Computational
Mathematics,
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Chalmers University of Technology
and
University of Gothenburg
Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAM) Seminar
The seminar usually meets on Wednesdays 13.1514.15 in room MV:L14.
Next seminar:
Wednesday February 12, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Stig Larsson
"Fractional calculus, again"
Spring Term 2014
 Wednesday January 8, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Don Estep, Colorado State University, Chalmers Jubilee Professor
"Efficient approximation, error estimation, and adaptive computation
for randomly perturbed elliptic problems"
 Wednesday January 15, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Patrick Henning, Uppsala
"A twolevel discretization technique for the computation of ground states of BoseEinstein condensates"
 Wednesday January 22, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Raphael Kruse, ETH Zürich
"About a stability concept for stochastic multistep methods"
 Wednesday January 29, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Adam Andersson
"Duality in refined WatanabeSobolev spaces with applications"
 Wednesday February 12, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Stig Larsson
"Fractional calculus, again"
 Wednesday February 19, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday February 26, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday March 5, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday March 12, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday March 19, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday March 26, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday April 2, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday April 9, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday April 16, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday April 23, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday April 30, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday May 7, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday May 14, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday May 21, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday May 28, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday June 4, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday June 11, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
 Wednesday June 18, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Fall Term 2013
 Wednesday August 21, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Dmitry Valovik, Penza State University
"Nonlinear two parameter eigenvalue problem describing
simultaneous electromagnetic TE and TM wave propagation in a nonlinear
plane waveguide. Discreteness of paired/coupled eigenvalues"
 Wednesday September 4, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Larisa Beilina
"Reconstruction from blind experimental data for an inverse problem for a hyperbolic equation"
 Wednesday September 18, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Yubin Yan, University of Chester
"Finite element methods for solving fractional stochastic partial differential equations"
 Wednesday September 25, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
John Bondestam Malmberg
"Improving the shape of the dielectric permittivity reconstructed from
a backscattered wave"
 Wednesday October 9, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Stig Larsson
"A spacetime variational formulation for parabolic problems based fractional calculus"
 Wednesday October 16, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Mihály Kovács, University of Otago
"Weak approximation of a linear stochastic Volterra equation"
 Wednesday October 23, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Adam Andersson
"Two new approaches to weak convergence for SPDEs"
 Wednesday November 6, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Annika Lang
"Isotropic Gaussian random fields on the sphere"
 Wednesday November 13, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Kati Niinimaki, AixMarseille Université
"Sparse tomography"
 Wednesday November 20, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Mohammad Asadzadeh
"Geometric calculus and FEMS for VlasovMaxwell system"
 Thursday November 28, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14 (note the day!)
Don Estep, Colorado State University, Chalmers Jubilee Professor
"Stochastic Inverse Problems for Parameter Determination"
Spring Term 2013
 Wednesday January 9, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Larisa Beilina
"Approximate global convergence and adaptive finite element method in
imaging of buried targets"
 Wednesday January 23, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Raphael Kruse, ETH Zürich
"Antithetic Multilevel Monte Carlo for SDEs with noncommutative noise"
 Wednesday January 30, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Anatoly Yagola, Dept of Physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University
"Piecewise convex approximation of solutions of illposed problems"
 Wednesday February 6, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Matteo Molteni
"Spacetime variational formulation of parabolic problems"
 Wednesday February 13, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Matteo Molteni
"Spacetime variational formulation of parabolic problems, continued."
 Wednesday February 27, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Klas Modin
"Generalised Euler equations: geometry, numerics and applications in medical imaging"
 Wednesday March 6, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Vladimir Sharafutdinov, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Novosibirsk
"The linearized problem of magnetophotoelasticity"
 Wednesday March 20, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Anna Persson, master's thesis, GU
"A finite element approach to the option pricing model of Hobson and
Rogers"
 Wednesday May 8, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Adam Andersson
"A perturbed stochastic boundary control problem and convergence in second moment"
 Wednesday June 19, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Raphael Kruse, ETH Zürich
"Consistency and stability of Galerkin finite element methods for
reaction diffusion equations, part 1"
 Thursday June 20, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Raphael Kruse, ETH Zürich
"Consistency and stability of Galerkin finite element methods for
reaction diffusion equations, part 2"
Fall Term 2012

