Alfio Borzi - Meetings organization and contribution

, April 2014

Organized Meetings


Multi-ITN STRIKE and WWCSC "Mini-Workshop in Stochastic Computing and Optimization", Wuerzburg, Germany, September 30 - October 2, 2014.

European Science Foundation OPTPDE Workshop "Modeling and Control of Large Interacting Dynamical Systems", 10 - 12 September 2013, Universite Paris-Dauphine , Paris, France.

Wuerzburg Lectures 2014, "Lectures on Numerical Mathematics and Applications", 27 - 28 August 2014, Würzburg, Germany

Weizmann Workshop 2013, "Multilevel Computational Methods and Optimization", April 30 until May 02, 2013, Lopatie Center, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

European Science Foundation OPTPDE Workshop "Fast solvers for simulation, inversion, and control of wave propagation problems", 26 - 28 September 2011, Würzburg, Germany.

Workshop "Advances in Numerical Algorithms", Graz, Austria, 2003.

GAMM 2006, Minisymposium "Multigrid methods for optimal control of PDEs", Berlin, Germany, 2006.

17th Int. Conference on "Domain Decomposition Methods DD17", Strobl, Austria, 2006.

SIAM Annual Meeting 2006, Minisymposium "Multilevel Methods for Optimization and Inverse Problems", Boston, USA, 2006.

European Conference"ENUMATH 2007", Graz, Austria, 2007.

Workshop " Simulation methods and products for automotive, aerodynamics and turbulence engineering", Benevento, Italy, 2008.

SIMAI 2010, Minisymposium "Control and Optimization with Partial Differential Equations", Cagliari, Italy, 2010.

European Multigrid Conference"EMG2010", 19-23 September 2010, Isola d' Ischia, Italy.

IFIP 2011, Minisymposium "Optimization and Control of Nanosystems I-II", 12 - 16 September 2011, Berlin, Germany.




Some invited talks

  1. 2017 June. On the solution of some PDE control problems in the framework of the Pontryagin' s maximum principle, Workshop INDAM 'Numerical methods for optimal control problems: algorithms, analysis and applications', Rome, Italy.

  2. 2017 May. A Fokker-Planck Nash game to model pedestrian motion with avoidance, International Workshop Optimal Control of Dynamical Systems, Graz, Austria.

  3. 2017 Feb. Fast iterative schemes for solving PDE control problems with the Pontryagin maximum principle, Institute of Numerical Mathematics (INM) at the Steklov Institut of Mathematics, Moscow, Russia.

  4. 2016 Nov. Analysis of a pseudospectral scheme for the Wigner function equation, Workshop Mathematical Models for Quantum and Classical Mechanics, SEMODAY 2016, Nov. 17-18, 2016, Florence, Italy.

  5. 2016 Oct. Optimal Control and Function Identification in the Wine Fermentation Process, Kolloquium der Mathematik, Fakultaet fuer Mathematik, Physik und Informatik der Universitaet Bayreuth.

  6. 2016 Sept. On a time-dependent Kohn-Sham equation and related optimal control problems, CECAM Workshop Numerical methods for optimal control of open quantum systems, Sept. 26-28, 2016, FU Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

  7. 2016 Sept. Some recent advances in the modelling and numerical solution of quantum control problems, Centro Interdipartimentale di Matematica per la Tecnologia (CIMAT), University of Catania, Sep. 1, 2016, Catania, Italy.

  8. 2015 Jan. Advances in the numerical solution of quantum control problems, Workshop Quantum Cybernetics & Control 2015 (QCC2015), Jan. 19-23, 2015, Nottingham, UK.

  9. 2014 Sept. A Fokker-Planck strategy to control stochastic processes, Marian Smoluchowski Symposium on Statistical Physics, Sept. 22-26, 2014, Zakopane, Poland.

  10. 2014 June. Talk 1: Newton methods for the optimal control of closed quantum spin systems; Talk 2: A Fokker-Planck Strategy to Control Stochastic Processes, ECMI 2014, The 18th European Conference on Mathematics for Industry, June 9 - 13, 2014, Taormina, Italy.

