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Mathematics Colloquium: PDE Constrained Optimization with Applications

Speaker: Harbir Antil, George Mason University

Title: PDE Constrained Optimization with Applications

Abstract: Optimization problems with partial differential equations (PDEs) as constraints is known as PDE Constrained Optimization. In this talk, we will start with several applications of PDE constrained optimization including, free boundary problems, and magnetic drug targeting. We will also discuss fractional (nonlocal) PDEs. We will utilize risk measures to formulate the optimization problems with such PDEs as constraints and conclude with several illustrative examples.

Time: Friday, September 20, 2019, 3:30-4:20 p.m.

Place: Exploratory Hall, room 4106

Refreshments will be served at 3:00 p.m.