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University of Minnesota

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Events:

PS9.1.14-5.31.15: 2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series; S9.18-12.18.14: Annual Program Seminar Series; SW5.11-14.15: Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization; SW5.28-31.15: Workshop for Women in Analysis and PDE; W4.27-5.1.15: Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications; W5.18-22.15: Graphical Models, Statistical Inference, and Algorithms (GRAMSIA);

Friday, May 1, 2015

8:30am-9:00am Coffee

Keller Hall 3-176 W4.27-5.1.15
9:00am-9:50am Paolo Salani, Università di Firenze
Power Concave Functions and Borell-Brascamp-Lieb Inequalities

Keller Hall 3-180 W4.27-5.1.15
9:50am-10:15am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W4.27-5.1.15
10:15am-11:05am Cyril Roberto, Université Paris Ouest
A New Notion of Weak Transport Cost and Applications

Keller Hall 3-180 W4.27-5.1.15
11:05am-12:00pm Discussion

Keller Hall 3-180 W4.27-5.1.15

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

2:00pm-3:00pm Arnaud Marsiglietti, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
The Brunn-Minkowski Inequality: Its Refinements and Extensions Part II

Lind 305 PS9.1.14-5.31.15

Thursday, May 7, 2015

2:00pm-3:00pm Alexander Litvak, University of Alberta
Vertex Index of Symmetric Convex Bodies

Lind 305 S9.18-12.18.14

Monday, May 11, 2015

8:15am-8:45am Coffee and Registration

Keller Hall 3-176 SW5.11-14.15
8:45am-9:00am Welcome and Introduction

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
9:00am-10:00am Brice Lecampion, Schlumberger-Doll Research; Alexei Savitski, Shell International Exploration & Production, Inc
Introduction to Hydraulic Fracturing Practices in the Oil and Gas Industry

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
10:00am-10:20am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 SW5.11-14.15
10:20am-11:10am Shawn Maxwell, Itasca Image
What Can Microseismicity Tell Us About Hydraulic Fracturing?

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
11:10am-11:30am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 SW5.11-14.15
11:30am-12:20pm Anthony Peirce, University of British Columbia
Numerical Modeling of Hydraulic Fracturing: A Beginners Guide

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
12:20pm-2:00pm Lunch

SW5.11-14.15
2:00pm-2:25pm John Lister, University of Cambridge
Viscous Peeling Processes Under an Elastic Lid

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
2:25pm-2:50pm Murthy N. Guddati, North Carolina State University
Amplitude Preserving Propagators for Seismic Imaging and Inversion

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
2:50pm-3:10pm Break

Keller Hall 3-176 SW5.11-14.15
3:10pm-3:35pm Thomas-Peter Fries, Technische Universität Graz
The XFEM for Hydraulic Fracturing in Three Dimensions

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
3:35pm-4:00pm Robert P. Lipton, Louisiana State University
Quasi-Brittle Free Crack Propagation Using Cohesive Dynamics

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
4:00pm-5:00pm Discussion

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
6:00pm-9:30pm Mississippi Boat Tour Padelford Riverboats

SW5.11-14.15

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

8:30am-9:00am Coffee

Keller Hall 3-176 SW5.11-14.15
9:00am-9:50am Blaise Bourdin, Louisiana State University
Instabilities and Loss of Symmetry of Hydraulically Stimulated Fractures

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
9:50am-10:15am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 SW5.11-14.15
10:15am-11:05am Houssem Haddar, École Polytechnique
Imaging of Defects/Defective Components in Unknown Backgrounds

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
11:05am-11:10am Group Photo

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
11:10am-11:30am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 SW5.11-14.15
11:30am-12:20pm Vladimir Druskin, Schlumberger-Doll Research
Model Reduction Approaches to Forward and Inverse Elastic Wave Problems with Active Sources in Fractured Reservoirs

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
12:20pm-2:00pm Lunch

SW5.11-14.15
2:00pm-2:25pm Shari Moskow, Drexel University
Homogenization of a Transmission Problem

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
2:00pm-3:00pm Ameera Naz Chowdhury, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
The MDS Conjecture

Lind 409 PS9.1.14-5.31.15
2:25pm-2:50pm Elizaveta Gordeliy, Schlumberger-Doll Research
Modeling Hydraulic Fracture Propagation Using a Coupled Extended Finite Element Method

