Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual

Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual

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Partial differential equations, optimal design and numerics

(Dedicated to the memory of Vicent Caselles)

2013, Aug 25 -- Sep 05

G. Buttazzo (U. Pisa)
O. Glass (Ceremade)
E. Zuazua (BCAM - Ikerbasque)

Monday, August 26
  • 09:30h
  • Trends in material optimization
     GŘnter LEUGERING (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany)
  • 10:15h
  • A hierarchical multi-levels energy method for under-controlled coupled systems of PDEĺs and applications
     Fathia ALABAU (UniversitÚ de Metz, France)
  • 11:30h
  • Controlling velocities and domains of the incompressible fluid by means of a degenerate distributed forcing
     Andrey SARYCHEV (UniversitÓ di Firenze, Italy)
  • 12:15h
  • Some remarks on the variational characterization of eigenvalues of a self-adjoint operator
     Otared KAVIAN (UniversitÚ de Versailles, France)
  • 16:30h
  • Thematic session on "Shape optimization problems"
     organized by G. Buttazzo, R. Mahadevan, B. Velichkov
  • Shape optimization for the observability of PDEs
     Yannick Privat
      The cost of controlling the Stokes system
     F.W. Chaves-Silva

    Tuesday, August 27
    • 09:30h
    • Compactness estimates for Hamilton-Jacobi equations
       Piermarco CANNARSA (UniversitÓ di Roma 2, Italy)
    • 10:15h
    • The scientific achievements of Vicent Caselles
       Pep MULET (Universidad de Valencia, Spain)
    • 11:30h
    • Some smoothness results for classical problems in optimal design and applications
       Juan CASADO DIAZ (Universidad de Sevilla, Spain)
    • 12:15h
    • Variational models of charged droplets
       Matteo NOVAGA (UniversitÓ di Pisa, Italy)
    • 16:30h
    • Thematic session on control of PDEs and open problems
       organized by O. Glass, S. Guerrero, C. Laurent

      Wednesday, August 28
      • 09:30h
      • Null controllability of the heat equation by the flatness approach
         Lionel ROSIER (UniversitÚ de Nancy 1, France)
      • 10:15h
      • Sub and supersolutions in shape optimization
         Dorin BUCUR (UniversitÚ de Savoie, France)
      • 11:30h
      • Approximation of the controls for the beam equation
         Sorin MICU (Universitatea din Craiova, Romania)
      • 12:15h
      • Do optimal thin rods contain homogenization regions?
         Guy BOUCHITTE (UniversitÚ de Toulon et du Var, France)
      • 16:30h
      • Thematic session on Homogenization and related topics
         organized by J. Casado-Diaz, M. Luna-Laynez
      • Nonperiodic homogenization for material optimization
         G. Leugering
          Homogeniztion session additional material
         G. Leugering
          Optimality criteria method for multiple state optimal design problems
         Marko Vrdoljak
          Bloch Waves Expansion for High Contrast Homogenization
         G. BouchittÚ
          A result about the estimate of the presssure in a thin domain and its application to elasticity problems
         M. Luna-Laynez

        Thursday, August 29
        • 09:30h
        • Optimal control in coefficients of an elliptic equation
           Thierry HORSIN (CNAM, France)
        • 10:15h
        • A globally convergent algorithm to solve an inverse problem for the wave equation with potential
           Maya DE BUHAN (CNRS-UniversitÚ Paris Descartes, France)
        • 11:30h
        • Global exact simultaneous controllability of an arbitrary number of 1D bilinear Schr÷dinger equations
           Morgan MORANCEY (CMLS Ecole Polytechnique, France)
        • 12:15h
        • Local null controllability of the three-dimensional Navier-Stokes system with a distributed control having two vanishing components
           Pierre LISSY (UniversitÚ Pierre et Marie Curie, France)
        • 16:30h
        • Thematic session on optimal transportation and applications
           organized by A. Blanchet, P. Laurenšot

          Friday, August 30
          • 09:30h
          • Spectral inequality for elliptic operator and applications to the control problems of heat equations
             Qi LU (UniversitÚ Pierre et Marie Curie, France)
          • 10:15h
          • On the weak solutions to the Landau-Lifshitz equations
             Franck SUEUR (UniversitÚ Pierre et Marie Curie, France)
          • 11:30h
          • Thematic session on "Numerical methods for control problems"
             organized by C. Castro, S. Micu and A. MŘnch
          • Numerical Investigation. Aeroelasticity. Ice accretion
             Markus Widhalm
              Control of 2D scalar conservation laws in the presence of shocks
             Rodrigo A. Lecaros Lira
              Control of the sonic boom: Numerical difficulties
             Alejandro Pozo
              A mixed formulation for the approximation of the HUM control for the wave equation
             Nicolae Cindea

          • 16:30h
          • Thematic session on "Shape derivatives and applications"
             organized by S. Amstutz, A. Novotny

            Monday, September 02
            • 09:30h
            • Some control and optimal transport problems arising from Mean Field Games theory
               Alessio PORRETTA (UniversitÓ di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy)
            • 10:15h
            • Asymptotic stabilization of the hyperelastic-rod wave equation
               Fabio ANCONA (UniversitÓ di Padova, Italy}
            • 11:30h
            • Thematic session on "Control of hyperbolic balance laws"
               organized by M. Gugat
            • Boundary Feedback Stabilization of Hyperbolic Systems on Networks
               Markus Dick
                Relaxation Techniques for Switching Control of the Flux Function in Conservation Laws
               Falk Hante
                Exponential Decay: From Semi-Global to Global
               Martin Gugat

            • 16:30h
            • Thematic session on "Analysis and control of degenerate parabolic equations"
               organized by P. Cannarsa
            • About unique continuation for a 2D Grushin equation with potential having an internal singularity
               Morgan MORANCEY

              Tuesday, September 03
              • 09:30h
              • Optimal feedback control, first-order PDE systems, and obstacle problems
                 Pablo PEDREGAL (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain)
              • 10:15h
              • The influence of a line in diffusion problems
                 Luca ROSSI (UniversitÓ di Padova, Italy)
              • 11:00h
              • Painting Exhibition of some miniatures
                 Barbara Lucas-Leugering
              • 11:30h
              • Themtic session on "Control and stabilization of PDEs"
                 organized by S. Micu, E. Zuazua
              • 16:30h
              • Thematic session on "Stability and attractors for PDE's"
                 organized by R. Joly
              • Polynomial decay rate for a wave equation with general acoustic boundary feedback laws
                 Zainab Abbas
                  Global Attractors for Semi-Linear PDEs Involving Degenerate Elliptic Operators
                 Stefanie Sonner

                Wednesday, September 04
                • 09:30h
                • Nonlinear approximation theory for the Boltzmann equation
                   Minh Binh Tran (BCAM)
                • 10:15h
                • Using thin domains techniques to obtain a 1D model of a flute with an open hole
                   Romain Joly (UniversitÚ Joseph Fourier, Grenoble)
                • 11:30h
                • Thematic session on "Fluid-Structure Interactions"
                   organized by L. Rosier
                • Control of underwater vehicles in potential fluids
                    Rodrigo A. Lecaros Lira
                    Swimming at low Reynolds number
                   J. LohÚac
                • 16:30h
                • Working Groups

                  This session has received financial support from the following institutions:

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                  • Gobierno de Aragón
                  • Ministerio de educación y ciencia
                  • DPH
                  • Universidad de Zaragoza
                  • Ayuntamiento de Benasque


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