Wednesday September 12, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Stig Larsson
"Erratum to our paper ''Finite element approximation of the CahnHilliardCook equation''"

Wednesday October 24, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Max Jensen, Durham
"Finite element methods for HamiltonJacobiBellman equations"

Wednesday October 31, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Eugen Mamontov, CIT Chalmers
"Exact analytical solution of the Cauchy problem for linear reactiondiffusion equation with timedependent coefficients and spacetimedependent source term"
Spring Term 2012

Wednesday January 11, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
P.G. Martinsson, Boulder
"Fast direct solvers for elliptic PDEs"

Wednesday February 22, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Stig Larsson
"On waveletGalerkin methods for semilinear parabolic equations driven
by additive noise"

Wednesday March 7, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Vasyl V. Yatsyk, Usikov Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics, Kharkov
"Modeling and analysis of resonance scattering and generation of waves
in cubically polarisable nonlinear layered structures"

Wednesday April 11, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Adam Andersson
"Weak error of finite element approximations of a nonlinear stochastic heat equation"

Wednesday April 25, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Y. Smirnov, Penza State University, Y. Shestopalov, Karlstad, and E. Derevyanchuk,
"Solution to inverse problems of permittivity reconstruction of a body
in a waveguide"

Wednesday May 2, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Jesper Karlsson, KAUST
Global weak error control for the tauleap method

Wednesday May 16, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Yury Podlipenko, Kiev National University, and Yury Shestopalov,
Karlstad
"Guaranteed estimates of functionals from solutions and righthand sides of
Maxwell equations under uncertainties"

Wednesday May 23, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
P.G. Martinsson, Boulder
"Randomized algorithms for very largescale linear algebra"
Fall Term 2011

Wednesday August 24, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Raphael Kruse, University of Bielefeld
"Strong convergence of FEM for semilinear stochastic PDEs"

Tuesday September 6, 11.0012.00, room MV:L14
Nikolay Koshev, Department of Physics, Penza State University of
Architecture and Building, and Department of Physics, Moscow State
University, Russia
"Adaptive finite element method for efficient reconstruction of 2D backscattered signal in microtomography"

Wednesday September 28, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Sergios Agapiou, Warwick
"PDE Techniques for Bayesian Inverse Problems"

Wednesday October 5, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Hillel BarGera, BenGurion University
"Traffic assignment by paired alternative segments (TAPAS)"

Wednesday October 12, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Alexander Samokhin, Department of Applied Mathematics, Moscow Institute of Radio Engineering and
Automation (MIREA)
"Stationary iteration methods for solving 3D electromagnetic scattering problems"

Wednesday October 19, 13.1514.00, room MV:L14
Annika Lang, ETH Zürich
"Multilevel Monte Carlo Finite Element method for parabolic stochastic
partial differential equations"

Wednesday October 19, 14.1515.00, room MV:L14
JeanLouis Woukeng, University of Dschang, Cameroun
"Homogenization of a reactiondiffusion equation with large nonlinear reaction term"

Wednesday October 26, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Stig Larsson
"Local pointwise a posteriori gradient error bounds for the Stokes equations"

Wednesday November 2, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Hermann Douanla
"Homogenization of Steklov spectral problems with indefinite density function in perforated domains"

Wednesday November 9, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
John Wyller, UMB, Ås, Norway
"Homogenization of neural field models and bumps"

Thursday November 10, 15.1516.15, room MV:L15
Andreas Prohl, Tübingen
"Ferromagnetism  modelling, analysis, and numerics"

Wednesday December 7, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Valerij Gubatenko,
Department of Geophysics, Saratov State University
"The setting of the inverse problem of electrical prospecting"
Spring Term 2011

Wednesday January 26, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Alice Kozakevicius, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil
"Waveletessentially non oscillatory schemes for solving hyperbolic
conservation laws"

