< Invited Presentations (Selected) >
CoOrganizer and Speaker in "Workshop in Interdisciplinary Mathematics,
May 1012, 2010, Penn State University
Invited Speaker at the Heart Valve Society of America Scientific Meeting:
"Valves in the Heart of the Big Apple VI: Evaluation and Management of
Valvular Heart Disease." April 2427, 2010.
Invited Speaker at the NSF/NIH PIs meeting at the University of Maryland,
"Frontiers in Mathematical Biology." April 1417, 2010.
SIAM PDE Meeting in Miami, 12/79, 2009. Invited to present lectures in 3 Minisyposia:
"MultiD Conservation Laws and Related Applications," by GuiQ. Chen et al.
"Mathematical and Numerical Models for Coupled Multiphysics Problems," by Quarteroni et al.;
"Analysis and Control of FluidStructure Interaction in Aeroelasticity and Blood Flows,"
by A. Tuffaha.
Colloquium Talk at the University of Zagreb, Croatia, June 22, 2009
Invited Presentation at the IMA "Workshop on Hyperbolic Conservation Laws",
July 2731, 2009.
Invited Presentatation at the 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society "Engineering the Future of Biomedicine,"
September 26, 2009.
Invited presentation at the Special Sessions "Nonlinear PDEs" at 2009 AMS
San Francisco, April 2526, 2009.
Invited Lecture at May 2829, 2009  ERCIM spring meetings and 20th anniversary
Paris, France.
Plenary Talk at Texas Heart Institute's \Cardiovascular Regeneration Workshop"
2008 Exhibitor at Coalition for National Science Funding, Capitol Hill, Jun 25 2008.
UCLA: Main Ogranizer and Speaker at the IPAM Workshop on Transport in the Human Body: Blood and Lungsi, May 2008
Invited Lecture at the Workhop on Kinetic Theory and Related Problems
AMS Regional Meeting in Bloomington IN, April 46, 2008.
Invited Lecture at the Americal Institute for Mathematics (AIM), Palo Alto
Workshop on PDEs of Mixed Type, March 1721, 2008.
Seminar Presentation at the Department of Applied Mathematics and
Statistics, SUNY Stony Brook, February 11, 2008.
2007 Distinguished Lecturer in the NSF DMS Distinguished Lecture Series, September 2007.
2006 American Mathematical Society Fall Central Section Meeting, October 2122,
2006 University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (Plenary Lecture)
Joint SIAM meeting with the Austrian Mathematical Society, Klagenfurt, Austria, Sep 1823, 2005
(Opening Lecture)
Conference on Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computing, Croatia, June 1924, 2005
(Invited Speaker)
Focused Research Group Annual Meeting (FRG) in Multidimensional Compressible Flows,
Wisconsin, June 812, 2005 (Invited Presentation)
HSEMB (The Houston Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology),
The 22nd Annual Houston Conference on Biomedical Engineering Research
Thursday and Friday, 1011 February 2005 (Presentation in the Cardiovascular Session)
SIAM Meeting on Partial
Differential Equations, December 2004 (Plenary Speaker).
HYP2004 (Biannual Conference on Hyperbolic Problems), Osaka, Japan, September 2004 (Plenary Address)
IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) 26th Annual
International Conference, San Francisco 15, 2004, Symposium on
Vessel Wall Mechanics (Invited Talk).
Endovascular Summit 2004, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, August 2004.
(Invited Presentation.)
Conference on Analysis, Modeling and Computation
of PDEs and Multiphase Flow, SUNY Stony Brook, August 35, 2004
(Invited Presentation)
Workshop on MultiDimensional Euler Equations and Shock Waves,
Stanford University, California, July 2004 (Invited Presentation)
Invited Talk at the French Academy of Sciences in Paris: FluidStructure Interaction Session, May 2004.
Workshop on Multidimensional Euler equations and conservation laws,
Pittsburgh, November 69, 2003 (Plenary Speaker).
Symposium on Modeling of Physiological Flows, Ecole Polytechnique
Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland, September 13, 2003. (Keynote
Speaker).
Oberwolfach Mathematical Institute: Workshop on Multiscale Methods and
Applications, Oberwolfach, Germany, July 27August 2, 2003, Invited
Talk.
ICIAM 2003 Annual Meeting, Sydney, Australia, July 711, 2003, Talk in
the minisymposium on Blood Flow.
ICIAM 2003 Annual Meeting, Sydney, Australia, July 711, 2003, Talk in
the minisymposium on Kinetic Theory and Related Hyperbolic Problems.
Invited Talk in a Minisymposium at the 21st IFIP TC 7 Conference on
System Modeling and Optimisation, Sophia Antipolis, France, July 2125,
2003.
