# Numerical Analysis Seminar Talks, Fall 2003

### September 24, 2003

Speaker: | Bruce AyatiDept. of Mathematics, SMU, Dallas. |

Title: | New Numerical Methods for PDE Models
of Biological Populations. |

### October 8, 2003

Speaker: | Tzanio KolevTexas A&M University, College Station. |

Title: | The approximation of Maxwell
eigenvalues using a negative norm least-squares
method. |

### October 15, 2003

Speaker: | Dr. Jianxin ZhouTexas A&M University, College Station. |

Title: | Computing Eigenpairs of Nonlinear
Operators: Part I. Homogenouse Cases. |

### October 22, 2003

Speaker: | Prof. Hristo KojouharovUT Arlington. |

Title: | Nonstandard Finite Difference
Methods: Theory and Applications. |

### October 30, 2003

Speaker: | Eugene KazhdanTel Aviv University, Israel. |

Title: | Complex approach to the solution of
the time-dependent Maxwell's equations using high order accuracy
numerical methods. |

### October 31, 2003

Speaker: | Jun ZhaoUniversity of Minnesota. |

Title: | A Penalized Finite Element Method for
Low-frequency Time-harmonic Maxwell Problems. |

### November 5, 2003

Speaker: | Prof. Carsten CarstensenInstitute for Applied Mathematics and Numerical Analysis, Vienna
University of Technology, Austria. |

Title: | Adaptive finite elements for relaxed
methods (FERM) in computational microstructures. |

### November 12, 2003

Speaker: | Jinchao XuPennsylvania State University, PA. |

Title: | Multiscale and adaptive methods for
partial differential equations. |