October 17, 2014, 4pm-6pm (FO 2.702): "Moreau sweeping processes", Ivan Gudoshnikov covers the convergence of the discrete scheme from [M. Kunze, M. Monteiro Marques, An Introduction to Moreau’s Sweeping Process, Impacts in Mechanical Systems Lecture Notes in PhysicsVolume 551, 2000, pp 1-60]

October 24, 2014, 4pm-6pm (FO 2.604G): "Moreau sweeping processes", Lakmi Niwanthi covers the t^2-dependence of the solution on the moving set C(t) according to [prepring by Kamenskii & Makarenkov]

November 7, 2014, 4pm-6pm (FO 2.604G): "Moreau sweeping processes", Oleg Makarenkov covers the convergence of the implicit discrete scheme for state-dependent sweeping processes, from [M. Kunze, M. Monteiro Marques, An Introduction to Moreau’s Sweeping Process, Impacts in Mechanical Systems Lecture Notes in PhysicsVolume 551, 2000, pp 1-60]

November 12, 2014, 4pm-6pm (CB3 1.302) & November 14, 2014, 4pm-6pm (FO 2.604G): "Moreau sweeping processes", Ivan Gudoshnikov proofs that the limit of the discrete scheme is the solution to the Moreau sweeping process, according to [M. Kunze, M. Monteiro Marques, An Introduction to Moreau’s Sweeping Process, Impacts in Mechanical Systems Lecture Notes in PhysicsVolume 551, 2000, pp 1-60]

Notes by Oleg

November 24, 2014, 3pm-5pm (FO 2.604G): "Moreau sweeping processes", Lakmi Niwanthi covers the existence of periodic solutions to Moreau sweeping processes according to [prepring by Kamenskii & Makarenkov]

December 3, 2014, 4pm-5:30pm (JO 4.102): "Time delayed feedback control", Edward Hooton presents the discovery by Fiedler & colleagues on stabilizing periodic orbits by means of time delayed feedback. The central paper is B. Fiedler, V. Flunkert, M. Georgi, P. Hovel, E. Scholl, Refuting the Odd-Number Limitation of Time-Delayed Feedback Control, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 114101

December 5, 2014, 4pm-5:30pm (JO 4.102): "Time delayed feedback control", Edward Hooton covers the extension of his lecture of December 3rd to symmetric systems according to I. Schneider, Delayed feedback control of three diffusively coupled Stuart-Landau oscillators: a case study in equivariant Hopf bifurcation. Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. Ser. A Math. Phys. Eng. Sci. 371 (2013), no. 1999, 20120472, 10 pp.

March 20, 2015, 3pm-5pm (FO 2.702): Ivan Gudoshnikov presents "Derivation of Moreau sweeping process for a discrete plasticity problem focusing on the role of dimension". This follows the papers J.-J. Moreau, On unilateral constraints, friction and plasticity. New variational techniques in mathematical physics (Centro Internaz. Mat. Estivo (C.I.M.E.), II Ciclo, Bressanone, 1973), pp. 171–322. Edizioni Cremonese, Rome, 1974.

April 22, 2015, 5:15pm-6:30pm (FN 2.106): Eyram Kwame discusses THE EFFECTS OF HYSTERESIS ON DYNAMICS OF MACRO-ECONOMIC MODEL based on the paper Paul De Grauwe, Booms and busts in economic activity: A behavioral explanation, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 83 (2012) 484-501.