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
2:50pm-3:10pm Break

Keller Hall 3-176 SW5.11-14.15
3:10pm-3:35pm Marcus Sarkis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Higher-order Finite Elements Methods for Elliptic Problems with Interfaces

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
3:35pm-4:00pm Mary Fanett Wheeler, University of Texas, Austin
Coupling Flow and Mechanics in a Fractured Porous Medium

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
4:00pm-6:00pm Poster Session and Reception

Lind Hall 400 SW5.11-14.15
Duncan Robin Hewitt, University of British Columbia:
  Poster Session and Reception
Loukas Kallivokas, University of Texas, Austin:
  Poster Session and Reception
Sanghyun Lee, University of Texas, Austin:
  Poster Session and Reception
Sonia Mogilevskaya, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities:
  Poster Session and Reception
Mallikarjunaiah S Muddamallappa, Texas A & M University:
  Poster Session and Reception
Malgorzata Peszynska, Oregon State University:
  Poster Session and Reception
Ahmad Pouya, École Nationale des Ponts-et-Chaussées:
  Poster Session and Reception
Jacob Rezac, University of Delaware:
  Poster Session and Reception
Amin Saeedfar, CMC Research Institutes:
  Poster Session and Reception
Zdenek P Bazant, Northwestern University; Marco Salviato, Northwestern University:
  Poster Session and Reception
Tonatiuh Sanchez-Vizuet, University of Delaware:
  Poster Session and Reception
Ling Xu, University of Notre Dame:
  Poster Session and Reception
Irene de Teresa Trueba, University of Delaware:
  Poster Session and Reception
6:30pm-8:30pm Dinner at Surly's

SW5.11-14.15

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

8:30am-9:00am Coffee

Keller Hall 3-176 SW5.11-14.15
9:00am-9:50am Susan Minkoff, University of Texas at Dallas
Microseismic Event Estimation via Full Waveform Inversion

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
9:50am-10:15am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 SW5.11-14.15
10:15am-11:05am Serge Shapiro, Freie Universität Berlin
Quantitative Understanding of Microseismicity for Characterization and Development of Hydrocarbon and Geothermal Reservoirs

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
11:05am-11:30am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 SW5.11-14.15
11:30am-12:20pm John Schotland, University of Michigan
Inverse Problems in Acousto-optic Imaging

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
12:20pm-2:00pm Lunch

SW5.11-14.15
2:00pm-2:25pm Marc Bonnet, École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées
The Topological Derivative of Stress or Energy-based Objective Functionals

Lind 305 SW5.11-14.15
2:25pm-2:50pm Dmitry Garagash, Dalhousie University
How Fracking Can be Tough (and Yet Rewarding)

Lind 305 SW5.11-14.15
2:50pm-3:10pm Break

Lind Hall 400 SW5.11-14.15
3:10pm-3:35pm Andrei Constantinescu, École Polytechnique
Non-iterative Identification of Cracks in EIT: Examples from a Table-Top Experiment

Lind 305 SW5.11-14.15
3:35pm-4:00pm Christine Jeanne Detournay, Itasca Consulting Group, Inc.
A Lattice-based Code for Simulation of Hydraulic Fracturing: Logic Overview and Application Examples

Lind 305 SW5.11-14.15
4:00pm-5:00pm Discussion

Lind 305 SW5.11-14.15
6:00pm-9:30pm Dinner near campus

SW5.11-14.15

Thursday, May 14, 2015

8:30am-9:00am Coffee

Keller Hall 3-176 SW5.11-14.15
9:00am-9:50am Jon Olson, University of Texas, Austin
Methods to Facilitate Better Modeling of Multiple Fracture Propagation

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
9:50am-10:15am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 SW5.11-14.15
10:15am-10:40am Andrew Bunger, University of Pittsburgh
Challenges in Hydraulic Fracture Simulation: Evidence from Observations Spanning Laboratory-Scale Experiments to Tectonic-Scale Dyke Swarms

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15
10:40am-11:05am Egor Dontsov, University of British Columbia
An Enhanced Pseudo-3D Model for Hydraulic Fracturing with Non-local Elasticity

Keller Hall 3-180 SW5.11-14.15

Monday, May 18, 2015

8:15am-8:45am Coffee and Registration

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
8:45am-9:00am Welcome and Introduction

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
9:00am-9:50am Elchanan Mossel, University of California, Berkeley
Lecture

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
9:50am-10:20am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
10:20am-11:10am Philippe Rigollet, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Batched Bandit Problems

