Deriving stochastic heat conduction model from molecular dynamics

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Lind 409
Xiantao Li (The Pennsylvania State University)
I will demonstrate how the Mori-Zwanzig projection approach can be used to derive the stochastic heat equation, along with its generalizations, from molecular dynamics. The emphasis will be placed on the parameter identification based on the statistics of the underlying model.