MATH 7845 - Differential Equations Seminar - Fall 2005

              Tuesdays, 2:00PM-3:00PM, JWB 335
 Fridays, 3:00PM-4:00PM, LCB 219

SCHEDULE



September, 2005

Tuesday, September 13 - Nathan Albin, Optimal Conducting Composites
I

Friday, September 16 - Nathan Albin,
Optimal Conducting Composites II

Tuesday, September 20 - Lyubima  Simeonova,
Optimization of Micro-Composite Lenses I  

Friday, September 23 -
Lyubima  Simeonova, Optimal Mode Coupling in simple planar waveguides

Tuesday, September 27
- Andrej Cherkaev, Dynamics of lattices with unstable links I

Friday, September 30
- Andrej Cherkaev, Dynamics of lattices with unstable links II

October, 2005

Friday, October 7 - Fall Break

Tuesday, October 11 - Marian Bocea, Quasiconvexity vs. Rank-One Convexity on 2x2 Matrices I

Friday, October14
- Marian Bocea, Quasiconvexity vs. Rank-One Convexity on 2x2 Matrices II

Tuesday, October18 - Andrejs Treibergs, Among drums of equal area, the circular one has the lowest fundamental tone I


Friday, October 21
- Andrejs Treibergs, Among drums of equal area, the circular one has the lowest fundamental tone II

Tuesday, October 25 - Andrejs Treibergs, An overdetermined boundary value problem for de Saint-Venant's shaft


November, 2005

Tuesday, November 8
- Haimanot Kassa, Derivative Pricing with Stochastic Volatility I

Friday, November 11 - Gene H. Golub (Stanford University), Matrices, moments and quadrature with applications

Friday, November 11
- Haimanot Kassa, Derivative Pricing with Stochastic Volatility II

Tuesday, November 15 - Hwan Yong Lee,
Homogenization of the Maxwell equations at fixed frequency

Friday, November 18 - Russell Richins, Viscosity Solutions for Partial Differential Equations

Tuesday, November 22 - Russell Richins, Viscosity solutions to the infinity Laplace equation and absolutely minimizing Lipschitz extensions

Friday, November 25 - Thanksgiving Break

Tuesday, November 29 - Yuan Zhang, The Riemann-Lebesgue lemma: examples and applications


December, 2005

Friday, December 2 - Shang-Yuan Shiu, Introduction to Stochastic Calculus


Tuesday, December 6 - Yimin Chen, A Hyperbolic PDE with Parabolic Behavior