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EPSRC Symposium Workshop - Multiscale Systems: Theory and Applications

PROGRAMME

Monday 12th December 2011

08:00 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 10:15 N. Berglund (Orleans) Canards, mixed-mode oscillations and interspike distributions in stochastic systems
10:20 - 10:50 Coffee in the Mathematics Common Room
10:50 - 11:35 D. Blömker (Augsburg) Stabilization due to additive noise
11:40 - 12:25 G. Stoltz (CERMICS) Nonequilibrium shear viscosity computations with Langevin dynamics
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 - 15:15 M. Westdickenberg (Gatech) Invariant measure of the Allen-Cahn equation: the regime of small temperature and large system size
15:20 - 16:00 Coffee in the Mathematics Common Room
16:00 - 16:45 T. Souganidis (Chicago)
16:50 - 17:35 N. Sidorova (UCL) A conditioning principle for Galton-Watson trees

Tuesday 13th December 2011

09:30 - 10:15 C. Schuette (Berlin)
10:20 - 10:50 Coffee in the Mathematics Common Room
10:50 - 11:35 L. Koralov (UMD) Random, deterministic and nonlinear perturbations of dynamical systems
11:40 - 12:25 B. Leimkuhler (Edinburgh) Molecular dynamics and numerical methods for sampling the Gibbs measure
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 - 15:15 G. Friesecke (TUM) Multiscale aspects of electronic structure: analysis, model reduction, applications
15:20 - 16:00 Coffee in the Mathematics Common Room
16:00 - 16:45 H. Owhadi (Caltech) Geometric numerical integration of multiscale Hamiltonian systems
16:50 - 17:35 J. Weare (Chicago) Some coarse graining results in crystal surface relaxation

Wednesday 14th December 2011

09:30 - 10:15 P. Moerters (Bath) Ageing in the parabolic Anderson model
10:20 - 10:50 Coffee in the Mathematics Common Room
10:50 - 11:35 C. Hartmann (Berlin) Steered molecular dynamics: some ideas from robust control
11:40 - 12:25 R. Di Liu (MSU) Numerical methods for stochastic bio-chemical reacting networks with multiple time scales
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 - 14:55 D. Kelly (Warwick) Finding limits of multiscale SPDEs
15:00 - 15:25 A. Duncan (Warwick) Diffusion on Rapidly Varying Surfaces
15:20 - 16:00 Coffee in the Mathematics Common Room
16:00 - 16:25 S. Krumscheid (Imperial) Semi-Parametric Drift and Diffusion Estimation for Multiscale Diffusions
19:30 Conference Dinner at The Cross, Kenilworth

Thursday 15th December 2011

09:30 - 10:15 Vanden-Eijnden (Courant) Dimension reduction, coarse-graining and data assimilation in high-dimensional dynamical systems: modeling and computational issues
10:20 - 10:50 Coffee in the Mathematics Common Room
10:50 - 11:35 J.M. Sanz-Serna (UVA) Hybrid Monte-Carlo on Hilbert spaces
11:40 - 12:25 T. Lelièvre (CERMICS) Sampling methods in molecular dynamics
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 - 15:15 T. Sullivan (Caltech) Optimal uncertainty quantification
15:20 - 16:00 Coffee in the Mathematics Common Room
16:00 - 16:45 K. Spiliopoulos (Brown University) Large deviations and Monte Carlo methods for multiscale diffusions and energy landscapes

Friday 16th December 2011

09:30 - 10:15 M. Freidlin (UMD)
10:20 - 10:50 Coffee in the Mathematics Common Room
10:50 - 11:35 J. Zimmer (Bath) The Jacobi-Maupertuis formulation of Hamiltonian dynamics: applications as string method and in homogenisation
11:40 - 12:25 H. Weber (Warwick) Allen-Cahn equation with space-time white noise in two dimensions
12:30 Lunch and Depart