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Fluid Mechanics, Hamiltonian Dynamics, and Numerical Aspects of Optimal Transportation October 14, 2013 - October 18, 2013

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Oct 14, 2013
Monday
09:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  Welcome
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Optimal transport and curvature -- theorems and problems
VILLANI Cedric (Institute Henri Poincare)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Lagrangian solutions of semigeostrophic system with singular initial data
Mikhail Feldman (University of Wisconsin)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Existence of distributional solutions to the semigeostrophic equations
Maria Colombo (Scuola Normale Superiore)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Level set volume preserving diffusions
Yann Brenier (École Polytechnique)
Oct 15, 2013
Tuesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Optimal Mass Transport in Medical Imaging Computation
Allen Tannenbaum (SUNY)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Fokker-Planck equations, Free Energy, and Markov Processes on Graphs
Haomin Zhou (Georgia Institute of Technology)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Imaging of flow in porous media from reconstruction to prediction
Eldad Haber (University of British Columbia)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Convexity constraint and related problems
Edouard Oudet (Université de Grenoble I (Joseph Fourier))
04:30 PM - 06:20 PM
  Reception
Oct 16, 2013
Wednesday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Free upper boundary value problems for the semi-geostrophic equations
Michael Cullen (Met Office)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  A PDE approach to computing viscosity solutions of the Monge-Kantorovich problem
Jean David Benamou (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique Automatique (INRIA))
Oct 17, 2013
Thursday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Blowup Dynamics for Nonlocal Transport Problems
Andrea Bertozzi (University of California, Los Angeles)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Standard Finite Elements for the Numerical Resolution of the Elliptic Monge-Ampère Equation
Gerard Awanou (University of Illinois at Chicago)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Simulations of Fluvial Landscapes and Optimal Transport
Björn Birnir (University of California, Santa Barbara)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Density functional theory and optimal transportation with Coulomb cost
Gero Friesecke (TU München)
Oct 18, 2013
Friday
09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Demixing in viscous fluids: a connection with optimal transportation
Felix Otto (Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften)
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
  Tea
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Nonlinear inviscid damping in 2D Euler
Nader Masmoudi (New York University, Courant Institute)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Fluids, vortex sheets, and skew-mean-curvature flows
Boris Khesin (University of Toronto)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Tea
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Relative entropy applied to shocks for Conservation Laws and applications
Alexis Vasseur (University of Texas)