Wednesday February 2, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Stig Larsson
"Covariance structure of SPDEs driven by noise"

Wednesday February 23, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Alexandros Sopasakis
"Culprits in lattice environments and stochastic dynamics"

Wednesday March 23, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Bengt Lennartson, Automation, Chalmers
"Numerical sensitivity in semidefinite programming applied to optimal
control"

Wednesday March 30, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Yurij Smirnov, Penza State University, Russia
"Inverse scattering in guides"

Wednesday April 6, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Nikolay Koshev, Department of Physics, Penza State University of Architecture and Building, and Department of Physics, Moscow State University, Russia
"Reconstruction of the backscattered electron signal in microtomography"

Wednesday April 13, 13.1514.00, room MV:L14
Gunnar Aronsson, Linköping
"On Ekeland's epsilonvariational principle"

Wednesday April 13, 14.1515.00, room MV:L14
Magdalena Sigg, Basel
"Trigonometric methods for stiff secondorder stochastic differential equations"

Wednesday May 4, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
David J N Wall, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
"On an inverse problem from Magnetic Resonance elastic imaging"

Wednesday May 18, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Niklas Ericsson
"On some inverse and interpolation estimates in weighted norms"

Wednesday May 25, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Irina Gajnova,
Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Siberian Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences,
Novosibirsk
"Overview of methods for solution of inverse problems of optimization treatment of HIV infection"

Wednesday June 8, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Master thesis presentation:
Heng Yang,
Aalborg University and Chalmers
"Compressed sensing with applications to medical imaging"

Wednesday June 15, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Alan Demlow, University of Kentucky, Lexington
"Convergence and optimality of an adaptive FEM for controlling L2 errors"
Fall Term 2010

Wednesday September 1, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Alexandros Sopasakis, University of North Carolina (our guest
researcher 201011)
"Hierarchical closures and coarse graining for hybrid
deterministic/stochastic systems"

Wednesday September 8, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Christoph Schwab, ETH Zürich
"Convergence rates of sparse tensor discretizations
for PDEs with stochastic data"

Wednesday September 15, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Markus Melenk, TU Wien
"Stability and convergence of Galerkin discretizations of the
Helmholtz equation"

Wednesday September 29, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Peter Hansbo
"A new nonconforming rotated Q1 approximation on tetrahedra with application in elasticity"

Wednesday October 6, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Raphael Kruse, University of Bielefeld (our guest during Autumn 2010)
"On the regularity of semilinear stochastic partial differential equations"

Wednesday November 3, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Roman Novikov, École Polytechnique, Paris
"Nonabelian Radon transform and applications"

Wednesday November 10, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Larisa Beilina
"A posteriori error estimates for the adaptivity technique
for the Tikhonov functional and hybrid globally convergent/adaptive inverse algorithm
for a coefficient inverse problem"

Wednesday December 8, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Michael V. Klibanov, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
"A twostage globally convergent numerical method for inverse problems
with experimental data"

Wednesday December 15, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Peter Olsson, Chalmers and DTU, Lyngby
"Can Harry Potter hide from ultrasound? Cloaking and nonuniqueness
for scattering from materials with internal kinematic constraints."
Spring Term 2010

Wednesday February 3, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Hasan Almanasreh
"Stabilized FEM for the radial Dirac equation"

Wednesday February 17, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Francesca Tantardini
Master thesis presentation: "A spacetime finite element method for the heat equation"

Wednesday February 24, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Stig Larsson
"Local pointwise a posteriori gradient error bounds for the
Stokes equations"

Tuesday March 2, 14.3015.30, room MV:L24
Henry Amankwah, Linköping University
"A derivation of the maximum flow formulation of the openpit design problem"

Wednesday March 17, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Håkan Johansson, Applied Mechanics
"A posteriori error estimation and adaptivity for target control problems"

Wednesday April 21, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Gunnar Aronsson, Linköping University
"The Pontryagin maximum principle"

