NA Digest, V. 16, # 41

NA Digest Wednesday, November 02, 2016 Volume 16 : Issue 41

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Daniel M. Dunlavy
Sandia National Labs

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From: Bernard Beauzamy
Date: November 01, 2016
Subject: 8th annual Competitive Game

The 8th annual Competitive Game, organized jointly by the French
Federation for Mathematical Games and SCM, has started. It is endowed
with 2 000 Euros of prizes. The topic this year is Jules Verne's novel
"From the Earth to the Moon". Please inform your colleagues, friends,

Best regards,
Bernard Beauzamy
Chairman and CEO, Societe de Calcul Mathematique SA, Paris, France

From: Joseph Young
Date: October 25, 2016
Subject: Release of Optizelle 1.2.0

Optizelle [op-tuh-zel] is an open source software library designed to
solve general purpose nonlinear optimization problems.

Optizelle features

-- State of the art algorithms
- Unconstrained -- steepest descent, preconditioned nonlinear-CG,
BFGS, Newton-CG, SR1, trust-region Newton, Barzilai-Borwein
two-point approximation
- Equality constrained -- inexact composite-step SQP
- Inequality constrained -- primal-dual interior point method for cone
constraints (linear, second-order cone, and semidefinite),
log-barrier method for cone constraints
- Constrained -- any combination of the above

-- Open source
- Released under the 2-Clause BSD License
- Free and ready to use with both open and closed sourced codes

-- Multilanguage support
- Interfaces to C++, MATLAB/Octave, and Python

-- Robust computations and repeatability
- Can stop, archive, and restart the computation from any optimization

-- User-defined parallelism
- Fully compatible with OpenMP, MPI, or GPUs

From: Nick Trefethen
Date: October 29, 2016
Subject: Chebyshev Day, UK, Nov 2016

A special Chebyshev Day will be held Monday November 14 in the
Mathematical Institute at Oxford, with a banquet at Balliol College in
the evening. All talks will have a connection with Chebyshev, and
speakers will include John Boyd (keynote), Len Bos, Kathrin Glau,
Stefan Guettel, Jeremy Levesley, Vanni Noferini, Rodrigo Platte,
Alexei Shadrin, Beth Wingate, and myself along with other members of
the Chebfun team.

Numbers are limited to 30, which is why we haven't publicized this
widely earlier. At present we have space for about five more people.
Please contact me if you may be interested in attending.

From: Aderito Araujo
Date: October 24, 2016
Subject: Mathematics of Complex Systems, Portugal, Dec 2016

We are pleased to announce the workshop on "Mathematics of Complex
Systems: from precision medicine to smart cities" to be held at the
Mathematical Department of the University of Coimbra, Portugal, on
December 5-6, 2016.

The purpose of the workshop is to bring together scientists and
researchers who wish to be involved in the emerging field of
complexity theory, in particular in the understanding of the nature
and the behaviour of complex systems, such as cities or cells. We
welcome submissions for a limited number of minisymposia or
contributed talks.

Further information can be found at the website:

We look forward to seeing you at Coimbra!

From: Adam N. Letchford
Date: October 25, 2016
Subject: Stochastic Modelling, Simulation and Optimisation, UK, 2017

In 2017, NATCOR will be running week-long residential courses in
Stochastic Modelling, Simulation and Combinatorial Optimisation.
Although based in the UK, the courses are open to PhD students and
post-docs from any country working in a relevant area, such as
Operational Research, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science or
Quantitative Finance.

Detailed descriptions of these courses, and information about
registration and accommodation fees may be found on our website
( Our courses are approved by the UK
Research Councils and also by EURO (the European Association of
Operational Research Societies).

From: Rob Falgout
Date: October 27, 2016
Subject: Copper Mountain Multigrid Methods, USA, Mar 2017

18th Copper Mountain Conference on Multigrid Methods
Sunday March 26 - Thursday March 30, 2017
Copper Mountain, Colorado, USA

The Copper Mountain Conference on Multigrid Methods was founded in
1983 and is held every two years (odd years). It is widely regarded as
one of the premier international conferences on multigrid methods. The
2017 meeting is organized in cooperation with SIAM.

