M.

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TUESDAY, April 16, 2002

Giovanni Leoni, Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologia Avanzate, Universita del Piemonte Orientale

"A chain rule in $L^1(div;\Omega)$ and its applications to lower semicontinuity"

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

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TUESDAY, April 23, 2002

David Owen, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University.

"Elasticity with Disarrangements as a Continuum Field Theory"

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

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