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Tuesday, March 31, 2009
McKenna Hall Auditorium

8:00 – 8:30 Registration
8:30 – 9:20

Extending the Tools of Chemical Reaction Engineering to the Molecular Scale
James Rawlings, University of Wisconsin

9:20 – 9:30

9:30 – 9:55

Adaptive Dimensionality Reduction of Stochastic Differential Equations for Protein Dynamics
Jesus Izaguirre and Christopher Sweet, University of Notre Dame

9:55 – 10:20

Limitation and Averaging for Deterministic and Stochastic Biochemical Reaction Networks
Ovidiu Radulescu and Alexander Gorban, University of Rennes and University of Leicester

10:20 – 10:35 Break

10:35 – 11:00

Analysis of a Stiff Limit Cycle: Glycolysis in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae
Panayotis Kourdis, Ralf Steur, and Dimitris Goussis; National Technical University – Athens and University of Manchester

11:00 – 11:25

Two Stage Ignition of n-heptane: Identifying the Chemistry Setting the Explosive Time Scales
Dimitris Diamantis, Dimitris Kyritsis, and Dimitris Goussis; University of Illinois and University of Athens

11:25 – 12:55 Lunch

12:55 – 1:45

Validation of Detailed Chemical Kinetic Models
Henry Curran, National University of Ireland

1:45 – 1:55 Break

1:55 – 2:20

On the Relation between Reaction Dynamics and Thermodynamics in Closed Systems
Ashraf Al-Khateeb, Joseph Powers, Samuel Paolucci, Andrew Sommese, Jeffrey Diller, and Joshua Mengers; University of Notre Dame

2:20 – 2:45

Range-Constrained Simultaneous Reaction and Species Elimination in Kinetic Mechanisms
Geoffrey Oxberry, Alexander Mitsos, Paul Barton, and William Green; MIT

2:45 – 3:10

Sensitivity Indices Based on the G-Scheme
Mauro Valoranni, Samuel Paolucci, and Habib Najm; University di Roma “La Sapienza”, University of Notre Dame, and Sandia National Laboratories

3:10 – 3:25 Break

3:25 – 3:50

Reduction of Detailed Chemical Models with Controlled Uncertainty
David Sheen, Terese Lovas, and Hai Wang, University of Southern California and University of Tromsø

3:50 – 4:15 Finite-Time Lyapunov Analysis and Optimal Control
Erkut Aykutluğ and Kenneth Mease, University of California - Irvine
4:45 Bus Pick Up at McKenna Hall
5:15 Tour of Studebaker National Museum

Dinner at Tippecanoe Place