Applied Mathematics SeminarMondays, 4:305:30 p.m. E1 Room 245

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
DifferenceType Formulas Generated from Radial Basis Functions". 
Monday, March 28:  Marian Gidea (Department of Mathematics, Northeastern Illinois University), "Chaotic Dynamics in the Threebody Problem: with Applications to Space Mission Design". 
Monday, April 4:  Floyd Hanson
(Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, University
of Illinois at Chicago), "RiskNeutral
Option Pricing for JumpDiffusion 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 (fass@amadeus.math.iit.edu) (5673149) if
interested.