  11. 2014 April. A Fokker-Planck Strategy to Control Stochastic Processes, Kolloquium, Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM), Austrian Academy of Sciences, Linz.

  12. 2013 June. Fast and Accurate Computational Methods for Quantum Control Problems, W.E. Heraeus Seminar on Optimal Control of Quantum Systems, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef.

  13. 2013 May. A Fokker-Planck-Kolmogorov control framework for stochastic processes, Workshop "Numerical Methods for Uncertainty Quantification", May 13-17, 2013, Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany.

  14. 2013 May. Multigrid, sparse-grids, and model reduction for PDE optimization with uncertainty, Weizmann Workshop 2013 on Multilevel computational methods and optimization, The Weizmann Institute of Science, April 30 - May 02, 2013, Rehovot, Israel.

  15. 2013 March. A Fokker-Planck-Kolmogorov Strategy for Controlling Stochastic Processes, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines, Paris, France.

  16. 2013 Jan. An Optimal Control Strategy for Probability Density Functions of Stochastic Processes and Piecewise Deterministic Processes, Mathematisches Kolloquium, Univ. Bayreuth, Germany.

  17. 2011 Nov. PDE Optimierung unter Unsicherheiten und die Suche nach einer Robusten Steuerung, Mathematisches Kolloquium, Univ. Darmstadt, Germany.

  18. 2010 Dec. Advanced Numerical Schemes for Solving Infinite Dimensional Quantum Control Problems , Workshop on Quantum Control, IHP, Paris, Dec. 8-10, 2010, Paris, France.

  19. 2010 July. Multilevel methods for PDE control problems, Conference ICCAM 2010, July 5-9, 2010, Leuven, Belgium.

  20. 2009 Nov. Multigrid and stochastic sparse-grids techniques for PDE control problems with random coefficients, Universita di Roma Sapienza, Italy.

  21. 2009 Jan. Multigrid and Sparse-Grid Techniques for PDE Control Problems with Random Coefficients, Workshop Numerical Techniques for Optimization Problems with PDE Constraints, MFO Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Germany.

  22. 2008 Oct. Multigrid methods for pde optimization, EMG 2008, Bad Herrenalb, Germany.


    Contributions

    1. 1990 Mai "College on Recent Development and Applications in Mathemathics and Computer Science"; ICTP Trieste
    2. 1990 Dez. Seminartitel: Spectral Methods for Nonlinear Equations, "Workshop on Wavelets and Applications", CIRM, Marseille

    3. 1992 Mai Seminartitel: Introduction to Multi-Grid Methods; SISSA, Trieste

    4. 1993 Mai "College on Computational Physics"; ICTP, Trieste

    5. 1993 Juli Seminartitel: Burgers' Equation and Multi-Grid Techniques, IV. European Multigrid Conference; CWI Amsterdam

    6. 1993 Juli Seminartitel: On the Extension of the Twolevel Method for Operator Equations in Hilbert Space, IV. European Multigrid Conference; CWI Amsterdam

    7. 1993 Juli Seminartitel: On a Multi-Grid Algorithm for the TBA Equations, IV. European Multigrid Conference; CWI Amsterdam

    8. 1994 Jän. Seminartitel: On the Splitting Formulation of Multilevel Methods, OUCL, Oxford

    9. 1994 April "ICFD Workshop", OUCL, Oxford

    10. 1994 April Seminartitel: The Splitting Formulation of Multilevel Methods and Some Applications; University of Bath

    11. 1994 Okt. Seminartitel: Review of solution methods for the Cauchy-Riemann equations; OUCL Oxford

    12. 1994 Okt. Seminartitel: Multilevel solution of cell vertex Cauchy-Riemann equations; OUCL Oxford

    13. 1994 Nov. Seminartitel: Canonical Variables and Splitting of the Inviscid Euler Equation, VKI Bruxelles

    14. 1995 April Seminartitel: A full multigrid method for the solution of the cell vertex finite volume Cauchy-Riemann equations, Copper Mountain Conference on Multigrid Methods, Copper Mountain, Boulder, Co.

