Partial Differential Equations in the Modeling of Collective Phenomena
Rinaldo M. Colombo (University of Brescia), Simone Goettlich (Mannheim
University), and Paola Goatin
Typically, the macroscopic modeling of systems involving large numbers of individuals/particles makes use of partial dierential equations. This mini-symposium will
gather experts that are currently developing and studying PDE models for road traffic,
crowd dynamics, supply chains and classical fluid dynamics. These fields share the
common target of capturing macroscopic features caused by microscopic interactions.
New hard challenges arise, at the modeling, analytic and numerical levels.
The diversity of the applications presented by the speakers of this mini-symposium will
foster the exchange of information among active researchers in these fields.