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Mathematics Colloquium and UTD/SMU SIAM Student Chapter Distinguished Lecture by Margot Gerritsen
Thursday, Feb 23, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Location: ECSN 2.120

2017 UTD/SMU SIAM Student Chapter Distinguished Lecture. 

(SIAM = the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics).

Dr. Margot Gerritsen

Director, Institute for Computational & Mathematical EngineeringSenior Associate Dean for Education Initiatives, School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, Associate Professor of Energy Resources Engineering, and, by courtesy, of Mechanical Engineering and of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Stanford University

11:30-12:00, Informal session: "Survival skills for students"

12:00-1:00: Research Talk: "Fun numerical problems in subsurface flow modeling"


Subsurface flow modeling is a mecca for the numerical analyst and computational engineer. For the last 15 years, our research group has had a terrific time exploring problems in this field. We are particularly interested in highly nonlinear problems, such as those governing thermal recovery processes. In this talk, I will discuss one such process, in-situ combustion, and the associated challenges around upscaling of kinetics and strong coupling between flow and transport. 

Lunch to follow 1-2:30pm in the Founders' 2nd Floor Atrium. All are welcome!

Sponsored by SIAM, the Department of Mathematical Sciences at UTD, and the Department of Mathematics at SMU.

Contact Info:
Sue Minkoff, 972-883-6695
Questions? Email me.

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