Midwest Numerical Analysis Day 2011

Department of Mathematics, Purdue University, May 7-8, 2011


Conference Program [PDF version]

May 7, 2011
8:00-8:30 Check-in/Refreshments (Lawson Building)
8:30-8:40 Opening Remarks (LWSN 1142)
8:40-9:30 Plenary talk: Jinchao Xu. Chair: Jie Shen  (LWSN 1142)
9:30-10:00 Coffee Break
  Session 1 (LWSN 1142)

Chair: Dongbin Xiu

Session 2  (LWSN 1106)

Chair: Bradley Lucier


Hybridizable Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Elliptic Problems

Fatih Celiker

Mathematics, Wayne State University

Instant System Availability

Kai Huang

Department of Mathematics, Florida International University


A Superconvergent Local Discontinuous Galerkin Method for Elliptic Problems

Mahboub Baccouch

Department of Mathematics, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Self Similar Growth of Single Precipitate in Inhomogeneous Elastic Medium

Amlan Barua

Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology


Efficient Computation of Failure Probability

Jing Li

Department of Mathematics, Purdue University

Nonnegative Sparse Blind Source Separation for NMR Spectroscopy by Data Clustering, Model Reduction, and $l_1$ Minimization

Yuanchang Sun

Department of Mathematics, University of California at Irvine


An Algebraic Multigrid Preconditioner with Guaranteed Condition Number

Artem Napov

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab


Error Bound for Numerical Methods for the Rudin-Osher-Fatemi Image Smoothing Model

Jingyue Wang

Math, University of Georgia


WENO Divergence-Free Reconstruction-Based Finite Volume Scheme for Solving Ideal MHD Equations on Triangular Meshes

Zhiliang Xu

Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics Department, University of Notre Dame

Sequential Monte Carlo Sampling in Hidden Markov Models of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems

Xiaoyan Zeng

Mathematics and Computer Science Division,  Argonne National Laboratory

12:15-2:15 Reception/Lunch: Maza Mediterranean Grill & Tapas

135 S. Chauncey Ave, Ste 2A-2B
West Lafayette, IN 47906

2:30-3:20 Plenary talk: Pavel Bochev. Chair: Peijun Li
3:20-4:00 Coffee Break
  Session 3  (LWSN 1142)

Chair: Zhiqiang Cai

Session 4  (LWSN 1106)

Chair: Tien-Yien Li


A Lowest Order Divergence-free Finite Element on Rectangular Grids

Shangyou Zhang

University of Delaware

Fast Finite Element Solver Development for  a Nonlocal Dielectric Continuum Model

Dexuan Xie

Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Stability and Error Estimates for an Equation Error Method for Elliptic Equations

Mohammad Al-Jamal

Department of Mathematical Sciences, Michigan Technological University

Efficient Spectral Methods for Systems of Coupled Elliptic Equations with Applications to Cahn-Hilliard Type Equations

Feng Chen

Department of Mathematics, Purdue University


A Parallel Implementation of an ODE Solver for a River Basin Model

Scott Small

Department of Mathematics, University of Iowa

A Finite Element Solver for the Kohn-Sham equation with a Mesh Redistribution Technique

Guanghui Hu

Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University


Phase Field Modeling for Mesoscale Materials by Differential Variational Inequality

Lei Wang

Argonne National Laboratory


The Chebyshev Integral Formulation for Performing High Spatial Resolution Collocation Simulations

Benson Muite

Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan


A Piecewise Constant Enriched Continuous Galerkin  Method for Problems with Discontinuous Solutions

Shun Zhang

Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University

Fast Fourier--Jacobi Methods for the Fokker--Planck Equation of  FENE Dumbbell Fluids

Haijun Yu

Department of Mathematics, Purdue University

May 8, 2011
8:00-8:30 Check-in/Refreshments (Lawson Building)
8:30-9:20 Plenary talk: Jan Hesthaven. Chair: Jianlin Xia
9:20-10:00 Coffee Break
  Session 5  (LWSN 1142)

Chair: Gregery Buzzard

Session 6  (LWSN 1106)

Chair: Steven Dong


Towards Lightweight Projection Methods for Systems with Multiple Right-hand Sides

Efstratios Gallopoulos

Department of Computer Engineering & Informatics, University of Patras, Greece

Galerkin-type Approximation for Stochastic PDE of Nonlinear Beam with Additive Noise

Henri Schurz

Department of Mathematics, Southern Illinois University


Numerical Linear Algebra Challenges in Very Large Scale Data Analysis

Jie Chen

Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory

An Efficient and Stable Spectral Method for Electromagnetic Scattering from a Layered Periodic Structure

Ying He

Department of Mathematics, Purdue University


Parallel Computation of the Mixed Volume

Tianran Chen

Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University

Polynomial Interpolation on Arbitrary Nodal Sets in High Dimensions

Akil Narayan

Department of Mathematics, Purdue University


A Superfast and Stable Solver for Toeplitz Linear Systems via Randomized Sampling

Yuanzhe Xi

Department of Mathematics, Purdue University

Eigen-based High Order Basis for Spectral Elements

Xiaoning Zheng

Department of Mathematics, Purdue University



Please contact the conference organizers for more information:

Jie Shen (Chair), Peijun Li, and Jianlin Xia at mwna@math.purdue.edu.