Montana State University

April 9 lecturer uses math to analyze tsunamis, landslides

March 9, 2010 -- MSU News Service

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BOZEMAN -- A free public lecture on the use of mathematical models to analyze geophysical flows such as tsunamis and landslides will be given Friday, April 9, at Montana State University.

Randall LeVeque, a faculty member in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington, will speak at 4:10 p.m. in the Procrastinator Theater in the Strand Union Building. His lecture, titled "Depth-averaged Models and Software for Tsunamis, Landslides and Other Geophysical Flows," is part of MSU's Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Series.

The Department of Mathematical Sciences, the Dean of the College of Letters and Science, the Office of the Vice President for Research, Creativity and Technology Transfer, and the ASMSU Procrastinator Theater are sponsoring this lecture.

For more information, contact the Department of Mathematical Sciences at 994-3601.

Evelyn Boswell, (406) 994-5135 or