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Bi-College Math Colloquium

Monday, February 5, 2024 - 4:15pm

Dr. Joseph Nakao

from Swarthmore College


Bryn Mawr College

Park Science Building, Room 245

An informal reception will take place at 4:00 p.m. in the Math Lounge Park Science Building, Room 361.

Many physical systems can be described by partial differential equations (PDEs). Yet, analytic solutions are oftentimes unavailable, and lab experiments have financial and time restrictions. This motivates the need for numerical solutions. When numerically solving PDEs, we must consider the storage requirements, computational complexity, physical structures, and much more. In this talk, I will overview the ingredients we consider when constructing an algorithm to numerically solve PDEs, followed by my current research endeavors.