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
11:10am-11:40am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
11:40am-12:20pm Sewoong Oh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hiding the Source of a Rumor in Anonymous Messaging

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
12:20pm-2:00pm Lunch

W5.18-22.15
2:00pm-2:50pm Aarti Singh, Carnegie-Mellon University
Lecture

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
2:50pm-2:55pm Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
2:55pm-3:45pm Pablo A. Parrilo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lecture

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
3:45pm-4:00pm Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
4:00pm-4:40pm Charilaos Efthymiou, Georgia Institute of Technology
A Simple Algorithm for Sampling Colourings of G(n, d/n) Up to Gibbs Uniqueness Threshold

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
6:00pm-8:00pm Social Hour at Republic Pub 221 Cedar Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55454

W5.18-22.15

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

8:30am-9:00am Coffee

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
9:00am-9:50am Nicolas Macris, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Lower Bounds on Thresholds of Graphical Models from Spatial Coupling: Applications to Coding and Constraint Satisfaction

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
9:50am-10:20am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
10:20am-11:10am Jennifer Chayes, Microsoft Research
L^p Theory of Sparse Graph Limits

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
11:10am-11:15am Group Photo

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
11:15am-11:30am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
11:30am-12:20pm Christian Borgs, Microsoft Research
Applications of L^p Theory of Sparse Graph Limits

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
12:20pm-2:00pm Lunch

W5.18-22.15
2:00pm-2:50pm Nike Sun, Microsoft Research
Lecture

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
2:50pm-3:30pm Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
3:30pm-4:20pm Lenka Zdeborova, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
Spectral Redemption

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
4:30pm-6:00pm Poster Session and Reception

Lind Hall 400 W5.18-22.15
Quan Li, Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
  Poster Session and Reception
Yue Lu, Harvard University:
  Poster Session and Reception

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

8:30am-9:00am Coffee

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
9:00am-9:50am Christina E Lee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Approximating a Single Component of the Solution to a Linear System

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
9:50am-10:20am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
10:20am-11:10am Yihong Wu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lecture

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
11:10am-11:40am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
11:40am-12:20pm Yash Kanoria, Columbia University
Unbalanced Random Matching Markets: The Stark Effect of Competition

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
12:20pm-2:00pm Lunch

W5.18-22.15
2:00pm-2:50pm Kavita Ramanan, Brown University
Lecture

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
2:50pm-2:55pm Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
2:55pm-3:45pm Sébastien Bubeck, Microsoft
Log-concave Sampling with Stochastic Gradient Descent

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
3:45pm-4:25pm Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
4:25pm-5:15pm Jinwoo Shin, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Max-Product Belief Propagation for Linear Programming in Combinatorial Optimization

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15

Thursday, May 21, 2015

8:30am-9:00am Coffee

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
9:00am-9:50am Sujay Sanghavi, University of Texas, Austin
Embracing the Non-convexity of Matrix Estimation

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
9:50am-10:20am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
10:20am-11:10am Guy Bresler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lecture

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
11:10am-11:40am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
11:40am-12:20pm Sahand Negahban, Yale University
Personalized Rank Aggregation

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
12:20pm-2:00pm Lunch

W5.18-22.15
2:00pm-2:50pm Henry Pfister, Duke University
On the Decoding Performance of Reed-Muller Codes

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
2:50pm-3:30pm Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
3:30pm-4:20pm Yash Deshpande, Stanford University
Hidden Cliques, Iterative Thresholding and Message Passing Algorithms

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
4:20pm-4:40pm Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
4:40pm-5:30pm Jose Bento, Boston College
Variations on the alternating direction method of multipliers

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15

Friday, May 22, 2015

8:30am-9:00am Coffee

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
9:00am-9:50am Dimitris Achlioptas, University of California
Global Optima from Local Algorithms

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15
9:50am-10:20am Break

Keller Hall 3-176 W5.18-22.15
10:20am-11:10am Mike Molloy, University of Toronto
Solution Clusters for Locked CSP's: Random XORSAT on a Fixed Degree Sequence

Keller Hall 3-180 W5.18-22.15

Thursday, May 28, 2015

9:00am-9:45am Registration and Coffee

Lind Hall 400 SW5.28-31.15
9:45am-10:00am Welcome and Introduction

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
10:00am-10:50am Gigliola Staffilani, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Deterministic and Probabilistic Approaches to the Well-posedness Problem For Dispersive Equations

