PSU Mark Summer REU 2013: Mathematics for
    Biology & Material Science
crack propagation

The aim of this Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in the Department of Mathematics at Penn state University is to engage undergraduate students in research projects in Applied Mathematics, specifically mathematical modeling in Biology and Material Science.

For more information, please contact Xiantao Li.



Participants

Student Project Title Adviser
 
Lilith Antinori Evolutionary Game Models in Neurobiology A. Belmonte
Chris Grigas Impact of a Liquid Droplet
Ari Perlin Population Models for Cooperation and Migration
Margo Schwartz Modeling Cell Adhesion
 
Lilith Antinori, Mohmmad Al Ganber, Xikai Zhao Numerical Methods for Transition Pathways (Poster) X. Li
Hongyuan Zhan, Ryan Kane Numerical Methods for Multiscale ODEs (Poster)
 
John Miller, Eva Mei Shouse, Ke Yang Modeling and Simulation of Molecular Surfaces C. Liu
John Miller, Eva Mei Shouse Modeling and Experiments for Ion Channels (Poster) C. Liu and S. Majd
 
Cory Grube, Patrick Mangan Application of the Finite Element Method to Poisson's equation   (Poster)                    A. Mazzucato
Hongyuan Zhan, Yikun Zhou Visualization of mixing of a passive tracer by incompressible flows (Poster)
 
Karim Shikh Khalil Stability of Dynamical Systems for Various Equilbria of Games (Poster) W. Shen


Scheduled events

Tuesday, October 18th- 3:30pm    Final Presentations and Poster Session - 114 McAllister. Some pictures.

Friday, August 16th- 12:30pm    Pizza Lunch - 102 McAllister.

Friday, August 9 - 12:30pm    Pizza Lunch - 102 McAllister.

Friday, August 2nd - 12:30pm    Pizza Lunch - 102 McAllister.

Friday, July 26th - 12:30pm    Pizza Lunch - 102 McAllister.

Tuesday, July 23rd - 10:30am    Project Show and Tell - 106 McAllister.   Some pictures.

Friday, July 19th - 12:30pm    Pizza Lunch - 102 McAllister.

Friday, July 12th - 12:30pm    Pizza Lunch - 102 McAllister.

Friday, July 5th - 12:30pm    Pizza Lunch - 102 McAllister.

Wednesday, July 3rd - 3:30pm    Status Meeting - 106 McAllister.

Monday, May 20th - 1:15 to 2:45 pm    `Introduction to Experiments in Mathematics',
  by Prof Andrew Belmonte - 106 McAllister / 24 McAllister.

Monday, May 20th - 9:30 to 10:45 am    `Introduction to Modeling and Analysis',
  by Prof Chun Liu - 106 McAllister.

Wednesday, May 8th - 1:00 to 2:15 pm    `Numerical Methods for Hamiltonian Systems of ODEs',
  by Prof Xiantao Li - 106 McAllister.
       (slides from the talk)

Wednesday, May 8th - 9:30 to 10:45 am    `Introduction to Conservation Laws',
  by Prof Wen Shen - 106 McAllister.
       (slides from the talk)

Wednesday, April 24th - 4:30pm    Organizational Meeting - 113 McAllister.


Associated faculty

Andrew Belmonte (Professor of Mathematics) - see also his page for Undergraduate Research

Xiantao Li (Associate Professor of Mathematics) - see also his page for Undergraduate Research

Chun Liu (Professor of Mathematics) - see also his page for Undergraduate Research (assisted by postdoc Minxin Chen).

Sheereen Majd (Assistant Professor of Bioengineering)

Anna Mazzucato (Professor of Mathematics) - see also her page for students.

Wen Shen (Associate Professor of Mathematics)



Sponsors



Undergraduate Research - Fall 2012 / Spring 2013





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