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Spring 2003 CNA Seminars

TUESDAY, January 9, 2003

Konstantina Trivisa, University of Maryland

Hyperbolic conservation laws with large initial data

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

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TUESDAY, February 11, 2003

Paolo Cermelli, Math, Universita di Torino

Work-hardening and dislocation pattern formation in rate-independent plasticity: a theoretical study

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

Abstract


TUESDAY, February 25, 2003

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

Some remarks on the analyticity of minimizers of free-discontinuity problems

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

Abstract


THURSDAY, February 27, 2003

Omar Ghattas, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Towards Inverse Earthquake Modeling

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


THURSDAY, March 13, 2003

Colin Morningstar, Physics, Carnegie Mellon University

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


THURSDAY, March 20, 2003

Alexander Zaslavski, Technion

Turnpike properties in the calculus of variation

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

Abstract


TUESDAY, April 1, 2003

Herbert Koch, Fachbereich Mathematik, Univ. Dortmund

Transport and dispersion for the Benjamin-Ono equation

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

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TUESDAY, April 8, 2003

Michelle Schatzman, Courant, New York University

Superconductivity in multiply connected thin domains

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

Abstract


TUESDAY, April 15, 2003

James Serrin, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Dead cores and bursts for singular elliptic equations

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF ROOM.

Time:1:30 P.M.
Location: Wean 5403

Abstract


TUESDAY, April 15, 2003

Stephen J. Watson, Engineering Sciences and Applied Math, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University.

Coarsening dynamics of the convective Cahn-Hilliard equation and faceted crytal growth

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF TIME.

Time:4:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

Abstract


TUESDAY, April 22, 2003

CNA SEMINAR

Guy Bouchitte, Universite de Toulon.

Some asyptotic problems in optimal transportation

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

Abstract


THURSDAY, April 24, 2003

Carson Chow, University of Pittsburgh

Collective dynamics of coupled neurons

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

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TUESDAY, April 29, 2003

Yan Guo, Division of Applied Math, Brown University

The Vlasov-Maxwell-Boltzmann system near Maxwellians

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


THURSDAY, May 1, 2003

Gregory Forest, Math, University of North Carolina

Laminar Flows of Nematic Polymers: High-Performance Materials in the Making

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

Abstract


TUESDAY, May 6, 2003

Sergio Gutierrez, Mathematics, Universidad Catolica de Chile

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

Some Optimal Design Results using Low Rank Laminates


THURSDAY, May 8, 2003

Pedro Girao, Mathematics Department, nstituto Superior Tecnico Lisboa, Portugal

Sign Changing Solutions for Elliptic Equations with Critical Growth in Cylinder Type Domains

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

Abstract