The ultimate goal of this network is the development, analysis and computation of novel kinetic descriptions with particular focus on

- Quantum dynamics with applications to chemistry;
- Network dynamics with applications to social sciences;
- Kinetic models of biological processes.

KI-Net is offering a unique platform to carry out these objectives by fostering cross-fertilization between mathematics and other scientific disciplines. It is centered around three hubs: the Center for Scientific Computation & Math Modeling (CSCAMM) in the University of Maryland, the Institute for Computational and Engineering Science (ICES) at UT Austin, and the Department of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

**Eitan Tadmor**

KI-Net Director

Postdoc Positions at Universitaet Basel under ERC Starting Grant "Fluid Flows and Irregular Transport"

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Congratulations to Jacob Bedrossian (CSCAMM/Mathematics) who has been awarded a prestigious 5-year Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from NSF.

KI-Net Coordinator Dr. Anil Zenginoglu's research on the inner singularity in rotating black holes was featured in Forbes magazine and EurekAlert.

Ki-net core participants Shi Jin of the UW-hub and Chi-Wang Shu of the Brown node were among those recognized as the most cited authors of articles published in Journal of Computational Physics articles since 2010.

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Networks and Heterogeneous Media “Special issue on modeling and control in social dynamics” based on research presented in Ki-Net conference “Modeling and Control in Social Dynamics”.

Jun 13 - 17, 2016 (School)Department of Mathematics, UCSB Summer School on Quantum and Kinetic Theory for Complex Systems | |

Oct 6 - 8, 2016 (Conference)University of Wisconsin-Madison New Trends in Quantum and Classical Kinetic Equations and Related PDEs |

May 23 - 27, 2016 (Conference)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Mixing and Mixtures in Geo- and Biophysical Flows: A Focus on Mathematical Theory and Numerical Methods | |

May 13 - 16, 2016 (Conference)Yale University Mathematical and Computational Methods in Quantum Chemistry | |

May 2 - 6, 2016 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Computer Science and Math. Division, ORNL Numerical Solvers for Implicit PN discretizations of Transport Equations | |

Apr 21 - 24, 2016 (Conference)University of Wisconsin-Madsion Boundary Value Problems and Multiscale Coupling Methods for Kinetic Equations | |

Apr 6, 2016 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Filtered spherical harmonic methods for radiation transport Cory Hauck, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee | |

Apr 4 - 15, 2016 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Department of Mathematics, NCSU Kinetic models for chemotaxis | |

Mar 2, 2016 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Homogeneous solutions to the incompressible Euler equation Roman Shvydkoy, University of Illinois at Chicago | |

Feb 24, 2016 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Population dynamics and therapeutic resistance: mathematical models Alexander Lorz, Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6 (UPMC) | |

Feb 22 - 26, 2016 (Conference)ICES, UT-Austin Advances in kinetic and fluid dynamics transport: Analysis and approximations | |

Feb 5 - 6, 2016 (Conference)Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown Modeling, analysis, computation and application of kinetic equations | |

Feb 4 - 7, 2016 (Kinetic Interaction Team)University of Wisconsin-Madison Uncertainty quantification for hyperbolic conservation laws | |

Feb 3, 2016 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Computation of linear transport equation Qin Li, University of Wisconsin-Madison | |

Feb 2, 2016 (Seminar)Cambridge & Imperial College An operator splitting based stochastic Galerkin method for nonlinear systems of hyperbolic conservation laws with uncertainty Alina Chertock, North Carolina State University | |

Jan 27, 2016 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Towards a mathematical understanding of surface hopping algorithm Jianfeng Lu, Duke University | |

Jan 20, 2016 (Seminar)ICES, UT-Austin Scenery entropy and the asymptotic geometry of marginals Tim Austin, NYU | |

Nov 19 - 22, 2015 (Conference)Department of Mathematics, Duke University Collective Dynamics in Biological and Social Systems | |

Nov 18, 2015 (Seminar)Department of Mathematics, NCSU Nonequilibrium thermodynamic theories, Onsager principles and structure/property preserving schemes Qi Wang, University of South Carolina and Beijing Computational Science Research Center | |

Nov 17, 2015 (Seminar)Department of Mathematics, NCSU Fast algorithms for the quantum Boltzmann collision operator Jingwei Hu, Purdue University | |

Nov 16, 2015 (Seminar)ICES, UT-Austin On stable melting and freezing rates in the Stefan problem Mahir Hadzic, King's College London | |

Nov 15 - 24, 2015 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Department of Mathematics, NCSU Asymptotic Preserving Numerical Methods for Kinetic Chemotaxis Models | |

Nov 9 - 13, 2015 (Conference)Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling (CSCAMM) Young Researchers Workshop: Kinetic theory with applications in physical sciences | |

Nov 4 - 6, 2015 (Conference)Department of Mathematics, Stanford Analysis and Computation in Kinetic Theory | |

Oct 28, 2015 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd The Truth about diffusion (in liquids) Aleksandar Donev, New York University | |

Oct 21, 2015 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Graph Limits and Dynamics of Large Networks Georgi Medvedev, Drexel University | |

Oct 19 - 23, 2015 (Conference)Computer Science and Math. Division, ORNL Scalable methods for kinetic equations | |

Oct 14 - 17, 2015 (Conference)The University of Texas at Austin Numerical and Multiscale issues for Partial and Integral Differential Equations | |

Oct 9, 2015 (Seminar)ICES, UT-Austin Weak Solutions for Compresssible Navier-Stokes Equations: Thermodynamically unstable pressure and anisotropic viscous stress tensor Pierre-Emmanuel Jabin, University of Maryland | |

Sep 30, 2015 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Swarm formation and flocking dynamics via discrete positive systems Ulrich Krause, Universität Bremen | |

Sep 22 - Oct 1, 2015 (Seminar)ICES, UT-Austin Non-local Transport Modeling: Fundamentals, Applications and Numerical Methods Diego Del Castillo Negrete, Oak Ridge National Laboratory | |

Sep 16, 2015 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Analysis of bounded confidence multidimensional opinions in continuous time Muruhan Rathinam, University of Maryland, Baltimore County | |

Sep 11 - 13, 2015 (Research Interaction Weekend)University of Maryland, College Park Research on: Hydrodynamic Limits of Particle Systems in Epitaxial Growth | |

Sep 7 - 11, 2015 (Conference)Cambridge & Imperial College Recent Progress in Collisionless Models | |

Sep 2, 2015 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Sparsifying preconditioners Lexing Ying, Stanford University | |

Sep 2, 2015 (Seminar)ICES, UT-Austin The Boltzmann-Nordheim Equation for Bosons in Non-Isotropic Setting Amit Einav, Cambridge University | |

Jun 30 - Jul 3, 2015 (Kinetic Interaction Team)École Polytechnique Euler Spray and Optimal Transportation | |

Jun 20 - Jul 31, 2015 (Collaboration)Department of Mathematics, Aachen Feedback Control of Kinetic and Hyperbolic Equations | |

May 27 - 29, 2015 (Conference)Carnegie Mellon University Groups and interactions in data, networks and biology Jointly sponsored by the Ki-Net and the Center for Nonlinear Analysis | |

May 25 - 29, 2015 (Conference)ICES, UT-Austin Conference-Calculus of Variations and Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations | |

May 18 - 22, 2015 (School)The University of Texas at Austin Spring School on Calculus of Variations and Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations | |

May 6, 2015 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd The atomistic origin of crystal growth: Study in 1+1 dimensions Dionisios Margetis, University of Maryland | |

May 4 - 8, 2015 (Conference)University of Wisconsin-Madison Asymptotic Preserving and Multiscale Methods for Kinetic and Hyperbolic Problems | |

Apr 29, 2015 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Computational Modeling of the Eukaryotic Cytoskeleton Garegin Papoian, University of Maryland | |

Apr 22, 2015 (Seminar)School of Math. and Statistical Sciences, ASU Interface Tracking Method for Systems of Hyperbolic Conservation and Balance Laws Alexander Kurganov, Tulane University | |

Apr 17 - 19, 2015 (Conference)Arizona State University Collective dynamics and model verification: Connecting kinetic modeling to data | |

Apr 15, 2015 (Seminar)ICES, UT-Austin Multiscale dynamics of marching locust swarms Gil Ariel, Bar Ilan University | |

Apr 9, 2015 (Seminar)University of Maryland From molecular dynamics to kinetic theory and fluid mechanics Laure Saint-Raymond, École Normale Supérieure | |

Apr 2, 2015 (Seminar)School of Math. and Statistical Sciences, ASU Mathematical challenges in collective dynamics and self-organization Pierre Degond, Imperial College London | |

Apr 1, 2015 (Seminar)Department of Mathematics, NCSU Kinetic flocking models and phase transitions Alethea Barbaro, Case Western Reserve University | |

Mar 28 - 31, 2015 (Conference)University of Wisconsin-Madison Uncertainty quantification in kinetic and hyperbolic problems | |

Mar 25, 2015 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Stablized and Adaptive Time-Stepping Methods for Phase-Field Models Tao Tang, Hong Kong Baptist University | |

Mar 11, 2015 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd The mathematics of three-dimensional structure determination of molecules by cryo-electron microscopy Amit Singer, Princeton University | |

Feb 25, 2015 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Continuum limit of total variation on point clouds Nicolas Garcia Trillos, Carnegie Mellon University | |

Feb 4, 2015 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Phantom jams and jamitons in macroscopic traffic models Benjamin Seibold, Temple University | |

Jan 30 - Feb 1, 2015 (Research Interaction Weekend)ICES, UT-Austin Interacting agents in constrained financial markets | |

Jan 28, 2015 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Intrinsic complexity of differential operators Hongkai Zhao, University of California, Irvine | |

Oct 27 - 31, 2014 (Conference)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Young Researchers Workshop: Multiscale phenomena: modeling, analysis and computation | |

Oct 20, 2014 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Laplacian multi-wavelets bases for high-dimensional data and their applications Nir Sharon, Tel-Aviv University | |

Oct 15, 2014 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Interfaces and flux-saturated mechanisms Juan Soler, University of Granada | |

Oct 7, 2014 (Seminar)Department of Mathematics, NCSU Hongkai Zhao, University of California, Irvine | |

Oct 6 - 9, 2014 (Conference)Department of Mathematics, RU-Camden Modeling and Control in Social Dynamics | |

Oct 1, 2014 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd UQ Algorithms for Extreme-scale Systems Dongbin Xiu, University of Utah | |

Sep 30, 2014 (Seminar)Department of Mathematical Sciences, CMU Flocking dynamics in different scales Changhui Tan, Rice University | |

May 19 - 23, 2014 (Conference)Imperial College Collective Behavior: Macroscopic versus Kinetic Descriptions | |

May 4 - 7, 2014 (School)Iowa State University Dynamics and Numerics for Non-local PDEs and Related Equations in the Physical and Biological Sciences | |

May 4 - 16, 2014 (Conference)The University of Texas at Austin Kinetics, non standard diffusions and stochastics: emerging challenges in the sciences | |

Apr 28 - May 2, 2014 (Conference)Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda MD Modern Perspectives in Applied Mathematics: Theory and Numerics of PDEs | |

Apr 17, 2014 (Seminar)University of Maryland Regularity, blow up, and small scale creation in fluids Alex Kiselev, University of Wisconsin-Madison | |

Apr 3, 2014 (Seminar)University of Maryland College Park From Boltzmann to Euler: Hilbert’s 6th problem revisited Marshall Slemrod, University of Wisconsin-Madison | |

Mar 26 - 30, 2014 (Conference)University of Illinois at Chicago Mathematical and Numerical Methods for Complex Quantum Systems | |

Mar 26, 2014 (Seminar)Department of Mathematics, NCSU Effects of emotion in swarming dynamics Jesús Rosado Linares, University of California, Los Angeles | |

Feb 19, 2014 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd A kinetic scheme on staggered grids; application to multifluid flows Thierry Goudon, INRIA Sophia Antipolis Research Centre | |

Feb 8 - 11, 2014 (Research Interaction Weekend)Iowa State University Selection Dynamics in Biology | |

Feb 7 - 14, 2014 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Department of Mathematics, UW-Madison Asymptotic and multiscale computational methods in quantum dynamics | |

Feb 5, 2014 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Elliptic preconditioner for accelerating the self consistent field iteration of Kohn-Sham density functional theory Lin Lin, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory | |

Feb 3 - 6, 2014 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Department of Mathematics, NCSU Asymptotic-Preserving Methods for Kinetic Equations | |

Dec 19 - 20, 2013 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Department of Mathematics, CSUN Numerical Methods and Problems in Kinetic Simulation of Collisional Plasmas | |

Dec 10 - 14, 2013 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Department of Mathematics, NCSU Kinetic models for chemotaxis | |

Dec 2 - 6, 2013 (Kinetic Interaction Team)RWTH Aachen Control of production systems | |

Nov 20, 2013 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd On semilagrangian methods for kinetic equations Giovanni Russo, Università di Catania | |

Nov 13, 2013 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Continuum descriptions for dynamics of self-propelled particles Vladislav Panferov, California State University, Northridge | |

Nov 6, 2013 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd An Eulerian-Lagrangian Method for Optimization Problems Governed by Multidimensional Nonlinear Hyperbolic PDEs Alina Chertock, North Carolina State University | |

Oct 28, 2013 (Seminar)Department of Mathematics, NCSU Giovanni Russo, Università di Catania | |

Oct 14 - 18, 2013 (Conference)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Young Researchers Workshop: Kinetic and macroscopic models for complex systems | |

Oct 12 - 14, 2013 (Research Interaction Weekend)Department of Mathematics, NCSU Numerical investigation of Elastic Collision Among Peakon Solutions for the Camassa-Holm Equation | |

Sep 13 - 16, 2013 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Research on: Hydrodynamic Limits of Particle Systems for Crystal Surfaces | |

Sep 11, 2013 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Coagulation-Fragmentation model without detailed balance for animal group-size statistics Jian-Guo Liu, Duke University | |

