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Organizers:
Fernando Reitich and Fadil
Santosa
University of Minnesota
The IMA is holding a 10day workshop on Mathematical Modeling in Industry. The workshop is designed to provide graduate students and qualified advanced undergraduates with first hand experience in industrial research.
Format
Students will work in teams of up to 6 students under the guidance of a mentor from industry. The mentor will help guide the students in the modeling process, analysis and computational work associated with a realworld industrial problem. A progress report from each team will be scheduled during the period. In addition, each team will be expected to make an oral final presentation and submit a written report at the end of the 10day period.
Projects and Industry Mentors
There will be 6 teams participating in the workshop. The following industry scientists have agreed to participate as mentors. Additional information about the projects will be provided shortly.
Team  Mentors  Affiliation  Topic 


Dr. Eric van den Berg  Telcordia Technologies www.telcordia.com 
Optimization in Wireless cdma Networks 

Dr. Ann Dewitt  3M; New Technologies in Pharmaceutical Research www.mmm.com 
Data to Knowledge in Pharmaceutical Research 

Dr. Thomas Grandine  Boeing www.boeing.com 
Shape Comparison for FreeForm Geometric Modeling 

Dr. John Hoffman  Lockheed Martin www.lmco.com 
Problems in Nonlinear Filtering 

Dr. Steven Vestal  Honeywell Laboratories www.honeywell.com 
Embedded realtime safetycritical computer and communication systems 
Workshop Outline
Day 1 (August 9): Posing of problems by the 6 industry mentors. Halfhour introductory talks in the morning followed by a welcoming lunch. In the afternoon, the teams work with the mentors. The goal at the end of the day is to get the students to start working on the projects.
Day 2Day 9: Students work on the projects. Mentors guide their groups through the modeling process, leading discussion sessions, suggesting references, and assigning work.
Day 5 (August 13): Informal progress reports by each group. This will be held in the morning.
Day 10 (August 18): Final presentations and submission
of written reports. Closing lunch and pizza party. All activities are expected
to end by 1:30 pm.
MONDAY, AUGUST 9 All sessions are in Lecture Hall EE/CS 3180 unless otherwise noted. 


9:00  Coffee and Registration  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
9:309:40  Douglas N. Arnold and Organizers  Welcome and Introduction 
9:4010:00  Eric van den Berg (Team 1) 
Optimization in Wireless cdma Networks 
10:0010:20  Ann DeWitt (Team 2) 
Data to Knowledge in Pharmaceutical Research 
10:2010:40  Thomas Grandine (Team 3) 
Shape Comparison for FreeForm Geometric Modeling 
10:4011:00  Break  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
11:0011:20  John Hoffman (Team 4) 
Problems in Nonlinear Filtering 
11:2011:40  Steven Vestal (Team 5) 
Embedded RealTime SafetyCritical Computer and Communication Systems 
12:00  Lunch  Orchid Cafe Thai Cuisine 304 Oak Street Minneapolis Phone: 6123314061 
afternoon  start work on projects 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 13: PROGRESS REPORT 

9:309:50  Team 2  
9:5010:10  Team 4  
10:1010:30  Team 3  
10:3010:50  Break  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
10:5011:10  Team 5  
11:1011:30  Team 1  
12:152:00  Picnic  Location TBA 
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST
18: FINAL REPORT 

9:00 9:30  Team 5 final report  
9:3010:00  Team 3 final report  
10:0010:30  Team 4 final report  
10:3011:00  Break  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
11:0011:30  Team 1 final report  
11:3012:00  Team 2 final report  
12:002:00  Pizza party Lind
400 
Name  Department  Affiliation 

JungHa An  Department of Mathematics  University of Florida 
Douglas N. Arnold  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota 
Viktoria A. Averina  Department of Mathematics  University of Minnesota 
Li Bai  University of California  Irvine  
Saziye Bayram  SUNY at Buffalo  
Robert Buckingham  Duke University  
Giulio Ciraolo  Dipartimento di matematica Ulisse Dini  University degli Studi de Firenze 
Jessica Conway  Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics  Northwestern University 
Ann Dewitt  Department of Genomics  3M 
German Enciso  Department of Mathematics  Rutgers University 
Harshini Fernando  DEPT. OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS  Texas Tech University 
Wondimagegnehu Geremew  Department of Mathematics  Wayne State University 
Thomas Grandine  Mathematics and Computing Technology  Boeing Company 
Derek Hansen  Dept. of Mathematics, Rutgers University  Rutgers University 
Theresa Hayter  Portland State University  
John R. Hoffman  Tactical Systems  Lockheed Martin 
Volodymyr Hrynkiv  Department Of Mathematics  University of Tennessee 
Ao Jiang  University of Delaware  
Justin Kao  Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics  Northwestern University 
Ali Khoujmane  Department of Mathematics and Statistics  Texas Tech University 
Gary Kilper  Department of Physics & Astronomy  University of Chicago 
HyeRyoung Kim  Seoul National University (BK21)  
Harun Kurkcu  University of Minnesota  
Debra Lewis  IMA  University of Minnesota 
Guo Luo  Ohio State University  
Todd Moeller  Department of Mathematics  Georgia Institute of Technology 
Bernardo Pagnoncelli  PucRJ  
Rochelle Pereira  Department of Mathematics  University of Chicago 
Sonja Petrovic  Department of Mathematics  University of Kentucky 
Fernando Reitich  Department of Mathematics  University of Minnesota 
Fadil Santosa  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota 
Arnd Scheel  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota 
Deena Schmidt  Center for Applied Mathematics  Cornell University 
Jaffar Ali Shahul Hameed  Mississippi State University  
Joshua Strodtbeck  Math Sciences  University of Kentucky 
Kai Sun  Department of Computational & Applied Mathematics  Rice University 
Steven Vestal  Aerospace Electronic Systems  Honeywell 
Zhengxiao Wu  Department of Statistics  University of Wisconsin 
Wei Xiong  Department of Mathematics  Ohio State University 
Jiaqi Yang  Department of Mathematics  University of Minnesota 
Noam Zeev  University of Delaware  
Wei Zhang  Department of Mathematics  University of Kentucky 
Ivan Zorych  Department of Mathematical Sciences  New Jersey Institute of Technology 
Eric van den Berg  Telcordia Technologies 
Application Procedure
Deadline for application has already passed.
Graduate students and advanced undergraduates are invited to apply. An application form must be submitted to the IMA. In addition, two letters of recommendation are required; one must be from the student's advisor, director of graduate studies, or department chair. Prerequisites vary and depend on the project, but computational skills are important.
The IMA will cover local living expenses but not travel (IMA Participating Institution may use their PI funds for this purpose) . Selection criteria will be based on background and statement of interest, as well as geographic and institutional diversity. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Applications must be completed by April 1, 2004 for full consideration. Early submissions are encouraged. Successful applicants will be notified by April 15, 2004.
Completed application forms and Letters of Recommendation should be addressed to "Math Modeling Committee" and emailed to mmapplications@ima.umn.edu. Text, pdf or postscript files are prefered.
Mathematical Modeling in Industry  A Workshop for Graduate Students