August 05, 2009 
Team 4: Problems associated with remotely sensing wind speed John Hoffman (Lockheed Martin) 
Mathematical modeling in industry XIII  A workshop for graduate students 
August 05, 2009 
Team 5: Fast computational methods for reservoir flow models Robert Shuttleworth (ExxonMobil) 
Mathematical modeling in industry XIII  A workshop for graduate students 
February 27, 2009 
American Option Pricing Models and Obstacle Problems Yongmin Zhang (NONE) 
American Option Pricing Models and Obstacle Problems  Yongmin Zhang (Capital Market Finance/Wells Fargo) 
July 22, 2009 
The development of a similarity solution for a Stefan like problem, with
two moving boundaries, related to the growth of a sediment ocean basin Vaughan Voller (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Research Experience for Undergraduates 
July 29, 2009 
Modeling the earth's glacial cycles Richard McGehee (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Research Experience for Undergraduates 
June 29, 2009 
Welcome to the IMA Fadil Santosa (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Research Experience for Undergraduates 
July 01, 2009 
Organic semiconductors for flexible solar cells Russell Holmes (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Research Experience for Undergraduates 
July 08, 2009 
Toward a second order description of neuronal networks Duane Nykamp (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Research Experience for Undergraduates 
July 15, 2009 
Sparse signal representations and applications Ahmed Tewfik (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Research Experience for Undergraduates 
October 11, 2009 
Fluid dynamics and transport in
particulate suspensions I John Brady (California Institute of Technology) 
From Microscopic to Macroscopic Fluid Dynamics in Complex Fluids 
October 11, 2009 
Fluid dynamics and transport in particulate
suspensions II John Brady (California Institute of Technology) 
From Microscopic to Macroscopic Fluid Dynamics in Complex Fluids 
October 11, 2009 
Dynamics of flowing polymer solutions I Eric Shaqfeh (Stanford University) 
From Microscopic to Macroscopic Fluid Dynamics in Complex Fluids 
October 11, 2009 
Dynamics of flowing polymer solutions II Eric Shaqfeh (Stanford University) 
From Microscopic to Macroscopic Fluid Dynamics in Complex Fluids 
April 11, 2010 
Introduction to dynamics and tracer dispersion in geophysical fluids
Thomas Haine (Johns Hopkins University) 
Transport and Mixing in Complex and Turbulent Flows 
April 11, 2010 
Shear dispersion William Young (Scripps Research Institute) 
Transport and Mixing in Complex and Turbulent Flows 
April 11, 2010 
Mathematical models and methods for characterizing turbulent diffusion Peter Kramer (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) 
Transport and Mixing in Complex and Turbulent Flows 
February 21, 2010 
Vorticity & turbulence Gregory Eyink (Johns Hopkins University) 
Tutorial on Analysis and Computation of Incompressible Fluid Flow 
February 21, 2010 
Instabilities and energy conservation for the Euler equation Claude Bardos (Université de Paris VI (Pierre et Marie Curie)) 
Tutorial on Analysis and Computation of Incompressible Fluid Flow 
February 21, 2010 
Inviscid regularization of hydrodynamics equations and analytical subgrid scale models of turbulence Edriss Titi (University of California) 
Tutorial on Analysis and Computation of Incompressible Fluid Flow 
February 21, 2010 
Harmonic analysis methods for incompressible fluids Anna Mazzucato (The Pennsylvania State University) 
Tutorial on Analysis and Computation of Incompressible Fluid Flow 
December 05, 2009 
Welcome to the IMA Fadil Santosa 
Mathematics of Microfluidic Transport Phenomena 
December 06, 2009 
Inducedcharge electrokinetics Martin Bazant (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 
Mathematics of Microfluidic Transport Phenomena 
December 05, 2009 
Electrokinetics of highly charged surfaces Todd Squires (University of California, Santa Barbara) 
Mathematics of Microfluidic Transport Phenomena 
December 05, 2009 
Electroosmotic flow and dispersion in microfluidics Sandip Ghosal (Northwestern University) 
Mathematics of Microfluidic Transport Phenomena 
December 05, 2009 
