1996
1996 Texas Partial Differential Equations Seminar
Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos.

Saturday March 30, 1986. (In order of presentation).
 Alfonso Castro: Univ. of North Texas; A semilinear wave equation with nonlinearity crossing multiple eigenvalues of infinite multiplicity.
 Malgorzata Peszynska: Univ. of Texas at Austin; Memory functionals in evolution PDE.
 Canfang Zhai: Univ. of Houston; Control methods for the computation of rotating waves in reactiondiffusion systems.
 Steven J. Cox: Rice Univ.; Recovering planar Lame moduli from a single traction experiment.
 Jose Arrieta: Univ. of Texas at Austin; Elliptic equations, principal eigenvalues and dependence on the domian.
Room 105  Goong Chen: Texas A&M Univ.; Linear superposition of chaotic and orderly vibrations on two serially connected strings with a Van Der Pol joint.
 Peter Shi: Univ. of Texas; A regularity result in linear elasticity with rough coefficients.
 William F. Trench: Trinity Univ.; Linear asymptotic equilibrium and uniform, exponential, and strict stabillity of linear difference systems.
 Dmitry Gokhman: Univ. of Texas at San Antonio; Asymptotic solutions of second order linear ODEs in the complex plane.
 John M. Neuberger: Mississippi State Univ.; Signchanging solutions to elliptic BVPs.
 Puhong You: Texas A&M Univ.; Optimal nonlinear boundary control of heat conduction in nonsmooth domain with point sensors.
 Sudhasree Gadam: Univ. of North Texas; Positive solutions curves of sempositione problems with concave nonlinearitites.
 Jianxin Zhou: Texas A&M Univ.; Boundary element monotone iteration scheme for semilinear elliptic PDEs for coupled 2X2 systems.
 Peter G. Kaup: Texas A&M Univ.; Imaging corrosion damage in plates from electrostatic data.
Room 106  Joseph Iaia: Univ. of North Texas; Encapsulated vortex solutions to nonlinear wave equations: existnece.
 Henry Warchal: Univ. of North Texas; Encapsulated vortex solutions to nonlinear wave equations: stability.
 Yuting Wei: Univ. of Texas; Mathematical analysis of elastic wave propagation in fluidfilled borehole enviroment.
 Zhuangzhi Zhang: Univ. of Houston; The existence and decay of solutions of a class of nonstrictly hyperbolic systems of conservation laws.
 Suncica Canic: Iowa State Univ.; Riemann problems for the twodimensional unsteady transonic small disturbance equation.
 Mathew P. Coleman: Fairfield Univ.; Analysis of vibrations by the wave propagation method and Bolotin's method for a rectangular thin plate with at least one side rollersupported.
 George Avalos: Texas Tech Univ.; Exponential stability of simply supported thermoelastic sytem without mechanical dissipation.
 Yue Liu: Univ. of Texas; Nonlinear stability of solitary waves of a genereralized KadomtsevPetviassvili equation.
 Mishia Vishik: Univ. of Texas at Austin; Regularity for 2D incompressible flows of an ideal fluid.