Wednesday May 19, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Ludek Nechvatal, Technical University of Brno, Czech Republic
"On (g,h)analogue of fractional calculus"

Wednesday May 26, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Niklas Ericsson
"On a Fourier/Finite Element discretization of the Stokes equations in an axisymmetric domain"

Wednesday June 2, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Karin Thörnblad
"Optimization of schedules for a multi task production cell"

Wednesday June 2, 14.1515.00, room MV:L14
Robert Sandboge, MSC.Software
"Directcoupled fluidstructure interaction FEM"
Fall Term 2009

Wednesday Sept 9, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Tomas Johansson, Birmingham
"Inverse planar acoustic multiple scattering using topological
derivatives"

Wednesday Sept 23, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Master Thesis Presentation in Engineering Mathematics
Zongyuan Gu
"Adjoint method in advection equation"

Wednesday Sept 30, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Natee Pantong, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
"A globally convergent numerical method for an inverse elliptic problem"

Wednesday Oct 7, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Stig Larsson
"Finite element approximation of the stochastic wave equation"

Oct 2122, room Euler
MP2 workshop
"Computational methods in many electron systems"

Wednesday Nov 4, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Nils Svanstedt
"From G to Sigmaconvergence  An unfolding journey in
homogenization theory"

Wednesday Dec 2, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Adam Andersson
"The basics of Malliavin calculus"

Wednesday Dec 9, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Andrew Jardine, Centre for Maintenance Optimization and Reliability Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada
"IndustryGuided Research: Recent developments in maintenance optimization"

Wednesday Dec 16, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Fredrik Larsson, Applied Mechanics, Chalmers
"Adaptive bridging of the scales in a twoscale finite element approach for elasticity"
Spring Term 2009

Wednesday April 15, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Stefan Jakobsson, FCC
"Rational radial basis function interpolation with applications to antenna design"

Tuesday May 5, 11.1512.15, room MV:L15 Note the time and place!
Andrew Stuart, Warwick
"Approximation of inverse problems"

Wednesday May 20, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
P.G. Martinsson, Boulder
"Fast matrix computations via randomized sampling"
 Wednesday May 20, 14.1515.15, room MV:L14
Michael V. Klibanov, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
"Globally convergent numerical method and adaptivity for some
coefficient inverse problems"

Tuesday May 26, 10.1512.00, room Pascal
Fardin Saedpanah
PhD defense:
"The Finite Element Method for Fractional Order Viscoelasticity and
the Stochastic Wave Equation"
Opponent: Omar Lakkis, University of Sussex

Wednesday May 27, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Ali Mesforush
Licentiate seminar:
"Finite element approximation of the linear stochastic CahnHilliard equation"
Discussion leader: Mohammad Asadzadeh

Thursday May 28, 13.1514.15, room Euler
Sven Ahlinder
Licentiate seminar:
"Efficiently improving a black box characterized by a million variables"
Discussion leader: professor Axel Ruhe, KTH

Friday June 12, 13.0015.00, room Euler
Bertil Nilsson
PhD defense: "Finite Element Procedures for Virtual Tribology"
Opponent: professor Kenneth Eriksson, University West.

Wednesday June 17, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Robert Sandboge, MSC.Software, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
"Abstract modeling for large scale FEM simulations"
Fall Term 2008

Wednesday September 17, 1415, room MV:L14
Milena Racheva, Technical University of Gabrovo, Bulgaria
"Integral Type Finite Elements  Estimates and Application"

Friday October 24, 1011, room MV:L14
Jesper Carlsson, KTH
"Optimal Control of Partial Differential Equations in Optimal Design"

Wednesday October 29, 1314, room MV:L14
Nils E M Svanstedt
"Homogenization of ConvectionDiffusionReaction problems"

Tuesday November 4, 1314 room MV:L14
Mårten Gulliksson, Mid Sweden University
"Mathematical Modeling of Fiber Networks in Paper"

