Workshop on Foundations of Numerical PDEs

July 7 - July 9, 2005

Foundations of Computational Mathematics (FoCM2005)

Universidad de Cantabria in Santander, Spain


Thursday July 7, 2005

AFTERNOON  SESSION    Chair:  Christoph Schwab

13:50 - 14:35

Barbara Wohlmuth  (Universität Stuttgart)
"Locking-Free Finite Element Methods based on the Hu-Washizu Formulation for Linear and Geometrically Nonlinear Elasticity"

14:40 - 15:25

Charalambos Makridakis (Department of Applied Mathematics at University of Crete)
"Mesh Adaptivity and Artificial Diffusion in Hyperbolic Problems"

15:25 - 16:00


16:00 - 16:45

Ricardo Nochetto (Mathematics and IPST at University of Maryland)
"Finite Element Methods for Moving Surfaces and Applications to Stressed Epitaxial Films, Shape Optimization, and Image Processing"

16:50 - 17:35

Jens Melenk (Mathematics at University of Reading)
"Boundary Concentrated FEM"

17:40 - 18:25

Tao Tang (*) (Department of Mathematics at Hong Kong Baptist University)
"Moving Mesh Methods for Computational Fluid Dynamics"


(*) semi plenary speaker

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Friday July 8, 2005

AFTERNOON SESSION    Chair:  Randall LeVeque

13:50 - 14:35 Franco Brezzi (*) (Dipartimento di Matematica at Università di Pavia)
"Mimetic Finite Differences Methods for Diffusion Problems"
14:40 - 15:25 Alexander Kurganov (Mathematics at Tulane University)
"Central-Upwind Schemes for Balance Laws. Applications to Multifluid and Multiphase Computations"
15:25 - 16:00 TEA BREAK
16:00 - 16:45 Snorre Christiansen (CMA / Dept. Math. at University of Oslo)
"On Constraint Preservation in Finite Element Discretizations of Yang-Mills Equations"
16:50 - 17:35 Jorge Balbas (Department of Mathematics at University of Michigan)
"MHD Equations, the div(B) Constraint and Central Schemes"
17:40 - 18:25 Rosa Donat (Department of Applied Mathematics at Universitat de València)
"Two-sided Generalized Riemann solvers: Advantages and Shortcomings"

(*) semi plenary speaker

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Saturday July 9, 2005

AFTERNOON SESSION    Chair:  Eitan Tadmor

13:50 - 14:35 Giovanni Russo (Dipartimento di Matematica ed Informatica at Universita di Catania )
"High Order Finite Volume Schemes for Balance Laws with Stiff Source"
14:40 - 15:25 Randall LeVeque (*) (Department of Applied Mathematics at University of Washington)
"High-Resolution Finite Volume Methods and Approximate Riemann Solvers for Hyperbolic Systems"
15:25 - 16:00 TEA BREAK
16:00 - 16:45 Claude Le Bris (CERMICS at Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees)
"Computational Chemistry"
16:50 - 17:35 Andreas Prohl (Seminar für Angewandte Mathematik at ETH)
"Recent Advances in Computational Ferromagnetism"

(*) semi plenary speaker

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