Thursday, May 7

Control of PDEs and Applications (Part I of III)

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Jacksonville A&B

The speakers in this minisymposium will report on recent progress in control of partial differential equations and its applications. They will discuss issues of stability and existence of optimal control and present applications to plates, nuclear fission systems, cancer models, and chromatography.

See Part II, MS13 and Part III, MS26.

Organizers: Suzanne Lenhart
University of Tennessee, Knoxville and
Vladimir Protopopescu
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

10:30 Boundary Stabilization of Nonhomogeneous Beam by Frequency Domain Multiplier Method
Zhuangyi Liu, Univerity of Minnesota, Duluth
11:00 Concerning Controllability of a Thermoelastic Plate Model
George Avalos, Texas Tech University
11:30 Optimal Control of Multigroup Neutron Fission Systems
Anthony Leung, University of Cincinnati; and Gen-Shun Chen, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan
12:00 Optimal Control of an Elastic String with Viscous Damping
Boris Belinskiy, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

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MMD, 11/18/97