Mathematics for Nonlinear Phenomena: Analysis and Computation
‐International Conference in honor of Professor Yoshikazu Giga on his 60th birthday‐



This conference is finished. Thank you to all participants for making MNP2015 a great success.

Technical report of this conference is available here.

Photos of the conference are here.

Dates:August 16(Sun.)-August 18(Tues.), 2015
Venue:Sapporo Convention Center (1-1-1 Higashi-Sapporo 6-jo, Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, 003-0006, Japan)
Organizing Commitee:
Shuichi Jimbo (Head/Hokkaido University)
Shun'ichi Goto (Hokkaido University. of Education)
Yoshihito Kohsaka (Kobe University)
Hideo Kubo (Hokkaido University)
Yasunori Maekawa (Tohoku University)
Masaki Ohnuma (The University of Tokushima)
Scientific Committee:
Hideo Kozono (Waseda University)
Takayoshi Ogawa (Tohoku University)
Tohru Ozawa (Waseda University)
Yoshihiro Tonegawa (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Eiji Yanagida (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Honorary Organizer:
Yoshikazu Giga (The University of Tokyo)
August 16 (Sun.)
10:30 - Registration
13:10 - 13:20Opening
13:20 - 14:00Robert V. Kohn (Courant Institute)
Prediction without probability: a PDE approach to a model problem from machine learning
14:10 - 14:50Piotr Rybka (University of Warsaw)
The method of viscosity solutions for analysis of singular diffusion problems appearing in crystal growth problems
15:20 - 15:40Takeshi Ohtsuka (Gunma University)
Evolution of spirals by crystalline curvature and eikonal equation
15:40 - 16:00Yasunori Maekawa (Tohoku University)
Stability of scale-critical circular flows in a two-dimensional exterior domain
16:15 - 17:30Poster Session
19:00 - Banquet (Keio Plaza Hotel Sapporo)
August 17 (Mon.)
10:30 - 11:10Charles M. Elliott (University of Warwick)
Partial differential equations on evolving domains
11:30 -
Zensho Yoshida (The University of Tokyo)
Topological constraints and structures in macro (fluid and plasma) systems
14:00 -
Matthias Hieber (TU Darmstadt)
A journey through the world of incompressible viscous fluid flows: an evolution equation perspective
14:50 -
Alex Mahalov (Arizona State University)
Stochastic three-dimensional rotating Navier-Stokes equations: averaging, convergence, regularity and 3D nonlinear dynamics
16:00 -
Y.-H.Richard Tsai (University of Texas)
Boundary integral methods for implicitly defined interfaces
16:50 -
Ryo Kobayashi (Hiroshima University)
Locomotion of animals, design of robots and mathematics
August 18 (Tue.)
10:00 -
Chun Liu (Penn State University)
Transport of charged particles in biological environments
11:00 -
Jürgen Saal (Düsseldorf University)
Fluid flow and rotation: a fascinating interplay
11:40 -Closing

Registration page is here

This conference has been approved as a satellite conference of ICIAM 2015 in Beijing, China.
In conjugation with this conference Sapporo PDE Symposium will be held for the period of Aug 19- 21 at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.

This international conference is partially supported by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) through Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research.
The organization of this conference is supported by Department of Mathematics, Hokkaido University, Institute for Mathematics in Advanced Interdisciplinary Study, and Sapporo International Communication Plaza Foundation.

Steering Committee:
Shuichi Jimbo (Hokkaido University)
Mi-Ho Giga (University of Tokyo)
Hideo Kubo (Hokkaido University)
Hirotoshi Kuroda (Hokkaido University)
Keisuke Takasao (The University of Tokyo)
Nao Hamamuki (Hokkaido University)
E-mail: cri(atmark)
TEL: 011-706-2649
FAX: 011-706-2649