Institut für Analysis




Nonlinear PDE Days

                     Frankfurt  -  Giessen  -  Karlsruhe

                                             January  20 – 21,  2011


Computational Aspects and Computer-Assisted Proofs

in Nonlinear PDEs






Thomas Bartsch -   Univ. Giessen

Michael Plum - KIT

Wolfgang Reichel - KIT

Tobias Weth -  Univ. Frankfurt





























                        Klaus Deckelnick (Univ. Magdeburg)

                                           "Numerical analysis of an inverse problem for the eikonal equation" - Abstract

Gerd Dziuk (Univ. Freiburg)

                                           "Discretization of the anisotropic Willmore functional" - Abstract

Matthias Langer (Univ. of Strathclyde, U.K.)

                                              "Kickback in nematic liquid crystals" - Abstract

Kaori Nagatou (Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, Japan)

                                           "Computer assisted proofs for nonlinear partial differential equations" - Abstract

Harry Yserentant (TU Berlin)

   “Regularity and approximability of electronic wave functions" - Abstract

Jianxin Zhou (Texas A&M Univ., USA)

                                           "Computational theory and methods for solving multiple solution problems"



Schedule  Thursday, January 20             2:00 – 3:00 p.m.            1st talk:          G. Dziuk

                                                                          3:00 – 4:00 p.m.           2nd talk:          K. Nagatou

                                                                          4:00 – 4.45 p.m.           Coffee break

                                                                          4:45 – 5:45 p.m.           3rd talk:           K. Deckelnick

                        Friday, January 21                  9:30 – 10:30 a.m.         1st talk:           H. Yserentant

                                                                          10:30 – 10:45 a.m.       Coffee break

                                                                          10:45 – 11:45 a.m.       2nd talk:         J. Zhou

                                                                          11:45 – 12.45 a.m.       3rd talk:          M. Langer



Location  Department of Mathematics   -   Allianz Building (No. 5.20), Kaiserstraße 89-93, Room 1C-04.




Contact     Interested participants: please mail to




How to get to Karlsruhe 



                       Starting from the central station the trams 2, 4, S1 or S4 lead to the marketplace (Marktplatz)

                       or the stop Kronenplatz/Universität.



Accomodation in Karlsruhe


                        Below you find a selection of some hotels of different price levels which all are at a reasonable walking 

                        distance to the workshop place in the Allianz building.

                        For a city plan with the following hotels please contact us.






 Engesserstraße 3


walking distance

to University 10 min

Novotel Karlsruhe

Festplatz 2


walking distance

to University 20 min

Queens Hotel

Ettlinger Straße 23

walking distance

to University 20 min

Hotel Kaiserhof

Karl-Friedrich-Straße 12

walking distance

to University 10 min

Hotel Kübler

Bismarckstraße 39-43

walking distance

to University 15 min

Markgräfler Hof

Rudolfstraße 31


walking distance

to University 10 min

Hotel Erbprinzenhof

Erbprinzenstraße 26


walking distance

to University 10 min

Pension Stadtmitte

Zähringerstraße 72


walking distance

to University 10 min