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The IMA opened its doors with its first annual program during 198283 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.belllabs.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 
Thursday  Friday  Saturday  Sunday  Monday 
THURSDAY, JUNE 5  

4:006:00 pm  

7:008:00 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 Moos Tower, Room 2650 
FRIDAY,
JUNE 6 All talks are in Lecture Hall EE/CS 3180 unless otherwise noted. 

8:30 am  Coffee and Registration  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
9:009:30 am  Opening  
9:3010:20 am  Bjorn
Engquist Princeton University 
New Classes of MultiScale Methods 
10:3011:00 am  Coffee Break  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
11:0011:50 am 
Lai Sang Young New York University 
Slides: html 
12:001:30 pm  Lunch Break  
1:302:20 pm  Andrew
Odlyzko University of Minnesota 
Zeros of the Riemann zeta function: Computations and implications 
2:303:20 pm  Wim
Sweldens Lucent Technologies, Bell Laboratories 
Wavelets and Digital Geometry Processing Slides: pdf 
3:304:00 pm  Coffee Break  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
4:004:50 pm  Margaret
H. Wright New York University 
The Latest Score in Optimization 
6:009:00 pm  Anniversary Banquet  Mississippi Room, Coffman Memorial Union 
SATURDAY, JUNE 7 All talks are in Lecture Hall EE/CS 3180 unless otherwise noted.  
8:30 am  Coffee and Registration  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
9:009:50 am 
Panagiotis Souganidis University of Texas, Austin 
Viscosity Solutions: Theory and Applications. Brief History and Future Directions Slides: html 
10:0010:30 am  Coffee Break  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
10:3011:20 am  Nancy
Kopell Boston University 
Rhythms of the Nervous System: From Cells to Behavior via Dynamics 
11:30 am2:30 pm  Break  
12:002:00 pm  IMA Postdoc Lunch  Gateway Alumni Center 
2:303:20 pm  Graeme
Walter Milton University of Utah 
Composite Materials: An Old Field of Study Full of New Surprises Slides: html 
3:304:00 pm  Coffee Break  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
4:004:50 pm  George
C. Papanicolaou Stanford University 

SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 8, 4th floor Lind Hall  
8:45 am1:00 pm  

SUNDAY AFTERNOON, Taylor Room, 1st floor Lind Hall  
1:004:20 pm  

7:0010:00 pm  

MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 9, 4th floor Lind Hall  
8:45 am12:00 pm  
Thursday  Friday  Saturday  Sunday  Monday 
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, MariaCarme  University of Minnesota  Mathematics 
Carter, Jamylle  University of Minnesota  
Chechelnitsky, Igor  University of Minnesota  Computer Science 
Cheng, Christine  University of WisconsinMilwaukee  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 HoustonUniversity 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, Miaojung  IMA  
Papanicolaou, George  Stanford University  Mathematics 
Peskin, Charles  New York University  Courant Institute 
Poling, Craig  LockheedMartin  
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  SchlumbergerDoll 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 WisconsinMilwaukee  Mathematical Sciences 
Xie, Jun  University of WisconsinMilwaukee  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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