Spring 2015

Colloquia are held on Fridays at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II, unless noted otherwise. Refreshments are served at 11:30 am. For questions about the seminar schedule, please contact Yassine Boubendir.


Date Speaker and Title Host
January 23 David Amsallem, Stanford University
Accelerating PDE-Constrained Optimization Using Reduced-Order Models
Yassine Boubendir
January 30 Jinchao Xu, Pennsylvania State University
Stable Discretization and Robust Preconditioner for Some Multi-physics Models
David Shirokoff
February 6 Suncica Canic, University of Houston
Mathematical Methods for Cardiovascular Treatment
Casey Diekman
February 13 Hakima Bessaih, University of Wyoming
The Effect of Noise on Data Assimilation and Porous Media
Eliza Michalopoulou
February 20 Young Ju Lee, Texas State University
Non-local Three Species Model for Wormlike Micellar Fluids
Shahriar Afkhami
February 27 Henry Abarbanel, University of California, San Diego
Statistical Physics of Data Assimilation
Casey Diekman
March 6 Irene Gamba, University of Texas at Austin
From Boltzmann Collisional Dynamics to the Landau Equation, Analysis and Numerics
Yassine Boubendir
March 27 Ian Griffiths, University of Oxford
Magnets and Zebra Pipes: Effective Ways of Purifying Water?
Shahriar Afkhami
April 10 Chjan C. Lim, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Solutions of Generalized (Ehrenfest’s Dog Flea) Urn Models
Denis Blackmore
April 17 Alex Mogilner, NYU Courant
Cell Motility as a Free Boundary Problem
Linda Cummings
April 24 Shawn Chester, NJIT
Multiphysics Mechanics of Polymeric Gels
David Shirokoff