SIAM Great Lakes Section

Spring Meeting 2012

NUMPDES: Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

Hosted by Wayne State University

Time Speaker and Affiliation Title (click on title to view abstract)
 Yuesheng Xu
Syracuse University
 The Finite Volume Method for Solving Elliptic Problems (TALK)
11:10-12:00pm Junping Wang
National Science Foundation
Weak Galerkin Finite Element Methods for Partial Differential Equations (TALK)
 Selim Esedoglu
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Algorithms for mean curvature motion of networks

Ricardo Nochetto
University of Maryland-College Park

Director Fields on Flexible Surfaces (TALK)
Hongkai Zhao
University of California-Irvine
An efficient multi-level method for radiative transport equation with applications to optical imaging (TALK)

Schedule: 9:00 - 10:00am: Registration
10:00 - 10:10am: Welcome remarks
10:10 - 11:00am: Yuesheng Xu
11:10 - 12:00pm: Junping Wang
12:00 - 1:30pm: Lunch (Box lunch will be provided)
1:30 - 2:20pm: Selim Esedoglu
2:20 - 3:10pm: Ricardo Nochetto
3:10 - 3:40pm: Coffee Break
3:40 - 4:30pm: Hongkai Zhao
4:30 - 4:40pm: Closing remarks

State Hall Room 106
5143 Cass Ave. Detroit, MI 48202
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  • Free to members of the Great Lakes Section of SIAM and Wayne State University faculty and students.
  • $5.00 for others.
  • If you are planning to attend please send an email to
Map and Parking:

WSU Campus Map
Recommended Visitor Parking is Parking Structure 6 at
61 Putnam St, Detroit, MI 48202

Door prizes:

SIAM strongly encourages graduate student participation in academic conferences and meetings. For this purpose, there will be a drawing during the conference and 10 Barnes & Noble gift cards ($40 each) will be handed out to graduate students.

Conference Organizers:

We gratefully acknowledge financial support from SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) and the Department of Mathematics at WSU.

This page was updated on 04/22/2012