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Summer School on Mathematical Theory and Numerical Methods for Computational Materials Simulation and Design

(17 Jul - 14 Aug 2009)

... Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics
in celebration of 80th Anniversary of Faculty of Science


 Overview

The Summer School brings together senior undergraduate students and graduate students to the study of Mathematical Theory and Numerical Methods for Computational Materials Simulation and Design. It consists of two weeks of tutorials and student oriented seminars. Distinguished researchers will give tutorial lectures on topics in physical modeling, mathematical theory, computational methods and applications related to computational materials simulation and design in this summer school.

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 Tutorial Speakers

 Invited Speaker

Outline

The Q-tensor theory of liquid crystals by John Ball, University of Oxford, UK

Fluid-particle interaction models: asymptotics, theory and numerics
by Jose A. Carrillo, University Autonoma Barcerona, Spain

Diffuse interface modeling and simulation of some interface problems by Qiang Du, Penn State University, USA

Toward quantitative analysis of nanoelectronics --- state of the art and challenges by Hong Guo, McGill University, Canada

Introduction to molecular models by Xiantao Li, Penn State University, USA

Ginzburg-Landau Equations---some recent developments and open problems by Fanghua Lin, Courant Institute, USA

Eigenvalue problem of magnetic Schrodinger operators by Xingbin Pan, East China Normal University, China

Efficient and accurate numerical schemes for the phase-field models for multiphase complex fluids by Jie Shen, Purdue University, USA

Theory and modeling of reactive events by Eric Vanden-Eijnden, Courant Institute, USA

Introduction to dislocation dynamics by Yongwei Zhang, National University of Singapore and Institute of High Performance Computing

Mathematical models for liquid crystals by Daniel Phillips, Purdue University, USA

 Schedule

Venue : IMS Auditorium
Venue: IMS Seminar Room (17 Jul 2009)
Venue: CRA, S14 #03-10, Department of Mathematics (5 Aug 2009 afternoon)

17 Jul - 30 Jul 2009 3 - 7 Aug 2009

 Friday, 17 Jul 2009

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

Chair: Yuanping Feng, National University of Singapore

09:30am - 10:30am

Toward quantitative analysis of nanoelectronics --- state of the art and challenges (Lecture 1)
Hong Guo, McGill University, Canada

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Toward quantitative analysis of nanoelectronics --- state of the art and challenges (Lecture 2)
Hong Guo, McGill University, Canada

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Chair: Weizhu Bao, National University of Singapore

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Toward quantitative analysis of nanoelectronics --- state of the art and challenges (Lecture 3)
Hong Guo, McGill University, Canada

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

Toward quantitative analysis of nanoelectronics --- state of the art and challenges (Lecture 4)
Hong Guo, McGill University, Canada

Monday, 27 Jul 2009

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

Chair: Weizhu Bao, National University of Singapore

09:30am - 10:30am

Diffuse interface modeling and simulation of some interface problems (Lecture 1)
Qiang Du, Penn State University, USA

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Diffuse interface modeling and simulation of some interface problems (Lecture 2)
Qiang Du, Penn State University, USA

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Chair: Qiang Du, Penn State University, USA

02:00pm - 03:00pm

The Q-tensor theory of liquid crystals (PDF) (Lecture 1)
John Ball, University of Oxford, UK

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

The Q-tensor theory of liquid crystals (PDF) (Lecture 2)
John Ball, University of Oxford, UK

Tuesday, 28 Jul 2009

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

Chair: Weizhu Bao, National University of Singapore

09:30am - 10:30am

Diffuse interface modeling and simulation of some interface problemsA (Lecture 3)
Qiang Du, Penn State University, USA

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Diffuse interface modeling and simulation of some interface problems (Lecture 4)
Qiang Du, Penn State University, USA

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Chair: Qiang Du, Penn State University, USA

02:00pm - 03:00pm

The Q-tensor theory of liquid crystals (PDF) (Lecture 3)
John Ball, University of Oxford, UK

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

The Q-tensor theory of liquid crystals (PDF) (Lecture 4)
John Ball, University of Oxford, UK

Wednesday, 29 Jul 2009

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

Chair: Xiantao Li, Penn State University, USA

09:30am - 10:30am

Efficient and accurate numerical schemes for the phase-field models for multiphase complex fluids (Lecture 1)
(PDF1, PDF2, PDF3, PDF4)
Jie Shen, Purdue University, USA

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Efficient and accurate numerical schemes for the phase-field models for multiphase complex fluids (Lecture 2)
(PDF1, PDF2, PDF3, PDF4)

