Program

Monday August 3rd (Astronomy and Medicine):

09:00 – 10:00 Gunther Uhlmann, Washington, Seeing Through Space Time.

coffee break

10:30 – 11:15 Simón Cassasus, DAS Universidad de Chile, High Resolution Interferometry in ALMA.
11:15 – 12:00 Cristóbal Bertoglio, Centro de Modelamiento Matemático, Universidad de Chile, Numerical modeling in cardiovascular physiology and related inverse problems.

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

14:00 – 14:45 Pablo Irarrázaval, CIB Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Fundamentals of Magnetic Resonance Imaging: from the signal to image reconstruction.
14:45 – 15:30 Carlos Sing-Long, ICME, Stanford University, Unbiased risk estimation and its applications to linear inverse problems.

Tuesday August 4th (Wave propagation and Geophysics):

09:15 – 10:00 Rafael Benguria, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, The BrezisNirenberg Problem on  S^n,  in spaces of fractional dimension.

coffee break

10:30 – 11:15 Fernando Lund, Universidad de Chile, Ultrasound as a quantitative probe of plasticity I: Theory.
11:15 – 12:00 Nicolás Mujica, Universidad de Chile, Ultrasound as a quantitative probe of plasticity II: Experiments.

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

14:00 – 14:45 Matías Courdurier, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, An asymptotic approach for a Helmholtz Equation Inverse Problem in a Layered Media.
14:45 – 15:30 Francisco Ortega, Universidad de Chile, Characterizing the mechanical behavior of the Earth’s crust using surface deformation observations.

16:00 Cocktail de Bienvenida

Wednesday August 5th (Mathematical theory):

09:15 – 10:00 Gabriel Paternain, University of Cambridge, Recovering a connection from parallel transport along geodesics.

coffee break

10:30 – 11:15 Eric Bonnetier, Université Joseph Fourier, Lab. Jean Kuntzmann, Grenoble, Negative index materials and superlensing with an elliptic/hyperbolic equation.
11:15 – 12:00 Matías Ruiz, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Mathematical analysis of plasmonic nanoparticles.

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

14:00 – 14:45 Galina García, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Reconstruction formula for an inverse parabolic source problem using a family of exact controls.
14:45 – 15:30 Claudio Muñoz, Universidad de Chile, Some connections between the scattering theory for 2d Schrödinger operators and some nonlinear dispersive equations.