Keynote Speaker:

Jan Hesthaven, Brown University


Title of Talk:

"High-Order accurate methods for free surface flows using high-order Boussinesq models"


After receiving his PhD in 1995 from the Technical University of Denmark, Professor Hesthaven joined Brown University where is now Professor of Applied Mathematics, Director of the Center for Computation and Visualization, and Associate Director of the newly established Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics. His research interests are in the development, analysis, and application of high-order accurate methods for the solution of complex physical time-dependent problems. He has received several awards for both his research and his teaching, and has published 2 monographs and about 100 papers.