Applied Mathematics Seminar

Mondays, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

E1 Room 245

Schedule, Spring 2005

Monday, Jan.24:
Monday, Jan.31:
Monday, Feb.7:
Monday, Feb.14 (postponed to April 4): note this week's colloquium talk
Monday, Feb.21 (special start time: 4:45): Stan Pliska (Department of Finance, University of Illinois at Chicago), "Mortgage Valuation and Optimal Refinancing".
Monday, Feb.28: (special location: LS 240): Leon Lederman (Director Emeritus of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Pritzker Professor of Science, BCPS Department IIT), "The Role of Symmetry in Physics".
Monday, March 7:  George Byrne (Prof. emeritus, Department of Applied Mathematics, IIT), "VODE_F90, a Revision of VODE in Fortran 90".
Monday, March 21: Grady Wright (Department of Mathematics, University of Utah), "Scattered Node Finite Difference-Type Formulas Generated from Radial Basis Functions".
Monday, March 28: Marian Gidea (Department of Mathematics, Northeastern Illinois University), "Chaotic Dynamics in the Three-body Problem: with Applications to Space Mission Design".
Monday, April 4: Floyd Hanson (Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago), "Risk-Neutral Option Pricing for Jump-Diffusion Processes".
Monday, April 11: Peter Constantin (Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago), "Smoluchowski Equations".
Monday, April 18: Mike Minkoff (Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory), "Two Numerical Problems in Chemical Dynamics Simulation".
Monday, April 25 (moved to April 20): Russel Caflisch (Department of Mathematics, University of California at Los Angeles), note colloquium talk
Monday, May 2: Hong Zhang (Department of Computer Science, IIT), POSTPONED.


Refreshments served before the presentation in E1 245.

Please contact Greg Fasshauer ( (567-3149) if interested. 

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