    15. 1995 Mai Seminartitel: A new algebraic multigrid method for problems on unstructured grids, OUCL Oxford

    16. 1995 Mai Seminartitel: Implementing the algebraic multigrid method using C++ OUCL Oxford

    17. 1995 Mai Seminartitel: An introduction to the modern multigrid convergence theory, OUCL Oxford.

    18. 1997 März Seminartitel: The FIRE code, OUCL Oxford.

    19. 1998 Okt Seminartitel: Numerical Methods for Conservation Laws. KF Uni Graz.

    20. 1999 Sept Seminartitel: A multigrid approach to the optimal control of solid fuel ignition problems, University of Ghent.

    21. 2000 Mai Seminartitel: A multigrid method for optimal control of time-dependent reaction diffusion processes, WIAS, Berlin.

    22. 2000 Oct Seminartitel: Optimal control for determining optical flow, WIAS, Berlin.

    23. 2001 März An Optimal control approach to optical flow computation, ICFD Conf., Oxford.

    24. 2001 Mai Problemi di controllo ottimale e applicazioni, DEES, Catania.

    25. 2001 Aug An new approach to optical flow computation, KAIST, Taejon, Korea.

    26. 2001 Okt Multigrid convergence theories: A review. KF Uni Graz.

    27. 2002 Jän Multigrid techniques for distributed nonlinear parabolic optimal control problems, Max-Planck-Institut, Leipzig.

    28. 2002 Juni A control-in-the-coefficients method to solve the hyperbolic optical flow constraint problem, Adv. Nonlinear PDE, Univ. of L’Aquila.

    29. 2002 Juni A New Formulation for Optical Flow Computation Without Data Differentiation, Graduiertenkolleg der Univ. Erlangen-Nürnberg.

    30. 2002 Okt. Algebraic multigrid methods for solving eigenvalue problems, European Multigrid Conf. 2003, Pforzheim.

    31. 2002 Okt. An efficient algebraic multigrid method for solving optimality systems, European Multigrid Conf. 2003, Pforzheim.

    32. 2003 Jän Optimal quantum control of generic three-level systems, Univ. Innsbruck.

    33. 2003 Jän On the lambda-omega model for reaction-diffusion systems: Numerical solution and the onset of chemical turbulence, Univ. Innsbruck.

    34. 2003 Feb. Theory and practice of geometric and algebraic multigrid methods for elliptic optimality systems, Math. Inst. Oberwolfach.

    35. 2003 Jun. A new smoothing scheme for the multigrid solution of elliptic constrained optimal control problems, International Workshop on "Numerical and Symbolic Scientific Computing", St. Wolfgang / Strobl.

    36. 2003 Jun. On the Optimal Control Formulation of the Optical Flow Problem, SciCADE 2003, Trondheim.

    37. 2003 Nov. Multigrid methods for optimality systems, Habil Kolloquium, Uni Graz, 2003.

    38. 2003 Dec. Two examples of optimal control problems in physics: Quantum nanostructures and Ginzburg-Landau model, Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Universita' di Catania, 2003.

    39. 2004 Jan. On space-time multigrid solutionof unsteady optimal control problems, Math. Inst. Oberwolfach.

    40. 2004 Jan. A multigrid method for elliptic constrained optimal control problems, TU-Berlin.

    41. 2004 Mar. On the implementation of space-time multigrid smoothing schemes, Uni Graz.

    42. 2001 April On the optimal control of chemical turbulence, ICFD Conference on Numerical Methods in Fluid Dynamics, Oxford, UK.

    43. 2004 Mai. Space-time multigrid methods for solving unsteady optimal control problems, Sandia Workshop "Towards Real Time and Online PDE Constrained Optimization", Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

    44. 2004 June. An optimal control approach to compute optical flow, Pixel Club Lecture, Computer Science Department, Technion, Haifa, Israel.

    45. 2004 June. Space-time multigrid methods for solving unsteady optimal control problems, Colloquia, Computer Science Department, Technion, Haifa, Israel.

    46. 2004 Nov. Towards the fast control of chemical turbulence, cardiac electrical turbulence, and quantum dots, Lehrstuhl für Sensorik, Universität Erlangen, Germany.

