Joint ICES/CNA-FRG Workshop: “Analytical and numerical issues on

quantum, kinetic and statistical evolution



Date: Friday and Saturday, October 9-10, 2009


Time & location: Friday      8:30 am - 5:30 pm     - Room ACE 4.304

                             Saturday  9:30 am -  3:30 pm    - Room ACE 2.304










Friday October 9th   -  Room ACE 4.304


8:30 to 9:00 morning welcome


9:00 - 9:40am   Alexander Bobylev (Karlstad University, Sweden)

                     "Generalized kinetic Maxwell models "


9:50 -10:30am   Thomas Chen    (UT Austin)

                            "Charge transport in random media, Boltzmann

                                                limits, and quantum dynamics"


10:30 – 10:50 am coffee break


10:50 -11:30am   Eli Ben-Naim   (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

On the Solutions of the Inelastic Boltzmann Equation


11:40 – 12:20 pm       Kui Ren   (UT Austin)   “Two Inverse Problems Related to the Transport Equation

and Their Numerical Solutions”


Lunch break


2:00-2:55  JianLian Qian (Michigan State U. )(Joint lecture with ICES/CNAseminar)

                        "Eulerian  Gaussian beams for semi-classical solutions of

                                    Schrodinger equations"


3:00-3:40pm Sergej Rjasanow  (University of Saarlandes, Germany)

                                    "Adaptive cross approximation with



3:40 - 4:00pm coffee break


4:00 - 4:40pm  Lexing Ying  (UT Austin)

"Recent Progresses on Fast Algorithms of Electron Structure Calculation"


4:50 - 5:30pm  Irina Potapenko  (Keldish Institute of Applied. Math, Russia)

“ "Accelerated distribution tails for the Fokker-Planck equation wiht a heating term" ”



Saturday October 10th  - Room ACE 2.304


9:00 to 9:30 morning


9:30 - 10:10am      Claude Bardos   (U. Paris 7, France)

                                                “Classic and quantum derivation of the Vlasov equation”


10:15 - 10:55am    Ricardo Alonso    (Rice University)

                        “Haff's law and tails for viscoelastic hard spheres.”


10:55 - 11:15 am coffee break


11:15 -  11:55       Yingda Cheng    (UT Austin)

                           "A deterministic solver for full-band  Boltzmann-Poisson models for semiconductors"


12 :00 - 12:40pm      Phil Morrison       (UT Austin) 

                                    “A Discontinuous Galerkin Method for the Vlasov-Poisson System''



Workshop ends