As in the past, there will be a Special Issue devoted to multigrid
methods in Numerical Linear Algebra with Applications. Students are
invited to submit papers to the student paper competition (lodging and
conference expenses may be awarded, pending funding). In addition to
the talks, multigrid tutorials will be given on the first day of the

For more information, see our web site at

Important Deadlines:
Presentation Abstracts: Friday, January 20, 2017
Student Paper Competition: Friday, December 16, 2017
Early Registration: Friday, January 27, 2017
Registration: Friday, February 24, 2017
Guaranteed Lodging: February 25, 2017
Journal Special Issue: tentatively June 15, 2017

Special Note to DOE Travelers:
Conference Request Deadline is November 4, 2016

From: Dominik Meidner
Date: October 26, 2016
Subject: OCIP2017, Germany, Apr 2017

Numerical Methods for Optimal Control and Inverse Problems (OCIP2017),
2017, April 5 - 7,

This workshop is organized by Dominik Meidner, Michael Ulbrich,
Barbara Wohlmuth and Boris Vexler with support by the international
research training group IGDK Munich-Graz, see

The workshop will take place at Technical University of Munich (TUM,
Garching b. Munich, Germany). The former workshops in this series
(OCIP2011-2017) were with about 70 participants very successful.

The deadline of the abstract submission is February 5, 2017.

From: Adrianne Ali
Date: October 27, 2016
Subject: Deadline Extended, SIAM Optimization, Canada, May 2017

SIAM Conference on Optimization
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
May 22-25, 2017

October 24, 2016 DEADLINE EXTENDED: November 7, 2016:
Minisymposium Proposal Submissions
November 21, 2016: Contributed Lecture, Poster and Minisymposium
Presentation Abstracts

Please visit for
detailed submission information.

Twitter hashtag: #SIAMOP17

For additional information, contact the SIAM Conference Department

From: Andreas Veeser
Date: October 28, 2016
Subject: European Finite Element Fair, Italy, May 2017

The 15th European Finite Element Fair will take place in Milan, Italy,
on May 26-27, 2017.

Please visit
for further information.

We would be delighted if you plan to attend.

From: Adrianne Ali
Date: October 27, 2016
Subject: SIAM Applied Algebraic Geometry, USA, Jul 2017

SIAM Conference on Applied Algebraic Geometry (AG17)
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
July 31 - August 4, 2017

The Call for Presentations for this conference is available at: .

Twitter hashtag: #SIAMAG17

January 3, 2017: Minisymposium Proposal Submissions
January 31, 2017: Contributed Lecture, Poster and Minisymposium
Presentation Abstracts

February 3, 2017: SIAM Student Travel Award and Post-doc/Early
Career Travel Award Applications

Please visit for
detailed submission information.

For additional information, contact the SIAM Conference Department

From: Adrianne Ali
Date: October 27, 2016
Subject: SIAM Control & Its Applications, USA, Jul 2017

SIAM Conference on Control & Its Applications (CT17)
David Lawrence Convention Center (DLCC)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
July 10 - 12, 2017

The Call for Presentations for this conference is available at: .

Twitter hashtag: #SIAMCT17

January 4, 2017: Minisymposium Proposal Submissions
February 1, 2017: Contributed Lecture, Minisymposia, Poster and
Minisymposteria Presentation Abstracts
February 1, 2017: Full Paper for Consideration in Proceedings

January 20, 2017: SIAM Student Travel Award and Post-doc/Early
Career Travel Award Applications

Please visit for
detailed submission information.

For additional information, contact the SIAM Conference Department

From: William Navidi
Date: October 24, 2016
Subject: Faculty Position, Statistics, Colorado School of Mines

The Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at the Colorado
School of Mines invites applications for an anticipated tenured/tenure
track position at any rank (assistant, associate, or full professor)
in applied statistics beginning in Fall 2017. Applicants in any area
of applied statistics will be considered, with preference given to
those with expertise in applications of spatial/spatio-temporal
statistics or large- scale statistical computing.

