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1999 Fall Central Sectional Meeting
Austin, TX, October 810, 1999
Meeting #948
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Mathematical Problems in Transport Phenomena

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Problems in Transport Phenomena, I
Room 5.116, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Jose Antonio Carrillo, University of Texas, Austin carri@math.utexas.edu
Irene M. Gamba, University of Texas, Austin gamba@math.utexas.edu

4:00 p.m.
Structure of an infinitely strong shock waves.
Carlo Cercignani*, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy
Aldo Frezzotti, Milano, Italy
P Grosfils, Milano,Italy
(9488259)

4:30 p.m.
Approximate Summation of the ChapmanEnskog Expansion.
Marshall Slemrod*, Univ. of Wisconsin
(9487608)

5:00 p.m.
Unsteady Continuum/Rarefied Gasdynamics Simulations with a Hybrid Euler/Monte Carlo Approach.
David Goldstein*, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas at Austin
Roberto Roveda, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas at Austin
Philip Varghese, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas at Austin
(9488261)

5:30 p.m.
Transport eauations and their diffusion approximations.
Moulay D Tidriri*, Iowa State University
(94865315)

6:00 p.m.
Some properties of kinetic and macroscopic equations in granular media.
Alexander V Bobylev, Keldysh Institute, Moscow, Russia
Jose A Carrillo*, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin
Irene M Gamba, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin
(9488269)

6:30 p.m.
Vibrated Granular Media and Kinetic Theory.
Mark D. Shattuck*, University of Texas at Austin
Chris Bizon, Colorado Research Associates
Jack B. Swift, University of Texas at Austin
Harry L. Swinney, University of Texas at Austin
(94876267)

Saturday October 9, 1999, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Problems in Transport Phenomena, II
Room 5.116, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Jose Antonio Carrillo, University of Texas, Austin carri@math.utexas.edu
Irene M. Gamba, University of Texas, Austin gamba@math.utexas.edu

9:00 a.m.
High frequency behavior of the focusing nonlinear Schr\"odinger equation wtih random inhomogeneities.
Shi Jin*, Georgia Institute of Technology
George Papanicolaou, Stanford University
Albert Fannjiang, University of California, Davis
(9486507)

9:30 a.m.
A High Order Discontinuous Galerkin Method for 2D Incompressible Flows.
JianGuo Liu, University of Maryland
ChiWang Shu*, Brown University
(9486514)

10:00 a.m.
Maximum Entropy Closure for Nonparabolic Band Transport in Semiconductors .
Angelo M Anile*, University of Catania
Vittorio Romano, Politecnico di bari
(9487615)

10:30 a.m.
Entropy Based Numerical Methods For Kinetic And Fluid Dynamic Semiconductor Models.
Christian Ringhofer*, Arizona State University
(9486521)

11:00 a.m.
Relaxation, Stability and Oscillation in a Reactive Transport Model of Bioremediation.
Jack Xin*, UT Texas,Austin
(9483581)

Saturday October 9, 1999, 3:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Problems in Transport Phenomena, III
Room 5.116, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Jose Antonio Carrillo, University of Texas, Austin carri@math.utexas.edu
Irene M. Gamba, University of Texas, Austin gamba@math.utexas.edu

3:00 p.m.
Novel results in the kinetic thoery of vehicular traffic.
Paul Nelson*, Texas A\&M University
Alexandros Sopaskis, Texas A\&M University
(9487613)

3:30 p.m.
Kinetic formulation for system of two conservation laws.
Benoit Perthame, ENSUlm
Athanasios Tzavaras*, Univ. of Wisconsin
(9483516)

4:00 p.m.
Inviscid limits of the complex GinzburgLandau equation.
Ansgar Jungel*, TU Berlin
(9483525)

4:30 p.m.
Strong uncertainty principle and stability of fronts.
Eric A. Carlen, Georgia Tech
Maria C. Carvalho*, Lisbon University and Georgia Tech
E. Orlandi, Universita degli Studi di Roma Tre
(94835180)

5:00 p.m.
Asymptotic Analysis of some Nonlinear Schroedinger Equations for charged particle transport.
Norbert J. Mauser*, Univ. of Vienna and Courant Institute
(9488160)

5:30 p.m.
Derivation of FokkerPlanck type equations from coupled quantum oscillators.
Francois Castella, University of Rennes, France
Laszlo Erdos*, Georgiatech, Atlanta
Florian Frommlet, Technical Univesity of Berlin, Germany
Peter Markowich, University of Vienna,Austria
(9488118)

6:00 p.m.
Selfconsistent quantumdiffusion models.
Anton Arnold*, TUBerlin, MA 62
(9483509)

6:30 p.m.
Magnetically created instability in a collisionless plasma.
Walter Strauss*, Brown University
(94835356)

Sunday October 10, 1999, 10:00 a.m.12:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Problems in Transport Phenomena, IV
Room 5.116, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Jose Antonio Carrillo, University of Texas, Austin carri@math.utexas.edu
Irene M. Gamba, University of Texas, Austin gamba@math.utexas.edu

10:00 a.m.
Entropy Production and Convergence to Equilibrium for the Povzner and PovznerVlasov Equations.
Eric A Carlen*, Ga Tech
M C Carvalho, Ga Tech
Joel Lebowitz, Rutgers University
(94882148)

10:30 a.m.
Entropy dissipation methods in kinetic theory.
Cedric Villani*, ENS, DMI
(9483523)

11:00 a.m.
Acoustic and Stokes Limits for the Boltzmann Equation.
C. David Levermore*, Department of Mathematics, The University of Arizona,
(94882109)

11:30 a.m.
Some geometric mechanisms for transport in classical dynamical systems.
Rafael de la Llave*, Univ. of Texas at Austin
(9483511)

12:00 p.m.
Hamiltonian Description of Vlasov Dynamics: ActionAngle Variables for the Continuous Spectrum.
Philip J Morrison*, Department of Physics and Institute for Fusion Studies, University of Texas at Austin
(9488262)

12:30 p.m.
Asymmetric Quasiperiodic Solution of HartreeFock Systems, and their Counterparts for the VlasovPoisson System.
Jean Dolbeault, CEREMADE
Reinhard Illner*, University of Victoria
Horst Lange, Universitaet Koeln
(9488149)
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