Kinetic Equations: Recent Developments and Novel Applications (20w5049)


(University of Warwick)

(Imperial College London)

(North Carolina State University)

Min Tang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)


The Casa Matemática Oaxaca (CMO) will host the "Kinetic Equations: Recent Developments and Novel Applications" workshop in Oaxaca, from May 3 to May 08, 2020.

Starting with Boltzmann’s seminal idea of describing the dynamics of a large system of interacting particles by its statistical distribution, kinetic theory has become a powerful tool to model for example the transport of charged carriers in plasma and semiconductor crystals or the herding behavior of large animal flocks. More recently kinetic theory made its way into socio-economic applications, for instance to describe the dynamics of trading agents in economic markets. Various mathematical and computational techniques have been developed in the respective fields to analyze the complex behavior of large interacting particles systems. However many questions in classical as well as novel applications are still open. The workshop will bring together experts working on different aspects of kinetic theory to facilitate exchange, advance further in the field and promote novel research directions.

The Casa Matemática Oaxaca (CMO) in Mexico, and the Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery (BIRS) in Banff, are collaborative Canada-US-Mexico ventures that provide an environment for creative interaction as well as the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and methods within the Mathematical Sciences, with related disciplines and with industry. The research station in Banff is supported by Canada's Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Alberta's Advanced Education and Technology, and Mexico's Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT). The research station in Oaxaca is funded by CONACYT