An earned Ph.D. in statistics, mathematics, or a closely related
field, and a record of or demonstrated potential for excellence in
research and teaching is required. A research focus related to applied
statistics with emphasis on spatial/spatio-temporal statistics or
large-scale statistical computing is desired. Evidence of interest,
or successful involvement, in interdisciplinary collaborative research
is desired. Applicants must provide evidence of research
accomplishments and teaching competence in statistics. Excellent
communication and interpersonal skills are required.

Applicants must send a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of
research interests and aspirations, a statement describing teaching
experience or philosophy, and three or more letters of reference, at
least one of which addresses teaching experience or potential.
Applications received on or before December 2, 2016 will receive full
consideration. All materials must be submitted via

From: James Baglama
Date: October 25, 2016
Subject: Tenure-track Position, Numerical Analysis, Univ of Rhode Island

Applications are invited for a tenure-track, academic-year Assistant
Professor position in the Department of Mathematics at the University
of Rhode Island to begin Fall 2017. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in
Mathematics by August 2017. Applicants should have a research program
in Discrete Real Dynamical Systems, Probability, or Numerical
Analysis. The successful candidate will teach and develop
undergraduate and graduate courses, publish original research, conduct
interdisciplinary research, secure external funding, advise
undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in departmental,
college, and university service. Preference will be given to
candidates who can contribute to and strengthen interdisciplinary
programs in applied mathematics (e.g., Big Data, Statistics, or

Visit to apply electronically and view complete
details. Refer to Posting# 106052. This is an open until filled
search. First consideration will be given to applications received by
December 1, 2016. Second consideration may be given to applications
received by January 15, 2017. Applications received subsequent to
second consideration date, January 15, 2017 may not be given full

From: melenk
Date: October 24, 2016
Subject: Tenure-track Position, Optimization with PDEs, TU Wien

TU Wien: (tenure track assistant professor) deadline: 16.11.2016

The Institute for Analysis and Scientific Computing at TU Wien seeks
to fill a tenure track position in "optimization with PDEs". Starting
date is 1.1.2017. The contract is initially for a 6 year fixed term
position and is turned into a permanent contract with promotion to
associate professor upon achieving terms to be agreed upon as part of
the initial contract. The successful candidate will be
well-established in a current, active research area in the field of
optimization with PDEs. In particular, expertise in one or several of
the following areas is sought: theory and/or numerics of
PDE-constrained optimization, control theory, non-smooth optimization,
optimization in the presence of stochastic effects. Preference will
be given to candidates who are able to demonstrate: international
visibility, in particular, outstanding research results and
publications in international journals; evidence of the ability to
attract research funding; teaching experience, including the
supervision of bachelor and master theses; interest in research
cooperations beyond mathematics.While proficiency in German is not a
prerequisite, the successful candidate is expected to acquire enough
knowledge of the language to teach in German after 2 years.Please send
your application dossier (including a research statement) to:
Personaladministration, Fachbereich wiss. Personal der TU-Wien,
Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Wien or by email to: Direct inquiries to:

From: Toby Driscoll
Date: October 25, 2016
Subject: Tenure-track Position, Univ of Delaware

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Delaware
invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of
Assistant Professor. The appointment is expected to start in the Fall
of 2017. We seek outstanding scholars in any area of mathematics or
applied mathematics. The Department has a particular interest in
candidates with strengths in computational mathematics and data
science. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the potential
to grow and maintain a world class research program that complements
Department strengths and to contribute to instruction at the graduate
and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate will also actively
contribute to the graduate program in mathematics and seek external
funding. Involvement in interdisciplinary research is highly
encouraged. Required qualifications for the position include a
Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics or a related field, evidence
of an independent and growing research program with world-class
potential, and a firm commitment to maintaining an integrated program
of teaching and research. A leader in research, learning and
innovation, the University of Delaware combines a rich historic legacy
with a commitment to undergraduate education and the latest in
advanced technology. With external funding exceeding $200 million, the
University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support
for science and engineering. Enhanced by state-of-the-art facilities,
research is conducted across all seven colleges and more than 70
interdisciplinary institutes and centers. Since 2013, 12 faculty have
received NSF CAREER awards, two of these from Mathematical Sciences.
UD faculty include members of the National Academy of Sciences,
National Academy of Engineering and National Academy of Inventors and
the 2010 Nobel Prize laureate in chemistry. The main campus in
Newark, Del., provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with
convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast.