    47. 2005 Jan. Optimization aspects of multigrid methods, 16th International Conference on Domain Decomposition Methods, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York, USA.

    48. 2005 Feb. Numerical solution of elliptic partial differential equations: Finite difference discretization and multigrid methods, Workshop in Applied Mathematics, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City

    49. 2005 March Optimization aspects of multigrid methods, GAMM 2005, University of Luxembourg

    50. 2005 April Space-time multigrid methods for solving unsteady optimal control problems, 2005 Nov Institut für Numerische Mathematik and RICAM (for special semester) Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria

    51. 2005 July Convergence analysis of multigrid methods for optimal control problems 22nd IFIP TC 7 Conference on System Modeling and Optimization Turin, Italy, July 18-22, 2005

    52. 2005 Sept High-order discretization and multigrid solution of constrained optimal control problems Mathematik 2005, University of Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt, Austria, September 18-23, 2005

    53. 2005 Sept On the multigrid solution of optimality systems discretized by higher-order schemes, European Multigrid Conference 2005, Scheveningen The Hague, The Netherlands, September 27-30, 2005

    54. 2006 Feb-March. Bilinear systens and quantum optimal control problems, Math. Inst. Oberwolfach.

    55. 2006 March. GAMM Annual Meeting 2006. Minisymposium "Multigrid methods for optimal control of PDE’s", March 27th - 31st, Berlin.

    56. 2006 July. SIAM Annual Meeting 2006. Minisymposium "Multilevel Methods for Optimization and Inverse Problems", July 10-14, Boston.

    57. 2006 Sept. Numerical Simulation and Optimization in Natural Sciences and Engineering contributions, present work, and perspectives, Bonn, Germany.

    58. 2006 Oct. Lecture "Multilevel Methods for Optimization", RICAM, Linz.

    59. 2006 Oct. Recent results on quantum optimal control problems: Three-level quantum dots and Bose-Einstein condensates, CERMICS, Paris.

    60. 2006 Nov. A multilevel approach to the fast control of evolutionary systems, Centre of Mathematics for Applications, University of Oslo.

    61. 2007 Feb. Multigrid schemes for distributed parameter estimation problems with applications to the Helmoholtz equation and the Bose-Einstein transport problem, ICES, University of Texas at Austin.

    62. 2007 Feb. New Approaches to Optical Flow and Digital Inpainting, SIAM CS & E 2007 Conference, Costa Mesa, California.

    63. 2007 Feb. Multigrid Schemes for Distributed Parameter Estimation Problems, SIAM CS & E 2007 Conference, Costa Mesa, California.

    64. 2007 Mar. Multigrid methods for an extended quantum control problem, RICAM, Linz.

    65. 2007 April Metodi multilivello per il controllo di condensati Bose-Einstein, Dept. of Engineering, University of Sannio at Benevento, Italy.

    66. 2007 Mai Lecture: Multilevel methods in optimization with PDE models, PhD School Mathematics for Technology at the University of Catania, Italy, Mai 20-26, 2007.

    67. 2007 July Lecture: Multilevel methods in optimization with PDE models, PhD Summer School ‘Optimization and Control with Applications in Modern Technologies’ at Schloss Thurnau, Germany, July 23-27, 2007.

    68. 2007 Agust Multilevel schemes for quantum control problems, SISSA, Trieste, Italy.

    69. 2007 October Woudschoten Conference of the Dutch-Flemish Numerical Analysis Communities, Lectures: (1) Multigrid methods for optimal control problems with PDEs; (2) Multilevel methods for parameter identification problems

    70. 2008 January Multigrid and stochastic sparse-grid techniques for time-dependent control problems with random inputs, University Trier, Germany.

    71. 2008 April New models and techniques for computing optical flows and digital inpainting, Universita' La Sapienza, Roma.

    72. 2008 May Multigrid schemes for optimization problems with bilinear structure, SIAM OP08, Boston, USA.

    73. 2008 June Analisi e controllo di sistemi reazione-diffusione con termini cinetici che esibiscono cicli limite periodici, Universita' del Sannio, Benevento, Italy.

