CAM Seminar Spring 2019

Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAM) Seminar

Spring 2019

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 Paul Cazeaux for arrangements.

January 30 Organization meeting
February 6  
February 13 Professor Shaoyun Shi (Jilin University), Dynamics of vortices in the reduced dynamical law of Ginzburg-Landau equations. Abstract.
February 20 Agnieszka Miedlar (University of Kansas), The NLFEAST Algorithm for Large-Scale Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems. Abstract.
February 27  
March 6 Jesse L. Barlow (The Pennsylvania State University), Block-modified Gram-Schmidt algorithms. Abstract.
March 13 Spring Break
March 20 Wesley Perkins (University of Kansas), Modulational Instability of Viscous Fluid Conduit Periodic Waves​ Abstract.
March 27 Jianxian Qiu (School of Mathematical Sciences, Xiamen University, China), A simple and efficient finite volume WENO method for hyperbolic conservation laws. Abstract.
April 3 Weizhang Huang (University of Kansas), On nonsingularity of the MMPDE moving mesh method.
April 10 Robert Eisenberg (Rush Medical College at Chicago), Voltage Sensors of Biological Channels are Nanomachines that Perfectly Conserve Current, as Maxwell defined it. Abstract.
April 17 Erik Van Vleck (University of Kansas), Projected Data Assimilation. Abstract.
April 24 Aaron Barrett (University of Kansas), Randomized Projection Algorithms for Solving Large Linear Systems Abstract.
May 1 Dave Rahn (University of Kansas, Department of Geography and Atmospheric Science), Atmospheric Dynamics along the California Coast Abstract.
May 8 Yingxiang Xu (Northeast Normal University, China), Optimized Schwarz methods for the optimal control of systems governed by elliptic partial differential equations. Abstract.
May 15 John Maclean (University of Adelaide), The Suboptimal Proposal. 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.