To apply, the following materials must be submitted electronically to
the MathJobs website an AMS cover sheet, a detailed
letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a
teaching statement, and four letters of recommendation, including one
that addresses teaching. All application materials shall be shared
with the university faculty. In exceptional circumstances,
applications may be sent by mail to Prof. Tobin Driscoll, Tenure Track
Search Committee; Department of Mathematical Sciences; University of
Delaware; Newark, DE 19716. Review of applications will begin on
November 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences is committed to developing a
diverse workforce. The University of Delaware is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer and Title IX institution. For
the University's complete non-discrimination statement, please visit

From: Hermann Matthies
Date: November 01, 2016
Subject: Professor Position, Uncertainties in Techn. Systems, TU Braunschweig

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Technische Universitat
Braunschweig invites applications for Junior Professor (Salary
Grade W1 BBesO) in "Uncertainties in Technical Systems"

The successful candidate should perform research in the following
areas of computational uncertainty quantification:
- modeling of spatially distributed systems with uncertainties
- propagation of uncertainties through simulations of technical systems
- identification of uncertain parameters
- state monitoring of uncertain systems
- optimization of uncertain systems

The new faculty member will lead a research group within the future
interdisciplinary Centre of Mechanics of the Technische Universitat
Braunschweig. He or she shall assume a strong methodological role in
future collaborative research programs. Responsibilities of the new
pro-fessor include teaching of graduate students in courses
"uncertainties in technical systems" and "methods of uncertainty
analysis and quantification". The successful candidate from
university, research establishment or industry has a solid
mathematical background, and should be recognized for his or her
competencies in at least two of the research areas given
above. Desirable are experiences in collaborative research programs
and in co-operations with engineers. We expect good communication
skills and goal-oriented work. The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
will provide office space and computing infrastructure for research
and teaching. The research group will have access to parallel
computers of TU Braunschweig and to the supercomputer HLRN. The new
professor will have basic funding at his or her disposal, as needed
for project acquisition.
Further information is available from the Head of the Search
Committee, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rolf Radespiel, Tel. +49 (0) 531 391 94250,
Written applications should be sent to the Dekan der Fakultat fur
Maschinenbau, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Friedrichs, Schleinitzstr. 20, 38106
Braunschweig, or by email to . Applications will
be considered until 15 December 2016

From: Carola Schönlieb
Date: November 01, 2016
Subject: University Lecturer Position, Statistics and Mathematics of Information

Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in the
Statistics and Mathematics of Information to commence on 1st October
2017 or by agreement. Appointment will be made at an appropriate point
on the University scale and will be for a probationary period of five
years with appointment to the retiring age thereafter, subject to
satisfactory performance.

Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in statistics, mathematics
or a closely related subject, and have an outstanding record of
research in mathematical aspects of data science. Preference will be
given to candidates with a research focus in statistics. Willingness
to engage in an interdisciplinary and cross-cutting research is very

This Lectureship is based in the Statistical Laboratory and is
affiliated with the new Cantab Capital Institute for Mathematics of
Information (CCIMI) which is hosted within the Faculty of
Mathematics. It accommodates research activity on fundamental
mathematical and statistical problems and methodology for
understanding, analysing, processing and simulating data.

Deadline for applications is the 7th of December 2016.

