16 August - 22 December 2010
Organisers: Professor JA Carrillo (Barcelona), Professor S Jin (Wisconsin) and Professor PA Markowich (Cambridge)
Scientific Advisors: Professor Y Guo (Brown), Professor R Illner (Victoria), Professor B Perthame (Paris), Professor A Stuart (Warwick), Professor JF Toland (Bath) and Professor G Toscani (Pavia)
The weekly KIT seminar takes place on Tuesdays ay 14:00 in seminar room 2 of the Isaac Newton Institute. There are usually two talks of 40 minutes, given by participants of the program. Below you can find the list of talks which are already scheduled; this list will be updated periodically.
Tuesday 14 September | ||
14:00-14:45 | Lafitte, P (Lille) | |
Numerical exploration of a forward-backward diffusion equation | Sem 2 | |
14:50-15:35 | Takata, S (Kyoto) | |
Poiseuille and thermal transpiration flows of a highly rarefied gas | Sem 2 |
Tuesday 21 September | ||
14:00-14:45 | Luo, LS (Old Dominion) | |
Lattice Boltzmann Equation: What Do We Know and What Can We Do With It? | Sem 1 | |
15:00-15:45 | Rjasanow, S (Saarlandes) | |
Numerics of the inelastic Boltzmann equation | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 28 September | ||
14:00-14:45 | Liu, TP (Stanford) | |
Hilbert sixth problem | Sem 1 | |
15:00-15:45 | Bobylev, A (Karlstad) | |
Linear Boltzmann equation and some Dirichlet series | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 05 October | ||
14:00-14:45 | Chertock, A (North Carolina State) | |
Interaction dynamics of singular wave fronts computed by particle methods | Sem 1 | |
15:00-15:45 | During, B (Sussex) | |
Gradient flow scheme for nonlinear fourth order equations | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 12 October | ||
14:00-14:45 | Gamba, I (Texas at Austin) | |
Convolution inequalities for the Boltzmann operator and the inhomogeneous BTE with soft potentials for initial data near Maxwellian states | Sem 1 | |
15:00-15:45 | Panferov, V (California State University) | |
On kinetic and hydrodynamic descriptions of the Vicsek dynamics | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 19 October | ||
14:00-14:45 | Strauss, W (Brown) | |
Stability theory in a collisionless plasma | Sem 1 | |
15:00-15:45 | Bolley, F (Paris-Dauphine) | |
Mean field limit of stochastic particle systems | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 2 November | ||
14:00-14:45 | Nouri, A (Universite de Provence Aix Marseille 1) | |
On kinetic equations describing tokamak plasmas | Sem 1 | |
15:00-15:45 | Mischler, S (Paris-dauphine) | |
Factorisation for non-symmetric operators and exponential H-theorems | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 16 November | ||
14:00-14:45 | Marra, R (Studi di Roma Tor Vergata) | |
Ghost effect by curvature | Sem 1 | |
15:00-15:45 | Di Francesco, M (Studi dell'Aquila) | |
'The Hughes' model for pedestrian flow | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 23 November | ||
14:00-14:45 | Gasser, I (Hamburg) | |
Traffic dynamics induced by bottleneck | Sem 1 | |
15:00-15:45 | Gualdani, M (Texas at Austin) | |
Decay estimates towards equilibrium for a quantum kinetic equation | Sem 1 |
Monday 29 November | ||
14:00-15:00 | Wagner, W (Weierstraß-Institut) | |
Kinetic equations and Markov jump processes | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 30 November | ||
14:00-14:45 | Carrillo, JA (ICREA) | |
Nonlinear integrate and fire neuron models: analysis and numerics | Sem 1 | |
15:00-15:45 | Gonzalez, M (Politecnica de Catalunya) | |
Nonlinear integrate and fire neuron models, part II: existence, uniqueness, and asymptotics | Sem 1 |
As part of the program, several workshops will take place in the Newton Institute, and one satellite workshop at the ICMS in Edinburgh. There are also two series of seminars which will take place weekly at the Newton Institute: