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KI-Net Conference Announcement

2012 Young Researchers Workshop:
Kinetic Description of Multiscale Phenomena

Oct 10 - 13, 2012

Department of Mathematics, UW-Madison
University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Kinetic descriptions play a  critical role in the physical, social, and biological sciences, and have expanded into diverse applications of cutting-edge technology ranging from materials. chemistry, biology to social sciences.  Modern kinetic theory captures fundamental issues in the modeling and simulation of phenomena across length and time scales, from the atomistic to the continuum.


This workshop is targeting primarily researchers at an early stage of their career, in order to discuss recent  development in the modeling and simulation of multiscale phenomena via kinetic methods. It is also aimed to promoting more collaborations between young researchers with common interests in relevant fields.

The topics to be discussed include quantum dynamics with applications to chemistry;  network dynamics with applications to social sciences; and kinetic models of biological processes.



Irene M. GambaUniversity of Texas at Austin, Department of
Shi JinUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of
Eitan TadmorUniversity of Maryland, CSCAMM Department of Mathematics &


Graham AlldredgeUniversity of Maryland at College Park
Ricardo J. AlonsoRice University
Claude BardosENS-Cachan
Yongyong CaiUniversity of Wisconsin Madison
Yingda ChengMichigan State University
Shumo CuiTulane University
Shijin DengShanghai Jiao Tong University
Laurent DesvillettesENS Cachan
Irene M. GambaUniversity of Texas at Austin
Michael D. GrahamUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison
Jeff HaackUniversity of Texas at Austin
Michael D. HarmonUniversity of Texas at Austin
Jingwei HuThe University of Texas at Austin
Pierre-Emmanuel JabinUniversity of Maryland
Shi JinUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Trygve K. KarperUniversity of Maryland
Dmitry KurochkinTulane University
Qin LiUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Bo LiUniversity of California, San Diego
Lin LinLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Hailiang LiuIowa State University
Jose A. Morales EscalanteThe University of Texas at Austin
Sébastien MotschUniversity of Maryland
Vladislav PanferovCalifornia State University, Northridge
Stephen PankavichUnited States Naval Academy
Nattapol PloymaklamIowa State University
Jingmei QiuUniversity of Houston
Thomas ReyUniversity of Maryland
Juan D. RodriguezUniversity of Texas at Austin
Eitan TadmorUniversity of Maryland
Changhui TanUniversity of Maryland
Kent Van VelsUniversity of Texas
Li WangUniversity of California Los Angeles
Zhongming WangFlorida International University
Bokai YanUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Xu YangUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Yao YaoUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Hui YuIowa State University
Chenglong ZhangUniversity of Texas at Austin


A limited amount of travel and local lodging is available for researchers in the early stages of their career who want to attend the full program, especially for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.


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Department of Mathematics, UW-Madison (UW-Madison)
Van Vleck Hall, 480 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI



Funding provided by the NSF through the KI-net Grant.