    74. 2008 July Multigrid and Stochastic Sparse-Grid Techniques for Time-Dependent Control Problems with Random Inputs. 5th. European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (WCCM, ECCOMAS 2008), Venice, Italy.

    75. 2008 Sept. A multigrid and sparse-grid framework for stochastic optimal control problems, 9th Congress of SIMAI, Roma, Italy.

    76. 2008 Sept. Multigrid schemes for steady and time-dependent bilinear control problems, 9th Congress of SIMAI, Roma, Italy.

    77. 2008 Oct. Multigrid methods for pde optimization, EMG 2008, Bad Herrenalb, Germany.

    78. 2008 Nov. Industrial mathematics at the University of Sannio,
      Workshop Simulation methods and products for automotive, aerodynamics and turbulence engineering, November 25, 2008, Benevento, Italy.

    79. 2009 Jan. Multigrid and Sparse-Grid Techniques for PDE Control Problems with Random Coefficients, Workshop Numerical Techniques for Optimization Problems with PDE Constraints, MFO Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Germany.

    80. 2009 Feb. Multigrid methods for pde optimization, Convegno GNCS, Montecatini, Italy.

    81. 2009 May. The multigrid strategy for solving elliptic optimal control problems, MOX, Milano, Italy.

    82. 2009 Jun. Advances in the accurate and efficient solution of quantum optimal control problems, Workshop on PDE Constrained Optimization of Certain and Uncertain Processes 2009 June 3-5, 2009, Trier, Germany.

    83. 2009 Oct. Multigrid methods for pde optimization, Goettingen, Germany.

    84. 2009 Nov. Multigrid and stochastic sparse-grids techniques for PDE control problems with random coefficients, Universita di Roma Sapienza, Italy.

    85. 2009 Dec. Multilevel strategies for solving PDE optimal control problems, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK.

    86. 2010 Feb. Theoretical and numerical aspects of quantum control problems, Workshop on ADVANCED METHODS AND PERSPECTIVES IN NONLINEAR OPTIMIZATION AND CONTROL, CERFACS, Toulouse, France.

    87. 2010 June. Fast Multigrid and Sparse-Grids Solution of PDE Optimization Problems with Uncertain Coefficients, University of Cologne, Germany.

    88. 2010 June. 1. Guidelines for the development of multigrid optimization schemes; 2. A fast Newton solution of dipole quantum control problems, Conference SIMAI 2010, June 21-25, 2010, Cagliari, Italy.

    89. 2010 June. Fast Multigrid and Sparse-Grids Solution of PDE Optimization Problems with Uncertain Coefficients, BCAM, Bilbao, Basque Coutry.

    90. 2010 July. Multilevel methods for PDE control problems, Conference ICCAM 2010, July 5-9, 2010, Leuven, Belgium.

    91. 2010 Dec. Advanced Numerical Schemes for Solving Infinite Dimensional Quantum Control Problems , Workshop on Quantum Control, IHP, Paris, Dec. 8-10, 2010, Paris, France.

    92. 2011 Sept. Optimal control of Bose-Einstein condensates, Minisymposium "Optimization and Control of Nanosystems I-II", IFIP, Berlin, 2011.

    93. 2011 Oct. A Fokker-Planck control framework for multidimensional stochastic processes, Workshop on Control and Optimization of PDEs, Graz, Austria.

    94. 2011 Oct. Modellierung, Simulation und Optimierung im Wissenschaftlichen Rechnen, Antrittsvorlesung, Mathematisches Kolloquium, Univ. Würzburg, Germany.

    95. 2011 Nov. PDE Optimierung unter Unsicherheiten und die Suche nach einer Robusten Steuerung, Mathematisches Kolloquium, Univ. Darmstadt, Germany.

    96. 2011 Nov. Computational methodologies for solving quantum optimal control problems, Kolloquium der Physikalischen und Theoretischen Chemie, Univ. Würzburg, Germany.

    97. 2012 Feb. Optimal Control of Bloch Systems, MATHMOD Conference, Vienna, Austria.

    98. 2012 Mar. Formulation and multigrid solution of Cauchy-Riemann optimal control problems, OCIP 2012, Tech. Univ. München, Germany.

