January 28th: | **No seminar this week** |

February 3th: 2:10PM–3PM in 939 Evans | **Ken Kamrin**, MIT (note special date and time) What are the Navier-Stokes equations of sand flow? Some challenges in theoretical and computational continuum mechanics |

February 12th: 4:10PM–5PM in 60 Evans* | **Robert Kohn**, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences (note special date and time) A variational perspective on wrinkling patterns in thin elastic sheets |

February 19th: 4:10PM–5PM in 60 Evans* | **Michael Weinstein**, Columbia University (note special date and time) Topologically protected edge states in continuous two-dimensional honeycomb structures |

February 25th: | **Theophile Chaumont Frelet**, INRIA and INSA de ROUEN, France Analysis of the Pollution Effect in Finite Element Discretization of Highly Heterogeneous Helmholtz Problems |

March 4th: | **Keith Miller**, University of California, Berkeley Introduction to Gradient-weighted Moving Finite Elements |

March 11th: | **Jie Shen**, Purdue University Phase-field models for multiphase complex fluids: modeling, numerical analysis and simulations |

March 19th: 2PM - 3PM in 891 Evans | **Johan Hoffman**, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (note special date and time) Adaptive finite element methods for turbulent flow and fluid-structure interaction with applications in aerodynamics and biomedicine |

March 25th: | **Spring Break** |

April 1st: | **Henry Abarbanel**, University of California, San Diego Statistical Data Assimilation: Path Integrals and Approximations |

April 7th: 11AM-12PM in 939 Evans | **David Levermore**, University of Maryland Coarsening of Particle Systems |

April 8th: | **Xiantao Li**, Penn State Univeristy The Mori-Zwanzig formalism for the reduction of complex dynamics models |

April 15th: | **Georg Stadler**, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences Computational methods for Bayesian inverse problems governed by PDEs |

April 22nd: | **Yousef Saad**, University of Minnesota Divide and conquer algorithms for large Hermitian eigenvalue problems |

April 29th: | **Benjamin Stamm**, Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions, Paris VI A perturbation-method-based post-processing of planewave approximations for DFT Kohn-Sham models |