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2002-2003 Program: Optimization

The IMA opened its doors with its first annual program during 1982-83 and now, tens of thousands of scientific visits later, we are in our 20th year. Over these two decades, the IMA has had a tremendous effect on the advancement and impact of mathematics. This two day conference will feature talks by leading practitioners in fields of mathematics and applications where the IMA has played a major role. The overview talks will be aimed at a broad and diverse mathematical audience.

In addition, the IMA held an open house and a public lecture on June 5, and a special lunch for former postdocs on June 7. Please see schedule below for details.

Speakers:
Bjorn Engquist
engquist@princeton.edu
Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics
Princeton University
Nancy Kopell
nk@bu.edu
http://cbd.bu.edu/members/nkopell.html
Center for BioDynamics (CBD)
Department of Mathematics
Boston University
Graeme Walter Milton
milton@math.utah.edu
http://www.math.utah.edu/~milton/
Department of Mathematics
University of Utah
Andrew Odlyzko
odlyzko@dtc.umn.edu
http://www.dtc.umn.edu/~odlyzko
Digital Technology Center
University of Minnesota
George C. Papanicolaou
papanico@math.stanford.edu
http://georgep.stanford.edu
Mathematics Department
Stanford University
Panagiotis Souganidis
souganid@math.utexas.edu
Department of Mathematics
University of Texas, Austin
Wim Sweldens
wim@lucent.com
http://cm.bell-labs.com/who/wim/
Computing Sciences Research Center
Lucent Technologies
Bell Laboratories
Margaret H. Wright
mhw@cs.nyu.edu
Computer Science Department
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
New York University
Lai Sang Young
lsy@cims.nyu.edu
http://www.cims.nyu.edu/~lsy/
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
New York University
Organizers
David Clark Dobson
dobson@math.utah.edu
http://www.math.utah.edu/~dobson
Department of Mathematics
University of Utah
Barbara Lee Keyfitz
keyfitz@uh.edu
http://www.math.uh.edu/~blk
Department of Mathematics
University of Houston
Clarence Eugene Wayne
cew@math.bu.edu
http://math.bu.edu/people/cew/Overview.html
Department of Mathematics
Boston University
 

 

SCHEDULE FOR THE IMA 20TH ANNIVERSARY EVENTS
Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
THURSDAY, JUNE 5
4:00-6:00 pm
Open House at the IMA 4th floor Lind Hall
7:00-8:00 pm Public Lecture by Charles S. Peskin
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

Secrets of the Heart Revealed - by Mathematics and Computer Simulation

Talks(A/V)    Talks(Audio)    Video

Moos Tower, Room 2-650

FRIDAY, JUNE 6
All talks are in Lecture Hall EE/CS 3-180 unless otherwise noted.
8:30 am Coffee and Registration

Reception Room EE/CS 3-176

9:00-9:30 am Opening  
9:30-10:20 am Bjorn Engquist
Princeton University
New Classes of Multi-Scale Methods
10:30-11:00 am Coffee Break Reception Room EE/CS 3-176
11:00-11:50 am Lai Sang Young
New York University

Deterministic Chaos

Slides:   html

12:00-1:30 pm Lunch Break
1:30-2:20 pm Andrew Odlyzko
University of Minnesota
Zeros of the Riemann zeta function: Computations and implications
2:30-3:20 pm Wim Sweldens
Lucent Technologies, Bell Laboratories

Wavelets and Digital Geometry Processing

Slides:   pdf

3:30-4:00 pm Coffee Break Reception Room EE/CS 3-176
4:00-4:50 pm Margaret H. Wright
New York University
The Latest Score in Optimization
6:00-9:00 pm Anniversary Banquet Mississippi Room, Coffman Memorial Union
SATURDAY, JUNE 7 All talks are in Lecture Hall EE/CS 3-180 unless otherwise noted.
8:30 am Coffee and Registration

Reception Room EE/CS 3-176

9:00-9:50 am Panagiotis Souganidis
University of Texas, Austin

Viscosity Solutions: Theory and Applications. Brief History and Future Directions

Slides:   html

10:00-10:30 am Coffee Break Reception Room EE/CS 3-176
10:30-11:20 am Nancy Kopell
Boston University
Rhythms of the Nervous System: From Cells to Behavior via Dynamics
11:30 am-2:30 pm Break  
12:00-2:00 pm IMA Postdoc Lunch Gateway Alumni Center
2:30-3:20 pm Graeme Walter Milton
University of Utah

Composite Materials: An Old Field of Study Full of New Surprises

Slides:   html

3:30-4:00 pm Coffee Break Reception Room EE/CS 3-176
4:00-4:50 pm George C. Papanicolaou
Stanford University

Imaging in Clutter

SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 8, 4th floor Lind Hall
8:45 am-1:00 pm
Meeting of IMA Participating Institutions Council
SUNDAY AFTERNOON, Taylor Room, 1st floor Lind Hall
1:00-4:20 pm
Meeting of Participating Institutions Council and Industrial Advisory Board
7:00-10:00 pm
Dinner for Participating Institutions Council and Industrial Advisory Board
MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 9, 4th floor Lind Hall
8:45 am-12:00 pm
Meeting of Industrial Advisory Board
Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday

