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ALOP-Colloquium with Prof. MK (Mapundi) Banda

23. October 2017 / 16:00 - 18:00

On Monday, October 23, 2017, at 16:00 Prof. MK (Mapundi) Banda of the University of Pretoria will join the ALOP-Colloquium and present his recent work entitled

Optimal Control, Stabilization and Parameter Identification for evolution models

Evolution models governed by the time-dependent partial differential equations will be considered. In this talk, we will present some ideas on optimal control, boundary stabilization and parameter identification for a selection of such models.  For instance, boundary information will be used to stabilise or to identify parameters of the models.  The first part of the presentation will discuss numerical optimal control and stabilisation of hyperbolic conservation laws.  The second part will discuss how boundary measurements can be used to simultaneously identify a coefficient and an initial condition of a parabolic partial differential equation using an identification algorithm.  Numerical algorithms will be discussed and the effectiveness of the proposed algorithms will also be demonstrated.

The presentation will take place in HS9.

Please join us for coffee at 15:45 in E10.


23. October 2017
16:00 - 18:00
Event Category:


Research Training Group ALOP at Trier University


Trier University E Building
Universitätsring 15
Trier, 54296 Germany
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