The Thirteenth Israeli Mini-Workshop in Applied and Computational Mathematics

Local organizers: Gil Ariel, David Kessler, Jeremy Schiff
Series founders: Raz Kupferman, Vered Rom-Kedar, Edriss S. Titi

The workshop is over, sorry. But you can see videos of most of the lectures here.

We are pleased to invite the Israeli applied math community to participate in the thirteenth Israeli Mini-Workshop in Applied and Computational Mathematics, to be held at Bar-Ilan University (Building 216, room 201) on Thursday December 29th, 2011.

These workshops have been held twice yearly most of the time since 2003. For information on previous meetings click here. The idea is to create a forum for workers in applied mathematics, especially younger faculty and students, to get to know other members of the community, and promote discussion and collaboration.

Posters. There is limited space to display posters at the meeting. If you would like to bring a poster with you, please indicate this when you register.

Support. We would like to thank the Math and Physics Departments at Bar-Ilan for providing logistic and financial support for this meeting.

Registration Speakers and Schedule Access and Parking


Participation in the workshop is free, but you are asked to register by sending an email to Rivka Wolberger,, so we can be adequately prepared for the day. Please register by 12:00 on Thursday December 22nd

Speakers and Schedule

Click on the titles to get abstracts.

9:00 Arrival and coffee
9:30 Ronny Hadani (Math, University of Texas at Austin) Representation theoretic patterns in three dimensional cryo-electron microscopy
10:00 Itzhack Dana (Physics, Bar-Ilan University) Dense Regular Sub-Spectra of Nonintegrable Systems for Generic Quasimomentum
10:30 Michael Sever (Math, Hebrew University) Nonrelativistic Euler-Maxwell Systems
11:00 Break and refreshments
11:30 Philip Rosenau (Math, Tel Aviv University) A compact review of compactons
12:00 Amy Novick-Cohen (Math, Technion) Coarsening and the deep quench obstacle problem
12:30 Lunch and discussions
14:00 Eli Shlizerman (Applied Math, University of Washington) Competing spatiotemporal neural codes in the olfaction of the Manduca sexta moth
14:30 Yaron Lipman (Computer Science and Applied Math, Weizmann Institute for Science) A few applications of conformal mappings for surface comparison
15:00 Break and refreshments
15:20 Zeev Zalevsky (Engineering, Bar Ilan University) Super-resolved near field and remote sensing
15:50 Ari Abramson (Elbit Systems) Reduction of Multiple Harmonics EM Noise in Helicopter Cockpit

Access and Parking

The workshop will take place in Building 216, room 201 on Bar-Ilan's main campus. (See the campus map.) Due to the crowded conditions on campus we unfortunately cannot provide on-campus parking. Please use the public parking lots outside (near building 1401 on the map, cost on the order of 101 sheqel). There is a free shuttle that drives around the campus and parking lots - useful if it is raining. Bar-Ilan can be accessed by bus from Jerusalem (line 400), Rehovot (line 164) and Tel Aviv (lines 45,68,70 and others). For access from Beer Sheva and Haifa we recommend taking the train to the Tel Aviv central station and then a bus or a taxi.