[Mwnaday] First Announcement of Mwnaday

ZHIMIN ZHANG ag7761 at wayne.edu
Thu Jan 22 07:16:50 CST 2009

First Announcement

The 2009 Midwest Numerical Analysis Day in conjunction with the SIAM Great Lakes Numeric PDEs 2009 Spring Conference will take place on April 17-18, 2009 at Wayne State University in Detroit. The meeting will start at 13:30 on Friday April 17 and end in the afternoon of Saturday April 18.

The purpose of the conference is to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners at all stages of their careers, mainly from the Midwest, to exchange ideas in numerical analysis, scientific computing and related application areas. Participation of graduate students is strongly encouraged.

The organizers are currently calling for participants and contributed papers. The deadline for submitting abstracts is Tuesday, March 31, 2009. Please submit your request to present a lecture or intent to participate at the web site registration page, or contact Prof. Fatih Celiker (celiker at math.wayne.edu). Detailed information is available at


The conference is free of charge. However, registration is required in order to prepare refreshment, coffee, lunch boxes (on Saturday, April 18), and your name tags.

Plenary speakers:

Gang Bao, Professor of Mathematics and Director of Michigan Center for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (MCIAM), Michigan State University, Lansing, MI.

John Boyd, Professor of Atmospheric Science, Department of
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI.

Bernardo Cockburn, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

Robert Krasny, Arthur Thurnau Professor, Department of
Mathematics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI.

Jie Shen, Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Yin, George, IEEE Fellow, Professor of Mathematics and Academy of Scholars of Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

Steering Committee:

Mihai Anitescu (Argonne National Laboratory)
Kendall Atkinson (University of Iowa)
Greg Fasshauer (Illinois Institute of Technology)
Jie Shen (Purdue University)
Patrick Van Fleet (University of St. Thomas)
David Voss (Western Illinois University)
Bruce Wade (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Zhimin Zhang (Wayne State University)

Local Organization Committee: Fatih Celiker, Daniel Frohardt,
Catherine Lebiedzik, Jing Shi, Sheng Zhang, Wen Zhang (OaklandUniversity), and Zhimin Zhang (Chair). 

Please pass this messagealong to your colleagues and students who may be interested in the conference.

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