Jie Shen, Purdue University, USA

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Chair: Jie Shen, Purdue University, USA

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Introduction to molecular models (Lecture 1)
(PDF1, PDF2, PDF3, PDF4, PDF5)
Xiantao Li, Penn State University, USA

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

Introduction to molecular models (Lecture 2)
(PDF1, PDF2, PDF3, PDF4, PDF5)

Xiantao Li, Penn State University, USA

Thursday, 30 Jul 2009

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

Chair: Xiantao Li, Penn State University, USA

09:30am - 10:30am

Efficient and accurate numerical schemes for the phase-field models for multiphase complex fluids (Lecture 3)
(PDF1, PDF2, PDF3, PDF4)

Jie Shen, Purdue University, USA

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Efficient and accurate numerical schemes for the phase-field models for multiphase complex fluids (Lecture 4)
(PDF1, PDF2, PDF3, PDF4)

Jie Shen, Purdue University, USA

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Chair: Jie Shen, Purdue University, USA

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Introduction to molecular models (Lecture 3)
(PDF1, PDF2, PDF3, PDF4, PDF5)

Xiantao Li, Penn State University, USA

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

Introduction to molecular models (Lecture 4)
(PDF1, PDF2, PDF3, PDF4, PDF5)

Xiantao Li, Penn State University, USA

 Monday, 3 Aug 2009

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

Chair: Weizhu Bao, National University of Singapore

09:30am - 10:30am

Mathematical models for liquid crystals (PDF)
Daniel Phillips, Purdue University, USA

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Eigenvalue problem of magnetic Schrodinger operators (PDF)
Xingbin Pan, East China Normal University, China

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Tuesday, 4 Aug 2009

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

Chair: Weizhu Bao, National University of Singapore

09:30am - 10:30am

Theory and modeling of reactive events (Lecture 1)
Eric Vanden-Eijnden, Courant Institute, USA

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Theory and modeling of reactive events(Lecture 2)
Eric Vanden-Eijnden, Courant Institute, USA

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Chair: Eric Vanden-Eijnden, Courant Institute, USA

02:00pm - 03:30pm

Fluid-particle interaction models: asymptotics, theory and numerics (Lecture 1) (PDF1, PDF2, PDF3)
Jose A. Carrillo, University Autonoma Barcerona, Spain

03:30pm - 04:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:00pm - 05:30pm

Fluid-particle interaction models: asymptotics, theory and numerics (Lecture 2) (PDF1, PDF2, PDF3)
Jose A. Carrillo, University Autonoma Barcerona, Spain

Wednesday, 5 Aug 2009

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

Chair: Qiang Du, Penn State University, USA

09:30am - 10:30am

Theory and modeling of reactive events (Lecture 3)
Eric Vanden-Eijnden, Courant Institute, USA

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Theory and modeling of reactive events (Lecture 4)
Eric Vanden-Eijnden, Courant Institute, USA

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Thursday, 6 Aug 2009

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

Chair: Yongwei Zhang, National University of Singapore

09:30am - 10:30am

Ginzburg-Landau Equations---some recent developments and open problems (Lecture 1)
Fanghua Lin, Courant Institute, USA

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Ginzburg-Landau Equations---some recent developments and open problems (Lecture 2)
Fanghua Lin, Courant Institute, USA

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Chair: Jose A. Carrillo, University Autonoma Barcerona, Spain

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Introduction to dislocation dynamics (Lecture 1)
Yongwei Zhang, National University of Singapore and Institute of High Performance Computing

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

Introduction to dislocation dynamics (Lecture 2)
Yongwei Zhang, National University of Singapore and Institute of High Performance Computing

Friday, 7 Aug 2009

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

Chair: Yongwei Zhang, National University of Singapore and Institute of High Performance Computing

09:30am - 10:30am

Ginzburg-Landau Equations---some recent developments and open problems (Lecture 2)
Fanghua Lin, Courant Institute, USA

10:30am - 11:00am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:00am - 12:00nn

Ginzburg-Landau Equations---some recent developments and open problems (Lecture 3)
Fanghua Lin, Courant Institute, USA

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Chair: Jose A. Carrillo, University Autonoma Barcerona, Spain

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Introduction to dislocation dynamics (Lecture 3)
Yongwei Zhang, National University of Singapore and Institute of High Performance Computing

03:00pm - 03:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:30pm - 04:30pm

Introduction to dislocation dynamics (Lecture 4)
Yongwei Zhang, National University of Singapore and Institute of High Performance Computing

17 Jul - 30 Jul 2009 3 - 7 Aug 2009

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