5th Conference on Frontiers in Applied and Computational Mathematics (FACM 08)

January 28, 2008

May 1921, 2008
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ

Program: All areas of applied mathematics, with focus on mathematical biology, mathematical fluid dynamics, nonlinear waves, optics, electromagnetics, and applied statistics. This year's conference also will celebrate the 75th birthday of Daljit S. Ahluwalia.

Plenary Speakers (partial list): F. Hoppensteadt (Courant Institute), J.B. Keller (Stanford), S. Osher (UCLA), P.K. Sen (UNC), and M. Shelley (Courant Institute).

Invited Speakers (partial list): S. Anna (Car-negie Mellon), T. Beale (Duke), R. Bertram (Flor-ida State University), P. Bresslof (University of Utah), J. Cabrera (Rutgers), D. Chopra (Wichita State), P. Cook (University of Delaware), G. Ditka (Fachhochschule, Aachen), A. Elcrat (Wichita State), J. Ghosh (Purdue), R. Grimshaw (Loughborough University), J. Klein (Medical College of Wisconsin), J. Kolassa (Rutgers), M.-C. Lai (National Chao Tung University), T. Lewis (U.C. Davis), R. Liu (Rutgers), J.-M. Loh (Columbia), J. Lowengrub (U.C. Irvine), D. Ludwig (University of British Columbia), M. Markatou (Columbia), R. O'Malley (University of Washington), K. Natarajan (Novartis), D. Nicholls (University of Illinois, Chicago), J. Pelesko (University of Delaware), E. Pena (University of South Carol-ina), A. Schick (SUNY Binghamton), S. Schreiber (U.C. Davis), A. Sherman (NIH), M. Smith (Georgia Tech), J.-M. Vanden-Broeck (University College, London), and F. Wan (U.C. Irvine).

Local Organizers: M. Bhattacharjee, A. Bose, G.A. Kriegsmann, R.M. Miura, D. Papageorgiou, and M. Siegel, chair.

Sponsors and Support: NJIT Strategic Initiative, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NJIT, and Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics, NJIT.
Contributed Papers and Travel Awards: Applications are solicited for contributed talks from postdoctoral fellows and graduate students. Selected applicants will receive full support for travel. Other contributed papers for the conference will be presented as posters. Funds are available for partial support of travel expenses for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty poster presenters. Travel support is anticipated from NSF and SMB. The deadline for all applications and submission of titles and short abstracts is April 7, 2008.

Contact: Susan Sutton, Department of Mathe-matical Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ 07102; (973) 5963235; fax: (973) 5966467; suttons@njit.edu. Participants should see the URL at http://m.njit.edu/Events/FACM08/ for registration details.

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