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

February 29, 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, in recognition of his many years of leadership of the Department of Mathematical Sciences at NJIT.

Plenary Speakers: D. Abrahams (University of Manchester), G.B. Ermentrout (University of Pittsburgh), F. Hoppensteadt (Courant Institute), S. Osher (UCLA), P.K. Sen (UNC), and M. Shelley (Courant Institute).

Invited Speakers (partial list): S. Anna (Carnegie Mellon), E. Barretto (George Mason), T. Beale (Duke), R. Bertram (Florida State University), P. Bressloff (University of Utah), J. Cabrera (Rutgers), S. Childress (Courant Institute), D. Chopra (Wichita State), M. Collins (NRL), P. Cook (University of Delaware), S. Crook (Arizona State University), G. Dikta (Fachhochschule, Aachen), B. Doiron (University of Pittsburgh), A. Elcrat (Wichita State), N. Fefferman (Princeton), J. Ghosh (Purdue), R. Grimshaw (Loughborough University), T. Hagstrom (University of New Mexico), J. Klein (Medical College of Wisconsin), J. Kolassa (Rutgers), R. Kuske (University of British Columbia), M.-C. Lai (National Chao Tung University), R. Levy (Harvey Mudd College), 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), D. McLaughlin (Courant Institute), 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 Carolina), A. Schick (SUNY Binghamton), S. Schreiber (U.C. Davis), J. Shen (Purdue), A. Sherman (NIH), G. Smith (William and Mary), M. Smith (Georgia Tech), and J.-M. Vanden-Broeck (University College, London)
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; 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 Mathematical 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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