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Lectures of the Fortieth Woudschoten Conference

Keynote speakers of the Woudschoten conference 2015 (f.l.t.r.):
Margot Gerritsen, Philip L. Roe, Gerhard Wanner, Desmond J. Higham, Cleve Moler and Tamara G. Kolda

The organising committee is very happy to present the lectures as shown on the Woudschoten conference 2015. The fortieth Woudschoten Conference was held at the Woudschoten Conference Centre, Zeist, The Netherlands from 7-9 October 2015.

 At the reception of the Fortieth Woudschoten Conference, WSC chair Kees Oosterlee wanted to give a speech. Because of the late start of the reception he decided to replace his speech with a brief toast. See the originally planned speech

One-minute poster session: All participants were invited to present a poster concerning their research. Every presenter of a poster received a one-minute slot in the conference programme (in a plenary session) to attract the attention to his or her poster. See the PDF files the one-minute session.

The following posters were rated the best by a jury consisting of the keynote speakers under the leadingship of Willem Hunsdorfer:

1. Steven Vandekerckhove (KUL-CS)
The battle of continuous versus discontiuous finite elements to simulate elastic waves in time domain
2. Liesbeth Florentie (TUD-LR)
Efficient CFD simulations of vortex generator induced flow phenomena
3. Debarati Bhaumik (CWI)
Optimal Storage Placement in Power Network
3. Korneel Dumon (KUL-CS)
Optimization of Chaotic systems

  CWI KNAW    Hewlett Packard   3TU.AMI  LIME BV  NWO  Vortech B.V. NDNS+    CSER:Shell FOM NWO    

Support: The Conferences of the Dutch-Flemish Numerical Analysis Communities are held yearly, organised by the Werkgemeenschap Scientific Computing (WSC). Support is provided by the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI). Financial support for this conference is provided by the 3TU Applied Mathematics Institute (3TU.AMI), Computational sciences for energy research (CSER) , HP , Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (KNAW), LIME BV , the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), the Nonlinear Dynamics of Natural Systems(NDNS+), VORtech BV, the scientific software engineers (VORtech).

Organising committee 2015: Willem Hundsdorfer (CWI/RUN, chair), Rob Bisseling (UU), Barry Koren (TU/e), Kees Oosterlee (CWI/TUD), Dirk Roose (KU Leuven), Margreet Nool (CWI, secretary)

Number of participants: 140, of whom 19,2 % are women
Number of PhD students: 66, of whom 27,3 % are women
Number of posters: 40

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