Applied Mathematics Colloquium

The Applied Mathematics Colloquium meets on selected Tuesday afternoons during the academic year, from 2:45-3:45 p.m., in Room 214 Mudd (unless otherwise noted).

2018-2019 Coordinators: Qiang Du & Kyle Mandli

Weizhu Bao, National University of Singapore
"Multiscale methods and analysis for the Dirac equation in the nonrelativistic limit regime"
Host: Qiang Du
Seminar poster

10/1/18 - special day & time
Monday, 11:15 AM, 214 Mudd
Nick Trefethen, University of Oxford 
"Numerical computation with rational and harmonic functions"
Hosts: Hadrien MontanelliQiang Du

Haizhao Yang, National University of Singapore
"O(N log N) algorithms for matrix multiplications from highly oscillatory phenomena"
Host: Kui Ren

Xu Yang, University of California, Santa Barbara
"Frozen Gaussian approximation for 3-D elastic wave propagation and seismic tomography"
Host: Kui Ren

Nawaf Bou-Rabee, Rutgers University, Camden
"Sticky Diffusions & their Numerical Solution"
Host: Qiang Du

Pavel M. Lushnikov, University of New Mexico
"Nonlinear waves and singularities in nonlinear optics, plasmas, hydrodynamics and biology"
Host: Michael Weinstein

Anne Gelb, Dartmouth College
"High order imaging techniques for synthetic aperture radar"
Host: Qiang Du

Benjamin Peherstorfer, Courant Institute, NYU
"Model reduction for transport-dominated problems via adaptive basis updates"
Host: Donsub Rim

Keaton Burns, Flatiron Institute
"Flexible algorithms for solving PDEs with spectral methods"
Host: Hadrien Montanelli

Spring 2019

Mikael Slevinsky, University of Manitoba
Hosts: Qiang Du & Hadrien Montanelli

Max Gunzburger, Florida State
Host: Qiang Du

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Applied Mathematics Colloquium History

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