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Workshop on Challenge and Modeling of Multiscale Problems in Mechanics and Materials
( 14 - 18 Nov 2011 )

Venue: IMS Auditorium

Organizing Committee · Visitors and Participants · Overview · Activities · Venue

 

 Monday, 14 Nov 2011

08:40am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 09:10am

Opening Remarks

Louis Chen, Institute for Mathematical Sciences

David Srolovitz, Institute for High Performance Computing and National University of Singapore

 

Chair: David Srolovitz, Institute for High Performance Computing and National University of Singapore

09:10am - 10:10am

Some recent advances on phase-field models for multiphase complex fluids

Jie Shen, Purdue University, USA

10:10am - 10:40am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:40am - 11:40am

Modeling and simulations of moving contact line: from binary mixtures to one-component liquid-gas systems
Tiezheng Qian, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

11:40am - 01:30pm

--- Lunch ---

 

Chair: Weizhu Bao, National University of Singapore

01:30pm - 02:30pm

Multiscale modeling of the mechanical properties of graphene

Yong Wei Zhang, Institute for High Performance Computing and National University of Singapore

02:30pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

Simulation and prediction of materials for spintronics aplications

Yuan Ping Feng, National University of Singapore

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Domain patterns in ferroelectric materials

Ahluwalia Rajeev, Institute for High Performance Computing and National University of Singapore

06:30pm - 07:30pm

Public Lecture: Order and Rigidity Sensing by Biological Cells

Samuel Safran, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Venue: LT33, Block S17, Level 2, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore
Singapore 119076

Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011

08:40am - 09:00am

Registration

 

Chair: Tiejun Li, Peking University, China

09:00am - 10:00am

Discontinuous Galerkin finite element method for multiscale problems

Chi-Wang Shu, Brown University, USA

10:00am - 10:30am

--- Group Photo & Coffee Break ---

10:30am - 11:30am

Large scale simulations of gravity induced sedimentation of slender fibers
Katarina Gustavsson, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden and National University of Singapore

11:30am - 01:30pm

--- Lunch ---

 

Chair: Danny Perez, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

01:30pm - 02:30pm

Elastic response of soft materials to biological cells

Samuel Safran, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

02:30pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

A boundary element method for the reduction of molecular statics models

Xiantao Li, Penn State Univeristy, USA

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Front-tracking simulations of grain growth and identification of the steady state

Jeremy Mason, Institute for Advanced Study, USA

06:30pm - 09:00pm

Dinner at East Coast Seafood Center (Volunteer and self-paid)

Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011

08:40am - 09:00am

Registration

 

Chair: Shouhong Wang, Indiana University, USA

09:00am - 10:00am

Mechanical aspects of nano-rod, ribbon and plate morphology

David Srolovitz, Institute for High Performance Computing and National University of Singapore

10:00am - 10:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:30am - 11:30am

An adaptive tau-leap discretization of pure jump processes arising in kinetic Monte Carlo models
Jesper Karlsson, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia

11:30am - 01:30pm

--- Lunch ---

 

Chair: Jian-Sheng Wang, National University of Singapore

01:30pm - 02:30pm

Quantum simulations of materials at micron scale and beyond

Gang Lu, California State University Northridge, USA

02:30pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

String method for the stochastic Cahn-Hilliard dynamics
Tiejun Li, Peking University, China

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Dimension-reduced models for single- and multilayered dipolar Bose-Einstein condensates
Matthias Rosenkranz, National University of Singapore

Thursday, 17 Nov 2011

08:40am - 09:00am

Registration

 

Chair: Chi-Wang Shu, Brown University, USA

09:00am - 10:00am

Dynamic transition theory and its application to gas-liquid phase transitions

Shouhong Wang, Indiana University, USA

10:00am - 10:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:30am - 11:30am

Some basic questions concerning multiscale analysis

Rohan Abeyaratne, National University of Singapore

11:30am - 01:30pm

--- Lunch ---

 

Chair: Jeremy Mason, Institute for Advanced Study, USA

01:30pm - 02:30pm

Simulating the slow structural evolution of materials using accelerated molecular dynamics

Danny Perez, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

02:30pm - 03:00pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:00pm - 04:00pm

A tight-binding method for materials modeling: theory, implementation, and applications

Chee Kwan Gan, Institute for High Performance Computing

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Grain boundary engineering via nucleation and growth

David T. Wu, Institute for High Performance Computing

Friday, 18 Nov 2011

08:40am - 09:00am

Registration

 

Chair: Jie Shen, Purdue University, USA

09:00am - 10:00am

Analysis and efficient computation for nonlinear eigenvalue problems in quantum physics and chemistry

Weizhu Bao, National University of Singapore

10:00am - 10:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:30am - 11:30am

Error estimates of finite difference methods for the nonlinear Schrödinger equations
Yongyong Cai, National University of Singapore

11:30am - 11:40am

Closing Remarks

11:40am - 01:30pm

--- Lunch Reception at IMS ---

 

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