University of Bologna

Faculty of Engineering - Faculty of Engineering II

Department of Mathematics -CIRAM,Via Saragozza 8, 40123 Bologna

Contact:         Prof.ssa Serena Morigi


Tel.:                051 2094449 

Fax:                 051 582528/ 051 2094490

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Numerical Analysis day on

Innovative Numerical Methods in Engineering Applications


Date: September 18, 2006

Place: University of Bologna, CIRAM, via Saragozza 8, Bologna

Organizing committee: S. Morigi, F. Sgallari, V. Simoncini

The aim: The purpose of the NAday is to bring together numerical analysts and Engineers (Professors and PhD students), working on engineering applications in the fields of bioengineering, civil, mechanics, electronics, and telecommunication.

To contribute a talk please contact Prof. Serena Morigi.

There is no fee to attend. All are welcome.



Monday,  18 September  2006

CIRAM – ROOM ‘Chiesetta’

Final Program



Fiorella Sgallari (University of Bologna, Italy)

Numerical analysis in Image and Surface Processing



Lothar Reichel   (Kent State University, USA)

Iterative methods for ill-posed problems


Coffee break



Daniel B. Szyld  (Temple University , USA)

Optimal Left and Right Additive Schwarz Preconditioning

For Minimal Residual Methods with Euclidean and Energy Norms


Stefania Bellavia  (University of Florence, Italy)

On the solution of nonnegative least-squares problems by interior point methods


Lunch at CIRAM



Carlo Lovadina  (University of Pavia, Italy)

Locking phenomena in Computational Mechanics:

 nearly incompressible materials and plate problems



Luca Formaggia (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

Recent results on the mathematical modelling of the cardiovascular system


Raffaella Pavani  (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

A Hamiltonian model to a fixed-ended beam