Advances in the Numerical Solution of Constrained Differential Equations

  • Start Date: 07/15/2011
  • End Date: 07/17/2011


Bock, Georg

Deuflhard, Peter

Haber, Eldad

Huang, Hui

Lin, Ping

Markowich, Peter

McLachlan, Robert

Moulton, David

Nachbin, Andre

Ostermann, Alexander

Pai, Dinesh

Reich, Sebastian

Ruuth, Steve

Spiteri, Raymond

Titi, Edriss

Van den Doel, Kees

Yavneh, Irad

Zubelli, Jorge


University of British Columbia



This workshop will include many participants with backgrounds in the investigation of novel, efficient, and reliable numerical methods for scientific computing, particularly for problems involving differential equations with constraints, with applications in multibody systems simulation, data inversion in geophysics, 3D electromagnetic modeling, geometric integration methods for Hamiltonian differential equations, image reconstruction, 3D mesh denoising, and more.


Please see the official event webpage for further information:

Abstracts / Downloads / Reports: 

All talks will be given by invited speakers, in a single-track fashion (no parallel sessions), and will take place in DMP 310.


Friday, July 15:

1:45 p.m. Opening remarks

2:00-2:30 Eldad Haber

2:30-3:00 Hui Huang

3:00-3:30 Jorge Zubelli

3:30-4:00 p.m. Coffee break

4:00-4:30 Ping Lin

4:30-5:00 David Moulton

5:00-5:30 Raymond Spiteri

6:30 p.m. Reception, Sage Bistro @ 6331 Crescent Road V6T 1Z1


Saturday, July 16:

9:00- 9:30 Sebastian Reich

9:30-10:00 Alexander Ostermann
10:00-10:30 Andre Nachbin

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-11:30 Peter Markowich

11:30-12:00 Edriss Titi

12:00-12:30 Dhavide Aruliah

12:30-2:30 Lunch

2:30-3:00 Robert McLachlan

3:00-3:30 Steve Ruuth

3:30-4:00 Kees van den Doel

6:00 p.m. Dinner Cruise on the Bay, Board on Granville Island. After-dinner speaker: Jim Varah


Sunday, July 17:

9:00 - 9:30 Peter Deuflhard

9:30-10:00 Georg Bock

10:00-10:30 Coffee break

10:30-11:00 Dinesh Pai

11:00-11:30 Irad Yavneh

11:30-12:00 Uri Ascher

12:00pm Closing remarks



Raymond Spiteri, Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan

Chen Greif, Computer Science, University of British Columbia

Other Information: 


This workshop is part of PIMS' Thematic Program on Applied Mathematics Perspectives.


Help PIMS improve its operations and plan for future events:  please fill out our (quick!) online survey. Thanks!