Electric double layer and concentration polarization Boris Zaltzman (Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research) 
Mathematics of Microfluidic Transport Phenomena 
December 06, 2009 
Electrowetting and digital microfluidics Ali Nadim (Claremont Graduate University) 
Mathematics of Microfluidic Transport Phenomena 
December 06, 2009 
Confinement effects with macromolecules Susan Muller (University of California, Berkeley) 
Mathematics of Microfluidic Transport Phenomena 
December 05, 2009 
Electrokinetic phenomena in particulate suspensions: an
introduction David Saintillan (University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign) 
Mathematics of Microfluidic Transport Phenomena 
December 06, 2009 
An Introduction to interfaces and multiphase flows in
microfluidics Shelley Anna (CarnegieMellon University) 
Mathematics of Microfluidic Transport Phenomena 
November 12, 2009 
The Shape of Space Jeffrey Weeks (NONE) 
The Shape of Space 
September 12, 2009 
Understanding silly putty, snail slime and other funny fluids Christopher Macosko (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
An Introduction to Funny (Complex) Fluids: Rheology, Modeling and Theorems 
September 12, 2009 
Understanding silly putty, snail slime and other funny fluids (continued) Christopher Macosko (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
An Introduction to Funny (Complex) Fluids: Rheology, Modeling and Theorems 
September 12, 2009 
Welcome to the IMA Fadil Santosa (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
An Introduction to Funny (Complex) Fluids: Rheology, Modeling and Theorems 
September 12, 2009 
Rheological modeling from the mesoscopic point of view Michael Graham (University of Wisconsin, Madison) 
An Introduction to Funny (Complex) Fluids: Rheology, Modeling and Theorems 
September 12, 2009 
Rheological modeling from the mesoscopic point of view (continued) Michael Graham (University of Wisconsin, Madison) 
An Introduction to Funny (Complex) Fluids: Rheology, Modeling and Theorems 
September 13, 2009 
Turning polymeric liquids into theorems Michael Renardy (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) 
An Introduction to Funny (Complex) Fluids: Rheology, Modeling and Theorems 
September 13, 2009 
Turning polymeric liquids into theorems (continued) Michael Renardy (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) 
An Introduction to Funny (Complex) Fluids: Rheology, Modeling and Theorems 
April 03, 2009 
Math at IBM Brenda Dietrich (IBM) 
Career Options for Women in Mathematical Sciences 
April 03, 2009 
Lightening poster presentations
(2 minutes per
poster, slides are
assembled in advance, presentations are timed by kitchen timer) Tamara Kolda (Sandia National Laboratories) 
Career Options for Women in Mathematical Sciences 
April 03, 2009 
Lunch (Discussion topic: Leadership skills and
developing a
technical research program  starting as a graduate student),

Career Options for Women in Mathematical Sciences 
April 03, 2009 
Accounting for temperaturedependent sex determination in
crocodilians using delay differential equations Angela Gallegos (Occidental College) 
Career Options for Women in Mathematical Sciences 
April 03, 2009 
Panel Discussion (Topic: Interviewing skills.
Format: panel discussion) 
Career Options for Women in Mathematical Sciences 
April 02, 2009 
Dinner Ice breaker – Networking in the Academics,
Government and Industry Shari Moskow (Drexel University), Chehrzad Shakiban (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Career Options for Women in Mathematical Sciences 
April 04, 2009 
The canonical tensor decompositions and its application
to data Analysis Tamara Kolda (Sandia National Laboratories) 
Career Options for Women in Mathematical Sciences 
April 04, 2009 
Using mathematics to transform communities Tanya Moore (Building Diversity in Science) 
Career Options for Women in Mathematical Sciences 
April 04, 2009 
An invitation to tropical geometry Josephine Yu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 
Career Options for Women in Mathematical Sciences 
April 04, 2009 
Group discussion (Topic: What we learned and what
we still have
questions about. Format: Record observations by participants
either on the board
or on a projected display, but in real time. ) 
