Oxford SIAM Student Chapter Conference
Sponsored by Schlumberger

Date: April 25th, 2008
Venue: Oxford University Computing Laboratory, Parks Road, Oxford.
Plenary presentation by Professor Sir Michael Berry, FRS.

Presentations were held in Comlab Lecture Theatre A and lunch was provided in the OeRC Atrium. If you have any questions at all, please contact us. Also, graduate students and post-docs from other universities are more than welcome to participate.

Below is a schedule for the conference. Also, see a list of conference participants here.

We are very grateful to Schlumberger for their sponsorship of this event.

10:45 - 11:15 Arrival and coffee in Comlab downstairs social area
11:15 - 11:30Welcome in Comlab Lecture Theatre A
11:30 - 12:00 Dr. Christoph Ortner, Oxford Numerical Analysis Group
"Non-Conforming Finite Element Methods for Convex Optimization Problems"
12:00 - 12:30 Rebecca Shipley, OCIAM
"Multiscale Modelling of Fluid and Drug Transport in Vascular Tumours"
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch in OeRC atrium
13:30 - 14:00 Speaker from Industry
Dr. Chris Farmer, OCIAM (Schlumberger Visiting Professor)
"Mathematical Modelling for Hydrocarbon Reservoir Management"
14:00 - 14:30 Dr. Ian Griffiths, OCIAM
"Mathematical Modelling of the Manufacture of Square Glass Tubing"
14:30 - 15:00 Dr. Margaret Beck, University of Surrey
"Snakes, Ladders, and isolas of localised patterns"
15:00 - 15:15Coffee in Comlab downstairs social area
15:15 - 16:15 Plenary presentation
Professor Sir Michael Berry, FRS
"Polarization fingerprints in the clear blue sky"

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