Wednesday November 5, 13.1514, room MV:L14
John Andreas Wyller, UMB, Ås, Norway
"Bumps in a two  population neuronal field model"
Wednesday November 5, 14.1515, room MV:L14
Anna Oleynik, UMB, Ås, Norway
"TBA"

Wednesday November 12, 13.1514.15, MV:L14
Sonia Garcia, US Naval Academy, Annapolis
"From Old to New Perspectives in Numerical Analysis"

Wednesday November 19, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Fardin Saedpanah
"Finite element approximation of the stochastic wave equation"

Wednesday November 26, 13.1515, room MV:F33
Marcus Edstorp
Licentiate seminar:
"Weld Pool Simulations"

Wednesday December 10, 10.0011.00, room MV:L14
David Heintz
Licentiate seminar:
"Model adaptivity in elasticity"

Wednesday December 17, 1314, room MV:L14
Lingfu Zeng, ÅFEngineering AB
"Crack growth in dissimilar materials and its finite element modeling"
Spring Term 2008

Thursday January 17, 1314, room MV:L15
Andreas Karlsson
"Master Thesis presentation"
 Wednesday January 30, 15.15 in room MV:L14
Joel Andersson
Master thesis: "Efficient solution of partial
differentialalgebraic equations in chromatography models"

Wednesday February 6, 14.00 in room MV:L14
Ali Mesforush
"Finite elements for the CahnHilliard equation, part 1"

Wednesday February 13, 14.00 in room MV:L15
Nils Svanstedt
"Asymptotic analysis of Schroedinger equations with large potentials,
Part I"

Tuesday February 19, 13.15 in room MV:L15
Karin Kraft
Licentiate seminar:
"Adaptive finite element methods for optimal control problems"

Wednesday February 20, 14.00 in room MV:L15
Ali Mesforush
"Finite elements for the CahnHilliard equation, part 2"

Wednesday February 27, 14.00 in room MV:L15
Peter Hansbo
"Continuous/discontinuous finite element methods for Kirchhoff and
Reissner plate models: a priori convergence estimates"

Wednesday March 5, 14.00 in room MV:L15
Boris Baeumer, University of Otago, New Zealand
"Fractional dispersion on bounded domains"

Wednesday March 12, 14.00 in room MV:L15
Fardin Saedpanah
"Existence of weak solutions for fractional order viscoelasticity with
traction boundary conditions"

Wednesday April 16, 14.00 in room MV:L15
Gunnar Aronsson, Linköping University
"Various aspects of the infinity Laplace equation"

Wednesday April 30, 14.00 in room MV:L15
No seminar this week

Wednesday May 7, 14.00 in room MV:L15
Nils E M Svanstedt
"Twoscale asymptotics and modulational instability for systems of quadratic solitons in nonlinear optics"

Wednesday May 14, 14.00 in room MV:L15
Stig Larsson
"On the duality argument"

Wednesday May 21, 14.00 in room MV:L15
Jiping Xin
"Comparing the streamline diffusion method and
bipartition model for electron transport"

FridaySaturday May 3031, European Finite Element Fair
See:
EFEF 2008

Monday June 2, 11.00 in room MV:L14
Omar Lakkis, University of Sussex
"Nonstandard a posteriori error estimates for parabolic problems"

Wednesday June 4, 14.00 in room MV:L15
Alan Demlow, University of Kentucky, Lexington
"FEM on surfaces: Algorithms, error analysis and adaptivity"

Thursday June 12, 13.15 in room MV:L14
Andras Batkai, Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest
"Delay equations: a semigroup approach"
Fall Term 2007

Wednesday September 12, 14.00 in room MV:L14
Milena Racheva, Technical University of Gabrovo, Bulgaria
"Optimal order FEM for coupled eigenvalue problems on overlapping or composite domains"

Thursday September 20, 14.00 in room MV:L14
Walter Villanueva, Dept of Mechanics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
"Diffuseinterface simulations of capillary phenomena"

Wednesday September 26, 14.00 in room MV:L14
Anders Logg, SIMULA Research Laboratory, Oslo, Norway
"Activities at Simula: FEniCS and the Center for Biomedical Computing"

