### Numerical Analysis Archives for Academic Year 2012

#### Convergence and quasi optimality of adaptive hybridizable discontinuous Galerkin methods

When: Tue, February 7, 2012 - 3:30pm

Where: MTH 3206

Speaker: Wujun Zhang (School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis)

#### Finite Element Approximation of Large Bending Isometries

When: Tue, February 14, 2012 - 3:30pm

Where: MTH 3206

Speaker: Prof. Soeren Bartels (Institute for Numerical Simulation, University of Bonn, Germany)

#### Numerical Analysis Seminar

When: Fri, March 30, 2012 - 3:30pm

Where: MTH 3206

Speaker: Prof. Fabio Nobile (EPFL Lausanne), Switzerland

Title: Collocation methods for PDEs with random input data

#### Numerical Analysis Seminar

When: Tue, April 10, 2012 - 3:30pm

Where: MTH 3206

Speaker: Minghao Wu (AMSC), UMCP

Title: Lyapunov Inverse Iteration for Computing a Few Rightmost Eigenvalues of Large Generalized Eigenvalue Problems

#### Numerical Analysis Seminar

When: Tue, April 24, 2012 - 3:30pm

Where: MTH 3206

Speaker: Prof. Claudio Canuto (Politecnico di Torino)

Title: Multilevel Preconditioning of Discontinuous-Galerkin Spectral-Element Methods

#### Numerical Analysis Seminar

When: Tue, May 1, 2012 - 3:30pm

Where: MTH 3206

Speaker: Dr. Marco Verani (MOX-Department of Mathematics, Politecnico di Milano), Milan, Italy

Title: A Mimetic Discretization of Elliptic Obstacle Problems

#### Numerical Analysis Seminar

When: Tue, May 8, 2012 - 3:30pm

Where: MTH 3206

Speaker: Prof. Blaise Bourdin (Department of Mathematics, Louisiana State University)

Title: The Variational Approach to Fracture: Implementation, Validation and Verification