More details on the position can be found here:

From: Boyce Griffith
Date: November 02, 2016
Subject: Postdoc Position, Aortic Disease Modeling, UNC-Chapel Hill

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in aortic disease
modeling at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This
position, which is available immediately, is part of an ongoing
project to develop large-scale computational models of aneurysmal,
dissecting, and dissected aortas, and applicants are sought with
experience in damage and fracture mechanics, simulating tissue growth
and remodeling, and/or high-performance scientific computing. Prior
experience in a specific area is not required, however, and any
applicant with a relevant background and interests will receive full
consideration. Further information on this position and application
instructions are available at

For additional information, please contact Boyce Griffith at

From: Julien Becy
Date: October 28, 2016
Subject: Postdoc Position, L2S, CentraleSupelec, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

L2S (CentraleSupelec, Gif-sur-Yvette) is recruiting, in collaboration
with CEA DIF, a post-doctoral fellow in the field of statistical
design and analysis of computer experiments / uncertainty
quantification (UQ).

Part of the work will consist in investigating possible connections
between statistical methods, based on mutli-fidelity Gaussian process
models, and UQ techniques coming from NA (such as the grid convergence

More information about it is available here:

From: Michael Friedlander
Date: October 27, 2016
Subject: Postdoc Position, Numerical Optimization, Univ of British Columbia

Applications are invited for a one- or two-year postdoctoral position
at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, under the
supervision of Michael Friedlander.

- PhD in mathematics, operations research, computer science, or
related discipline.
- Experience with and evidence of primary research interests in
numerical optimization.
- Experience developing numerical software.

Please submit application materials through the UBC Department of
Mathematics post-doc listing on (Job ID 9104):

From: Gianluigi Rozza
Date: October 31, 2016
Subject: Postdoc Positions, NA, Scientific Computing and Continuum Mechanics

I attach a link to a call for two post-doc positions in Numerical
Analysis, Scientific Computing and Continuum Mechanics for 24 months
at SISSA, Trieste, Mathematics Area, mathLab, funded by the European
Social Fund within the HEaD initiative, Higher Education and
Developments, of Regione Autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia, Operation 1,
Positions 1 e 2.

Calls and attachments:

Scientific activity is described in Attachment 1. Reference material
is in attachment S3. Deadline: 28 November 2016, 12pm (Rome time).
If you are interested in both positions please apply with two
different dossiers.

From: Scott MacLachlan
Date: October 31, 2016
Subject: Postdoc/Graduate Positions, Memorial Univ of Newfoundland

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position within
the Memorial University of Newfoundland Centre for Numerical Analysis
and Scientific Computing, within the Department of Mathematics and
Statistics at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. The successful
candidate will work under the supervision of Dr. Scott MacLachlan,
with a research focus on the development of efficient solution
algorithms for nonlinear problems. Duties will include development
and analysis of nonlinear solution algorithms based on multigrid and
other approaches, as well as their implementation in a
high-performance computing environment. A desired, but flexible, start
date of September 1, 2017 is expected. A detailed position
description, including application procedures, is available at

Additionally, applicants are sought for graduate positions, at both
the M.Sc. and Ph.D. levels within the Memorial University of
Newfoundland Centre for Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing.

Details can be found at the Centre's website:

Application deadlines vary by program, but are in early 2017 for
studies beginning in September, 2017.

From: Markus Clemens
Date: November 02, 2016
Subject: Postdoc/Phd Position, Model Order Reduction, Univ of Wuppertal

The Chair of Electromagnetic Theory (Prof. Dr. Markus Clemens) at the
School of Electrical, Information and Media Engineering of the
University of Wuppertal invites applications for a PostDoc / PHd
Research Position, "Model Order Reduction Techniques for
Electro-Quasistatic Simulation" with 100 % fulltime position (E13 TV-L
NRW), from 01.01.2017 to 31.12.2018 or with 66,67 % fulltime position
(E13 TV-L NRW), from 01.01.2017 to 31.12.2019.

