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Kinetic Description of Multiscale Phenomena

The Annual Kinetic FRG Meeting

September 21-25, 2009

CSIC Building (#406), Seminar Room 4122.



Invited speakers are requested to RSVP here.

Other requests for participation can be made by registration at the above RSVP address. Due to space limitations, these requests are pending approval by the organizers.


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Shi Jin University of Wisconsin
Eitan Tadmor University of Maryland
Thanos Tzavaras University of Maryland




Kinetic descriptions play a critical role in the physical, social, and biological sciences, and have expanded into diverse applications of cutting-edge technology ranging from microfluidics, semiconductors, polymers and plasma to traffic networking and swarming. Modern kinetic theory captures fundamental issues in the modeling and simulation of phenomena across length and time scales, from the atomistic to the continuum. In the context of kinetic theory mathematical approaches help the design of numerical methods and, conversely, numerical simulations help improve the quantitative understanding of underlying complex problems.


  • To present the ongoing research of leading experts on the modeling, mathematical analysis and computational aspects of kinetic theories
  • To identify promising new avenues of research
  • To formulate a number of problems that are at once tractable and have potential to provide further insight into the nature of kinetic description of phenomena across different scales

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Partial funding is provided by the NSF Focus Research Group (FRG) on Kinetic Description of Multiscale Phenomena: Modeling, Theory and Computation at the University of Maryland.

NSF The FRG is supported by the National Science Foundation.



The program schedule is available here.

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A limited amount of funding for participants at all levels is available, especially for researchers in the early stages of their career who want to attend the full program.



Name Affiliation
Claude Bardos University of Paris VII
Animikh Biswas University of North Carolina at Charlotte
David Cai New York University
Bin Cheng Arizona State University
Pierre Degond Universit Paul Sabatier
Pavel Dubovski Stevens Institute of Technology
Rodney Fox Iowa State University
Yan Guo Brown University
Jeffrey Haack University of Wisconsin
Cory Hauck Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Clemens Heitzinger Wolfgang Pauli Institute (WPI) & University of Vienna
Juhi Jang New York University
Ning Jiang Courant Institute
Shi Jin University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dave Levermore University of Maryland
Zhiwu Lin Georgia Institute of Technology
Tai-Ping Liu Stanford University
Hailiang Liu Iowa State University
Chun Liu IMA (Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications)
Jian-Guo Liu Duke University
Nader Masmoudi New York University-Courant Institute
Antoine Mellet University of Maryland
Sebastien Motsch University of Maryland
Vladislav Panferov California State University, Northridge
Alberto Passalacqua Iowa State University
Jing-Mei Qiu Colorado School of Mines
Christian Ringhofer Arizona State University
Victor Roytburd The National Science Foundation
Lenya Ryzhik Stanford University
Matteo Strumendo Illinois Institute of Technology
Eitan Tadmor University of Maryland
Manuel Tiglio University of Maryland
Athanasios Tzavaras University of Crete
Suleyman Ulusoy University of Maryland
Alexis Vasseur University of Texas at Austin
Dongming Wei University of Wisconsin - Madison

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CSCAMM Visitor Guide:


Center for Scientific Computation And Mathematical Modeling (CSCAMM)
Computer Science Instructional Center (Building #406)
University of Maryland, College Park
College Park, MD 20742-3289


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The poster is available here as a PDF.