Special: Lin Lin

Nov. 14, 2013

Fast algorithms for electronic structure analysis This talk will be followed by coffee and light refreshments. Lin Lin Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Date and time: Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 4:00pm Location: ECCR 257 Abstract: Kohn-Sham density functional theory (KSDFT) is the most widely used electronic structure theory for molecules...

Computational Math Seminar: Peter Graf

Nov. 12, 2013

Modelling Batteries Peter Graf National Renewable Energy Laboratory Date and time: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 10:00am Location: Grandview Conference Room Abstract: TBA

Special: Katie Newhall

Nov. 12, 2013

Dynamics of Ferromagnets: Averaging Methods, Bifurcation Diagrams, and Thermal Noise Effects Katie Newhall Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences , New York University Date and time: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 11:30am Location: ECCR 257 Abstract: Driving nanomagnets by spin-polarized currents offers exciting prospects in magnetoelectronics, but the response of the...

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: Tobias Jones

Nov. 8, 2013

Algebraic Multigrid Methods For Parallel Computing, Systems, and Graphs Tobias Jones Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Friday, November 8, 2013 - 2:00pm Location: Grandview Conference Room at 1320 Grandview Ave Abstract: In modern large-scale supercomputing applications, Algebraic MultiGrid (AMG) is a leading choice for solving...

Special: Michael Calkins

Nov. 7, 2013

Reduced Models and Fast Algorithms: A Synergistic Approach for Modeling Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Turbulence This talk will be followed by an informal lunch with APPM faculty and graduate students Michael Calkins Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 12:15pm Location: ECCR...

Dynamical Systems Seminar: Bob Dewar

Nov. 7, 2013

Variational constructions of almost-invariant tori for 1 ½-D Hamiltonian systems Bob Dewar Plasma Research Laboratory , Australian National University , Canberra, Australia Date and time: Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 2:00pm Location: ECCR 257 Abstract: Action-angle variables are normally defined only for integrable systems, but in order to describe 3D...

Special: Mark Hoefer

Nov. 5, 2013

Modulated Wavetrains in Dispersive Hydrodynamics This talk will be followed by an informal lunch with APPM faculty and graduate students. Mark Hoefer Department of Mathematics , North Carolina State University Date and time: Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 12:15pm Location: ECCR 257 Abstract: Solitary waves and small amplitude dispersive radiation...

Colloquium: Lev Ostrovsky, Senior Scientist

Nov. 1, 2013

Dynamics of bubbles and particles under the action of acoustic radiation force Lev Ostrovsky, Senior Scientist Zel Technologies /NOAA Environmental Research Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Date and time: Friday, November 1, 2013 - 3:00pm Location: ECCR 245 Abstract: Studies of the dynamics of small particles in hydrodynamic flows...

Comprehensive Exam: Dustin Keck

Oct. 31, 2013

Aggregation Dynamics: Numerical Approximations and Inverse Problems Dustin Keck Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 2:00pm Location: ECOT 226 - APPM Conference Room Abstract: In this proposal, we investigate the accuracy and robustness of numerical simulations and inverse prob- lems in...

Comprehensive Exam: Henry Romero

Oct. 31, 2013

Capacity of Communication Networks with Common Messages Henry Romero Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 3:30pm Location: Engineering Center, ECOT 831 Abstract: To meet the rising demand for high-rate wireless data services, a clear picture of what communication rates are, or...

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