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Spring 2009 Seminars


THURSDAY, January 22, 2009

Milena Chermisi, Carnegie Mellon University.

Rigidity estimates in nonlinear elasticity

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

Abstract

TUESDAY, February 3, 2009

Jose Miguel Urbano, Departamento de Matematicia, Universidade de Coimbra

p(x)-Harmonic functions with unbounded exponent in a subdomain

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

Abstract


TUESDAY, February 10, 2009

Michel Chipot, University of Zurich

Asymptotic behaviour of problems in cylinders: an update

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

Abstract


TUESDAY, February 17, 2009

Morton Gurtin, Carnegie Mellon University.

The formulation of gradient theories for single-crystal plasticity at small length scales: size effects

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

Abstract


TUESDAY, February 24, 2009

Ricardo Nochetto, University of Maryland, College Park

AFEM for Geometric Biomembranes and Fluid-Membrane Interaction

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

Abstract


TUESDAY, March 3, 2009

Pawel Konieczny, Visiting Scholar, Warsaw University

Thorough analysis of the Oseen system in 2D exterior domains

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

Abstract


TUESDAY, March 17, 2009

Hassan Aref, Virginia Tech & DTU, Denmark

The Three-Vortex Problem

Time: 4:30 P.M.
Location: DH A310

Abstract


THURSDAY, March 19, 2009

Xiaobing Feng, University of Tennessee

Fully Nonlinear Second Order PDEs: Theory, Numerical Methods, and Applications

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

Abstract


TUESDAY, March 24, 2009

Francisco S. Melo, Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University.

Reinforcement Learning: Overview and Current Challenges

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

Abstract


TUESDAY, March 31, 2009

Hans Knuepfer, from Courant Institute, New York University.

Classical solutions in Hoelder and Sobolev spaces for the thin film equation

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

Abstract


TUESDAY, April 7, 2009

Vivette Girault, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie

A domain decomposition using DG jumps and mortars for coupling a model of poroelasticity with elasticity.

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

Abstract


THURSDAY, April 9, 2009

Pablo Pedregal Tercero, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha.

A numerical method of local energy decay for the boundary controllability of time-reversible distributed parameter systems.

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

Abstract


TUESDAY, April 14, 2009

Kostas Chrysafinos, National Technical University of Athens

Discontinuous Galerkin approximations of optimal control problems related to parabolic PDE's.

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

Abstract


THURSDAY, April 16, 2009

Luisa Mascarenhas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

Some geometrical effects in dimension reduction

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

Abstract


TUESDAY, April 21, 2009

Claude LeBris, MA, UMN (on leave from ENPC and INRIA, France)

Randomness in materials: some mathematical and computational issues

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

Abstract


TUESDAY, April 28, 2009

Laurent Thomas, UCLA

Blowup in multidimentional aggregation equation

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

Abstract


THURSDAY, April 30, 2009

L. Mahadevan, Harvard University

On growth and form: mathematics, mechanics and morphogenesis

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

Abstract


TUESDAY, May 26, 2009

Eliot Fried

TBA

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


WEDNESDAY, May 27, 2009

Walter Noll and Brian Seguin, Carnegie Mellon University

Title: Thoughts of Thermomechanics by Walter Noll and Frame-Free Continuum Thermomechanics by Brian Seguin

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

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