Tariff group: E 13 TV-L (North-Rhine Westfalia, Germany)

Qualification profile:
- Master degree (or similar) in Applied Mathematics, in Computational
Electromagnetics, Computational Engineering Sciences
- Willingness to work on the research project "Model order reduction
techniques for nonlinear electro-quasistatic simulations of electric
power transmission systems" (The project is sponsored by a research
grant of the German National Science Foundation (Deutsche
- Programming skills in C, C++, Matlab; candidates must work with and
contribute to the research code MEQSICO of the Chair of
Electromagnetic Theory.
- The ideal candidate will have knowledge in Scientific Computing and
specifically model order reduction techniques, numerical solution
techniques for partial differential equation, finite element method,
computational electromagnetics and numerical linear algebra.

Application call number: 16186

Please send applications (with CV, certificates, references, exam
results,...) including the application call number to

University of Wuppertal,
Prof. Dr. Markus Clemens, Chair of Electromagnetic Theory
School of Electrical, Information and Media Engineering,
Rainer-Gruenter-Straße 21,
42119 Wuppertal, Germany

Please send applications as hardcopies by mail as electronic
application cannot be considered due to federal state legislation
rules. Inquiries related to the position may be directed to

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016.

From: Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb
Date: October 28, 2016
Subject: PhD Positions, Mathematics of Information, Cambridge, UK

The Cantab Capital Institution for Mathematics of Information (CCIMI),
based at the Centre for Mathematical studies at Cambridge University,
is inviting applications for PhD studentships beginning in October

The CCIMI accommodates research activity on fundamental mathematical
problems and methodology for understanding, analysing, processing and
simulating data. Data science research at the highest international
level is undertaken at the institute, aiming to extract the relevant
information from large- and high-dimensional data with a predictable
certainty. The advance of data science and the solution of big data
questions heavily relies on fundamental mathematical techniques and in
particular, their intra-disciplinary engagement. This is at the heart
of the Institute, involving mathematical expertise ranging from
statistics, applied and computational analysis, to topology and
discrete geometry - all with the common goal of advancing data science
questions. For more information on the CCIMI, including information
on the range of exciting and interesting projects which are underway
or suggested for future research, please visit our website, . To further the world class work of the
institute we are seeking highly motivated candidates for up to 6 PhD
studentships, to commence in October 2017. The scheme is open to
nationals from all countries and PhD Studentships offered will be
fully funded (to include University Composition Fees and maintenance
for the duration of your course to RCUK minimum level). The apply for
a studentship at the CCIMI, please enter an application for a standard
PhD either at DAMTP, DPMMS or CCA via the University's Graduate
Admissions website (
do-i-apply); and also send an expression of interest letter to grad- and explaining why
you are interested in this studentship. All applications and
expressions of interest must be received by midnight 15th January 2017.

Further information can be found at
institute-mathematics-information. Please contact grad- and for any
enquiries about the applications process and/or the CCIMI.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of
opportunity. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all
employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

From: Michael Parks
Date: October 25, 2016
Subject: Summer Positions, Center for Computing Research, Sandia National Labs

The Center for Computing Research (CCR) at Sandia National Lab
Laboratories seeks multiple students to participate in collaborative
res research across a wide range of areas in computer science, applied
mathematics, discrete mathematics, mathematical modeling, co
computational science and engineering, computational neuroscience an
and cognitive science (including cognitive and experimental
psychology, neuroscience, and linguistics). Possible research areas
include a advanced computer architectures, systems software,
programming languages and paradigms, networks, informatics and
information sciences, combinatorial mathematics, discrete event
simulation, scalable linear and nonlinear solvers, continuous and
discrete optimization, uncertainty quantification, statistics,
multiscale methods and mathematics, multiphysics modeling,
visualization, visual cognition, meshing, cybersecurity, advanced
modeling and simulation, human decision modeling, machine learning,
brain inspired computing and assessing human performance. Students
are also sought with interests in applying computational methods to
scientific and engineering applications including shock physics,
molecular dynamics, MHD, CFD, electrical systems, MEMS, and climate
science. These student internships are for motivated and enthusiastic
individuals with excellent communication skills and who have the
desire to gain research experience in a highly collaborative research
environment. Successful applicants will be exposed to a wide range of
computational and/or cognitive research at Sandia and will have a
strong project-based research experience working directly with Sandia
staff scientists.

