Campuses:

Talks

Date Title / Speaker Eventsort ascending
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 sub-grid 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 Induced-charge 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 Urbana-Champaign)
Mathematics of Microfluidic Transport Phenomena
December 06, 2009 An Introduction to interfaces and multiphase flows in

microfluidics

Shelley Anna (Carnegie-Mellon 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 temperature-dependent 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 Environment-assisted quantum transport in photosynthetic complexes: Learning from nature for potential organic photovoltaic applications.
Alán Aspuru-Guzik (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 solar-to-electric

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 dye-sensitized semiconductors for solar energy conversion: time-domain 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 CHE-DMR-DMS 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 Low-Mach Number Flows
Caroline Gatti-Bono (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
Dealing with Stiffness in Low-Mach Number Flows - Caroline Gatti-Bono (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
April 28, 2009 Network Science: From the Web to Human Diseases
Albert-László 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 second-order 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 higher-order 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 Kadomtsev-Petviashvili equation

Chiu-Yen Kao (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Higher Order Geometric Evolution Equations: Theory and Applications from Microfluidics to Image Understanding
March 24, 2009 Generalized Newton-type 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 two-layer 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 Cahn-Hilliard functional with long-range 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 self-similar dynamics in 1-D
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 Self-similar 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 Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität 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 fingering-like instability of cell fragments: a

non-linear 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)
Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Optimization: Algorithmic Advances and Applications
November 20, 2008 Parallelization issues for MINLP Part II
Cynthia Phillips (Sandia National Laboratories)
Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Optimization: Algorithmic Advances and Applications

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