Nature of this journalThis journal will contain a record of events, projects and collaborations organized on a monthly basis.
In addition it will contain entries for future items in anticipation of their actual occurrence.
Pavla's visit is to work on her thesis and a paper on Obreshkov predictor-corrector methods
Niall and his wife Rachel Quinlan (who works in group theory and mathematics education) were in
Auckland mainly in the time I was in Amsterdam but we had some conversations which were
interesting to me at least.
The first reason for the trip was to take part in the Verwer65 workshop to celebrate the career of
Jan Werver who retired this month after 37 years
Helmut Podhaisky (Halle), Adrian Hill (Bath) and Daniel Weiss (Tübingen) each spent a few days with
me in Amsterdam during my four week visit to the CWI
van Wijngaarden awards were presented to Éva Tardos and myself
Two long-standing colleagues died within a few days of each other
Mike Delves, a student in Auckland in the 1950s and later Professor of Computational Mathematics
at the University of Liverpool, died on 13 February 2011 from prostate cancer.
Jan Verwer, whose career at the CWI was celebrated the previous month, died unexpectedly
on 16 February 2011.
This took place in Toronto and was hosted by the Fields Institute
I have been named as Reviewer of September for Computing Reviews http://www.reviews.com/todaysissue/todaysissue_featured.cfm
For the two weeks starting 3 October, I will be the guest of Mayya Tokman at UC Merced. I will give four lectures to her Numerical differential equations class. I also gave a seminar and carry out research with Mayya on exponential integrators.
+ Halle 8 - 14 January
+ Oberwolfach 13-20
+ Salerno 21 - 28
+ 2 - 4 April, SANUM Conference, invited speaker