
THEMATIC PROGRAMS 

September 17, 2014  
Numerical and Computational Challenges in Science and EngineeringSouthern Ontario Numerical Analysis Day

NA Day Schedule


8:30  9:30  Light Breakfast 
9:30  10:30  Hermann
Brunner, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Memorial
University of Newfoundland: "From functional differential equations to integralalgebraic equations: theoretical and computational aspects of collocation methods" 
10:30  10:45  Coffee Break 
10:45  11:15  Kit Sun
Ng, Computer Science Department, University of Toronto:
"Optimal quadratic and cubic spline collocation on nonuniform partitions" 
11:15  11:45  Amelie Belanger, Applied Mathematics Department, University of Waterloo: "Computing the deltas  meshgeneration for accurate gradient computation" 
11:45  12:15  Chi (Carol) Cheng, Applied Mathematics Department, University of Waterloo: "Demand deposit valuation" 
12:15  1:30  Lunch 
1:30  2:30  Des
Higham, Mathematics Department, University of Strathclyde,
Scotland: "Convergence and stability of numerical methods for nonlinear stochastic ODEs" 
2:30  3:00  Philip
Sharp, Mathematics Department, University of Auckland: "Long simulations of the solar system: symplectic or nonsymplectic?" 
3:00  3:30  Tea Break 
3:30  4:00

Azar
Shakoori, Applied Mathematics Department, University of Western Ontario: "Exploration of Bezout matrices in Maple for solving bivariate polynomials" 
4:00  4:30  Wen
(Wendy) Zhang, Department of Mathematics & Statistics,
Oakland University, Rochester, MI: "Morphological evolution of a 3D array of particles under surface diffusion" 
4:30  4:45  Coffee Break 
4:45  5:15 
Attila Zsaki, Civil Engineering Department, University of Toronto: "Computational challenges in largemodel numerical analysis of underground excavations" 
5:15  5:45

Yotka
Rickard and Natalia Georgieva, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department, McMaster University: "Problemindependent enhancement of PML ABC for finite difference time domain techniques in electrodynamics" 
5:45  7:00  Reception 
There will also be one poster presentation:
Lois Zhu, Department of Computing
and Software, McMaster University:
"Computational Experiences with SelfRegular Interior Point Methods"