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Date: 2020-10-26 - 2020-10-30
Location: Online

Mathematical and Computational Approaches for the Einstein Field Equations with Matter Fields (online)

We would like to invite you to the second workshop as part of the semester-long program “Advances in Computational Relativity”.

This third workshop will focus on theoretical and computational approaches to solving the Einstein field equations (the master equation of general relativity: a nonlinear, coupled, hyperbolic-elliptic PDE system) with (fluid) matter field sources, as typical of binary neutron stars and supernovae. Simulations of these systems are targets of interest to both LIGO and telescopes such as Hubble, Fermi, and CHANDRA. In this workshop, special attention will be given to the governing equations of relativistic (magneto-)hydrodynamics and multi-scale, multi-physics modeling challenges. The workshop will feature talks from physics, (applied) mathematics, and astrophysics communities as well as topical panel discussions.

Due to COVID-19, this workshop will be held online.

Please apply using the link “Apply with Cube” at the workshop website if you would like to participate in this workshop.

Program Organizing Committee:
Stefanos Aretakis, University of Toronto
Manuela Campanelli, Rochester Institute of Technology
Scott Field, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Jan Hesthaven, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Gaurav Khanna, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Luis Lehner, Perimeter Institute
Steven Liebling, Long Island University
Jared Speck, Vanderbilt University