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Introductory Workshop on Inverse Problems and Applications August 23, 2010 - August 27, 2010
Registration Deadline: August 23, 2010 about 4 years ago
To apply for Funding you must register by: May 23, 2010 over 4 years ago
Parent Program: Inverse Problems and Applications
Organizers Margaret Cheney (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Gunther Uhlmann* (University of Washington), Michael Vogelius( Rutgers), and Maciej Zworski (University of California, Berkeley)
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Description

Inverse Problems are problems where causes for a desired or an observed effect are to be determined. They lie at the heart of scientific inquiry and technological development. Applications include a number of medical as well as other imaging techniques, location of oil and mineral deposits in the earth’s substructure, creation of astrophysical images from telescope data, finding cracks and interfaces within materials, shape optimization, model identification in growth processes and, more recently, modelling in the life sciences.

The workshop will consist of 6 minicourses of three or 4 hours each addressing a broad range of the theoretical and practical issues arising in inverse problems including imaging in random media, radar imaging, thermoacoustic and photoacoustic tomography, travel time tomography and electromagnetic imaging.

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Accommodations:

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Rose Garden Inn. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-992-9005 OR directly on their website. Click on Corporate at the bottom of the screen and when prompted enter code MATH (this code is not case sensitive). By using this code a new calendar will appear and will show MSRI rate on all room types available.
The cut-off date for reservations is August 6, 2010.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Durant. Please mention the workshop name and reference the following code when making reservations via phone, fax or e-mail: MSRIINTROINVERSE. If you are making your reservations on line, please go to Hotel Durant website, choose your dates of stay and enter the "123MSRI" promo code in the box. The cut-off date for reservations is July 22, 2010. The rate is $139 per night plus tax.

New, completely renovated Hotel Shattuck Plaza has rooms available for you!
MSRI’s preferred rate is $131. Guests can either call the hotel’s main line, 510-845-7300, and ask for the MSRI rate or go to http://www.hotelshattuckplaza.com, click on "Corporate Rates" in the reservation screen and type the code msri10.


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To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.

Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.

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MSRI has preferred rates at the Rose Garden Inn, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-992-9005 OR directly on their website. Click on Corporate at the bottom of the screen and when prompted enter code MATH (this code is not case sensitive). By using this code a new calendar will appear and will show the MSRI rate on all room types available.

MSRI has preferred rates at the Hotel Durant. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-238-7268. When making reservations, guests must request the MSRI preferred rate. If you are making your reservations on line, please go to this link and enter the promo/corporate code 123MSRI. Our preferred rate is $139 per night for a Deluxe Queen/King, based on availability.

MSRI has preferred rates of $149 - $189 plus tax at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza, depending on room availability. Guests can either call the hotel's main line at 510-845-7300 and ask for the MSRI- Mathematical Science Research Inst. discount; or go to www.hotelshattuckplaza.com and click Book Now. Once on the reservation page, click “Promo/Corporate Code“ and input the code: msri.

MSRI has preferred rates of $110 - $140 at the Berkeley Lab Guest House, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 510-495-8000 or directly on their website. Select “I am an individual traveler affiliated with MSRI”.

Additional lodging options may be found on our short term housing page.

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Schedule
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Aug 23, 2010
Monday
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  Introduction
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  30 Years of Calderón's Problem I
Gunther Uhlmann (University of Washington)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Introduction to Radar Imaging I
Margaret Cheney (Colorado State University)
12:00 PM - 02:00 AM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  An Introduction to Magnetic Resonance Imaging I
Charles Epstein (University of Pennsylvania)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Hybrid Methods of Medical Imaging I
Peter Kuchment (Texas A & M University)
Aug 24, 2010
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Hybrid Methods of Medical Imaging II
Peter Kuchment (Texas A & M University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  An Introduction to Magnetic Resonance Imaging II
Charles Epstein (University of Pennsylvania)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Introduction to Radar Imaging II
Margaret Cheney (Colorado State University)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  30 Years of Calderón's Problem II
Gunther Uhlmann (University of Washington)
Aug 25, 2010
Wednesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Introduction to Radar Imaging III
Margaret Cheney (Colorado State University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Imaging in Random Waveguides I
Liliana Borcea (Rice University)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Electromagnetic Imaging and the Effect of Small Inhomogeneities I
Michael Vogelius (Rutgers University)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  An Introduction to Magnetic Resonance Imaging III
Charles Epstein (University of Pennsylvania)
Aug 26, 2010
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Electromagnetic Imaging and the Effect of Small Inhomogeneities II
Michael Vogelius (Rutgers University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Imaging in Random Waveguides II
Liliana Borcea (Rice University)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Hybrid Methods of Medical Imaging III
Peter Kuchment (Texas A & M University)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  30 Years of Calderón's Problem III
Gunther Uhlmann (University of Washington)
Aug 27, 2010
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Imaging in Random Waveguides III
Liliana Borcea (Rice University)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Hybrid Methods of Medical Imaging IV
Peter Kuchment (Texas A & M University)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  30 Years of Calderón's Problem IV
Gunther Uhlmann (University of Washington)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Electromagnetic Imaging and the Effect of Small Inhomogeneities III
Michael Vogelius (Rutgers University)