To access the posting, go to, click on "Careers"
then click on then click on "View All Jobs" and search for the job
opening number 655152 for graduate students and 655153 for
undergraduates. Applications should include a CV and a cover letter
describing the area that they would like to gain research experience.

From: daniel jopling
Date: November 02, 2016
Subject: CFP, Speical Issue, Inverse Problems

Special issue: Dynamic inverse problems: modelling, regularization,

This special issue is devoted to highly topical research in the area
of dynamic inverse problems and will combine modelling, analysis and
regularization techniques relating to those problems, with practical

Papers concerned with the following aspects relating to DIPs are

- General model frameworks
- Optimal sampling schemes
- Model and system reduction for large-scale settings
- Regularization methods and their analysis
- Identification of spatio-temporal parameters
- Online identification problems
- Specifically developed numerical methods
- Novel applications

Submission deadline: 30 April 2017.

From: Ed Saff
Date: October 27, 2016
Subject: Contents, Constructive Approximation, 44 (3)

Constructive Approximation
Volume 44 Number 3
Table of Contents

On the Growth of Logarithmic Difference of Meromorphic Functions and a
Wiman-Valiron Estimate, Yik-Man Chiang, Shaoji Feng, Pages 313-326

Bernstein-Walsh Inequalities in Higher Dimensions over Exponential
Curves, Shirali Kadyrov, Mark Lawrence, Pages 327-338

Reproducing Kernels for Polynomial Null-Solutions of Dirac Operators,
H. De Bie, F. Sommen, M. Wutzig, Pages 339-383

Universal Lower Bounds for Potential Energy of Spherical Codes,
P. G. Boyvalenkov, P. D. Dragnev, D. P. Hardin, E. B. Saff, M.M.
Stoyanova, Pages 385-415

Hankel Determinant Approach to Generalized Vorob'ev-Yablonski
Polynomials and Their Roots, Ferenc Balogh, Marco Bertola, Thomas
Bothner, Pages 417-453

Approximation by Hoelder Functions in Besov and Triebel-Lizorkin
Spaces, Toni Heikkinen, Heli Tuominen, Pages 455-482

Duality Transformation Formulas for Multiple Elliptic Hypergeometric
Series of Type BC, Yasushi Komori, Yasuho Masuda, Masatoshi Noumi,
Pages 483-516

Constructive Approximation
An International Journal for Approximations and Expansions
Published by Springer

From: daniel jopling
Date: November 02, 2016
Subject: Contents, Nonlinearity 29 (11)

Propagation of solutions to the Fisher-KPP equation with slowly
decaying initial data, Christopher Henderson

Co-periodic stability of periodic waves in some Hamiltonian PDEs, S
Benzoni-Gavage, C Mietka and L M Rodrigues

Ergodicity in randomly forced Rayleigh-Benard convection, J Foldes, N
E Glatt-Holtz, G Richards and J P Whitehead

Symbolic coding for noninvertible systems: uniform approximation and
numerical computation, Wolf-Jurgen Beyn, Thorsten Huls and Andre

Gaussian perturbations of hard edge random matrix ensembles, Tom
Claeys and Antoine Doeraene

On the Liouville theorem for weak Beltrami flows, Dongho Chae and Jorg

Weak solutions for a non-Newtonian diffuse interface model with
different densities, Helmut Abels and Dominic Breit

Invariant tori for the Nose thermostat near the high-temperature
limit, Leo T Butler

Tongues in degree 4 Blaschke products, Jordi Canela, Nuria Fagella and
Antonio Garijo

Strongly nonlinear waves in locally resonant granular chains, Lifeng
Liu, Guillaume James, Panayotis Kevrekidis and Anna Vainchtein

Flow characteristics in a crowded transport model, Martin Burger and
Jan-Frederik Pietschmann

Integrable turbulence generated from modulational instability of
cnoidal waves, D S Agafontsev and V E Zakharov

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