Tuesday, July 14

Honoring the 60th Birthday of Professor Richard A. Tapia (Part I of II)

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Room: Sidney Smith 2106

For the last 30 years, Professor Richard A. Tapia has helped to advance computational science, particularly in the area of optimization theory and algorithms. He has not only made important contributions to the literature, but also to the professional community by guiding and advising many leaders in the field. His research and educational activities have had a tremendous impact on the development of the area, the community and beyond. This minisymposium is organized to celebrate his 60th birthday by presenting the state-of-the-art in mathematical programming.

See Part II, MS32.

Organizer: Yin Zhang
Rice University
10:30 Interior-Point Methods for Modeling Chemical Equilibrium in Porous Media
Monica L. Martinez-Canales, Stanford University; Steven Bryant, University of Texas, Austin; Richard A. Tapia, Rice University; and Mary F. Wheeler, University of Texas, Austin
11:00 Behavior of an Interior-Point Method for General Nonlinear Optimization
Richard H. Byrd, University of Colorado, Boulder
11:30 Superlinear Convergence Versus Polynomial Complexity of Interior-Point Methods
Florian A. Potra, University of Iowa, and National Science Foundation
12:00 Distributed Lagrange Multiplier Methods for the Numerical Simulation of Particle Flow
Roland Glowinski and T. W. Pan, University of Houston

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