Wednesday October 3, 14.00 in room MV:L14
Mika Juntunen, Technical University of Helsinki
"An Unconditionally Stable Mixed Discontinuous Galerkin Method"

Wednesday October 10, 14.00 in room MV:L14
Nils E M Svanstedt, Göteborg University
"On Gconvergence and Stochastic Homogenization of Quasilinear Wave Equations"

Wednesday October 17, 14.00 in room MV:L14
Fredrik Lindgren, Chalmers University
"On Numerical Simulation of Stochastic Partial Differential Equations
Space discretization of stochastic convolutions using wavelet
representation of the noise"

Wednesday November 7, 14.00 in room MV:L14
Nils E M Svanstedt, Göteborg University
"Homogenization of linear and nonlinear
eigenvalue problems"

Wednesday November 14, 14.00 in room MV:L14
Igor Chueshov, Kharkov University, Ukraine.
"Homogenization of global attractors for nonlinear PDEs."

Thursday December 19, 9.00 in room MV:L14
Kristoffer Selim, Chalmers University
Master thesis presentation:
"Drag near rough surfaces"

Tuesday December 18, 13.1514.00 in room MV:L14
Aishajiang Abuding, Engineering Mathematics
Master thesis presentation:
"Finite element simulations of stochastic partial
differential equations"
Spring Term 2007

Tuesday January 23, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Mats Larson, Umeå
"Adaptive simulation of multiphysics problems"

Tuesday January 30, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
John C. Morrison, University of Louisville, Kentucky
"HartreeFock and correlation calculations for atoms and molecules"

Tuesday February 6, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Klas Modin, SKF and Lund University
"Adaptivity in mechanical integrators"

Tuesday February 13, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Stig Larsson
"The CahnHilliard equation"

Tuesday March 13, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Rickard Bensow, Shipping and Marine Technology, Chalmers
"Vorticitystrain residualbased turbulence modeling of the
TaylorGreen vortex"
 Tuesday March 20, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Marcus Edstorp, Trollhättan
"Moving boundary problems in the numerical simulation of welding
pools"

Tuesday April 3, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Fardin Saedpanah
"The continuous Galerkin method for the integrodifferential equations of dynamic viscoelasticity"

Tuesday April 10, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Raul Tempone, Florida State Univ and Royal Institute of Technology
"Stochastic collocation methods for elliptic PDEs with random input data"

Tuesday April 17, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Mihaly Kovacs
"Finite element solution of stochastic parabolic PDEs"

Tuesday April 24, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Peter Hansbo
"Nitsche's method for real and artificial interface problems"

Thursday May 3, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Matthias Geissert, Darmstadt
"The NavierStokes flow in the exterior of a rotating obstacle"

Tuesday May 8, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Ian Sloan, Sydney
"Best of both worlds: strategies for approximating on the sphere"

Tuesday May 15, 15.1516.15, room MV:H11 (note the time and place!)
Hubert Nnang, University of Yaounde, Cameroon
"Introduction to sigmacomvergence"

Tuesday May 29, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Lena Lundqvist and Christoffer Thomee
"Master thesis: Release of active substance from a pharmaceutical formulation"

Thursday May 31, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14 (note the day and time)
Karsten Urban, Ulm
"Adaptive wavelet methods for PDEs"
 Friday June 1, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Lay Eng Yong and Kingsley Kometa
"Master thesis presentation: Eigenvalues for the Dirac equation"

Tuesday June 19, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Alan Demlow, University of Kentucky, Lexington
"Pointwise a posteriori error estimates for parabolic problems"
Fall Term 2006

Wednesday September 6, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Christoffer Cromvik
"Numerical folding of airbags using Origami"

Wednesday October 4, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Nikolai Kotik, Karlstad University
"An elastic boundarycontact problem arising in flexographic printing"

Wednesday October 11, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
StenÅke Strid. Master thesis presentation.
"Parallel implementation of a linear elasticity problem by MPI"

Wednesday October 18, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Karin Kraft (internal seminar)

