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Chen Greif

Sep 16, 2009, 11:27:48 PM9/16/09
to, Uri Ascher

Dear all,

Sorry for the stream of emails -- this should be the last one.
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During the upcoming PNWNAS meeting we will devote a few minutes to discussing this list.

Chen and Uri

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Reminder: PNWNAS, Sept. 26
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2009 20:22:53 -0700
From: Chen Greif <>
To: Uri Ascher <>, Chen Greif <>

Sorry for duplicate emails

Dear all,

This is a reminder of the Pacific Northwest Numerical Analysis Seminar, which will take place on Saturday, the 26th of September, at UBC. See below the original announcement, which includes all the necessary details. 

If you are planning to attend the meeting and have still not registered, please do so at your earliest convenience -- it will help if we hear back from you by the end of this week. You may simply reply directly to this email or register online on the meeting webpage. Details are provided in the enclosed announcement below.

To see the exact location of the meeting, point your browser to

Please distribute this announcement to potentially interested people in your institution or elsewhere .

We are looking forward to seeing you soon!

the organizers -
Uri Ascher and Chen Greif

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: PNWNAS announcement Sept. 26
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2009 17:22:21 -0700
From: Uri Ascher <>
To:, Chen Greif <>

Dear all,

   The Twenty Second Annual Pacific Northwest Numerical Analysis Seminar (PNWNAS) will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, at UBC, Vancouver. This is an informal gathering bringing together number crunchers from the great Pacific Northwest and beyond. Please help us by bringing this note to the attention of all relevant colleagues and students in your institution. Talks will be held in the Dempster Building, adjacent to Computer Science at UBC, room DMP 301.

   Below is a tentative schedule of speakers.

10:00-10:30 Arrival, Coffee, etc.

10:30-11:15 Steve Ruuth, SFU
A simple embedding method for solving partial differential equations

11:15-12:00 Kirsten Fagnan, UW
>From broken bones to kidney stones: a computational investigation of shock wave therapy

12:00-2:00 Lunch break

2:00-2:45  Eldad Haber, UBC
Design in inverse problems

2:45-3:30 Manuel Torrilhon, ETH
Numerical simulations of electric arcs

3:30-4:00 Refreshments  Break

4:00-4:45 Yogi Erlangga, UBC
Algebraic multilevel Krylov methods

4:45-5:30 David Watkins, WSU
The Francis algorithm: past, present and future

6:00-8:00 Dinner

After the talk we go for dinner at the Banana Leaf Malaysian restaurant, 3005 Broadway.

Please register in advance and tell us if you're joining dinner, so that we have an idea how much coffee and refreshments to order and can adjust reservations.

You can simply pay at the meeting, in US or Canadian cash. (Cash only please; receipts will be issued.)

  • $15 (US or Canadian) for registration / refreshments
  • Subsidized dinner costs $25 not including drinks for attendant/guest ($15 for a student). 

Please fill in the following box and return by e-mail reply at your earliest convenience. (You can adjust your responses later.)



|   I plan to attend the one-day PNWNAS meeting (yes/no)


|   I plan to attend dinner (yes/no)


|          If yes then how many additional (non-registered) guests are coming with you?



This event is supported in part by PIMS, the Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences and by ICICS, the Institute for Computing, Information & Cognitive Systems at UBC.

The meeting web page is at

For past and future meetings please see 

If you have any questions then please write the organizers
Uri Ascher and Chen Greif

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