LIST OF CONFIRMED PARTICIPANTS FOR THE IMA 20TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE

As of 6/16/2003
Name Organization Department
Adams, Scot IMA  
Afenya, Evans Elmhurst College Mathematics
Albert, John University of Oklahoma Mathematics
Ali, Montaz Witwatersrand University Computational and Applied Math
Allen, Beth Univesity of Minnesota Economics
Altundas, Bilgin University of Minnesota IMA
Anderson, Kevin Carlson Marketing Group Meas. Strat. Consulting
Arnold, Douglas University of Minnesota IMA
Ayati, Bruce The Aerospace Corporation  
Bates, Peter Michigan State University Department of Mathematics
Baxter, John University of Minnesota Mathematics
Bertsch, Michiel Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR)  
Boggess, Albert Texas A&M University Department of Mathematics
Brezhneva, Olga IMA, University of Minnesota IMA
Broadbridge, Philip University of Delaware Mathematical Sciences Dept.
Calderer, Maria-Carme University of Minnesota Mathematics
Carter, Jamylle University of Minnesota  
Chechelnitsky, Igor University of Minnesota Computer Science
Cheng, Christine University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee EECS
Chock, David Ford Research and Advanced Engineeringpany  
Cipra, Barry SIAM News  
Cook, William Georgia Tech  
Corlette, Kevin University of Chicago Department of Mathematics
Coullard, Collette Northwestern University / U Minn Industrial Engineering / IMA
Coult, Nicholas Augsburg College Department of Mathematics
Cowsar, Lawrence Lucent Technologies Bell Labs
Daescu, Dacian IMA Mathematics
Dokken, Douglas University of St. Thomas Mathematics
Duane, Greg U. Minn. IMA
Efendiev, Yalchin Texas A&M Mathematics
Engquist, Bjorn Princeton University Mathmatics
Fitzgibbon, William University of Houston-University Park Department of Mathematics
Fleming, Phil Motorola, Inc.  
Friedman, Avner Ohio State University Mathematical Biosciences Inst.
Garaizar, Xabier Lawrence Livermore National Labs  
Gartland, Eugene C. Kent State University Department of Mathematical Sci
Gilg, Albert Siemens Corporate Technology
Goddyn, Luis A. University of Minnesota IMA
Gopalakrishnan, Balaji Institute for Mathematics & its Applications  
Gray, Lawrence University of Minnesota School of Mathematics
Griffeath, David University of Wisconsin at Madison  
Gulliver, Robert University of Minnesota Mathematics
Hansen, Lowell Wayne State University  
Himonas, Alex University of Notre Dame  
Hyde, McKay University of Minnesota School of Mathematics
Jafari, Farhad University of Wyoming Department of Mathematics
Jain, Naresh University of Minnesota Math
Johnson, Faith n/a  
Ju, Lili IMA  
Kahn, Don univ of minnesota math
Kaper, Hans NSF MPS/DMS
Keel, Markus University of Minnesota Mathematics
Kern, Daniel IMA  
Kettenring, Jon Telcordia Technologies  
Keyfitz, Barbara University of Houston Department of Mathematics
Klampfl, Erica Ford Motor company  
Kopell, Nancy Boston University Mathematics
Krylov, Nicolai V. University of Minnesota School of Mathematics
Kurtz, Thomas G. University of Wisconsin - Madison Mathematics and Statistics
Lehoucq, Richard Sandia National Laboratories  
Levine, Howard Iowa State University Department of Mathematics
Li, Yi University of Iowa Department of Mathematics
Littman, Walter University of Minnesota School of Mathematics
Lockhart, Deborah National Science Foundation Division of Math Sciences
Lucier, Bradley Purdue University  
March, Peter Ohio State University  
Maziar, Christine University of Minnesota Executive Vice President
Miller, Willard University of Minnesota Mathematics
Milton, Graeme University of Utah Mathematics
Minut, Aurelia IMA  
Neuhauser, Claudia University of Minnesota Ecology, Evolution & Behavior
Ng, Peh University of Minnesota, Morris Mathematics
Odlyzko, Andrew University of Minnesota Digital Technology Center
Othmer, Hans Univ of Minnesota School of Mathematics
Ou, Miao-jung IMA  
Papanicolaou, George Stanford University Mathematics
Peskin, Charles New York University Courant Institute
Poling, Craig Lockheed-Martin  
Rademacher, Jens University of Minnesota  
Reitich, Fernando University of Minnesota School of Mathematics
Rejto, Peter University of Minnesota Department of Mathematics
Rundell, William National Science Foundation Division of Mathematical Scien
Samad, Tariq Honeywell, Inc.  
Santosa, Fadil IMA IMA
Scheel, Arnd U of Minnesota School of Mathematics
Sell, George Math Department  
Shanmugavelu, Sashirekha University of Minnesota Computer Engineering
Shen, Zhongwei University of Kentucky  
Soto, Gabriel University of Minnesota  
Souganidis, Panagiotis The University of Texas at Austin Mathematics
Stephen, Tamon IMA  
Sweldens, Wim Lucent Technologies  
Tavener, Simon Colorado State University Mathematics
Tondeur, Philippe University of Illinois at Urbana Department of Mathematics
Venkataramanan, Lalitha Schlumberger-Doll Research  
Wang, Jing IMA  
Wang, Junping NSF DMS
Wayne, C. Eugene Boston University Mathematics
Weinberger, Hans U. of MN School of Math.
Wright, Margaret New York University Computer Science
Xie, Dexuan University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Mathematical Sciences
Xie, Jun University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Math Dept.
Yin, George Wayne State University Department of Mathematics
Yoshikawa, Toshio IMA, University of Minnesota  
Young, Lai Sang New York University Mathematical Sciences
Zhao, Jun IMA, Univ. of Minn.  
Zhu, Wenxiang Penn State University Mathematics
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