Career Options for Women in Mathematical Sciences 
April 03, 2009 
Planning ahead Rachelle DeCoste (Wheaton College) 
Career Options for Women in Mathematical Sciences 
April 03, 2009 
Welcome and introduction Fadil Santosa (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Career Options for Women in Mathematical Sciences 
April 04, 2009 
Optional session: COACh – Negotiation skills for postdoctoral associates and graduate students Jane Tucker (Jane W. Tucker and Associates) 
Career Options for Women in Mathematical Sciences 
April 03, 2009 
Careers in quantitative equity investments Pam Gao (Putman Investments) 
Career Options for Women in Mathematical Sciences 
April 03, 2009 
(Topic: How to write a grant)
Isabel Darcy (The University of Iowa), Mary Ann Horn (National Science Foundation) 
Career Options for Women in Mathematical Sciences 
May 01, 2009 
Computational Challenges in Cancer Therapeutics Paul Rejto (Pfizer Global R&D) 
Computational Challenges in Cancer Therapeutics  Paul Rejto (Directory of Computational Biology, Oncology Research Unit, Pfizer) 
April 24, 2009 
Computing Invariant Solutions of PDEs with Symmetries Vanessa Lopez (IBM) 
Computing Invariant Solutions of PDEs with Symmetries  Vanessa Lopez (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center) 
February 20, 2009 
Simple Mathematics in Biomedical Applications Viktoria Averina (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Simple Mathematics in Biomedical Applications  Viktoria A. Averina (School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota) 
February 06, 2009 
Peridynamics: A Case Study for the Role of an Applied Mathematician at a National Lab Richard Lehoucq (Sandia National Laboratories) 
Peridynamics: A Case Study for the Role of an Applied Mathematician at a National Lab  Richard B. Lehoucq (Sandia National Laboratories) 
November 01, 2008 
Environmentassisted quantum transport in photosynthetic complexes: Learning from nature for potential organic photovoltaic applications. Alán AspuruGuzik (Harvard University) 
Scientific Challenges in Solar Energy Conversion and Storage 
November 01, 2008 
Welcome (Fadil Santosa and NSF officer) Fadil Santosa 
Scientific Challenges in Solar Energy Conversion and Storage 
November 01, 2008 
Challenges in efficient and inexpensive solartoelectric
energy conversion
Eray Aydil (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Scientific Challenges in Solar Energy Conversion and Storage 
November 01, 2008 
Multiple exciton generation in semiconductor quantum dots and
novel molecules: Applications to third generation solar photon
conversion Arthur Nozik (Department of Energy) 
Scientific Challenges in Solar Energy Conversion and Storage 
November 01, 2008 
Quantum dots and dyesensitized semiconductors for solar energy conversion: timedomain ab initio studies of the photoinduced dynamics Oleg Prezhdo (University of Washington) 
Scientific Challenges in Solar Energy Conversion and Storage 
November 01, 2008 
Exciton dissociation in solar cells Xiaoyang Zhu (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Scientific Challenges in Solar Energy Conversion and Storage 
November 01, 2008 
Functionalized quantum dots and conjugated polymers for
light harvesting applications: Theoretical insights Sergei Tretiak (Los Alamos National Laboratory) 
Scientific Challenges in Solar Energy Conversion and Storage 
November 01, 2008 
Computational aspects of solid state transport Christian Ringhofer (Arizona State University) 
Scientific Challenges in Solar Energy Conversion and Storage 
November 01, 2008 
Receiver technology for today and tomorrow Alex Marker (Schott North America, Inc.) 
Scientific Challenges in Solar Energy Conversion and Storage 
November 01, 2008 
CHEDMRDMS solar energy initiative Henry Warchall (National Science Foundation) 
Scientific Challenges in Solar Energy Conversion and Storage 
November 01, 2008 
Engineering morphology in small molecule organic photovoltaic cells for efficient exciton diffusion and dissociation Russell Holmes (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Scientific Challenges in Solar Energy Conversion and Storage 
November 14, 2008 
Image Registration with Applications in Medical Imaging Towards Drug Discovery and Development Belma Dogdas (Merck & Co., Inc.) 
