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Colloque Numérique Suisse / Schweizer Numerik Kolloquium

April 25, 2008

Université de Fribourg, Campus Pérolles



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Program overview

08h45-09h20 Welcome coffee / croissant
09h20-09h25 Prof. Dr. Jean-Paul Berrut: Colloquium Opening
Plenary talks: (room G140): Invited lectures
09h25-10h10 Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hackbusch (Max-Planck-Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences):
The technique of hierarchical matrices
10h15-11h00 Prof. Dr. Denis Talay (INRIA Sophia Antipolis / Ecole Polytechnique de Paris):
New challenges for stochastic simulations: theoretical and numerical issues
11h00-11h50 1st poster session and refreshment
Session 1A: room G140: PDE's and Finite elements
11h50-12h10 Claude J. Gittelson, Ralf Hiptmair and Ilaria Perugia: Plane wave discontinuous Galerkin methods (ETHZ, Seminar für Angewandte Mathematik)
12h10-12h30 Teodora Mitkova, Julien Diaz , Marcus Grote: Explicit energy conserving local time stepping for acoustic and electromagnetic wave propagation (Universität Basel, Departement Mathematik)
12h30-12h50 Michel Chipot: Problems in cylinders: when and what to compute in lower dimensions? (Universität Zürich, Institut für Mathematik)
Session 1B: room G120: Stochastic methods in engineering and chemistry
11h50-12h10 Manav Tyagi and Patrick Jenny: A Stochastic-Lagrangian Modeling Framework for Multiphase Flow in Porous Media (ETHZ, Institute of Fluid Dynamics)
12h10-12h30 Evangelos Kotsalis and Petros Koumoutsakos: Coupling atomistic and continuum descriptions using dynamic control (ETHZ, Institute of Computational Science)
12h30-12h50 Jirí Vanícek: Efficient approaches to quantum dynamics based on semiclassical dynamics and the imaginary-time path integral (EPFL, Laboratory of theoretical physical chemistry)
12h50-14h10 lunch
14h10-15h00 2nd poster session
Session 2A: room G140: PDE's and ODE's
15h00-15h20 Holger Heumann: Discretization of generalized convection diffusion equations (ETHZ, Seminar für Angewandte Mathematik)
15h20-15h40 Chantal Landry, Alexandre Caboussat and Ernst Hairer: Optimization-constrained differential equations with discontinuities: application to air quality modeling (EPFL, Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing)
15h40-16h00 Gilles Vilmart, Philippe Chartier and Ernst Hairer: High-order numerical integrators based on modified differential equations (Université de Genève, Section de mathématiques and INRIA Rennes)
Session 2B: room G120: numerical linear algebra, scientific computing in industry
15h00-15h20 Jonathan Coles: Simple Simplex Sampling: Exploring the Solution Space of Degenerate Problems in High Dimensions (Universität Zürich, Institut für Theoretische Physik)
15h20-15h40 Oleksii Morozov and Patrick Hunziker: A Tensor Framework for Multidimensional Signal Processing (University Hospital Basel, Physics in Medicine Group)
15h40-16h00 Chidambaram Narayanan, D. Caviezel and Djamel Lakehal: Complex multiphase flow simulation using immersed surfaces and local mesh refinement methods (ASCOMP GmbH)
16h00-17h00 3rd poster session and coffee

Book of Abstracts

The Book of Abstracts is now online in two versions: portrait (31 pages PDF), or landscape (16 pages in two columns PDF). Hardcopies of the Book of Abstracts will be available at the Colloquium.