Wednesday October 25, 13.1514.15., room MV:L14
Ludek Nechvatal, Technical University of Brno
"Worst scenario method and its applications in homogenization"

Wednesday October 25, 14.1515.15, room MV:L14
Jan Francu, Technical University of Brno
"On modelling of water flow in vaneless machines"

Wednesday October 25, 15.1516.15, room MV:L14
Anders Holmbom, MittUniversitetet, Östersund
"On a heat transfer problem related to alpine ski racing"

Wednesday November 1, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Stig Larsson
"Numerical approximation of stochastic partial differential equations"

Wednesday November 8, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Mihaly Kovacs
"Subordinated groups of linear operators: properties via the
transference principle and the related unbounded operational calculus"

Wednesday November 15, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Fardin Saedpanah (internal seminar)

Wednesday November 22, 13.1515.15, room MV:L14
Francisco Bernal, Visiting Linköping University
"Recent improvements to asymmetric radial basis
functions collocation in solving elliptic PDEs"
Gunnar Aronsson, Linköping University
"Injection moulding"

Wednesday November 29, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Mårten Levenstam, Volvo Cars Corporation
"Mathematics in Engineering, reflections from Volvo
Cars R&D. Implications for education and research."

Wednesday December 6, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Conny Andersson, master thesis presentation
"Solving optimal control problems using FEM"

Wednesday December 13, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Guo Chengjun, Sichuan University, China
"Electron transport bipartion model and its application in tumor radiotherapy"

Wednesday December 20, 13.1514.15, room MV:L14
Axel Målqvist, University of California, San Diego
"Error estimation and adaptive computation for
elliptic problems with randomly perturbed coefficients"
Spring Term 2006

Thursday January 5, 10.1511.15, room MV:L14
Axel Målqvist, Colorado State University
"Adaptive variational multiscale methods for convectiondiffusion problems"

Tuesday January 24, 11.1512.15, room MV:L14
Stig Larsson
"Finite elements methods for pseudodifferential equations"

Wednesday February 1, 11.0012.00, room MV:L14
Nils E M Svanstedt
"Multiscale stochastic homogenization of convectiondiffusion problems"

Wednesday February 8, 11.0012.00, room MV:L14
Stig Larsson
"Discretization of an integrodifferential equation modeling dynamic
viscoelasticity"

Wednesday March 8, 11.0012.00, room MV:L14
Patrik Nordberg, Ingemansson Technology AB
"Regularization of linear input estimation problems in structural dynamics"

Monday March 13, 13.1514.15, room MV:L15
Axel Ruhe, Nada, KTH
"Rational Krylov algorithms for eigenvalue computation and model reduction"

Wednesday March 15, 11.0012.00, room MV:L14
Georgios Foufas
"A posteriori error analysis of American options"

Wednesday April 5, 11.0012.00, room MV:L14
Nils E M Svanstedt
"Existence of weak solution to a linear fluid/structure interaction problem"

Wednesday April 12, 11.0012.00, room MV:L14
Eskil Hansen, Numerical Analysis, Lund University
"RungeKutta/Galerkin discretizations of nonlinear parabolic equations"

Wednesday April 19, 13.1514.15, room Mallvinden, note the time and place!
David J. N. Wall, Biomathematics Research Centre, University of Canterbury,
New Zealand (Chalmers Jubilee Professor)
"Modelling Populations of Cancer Cells in Human Cell Lines"

Wednesday April 26, 11.0012.00, room MV:L15 (note the place!)
Bengt Hakberg
"KPPtheory and its applications in turbulent combustion"

Wednesday May 10, 11.0012.00, room MV:L14
Alan Demlow, University of Freiburg
"Pointwise a posteriori estimates for the finite element method"

Wednesday May 17, 11.0012.00, room MV:L14
Sven Ahlinder
"Prediction ability of partial least squares (conjugate gradients)"

Wednesday May 31, 11.0012.00, room MV:L14
Axel Målqvist, Colorado State University
"Sensitivity analysis for linear functionals of solutions to partial
differential equations"