Period of Concentration: Stochastic models for materials

Program

All lectures will be held in Leibniz-Hörsaal (G 10),
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences (Leipzig, Inselstraße 22).

Introductory lectures
Tuesday, February 08, 2005
09:00 - 10:30Weinan E  (Princeton University, USA)
Atomistic and Stochastic Aspects of Solids I
10:45 - 12:15Eric Vanden-Eijnden  (Courant Institute, USA)
Metastability in Complex Systems I
Wednesday, February 09, 2005
09:00 - 10:30Weinan E  (Princeton University, USA)
Atomistic and Stochastic Aspects of Solids II
10:45 - 12:15Eric Vanden-Eijnden  (Courant Institute, USA)
Metastability in Complex Systems II
Thursday, February 10, 2005
09:00 - 10:30Weinan E  (Princeton University, USA)
Atomistic and Stochastic Aspects of Solids III
10:45 - 12:15Eric Vanden-Eijnden  (Courant Institute, USA)
Metastability in Complex Systems III
Friday, February 11, 2005
09:00 - 10:30Weinan E  (Princeton University, USA)
Atomistic and Stochastic Aspects of Solids IV
10:45 - 12:15Eric Vanden-Eijnden  (Courant Institute, USA)
Metastability in Complex Systems IV
Workshop
Saturday, February 12, 2005
10:05 - 10:50Weinan E  (Princeton University, USA)
Multiscale modeling of solids
10:50 - 11:20Coffee break
11:20 - 12:05Lev Truskinovsky  (University of Minnesota, USA)
Dynamic response of transforming solids to quasi-static loading
12:05 - 13:30Lunch break
13:30 - 14:15Eduard Vives  (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain)
Metastability, hysteresis and avalanches in the zero temperature Random Field Ising Model
14:20 - 15:05Natalie Grunewald  (Universität Bonn, Germany)
Barkhausen Effect: A Stick-Slip Motion In A Random Medium
15:10 - 15:40Coffee break
15:40 - 16:25Nicolas Dirr  (MPI MIS, Germany)
Kac potentials and stochastic evolution of phase boundaries
16:30 - 17:15Oliver Penrose  (Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom)
Convexity properties of the free energy function in the statistical mechanics of nonlinear elasticity
20:00 Joint Dinner at Auerbachs Keller
Sunday, February 13, 2005
09:15 - 10:00Eric Vanden-Eijnden  (Courant Institute, USA)
String method for the study of rare events
10:05 - 10:50Wei Cai  (Stanford University, USA)
Importance Sampling Monte Carlo Simulation of Rare Transition Events
10:50 - 11:20Coffee break
11:20 - 12:05Maria Reznikoff  (Universität Bonn, Germany)
Stochastically driven phase transformation: the effect of time constraints and domain size on switching pathways
12:10 - 12:55Christof Schütte  (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany)
Automated model reduction for complex systems exhibiting metastability

Date and Location

February 07 - 17, 2005
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Inselstraße 22
04103 Leipzig
Germany
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Scientific Organizers

Weinan E
Princeton University
Princeton
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Stefan Müller
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Leipzig
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Eric Vanden-Eijnden
New York University
New York
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Administrative Contact

Katja Bieling
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
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