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Domain Decomposition Methods for Optimization with PDE Constraints

September 1–6, 2013

List of Minisymposia

Updated: August 28, 2013.

Abstracts can be found by clicking on the title of the minisymposium. If your minisymposium does not appear below, please contact us by e-mail at Email Adress.

MS 1: Multigrid and Iterative Strategies for Optimal Control Problems

Organizers: John Pearson (Oxford) and Stefan Takacs (Oxford)


  • Andrew T. Barker (Max Planck Institute Magdeburg, Germany)
  • Lorenz John (TU Graz, Austria)
  • Stefan Takacs (Oxford, UK)
  • Monika Wolfmayr (Linz, Austria)

MS 2: Optimal Control in Applications

Organizers: Chamakuri Nagaiah (RICAM, Linz) and Karl Kunisch (RICAM, Linz & Graz)


  • Martin Weiser (Zuse Institute, Berlin)
  • Lorenz John (TU Graz, Austria)
  • Lars Lubkoll (Zuse Institute, Berlin)
  • Federico Negri (EPFL, Switzerland)
  • Peng Chen (EPFL, Switzerland)
  • Armin Rund (Graz, Austria)
  • Chamakuri Nagaiah (RICAM, Linz, Austria)
  • Henry Kasumba (RICAM, Linz, Austria)

MS 3: Shape Optimization and Optimal Control for PDE Constrained Optimization Problems

Organizers: Harbir Antil (George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia), Matthias Heinkenschloss (Rice University, Houston) and Ronald Hoppe (Houston)


  • Carlos Rautenberg (Graz, Austria)
  • Irwin Yousept (Darmstadt, Germany)
  • Christopher Linsenmann (Augsburg, Germany)

MS 4: Domain Decomposition Methods and Applications to Control Problems

Organizers: Martin J. Gander (Geneva) and Axel Klawonn (Cologne)


  • Oliver Rheinbach (TU Freiberg, Germany)
  • Julien Salomon (Paris-Dauphine, France)
  • Kevin Santugini (Institut Polytechnique de Bordeaux, France)
  • Lorenz John (TU Graz, Austria)

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