Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK

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Spitalfields Day
Tuesday 13 May 2003

Partial Differential Equations and Computational Material Science

CM Elliott (Sussex) and M Luskin (Minneapolis)


in association with the Isaac Newton Institute

10:30 11:00 Coffee
11:00 12:00 M Luskin (Minneapolis) Metastability and Microstructure in Structural Phase Transformations more info
12:30 13:30 Lunch
14:00 15:00 C Le Bris (CERMICS, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees, Champs-sur-Marne) Inserting the atomic scale in computational materials science: state of the art and challenges more info
15:00 15:30 Tea
15:30 16:30 H Garcke (Regensburg) Phase field models for diffusional phase transformations in multi-component alloys more info
17:00 18:00 Wine Reception

These lectures are linked to the Isaac Newton Institute programme on Computational Challenges in Partial Differential Equations (20 January - 4 July 2003) Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Please let Tracey Andrew at the Institute know by 25 April 2003 if you intend to come, to help us plan for lunch: telephone (01223) 335984; fax: (01223) 330508; e-mail:

There are limited funds available to assist research students to attend, please apply by 25 April 2003 to Tracey Andrew at the Newton Institute, 20 Clarkson Road, Cambridge, CB3 0EH.

Scientific enquiries may be addressed to Professor CM Elliott (e-mail:

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