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Kinetic Description of Multiscale Phenomena

The Annual Kinetic FRG Meeting

May 23-26, 2011

  • All the lectures will be in Van Vleck Hall, room B239
  • Breakfast, Coffee breaks and Tuedays's banquet will be at Van Vleck Hall, room 911
  • Van Vleck Hall
    Department of Mathematics
    University of Wisconsin -Madison
    Madison, WI 53706

    Monday, May 23-
    9:00 - 9:25 COFFEE
    MORNING SESSION Chair: Eitan Tadmor (University of Maryland)
    9:25 - 9:30 Shi Jin (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    Welcoming Remarks
    9:30 - 10:10 Kazuo Aoki (Kyoto University)
    "Decay of an oscillating disk in a collision-less gas: A long-memory effect"

    10:15 - 10:55 Robert Strain (University of Pennsylvania)
    "Optimal large-time decay rates for collisional kinetic equations in the whole space"
    11:00 - 11:30 COFFEE BREAK
    11:30 - 12:10 François Golse (École Polytechnique)
    "The mean-field limit for a regularized Vlasov-Maxwell dynamics"

    12:15 - 2:00 LUNCH
    AFTERNOON SESSION Chair:Thanos Tzavaras (University of Crete)
    2:00 - 2:40 Manoussos Grillakis (University of Maryland)
    "Second order correction to the mean field of weakly interacting Bosons"
    2:45 - 3:25 Hailiang Liu (Iowa State University)
    "Bose-Einstein condensation and a model for the Kompaneets equation"
    3:30 - 4:00 COFFEE BREAK
    4:00 - 4:40 Miguel Escobedo (University of Bilbao)
    "On some linearized quantum Boltzmann equations"
    4:45 - 5:25 Agisilaos Athanasoulis (École Polytechnique)
    "Recent results in semi-classical analysis: quantum selection principles for ill-posed classical problems"

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    Tuesday, May 24-
    9:00 - 9:30 COFFEE
    MORNING SESSION Chair: Christian Ringhofer (Arizona State University)
    9:30 - 10:10 Shi Jin (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    New multi-scale methods for surface hopping in quantum dynamics
    10:15 - 10:55 Irene Gamba (University of Texas at Austin)
    "Lagrangian based conservative spectral method for non-linear Boltzmann equation: convergence, error estimates and simulations"
    11:00 - 11:30 COFFEE BREAK
    11:30 - 12:10 Peter Constantin   (University of Chicago)
    "Active scalars with singular integral constitutive laws"
    12:15 - 2:00 LUNCH BREAK
    AFTERNOON SESSION Chair: Irene Gamba (University of Texas at Austin)
    2:00 - 2:40 Pierre-Emmanuel Jabin (Nice Sophia Antipolis University)
    "Mean field limit of many particles system with singular forces"

    2:45 - 3:25 Greg Forest (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
    "Kinetic theory and complex fluids"
    3:30 - 4:00 COFFEE BREAK
    4:00 - 4:40 Russel Caflisch (University of California, Los Angeles)
    "Beyond the Child-Langmuir limit"
    4:45 - 5:25 Tai-Ping Liu (Stanford University)
    "Aspects of dissipation in the kinetic theorys"
    EVENING ACTIVITIES
    7:00 DINNER at TBA

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    Wednesday, May 25-
    8:45 - 9:15 COFFEE
    MORNING SESSION Chair: Shi Jin (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    9:15 - 9:55 Eitan Tadmor (University of Maryland)
    "A new model for self-organized dynamics"
    10:00 - 10:40 Benedetto Piccoli (University of Rutgers-Camden)
    "Heterogeneous models for net flow and crowd dynamics"
    10:45 - 11:15 COFFEE BREAK
    11:15 - 11:55 Christian Ringhofer (Arizona State University)
    "Averaged kinetic models for flows on complex networks"
    12:00 - 1:45 LUNCH
    AFTERNOON SESSION Chair: Francois Golse (École Polytechnique)
    1:45 - 2:25 Yan Guo (Brown University)
    "The Valsov—Poisson-Landau system in a periodic box"
    2:30 - 3:10 Bernt Wennberg (Chalmers University of Technology)
    "On the propagation of chaos in pair interaction driven master equations"

     

    Free Afternoon

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    Thursday, May 26-
    8:45 - 9:15 COFFEE
    MORNING SESSION Chair: Pierre-Emmanuel Jabin (Nice Sophia Antipolis University)
    9:15 - 9:55 Athanasios Tzavaras (University of Wisconsin)
    "The equations of poly-convex elasto-dynamics"
    10:00 - 10:40 Claude Bardos (University of Paris VII)
    About incompressible Euler limit of solutions of Navier-Stokes and Boltzmann equation in the presence of boundary effects
    10:45 - 11:15 COFFEE BREAK
    11:15 - 11:55 Round-table discussion – “The kinetic FRG and beyond”
    Moderators: Gamba, S. Jin, Ringhofer, Tadmor, Tzavaras
    12:00 - 1:45 LUNCH BREAK
    AFTERNOON SESSION Chair: Hailiang Liu (Iowa State University)
    1:45 - 2:25 Weiran Sun (University of Chicago)
    "Transition regime models"

    2:30 - 3:10 Cory Hauck (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
    "A collision-based hybrid method for linear transport"

    3:15 - 3:55 Laure Saint-Raymond (École Normale Supérieure)
    "The Navier-Stokes limit of the Boltzmann equation with electromagnetic forces"

    4:00 Closing

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