    99. 2012 Jul. On a Fokker-Planck approach to control open quantum systems, 20th Conference on Nonlinear Sciences Juli 11-13, 2012 - Wolfenbüttel, Germany.

    100. 2012 Aug. Fast multigrid solution of parabolic bilinear optimization problems, European Multigrid Conference EMG2012, 2012 Schloss Schwetzingen, Germany.

    101. 2013 Jan. An Optimal Control Strategy for Probability Density Functions of Stochastic Processes and Piecewise Deterministic Processes, Mathematisches Kolloquium, Univ. Bayreuth, Germany.

    102. 2013 March. A Fokker-Planck-Kolmogorov Strategy for Controlling Stochastic Processes, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines, Paris, France.

    103. 2013 May. Multigrid, sparse-grids, and model reduction for PDE optimization with uncertainty, Weizmann Workshop 2013 on Multilevel computational methods and optimization, The Weizmann Institute of Science, April 30 - May 02, 2013, Rehovot, Israel.

    104. 2013 May. A Fokker-Planck-Kolmogorov control framework for stochastic processes, Workshop "Numerical Methods for Uncertainty Quantification", May 13-17, 2013, Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany.

    105. 2013 June. A Fokker-Planck Strategy for the Optimal Control of Stochastic Processes, Workshop 'Nonlinear Optimization: a Bridge from Theory to Applications', June 10 - 17, 2013, International School of Mathematics "G. Stampacchia", Erice, Italy.

    106. 2013 June. Fast and Accurate Computational Methods for Quantum Control Problems, W.E. Heraeus Seminar on Optimal Control of Quantum Systems, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef.

    107. 2013 Sept. Multigrid shape optimization governed by elliptic PDEs, Workshop in New Trends in Shape Optimization, Erlangen, September 2013.

    108. 2013 Dec. A Fokker-Planck-Kolmogorov Control Framework for Stochastic Processes, Dipartimento di Matematica, Universita di Catania, Dezember 2013.

    109. 2014 March. Challenges in the Numerical Analysis and Solution of PDE Optimality Systems, Institute of Numerical Mathematics, TU Dresden.

    110. 2014 March. A Fokker-Planck-Kolmogorov Control Framework for Stochastic Processes, Lomonosov State University and Steklov Institut of Mathematics, Moscow.

    111. 2014 April. A Fokker-Planck Strategy to Control Stochastic Processes, Kolloquium, Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM), Austrian Academy of Sciences, Linz.

    112. 2014 June. Talk 1: Newton methods for the optimal control of closed quantum spin systems; Talk 2: A Fokker-Planck Strategy to Control Stochastic Processes, ECMI 2014, The 18th European Conference on Mathematics for Industry, June 9 - 13, 2014, Taormina, Italy.

    113. 2014 Sept. A Fokker-Planck strategy to control stochastic processes, Marian Smoluchowski Symposium on Statistical Physics, Sept. 22-26, 2014, Zakopane, Poland.

    114. 2017 Feb. Fast iterative schemes for solving PDE control problems with the Pontryagin’s maximum principle, Institute of Numerical Mathematics (INM) at Steklov Institut of Mathematics, Moscow.

    115. 2016 Nov. Analysis of a pseudospectral scheme for the Wigner function equation, Workshop Mathematical Models for Quantum and Classical Mechanics, SEMODAY 2016, Nov. 17-18, 2016, Florence, Italy.

    116. 2016 Sept. On a time-dependent Kohn-Sham equation and related optimal control problems,\\ CECAM Workshop Numerical methods for optimal control of open quantum systems, Sept. 26-28, 2016, FU Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

    117. 2016 Sept. Some recent advances in the modelling and numerical solution of quantum control problems, Centro Interdipartimentale di Matematica per la Tecnologia (CIMAT), University of Catania, Sep. 1, 2016, Catania, Italy.

    118. 2015 Jan. Advances in the numerical solution of quantum control problems, Workshop Quantum Cybernetics \& Control 2015 (QCC2015), Jan. 19-23, 2015, Nottingham, UK.