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
10:50am-11:00am Break

SW5.28-31.15
11:00am-11:50am Natasa Pavlovic, University of Texas, Austin
From Quantum Many Body Systems to Nonlinear Dispersive PDE, and Back

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
12:00pm-2:00pm Lunch

SW5.28-31.15
2:00pm-2:50pm Tatiana Toro, University of Washington
Geometry of Measures

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
2:50pm-3:00pm Break

SW5.28-31.15
3:00pm-3:30pm Aynur Bulut, University of Michigan
Lecture

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
3:30pm-3:50pm Nancy Rodriguez, University of North Carolina
On the Global Well-posedness of a Two Species Interaction Model with Cross-diffusion

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
3:50pm-4:05pm Group Photo

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
4:05pm-4:30pm Break

Lind Hall 400 SW5.28-31.15
4:30pm-5:20pm Kay Kirkpatrick, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bose-Einstein Condensation: From Many Quantum Particles to a Quantum "Superparticle"

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
6:30pm-8:30pm Group Dinner

SW5.28-31.15

Friday, May 29, 2015

8:30am-9:00am Coffee

Lind Hall 400 SW5.28-31.15
9:00am-10:00am Tatiana Toro, University of Washington
Geometry of Measures

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
10:00am-10:50am Gigliola Staffilani, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Deterministic and Probabilistic Approaches to the Well-posedness Problem For Dispersive Equations

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
10:50am-11:00am Break

SW5.28-31.15
11:00am-11:30am Betul Orcan-Ekmekci, Rice University
On the Highly Oscillatory Geometric Variational Problems

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
11:30am-12:00pm Ana Grau de la Herran, University of Helsinki
$T1$ Theorem for Singular Integral in Non-homogeneous Spaces

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
12:00pm-2:00pm Lunch

SW5.28-31.15
2:00pm-2:50pm Anna L. Mazzucato, The Pennsylvania State University
Elliptic Equations on Polyhedral Domains

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
2:50pm-3:30pm Break

SW5.28-31.15
3:30pm-5:00pm Poster Session and Reception

Lind Hall 400 SW5.28-31.15
Carina Geldhauser, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn:
  Poster Session and Reception
Yumeng Ou, Brown University:
  Poster Session and Reception

Saturday, May 30, 2015

8:30am-9:00am Coffee

Lind Hall 400 SW5.28-31.15
9:00am-9:50am Gigliola Staffilani, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Deterministic and Probabilistic Approaches to the Well-posedness Problem For Dispersive Equations

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
9:50am-10:00am Break

SW5.28-31.15
10:00am-10:50am Donatella Danielli, Purdue University
Lecture

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
10:50am-11:00am Break

SW5.28-31.15
11:00am-11:50am Andrea R. Nahmod, University of Massachusetts
Lecture

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
12:00pm-2:00pm Lunch

SW5.28-31.15
2:00pm-2:50pm Tatiana Toro, University of Washington
Geometry of Measures

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
2:50pm-3:30pm Break

Lind Hall 400 SW5.28-31.15
3:30pm-4:00pm Mariana Vega Smit, Universität Duisburg-Essen
An Epiperimetric Inequality Approach to the Regularity of the Free Boundary in the Signorini Problem

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
4:00pm-4:30pm Break

Lind Hall 400 SW5.28-31.15
4:30pm-5:00pm Blair Davey, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
How to Obtain Parabolic Theorems from Their Elliptic Counterparts

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15

Sunday, May 31, 2015

8:30am-9:00am Coffee

Lind Hall 400 SW5.28-31.15
9:00am-9:50am Daniela De Silva, Columbia University
One-phase Free Boundary Problems

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
9:50am-10:00am Break

SW5.28-31.15
10:00am-10:50am Tatiana Toro, University of Washington
Geometry of Measures

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15
10:50am-11:00am Break

SW5.28-31.15
11:00am-11:50am Gigliola Staffilani, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Deterministic and Probabilistic Approaches to the Well-posedness Problem For Dispersive Equations

Lind 305 SW5.28-31.15

Legend:

PS9.1.14-5.31.15: 2014-2015 Postdoc Seminar Series; S9.18-12.18.14: Annual Program Seminar Series; SW5.11-14.15: Hydraulic Fracturing: From Modeling and Simulation to Reconstruction and Characterization; SW5.28-31.15: Workshop for Women in Analysis and PDE; W4.27-5.1.15: Analytic Tools in Probability and Applications; W5.18-22.15: Graphical Models, Statistical Inference, and Algorithms (GRAMSIA);

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