Image Registration with Applications in Medical Imaging Towards Drug Discovery and Development  Belma Dogdas (Merck Research Labs) 
October 17, 2008 
Virtual Prototyping of Hearing Aids Using Numerical Modeling and Supercomputing Thomas Burns (Starkey Laboratories) 
Virtual Prototyping of Hearing Aids Using Numerical Modeling and Supercomputing  Thomas H. Burns (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) 
October 03, 2008 
Dealing with Stiffness in LowMach Number Flows Caroline GattiBono (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) 
Dealing with Stiffness in LowMach Number Flows  Caroline GattiBono (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) 
April 28, 2009 
Network Science: From the Web to Human Diseases AlbertLászló Barabási (Northeastern University) 
Network Science: From the Web to Human Diseases 
January 22, 2009 
Mathematics Making Sense of Sensors Robert Ghrist (University of Pennsylvania) 
Mathematics Making Sense of Sensors 
October 29, 2008 
Surfing with Wavelets Ingrid Daubechies (Princeton University) 
Surfing with Wavelets 
October 04, 2008 
Welcome Peter Olver (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Differential Equations: Analysis, Applications & Computation 
October 04, 2008 
Population spread and the dynamics of biological invasions Mark Lewis (University of Alberta) 
Differential Equations: Analysis, Applications & Computation 
October 04, 2008 
Spectral properties, regularity and optimal bounds for
solutions of elliptic boundary value problems Howard Levine (Iowa State University) 
Differential Equations: Analysis, Applications & Computation 
October 04, 2008 
Numerical work of Hans F. Weinberger John Osborn (University of Maryland) 
Differential Equations: Analysis, Applications & Computation 
March 25, 2009 
A secondorder method for Poisson's equation with discontinuous
coefficients and singular sources Joseph Teran (University of California, Los Angeles) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 26, 2009 
Sobolev active contours as alternatives to higherorder flows Anthony Yezzi (Georgia Institute of Technology) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 26, 2009 
Bregmanized methods for sparse reconstruction and restoration Stanley Osher (University of California, Los Angeles) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 23, 2009 
A spectral method with window technique for the initial value
problems of the KadomtsevPetviashvili equation ChiuYen Kao (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 24, 2009 
Generalized Newtontype methods for energy formulations in
image processing Leah Bar (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 25, 2009 
On countercurrent twolayer flows in thin channels Burt Tilley (Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 25, 2009 
A CahnHilliard functional with longrange interactions: (i) steady states and the phase diagram,
(ii) small volume fraction asymptotics and gradient flow dynamics Rustum Choksi (Simon Fraser University) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 25, 2009 
Precursors to splashing on a solid surface Michael Brenner (Harvard University) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 25, 2009 
Dynamics of thin liquid films Rachel Levy (Harvey Mudd College) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 23, 2009 
Coarsening: transient and selfsimilar dynamics in 1D Thomas Witelski (Duke University) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 23, 2009 
Welcome to the IMA Fadil Santosa (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 26, 2009 
Selfsimilar rupture of thin films with strong slip Barbara Niethammer (University of Oxford) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 23, 2009 
Natural gradient flow discretization of viscous thin
films on curved geometries Martin Rumpf (Rheinische FriedrichWilhelmsUniversität Bonn) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 23, 2009 
Diffuse interface model of interface problems
with curvature dependent energies
Qiang Du (The Pennsylvania State University) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 23, 2009 
Viscous fingeringlike instability of cell fragments: a
nonlinear analysis Martine Ben Amar (École Normale Supérieure) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 24, 2009 
Bodies and boundaries interacting with complex fluids Michael Shelley (New York University) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 24, 2009 
Droplet microfluidics experiments: Challenges for modeling and
control Robin Garrell (University of California, Los Angeles) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 24, 2009 
A comparison of lumped and field models for
electrowetting of sessile drops Ali Nadim (Claremont Graduate University) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 25, 2009 
Geometrical evolution problems at low Reynolds numbers: reduced models Darren Crowdy (Imperial College London) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 24, 2009 
Effects of Riemannian curvature on the analysis of landmark
shape manifolds Mario Micheli (University of California, Los Angeles) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
March 24, 2009 
Complex variable methods and moving boundary problems
Linda Cummings (New Jersey Institute of Technology) 
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding 
November 20, 2008 
Parallelization issues for MINLP Part I William Hart (Sandia National Laboratories) 
MixedInteger Nonlinear Optimization: Algorithmic Advances and Applications 
November 20, 2008 
Parallelization issues for MINLP Part II Cynthia Phillips (Sandia National Laboratories) 
MixedInteger Nonlinear Optimization: Algorithmic Advances and Applications 