Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAM) Seminar

Fall, 2017 – Spring, 2018

CAM seminar talks are held on Wednesday from 2:00-3:00 PM in Snow Hall 306, unless otherwise noted.

KU Numerical Analysis Group Webpage

Please contact Agnieszka Międlar for arrangements.

August 30 Agnieszka Międlar Organization meeting
September 6  
September 13  
September 20  
September 27 Liwei Zhang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University,
''Poisson-Nernst-Planck system for ion channels with large permanent charge''   Abstract
October 4 Reed Ogrosky, Virginia Commonwealth University
"Single-PDE models of air-driven film flow in a vertical tube"   Abstract
October 11 Dionyssis Mantzavinos, University of Kansas
"Linear diffusion under the presence of a boundary"   Abstract
October 18 Paul Cazeaux, University of Kansas
"Computational Non-Commutative Geometry for Multilayer 2D Materials"   Abstract
October 25 Yufei Yu, University of Kansas
"Selection of the regularization parameter in the Ambrosio-Tortorelli approximation of the Mumford-Shah functional for image segmentation"   Abstract
November 1 Tommy Gebhardt, University of Kansas
"Optimizing Defensive Strategies in Invasion Team Sports"   Abstract
November 8 Xuemin Tu, University of Kansas
"BDDC methods for incompressible Stokes with Weak Galerkin discretization"   Abstract
Novemeber 15 Weizhang Huang "A provable discrete approach to the MMPDE moving mesh method"
November 29 Daniel Reuman, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Kansas Biological Survey
"Connections between Taylor’s power law of fluctuation scaling and population synchrony"   Abstract
December 6 Hongguo Xu, University of Kansas
"Linear port-Hamiltonian DAE systems"  Abstract


Events Calendar

Using Math

CTE course transformation grant helps Emily Witt, assistant professor of math, develop active learning with student groups in calculus.  Positive results using modules developed with Justin Lyle and Amanda Wilkens, math graduate students, were attained.  Read more

Math and COVID-19: Sources on how math is being used to track the virus and its spread.  AMS link.

A mathematician-musician's breakthrough melds East, West. Read more.

Researcher's innovative approach to flood mapping support emergency management and water officials. Read more.

Nicole Johnson found a way to express her baton twirling using math. See video.