Sep 4, 2013 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Statistical Mechanics of Money, Income, Debt, and Energy Consumption Victor Yakovenko, University of Maryland | |

Aug 16 - 20, 2013 (School)University of Wisconsin-Madison Summer School on Mathematical and Computational Methods in Quantum Dynamics | |

Jul 29 - Aug 17, 2013 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Shanghai Jiao Tong University All speed fluid solvers | |

Jun 24 - 28, 2013 (Conference)Shanghai Jiao Tong University PRIMA2013 Special Session on Kinetic Equations The Second Pacific Rim Mathematical Association Congress | |

Jun 17, 2013 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Ordinary Differential Equations and Singular Integrals Gianluca Crippa, Universitaet Basel | |

May 15, 2013 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Relative entropy applied to the study of stability of shocks for conservation laws, and application to asymptotic analysis Alexis Vasseur, University of Texas at Austin | |

May 13 - 16, 2013 (Conference)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Quantum Systems: A Mathematical Journey from Few to Many Particles | |

May 8, 2013 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Coupling kinetic and fluid equations in the context of the study of sprays Laurent Desvillettes, École Normale Supérieure de Cachan | |

Apr 27 - 30, 2013 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Iowa State University Research on Kinetic Theory of Photons (II) | |

Apr 27 - 28, 2013 (Conference)Iowa State University Kinetic and hydrodynamic PDE-based descriptions of multi-scale phenomena A special session of AMS spring meeting held at Iowa State University. | |

Apr 25 - 26, 2013 (Conference)Iowa State University Workshop on Kinetic PDEs: Analysis and Computation | |

Apr 20 - 24, 2013 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Department of Mathematics, NCSU Numerical Study of Dusty Gas Flows | |

Apr 17, 2013 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd The relative entropy method for geophysical flows Yann Brenier, Ecole Polytechnque | |

Apr 10 - 19, 2013 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Shanghai Jiao Tong University Semiclassical modeling of graphane | |

Mar 25, 2013 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Explicit derivation and stability of coherent patterns of motion in kinetic swarming models Stephan Martin, Imperial College London | |

Mar 11 - 20, 2013 (Kinetic Interaction Team)University of Rutgers-Camden Sparse Control of Large Groups | |

Mar 8 - 18, 2013 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Institute of Natural Sciences, SJTU Multiscale coupling of hyperbolic systems | |

Feb 22 - 24, 2013 (Conference)Arizona State University Kinetic theory for the emergence of complex behavior in social and economic systems | |

Feb 18 - 21, 2013 (School)The University of Texas at Austin Winter School: An introduction to kinetic models in the emergence of complex behavior in social and economic systems | |

Feb 13, 2013 (Seminar)NCSU Averaged kinetic PDEs on networks Michael Herty, Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen | |

Feb 12 - 19, 2013 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Department of Mathematics, NCSU Efficient numerical schemes for kinetic equations with applications in social sciences | |

Feb 6, 2013 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Noise estimation by PDE-constrained optimisation Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb, University of Cambridge | |

Jan 31, 2013 (Seminar)Joint PDE/KI-Net Seminar University of Maryland Swarm dynamics and equilibria for a nonlocal aggregation model Razvan Fetecau, Simon Fraser University | |

Jan 15 - 18, 2013 (Conference)North Carolina State University Transport Models for Collective Dynamics in Biological Systems | |

Dec 23, 2012 (Research Interaction Weekend)Weizmann Institute of Science Numerics and (hydro-)dynamics: fast/slow systems and models of flocking | |

Nov 28, 2012 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Entropy, Entropy Production and trend to equilibrium in Kac's Model of any Dimension Amit Einav, Cambridge University | |

Nov 28 - Dec 1, 2012 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Department of Mathematics, UW-Madison All speed fluid solvers | |

Nov 5 - 9, 2012 (Conference)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Kinetic Description of Social Dynamics: From Consensus to Flocking | |

Oct 25, 2012 (Seminar)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Analysis of PDE models for neuronal networks Benoît Perthame, Université Pierre et Marie Curie | |

Oct 20, 2012 (Research Interaction Weekend)Iowa State University RIW Workshop on Kinetic Theory and Molecular Modeling | |

Oct 10 - 13, 2012 (Conference)Department of Mathematics, UW-Madison 2012 Young Researchers Workshop: Kinetic Description of Multiscale Phenomena | |

Aug 15 - 20, 2012 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Department of Mathematics, NCSU Pedestrian Traffic Models: from Microscopic Formulation to Coarse-Grained Dynamics | |

Jul 30 - Aug 3, 2012 (Kinetic Interaction Team)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd Research on Kinetic Theory of Photons | |

Mar 8 - 10, 2012 (Conference)Ctr for Scientific Computation & Math. Modeling, UMd KI-Net Organizational Meeting |

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