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Spring 2004 CNA Seminars

TUESDAY, February 3, 2004

Brian Spencer, Department of Mathematics, University at Buffalo

Anisotropic crystal shapes: corner energy regularizations and elastically-induced shape transitions in solid films

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

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THURSDAY, February 12, 2004

Andreas Prohl, Department of Mathematics, ETH Zurich

TBA

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


TUESDAY, February 17, 2004

Rima Gandlin, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University.

Two Multigrid Algorithms for Inverse Problem in Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT)

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

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TUESDAY, February 24, 2004

Nicola Fusco, Dip. Mat. Univ. Napoli

Polya-Szego type inequalities for Steiner symmetrization: cases of equality

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

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TUESDAY, March 2, 2004

Carlo Sinestrari, Univ. di Roma Tor Vergata

Semiconcavity of solutions of Hamilton-Jacobi equations

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

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TUESDAY, March 16, 2004

Rustum Choksi, Department of Mathematics, Simon Frasier University.

Microphase Separation of Diblock Copolymers

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

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TUESDAY, March 30, 2004

Robert Lipton, Math Department, Louisiana State University.

Multi-scale stress analysis in composite structures

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

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THURSDAY, April 1, 2004

Eitan Tadmor, Center for Scientific Computation and mathematical Modeling (CSCAMM), Department of Mathematics and Institute for Physical Science \& Technology, University of Maryland.

"Critical Thresholds in Eulerian Dynamics"

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

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THURSDAY, April 15, 2004

Michael Vogelius, Rutgers University

"Existence and "blow-up" behaviour of solutions to certain nonlinear Neumann boundary value problems

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

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TUESDAY, April 20, 2004

Robert Sekerka, Department of Physics and Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University.

Theory of Crystal Growth Morphology

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


TUESDAY, April 20, 2004

Guy Bouchitte Universite de Toulon

Homogenization of wire photonic crystals leading to Left-Handed Media

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

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TUESDAY, April 27, 2004

Robert Hardt, Mathematics, Rice University

TBA

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