PDE Seminar Lecture at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
December 6, 2002, Title: "SelfSimilar Solutions to 2D Riemann
Problems for Hyperbolic Conservation Laws."
Applied Mathematics Colloquium at the University of Southern
California, LA. December 5, 2002.
Applied Mathematics Seminar Lecture at the University of Washington,
Seattle, Talk title: " Blood Flow Through AxiSymmetric Arterial
Sections Before and After Endovascular Repair", December 9, 2002.
Applied Mathematics Seminar talk at the University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill, November 1, 2002.
BioMathematics Seminar talk at NC State University, Raleigh, October
31, 2002.
Scientific Computing Seminar at Brown University, September 13, 2002.
Colloquium lecture at the State University of New York at Stony Brook,
Applied Mathematics and Statistics Department, September 16, 2002. Talk
title: "Twodimensional Riemann problems arising in transonic flow."
SIAM Annual Meeting in
Philadelphia, Minisymposium talk: "Modeling Blood flow through the
stented abdominal aorta", July 2002.
Conference "Nonlinear Differential Equations, Mechanics and
Bifurcation", Duke University, May 2002, Invited lecture: "A model of
blood flow through the abdominal aorta after endovascular repair.
Joint AMS and Italian Mathematical Society Meeting, Pisa, Italy, June
2002, Minisymposium talk: "Proving existence of transonic shocks using
free boundary problems techniques."
International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Differential
Equations, Wilmington, NC, May 2427, 2002. Minisymposium talk: "Shock
waves in hemodynamics."
International Conference on Hyperbolic Problems, HYP2002, March 2002,
California Institute of Technology, Plenary Lecture: "Mixed
HyperbolicElliptic Problems arising in twodimensional Riemann
problems."
AMS Annual Meeting in San Diego, January 2001. Minisymposium talk "The
twodimensional wave equation: global Riemann solution with
noninteracting rarefaction waves."
SIAM Life Sciences 2001, Boston September 2001. Minisymposium talk: "A
model of blood flow through compliant vessels before and after
endovascular repair."
Presentation "On the optimal stent design for endovascular repair of
AAA", AAA Minisimposium at the conference New Frontiers in
Cardiovascular Medicine, at the Houston Medical Center, April 20, 2001.
Joint Mathematics Meetings (AMS) in New Orleans, January 2001, Invited
talk in the Special Session on Conservation Laws.
UH Third Annual Research and Scholarship Day. Research presentation:
"Stent design for the repair of abdominal aneurysm." April 6, 2001.
UH PDE seminar talk: "A hyperbolic conservation law in modeling blood
flow before and after endovascular repair
March 2001.
European Conference on Applied Mathematics and Industrial Flows (AMIF),
October 2000, Il Ciocco, Italy: Lecture: "Pulsatile blood flow modeled
by a hyperbolic conservation law: When and why the shock waves do not
appear?" October 2000.
Oberwolfach Workshop on Hyperbolic Conservation Laws, Dafermos &
LeVeque organizers, October 2128, 2000, Talk title: "On the
SelfSimilar Solutions in 2D Conservation Laws."
Pacific Rym Dynamical Systems Conference (SIAM), August 2000,
Minisymposium talk on Nonexistence of Riemann solutions satisfying the
viscous profile entropy criterion.
HYP2000: International Conference on Hyperbolic Problems 2000, Feb
28March 3, 2000, Invited Lecture: "Proving Existence of Transonic
Shocks using Free Boundary Problems Techniques."
2000 AMS Southeastern Section Meeting, Lafayette April 1416, 2000,
Invited talk in a Special Session on Fluid Dynamics "Proving Stability
of Transonic Shocks and Free Boundary Problems."
Second Croatian Mathematical Congress, Zagreb, June 1517, 2000,
Invited Lecture.
2000 SIAM Annual Meeting in Puerto Rico, July 1014, 2000,
Minisymposium Talk: "Regular Reflection of Weak Shocks."
Pacific Rim Dynamical Systems Conference, Maui, August 913, 2000.
Invited talk in the minisymposium on Conservation Laws: traveling waves
and other selfsimilar solutions
Talk title: Nonexistence of Riemann solutions for which shocks satisfy
the viscous profile.
University of Houston, PDE
Seminar, March 2000. Talk title: "Free Boundary problems in Proving
Stability of Transonic Shocks."
University of Houston, Research for Undergraduates Class, April 2000.
Talk title: "Research in Applied Mathematics."
1999 AMS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, May 1215, 1999. Invited talk
in the minisymposium entitled "Boundary value problems for degenerate
elliptic equations," Talk title: "On a Degenerate Elliptic Equation
Arising in Weak Shock Reflection."
SIAM Geosciences meeting, San Antonio, March 2427, 1999, Invited talk
in the minisymposium entitled "Mathematics of multiphase flow in porous
media."
