Sessions & Posters


New Challenges in the Modern Industrial Mathematics

Moderator: José Alberto Cuminato, USP (Brazil)


  • Hasnaa Zidani, INSA Rouen Normandie (France)
  • Héctor Ramírez, Universidad de Chile & CMM (Chile)
  • Wil Schilders, TU Eindhoven & ICIAM (The Netherlands): presentation slides

Policies focusing on Gender Equality in Applied Math across Latin American Countries

Moderator: Maria Eulália Vares, UFRJ (Brazil): presentation slides



Thematic Sessions

Submissions for Thematic Session Proposals are closed. 



Pedro Gajardo, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María-Valparaíso-CHILE, Chile;

Olga Vasilieva, Universidad del Valle, Colombia.

Confirmed speakers:

Carmen A. Ramírez-Bernate, Universidad del Valle, Cali - Colombia

"A reaction-diffusion model for the control of the Aedes aegypti vector using sterile mosquitoes in the city of Cali"

Edwin Barrios, Universidad del Valle, Colombia

"Optimal control of dengue in metapopulations with budget restrictions"

Fernando Córdova-Lepe, Universidad Católica del Maule, Chile

"An animal population going after a mobile resource. A complete-migration mathematical model."

Flávio Codeço Coelho, FGV EMAp, Brazil

"Modeling Feline Sporotrichosis"

Heliana Arias, Universidad del Valle, Colombia

"Analysis of tuberculosis dynamics considering vaccinated, treated and latent low-risk populations"

Jose Luis Orozco Gonzales, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia 

"Wolbachia invasion in wild mosquito populations: a modeling framework apt for different strains"

Juan Vicente Bogado Machuca, Universidad Nacional de Caaguazu, Paraguay 

"On modeling a Gauss transmission rate and clustering epidemic times series for a Peru Dengue outbreak"

Luiz Max Carvalho, FGV EMAp, Brazil

"Fitting deterministic epidemic models to data: shenanigans and ideas"

Mario Julian Cañon Ayala, Institución Universitaria Politécnico Grancolombiano, Colombia 

"Mathematical and statistical modeling applied for malaria control"

Michael Robert, Virginia Tech, USA 

"Improving climate-drive transmission models for mosquito-borne disease emergence"

Michel De Lara, École des Ponts ParisTech, France

"Sustainability and Resilience: a Mathematical Perspective"

Pablo Aguirre, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chile 

"Dynamical interaction of plant communities and conservation strategies"

Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University, USA 

"Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Disease Dynamics through Physics Informed Neural Networks"

Rodrigo Gutierrez, Universidad Católica del Maule, Chile

"Spatio-temporal dynamics of anuran male choirs as an energetically limited swarmalator system"

Victor Riquelme, Centro de Modelamiento Matemático, Universidad de Chile, Chile

"Inmate population models with non-homogeneous sentence lengths and their effects in an epidemiological model"

Viswanathan Arunachalam, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia

"A stochastic epidemic model with random transmission rate and false negative tests: Explaining the dynamics of COVID-19"

Control and Stabilization for Partial Differential Equations


Roberto Capistrano Filho, UFPE, Brazil;

Victor Hugo Gonzalez, UFPE, Brazil.

Confirmed speakers:

Constanza Sánchez de la Vega, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina;

"Nematic liquid crystals: well posedness, optical solitons and control"

Eduardo Cerpa, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile;

"Singular perturbation analysis for a coupled KdV-ODE system"

Fernando Gallego, Universidad Nacional de Colombia Sede Manizales, Colombia;

"Stabilization of a time delay generalized dispersive system"

Juan Bautista Limaco Ferrel, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil;

"Null controllability of a non-linear parabolic equation"

Patricio Guzman Melendez, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chile;

"Stabilization of partial differential equations with disturbances"

Victor Hugo Gonzalez Martinez, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil.

"Stabilization results for delayed fifth-order KdV-type equation in a bounded domain"


Direct and Inverse Problems in Particle and Radiation Transport


Cássio B. Pazinatto, IFSul, Cordenadoria de Matemática, Pelotas, RS, Brazil

Confirmed speakers:

Cássio B. Pazinatto, IFSul, Cordenadoria de Matemática, Pelotas, RS, Brazil

"On the use of the Adjoint Operator in Estimating Neutral Particles Sources"

Enzo L. Gaggioli, IFIBA-UBA-CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina

"Inverse-problem solver for time-domain optical tomography with perfect parallel scaling"

Ricardo Carvalho de Barros, UERJ, Brazil

"On a Linear-Linear Response Matrix Spectral Nodal Method for Discrete Ordinates Neutral Particle Transport Computational Modeling"

Mohsen Alaeian, Department of Mechanical Engineering, COPPE, UFRJ, Brazil

"Photoacoustic temperature measurements during hyperthermia thermal treatment of cancer"


Financial Mathematics


Beatrice Acciaio, Department of Mathematics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Ernesto Mordecki, Centro de Matematica, Universidad de la República, Uruguay

Yuri Saporito, FGV EMAp, Brazil

Max O. Souza, UFF, Brazil

Confirmed speakers: 

Andrés Ricardo Sosa Rodríguez, Universidad de la República, Uruguay

"Zero black Derman toy model"

Beatrice Acciaio, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

"Quantifying arbitrage"

Ernesto Mordecki, Universidad de la República, Uruguay

"Multiple interval stopping rules in American perpetual options"

Julio Backhoff Veraguas, University of Vienna, Austria

"Adapted Wasserstein Distances in Mathematical Finance"

Max O. Souza, UFF, Brazil

"On regularized optimal execution problems and their singular limits"

Sebastian Jaimungal, University of Toronto, Canada

"Risk Budgeting Allocation for Dynamic Risk Measures"

Sergio Pulido, Evry University, France

"The rough Hawkes Heston model"

Yuri Saporito, FGV EMAp, Brazil

"Optimal Trading with Signals and Stochastic Price Impact"


Industrial Mathematics in Brazilian research centers


LACIAM Organizing Committee

Confirmed speakers:

Geraldo Silva, UNESP, Brazil

"Routes of Innovation and Technological Transfer in Mathematical Sciences: The CeMEAI case"

Lucas Nissenbaum and Tiago Ramos, IMPA, Brazil

"Industrial Collaborations and Entity Resolution"

Marcio Arab Murad, LNCC, Brazil

"Computational Models of Geofluid Flow in the Subsurface Environment: A Fascinating Challenge to Academics and Industry"

Vincent Guigues, FGV EMAp, Brazil

"Constant Depth Decision Rules for multistage optimization under uncertainty with application to electricity production management"


Mathematical Foundations of Robot Control


Gennaro Notomista, University of Waterloo, Canada

Roberto Guglielmi, University of Waterloo, Canada

Confirmed speakers:

Alvaro Prado Romo, Universidad Catolica del Norte, Chile

"Robust tube-based NMPC for motion control of skid-steer mobile robot with terra-mechanical constraints"

Dylan Shell - Texas A&M University, USA

"Discrete filters, policy machines, and their reduction problem"

Gennaro Notomista, University of Waterloo, Canada

"Ecologically-inspired Robots for Long-term Environmental Monitoring"

Luis Guerrero-Bonilla, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico

"Applications of set-invariance to multi-robot defence and surveillance"

Marco H. Terra -  University of São Paulo, Brazil

"Robust Regulation of Markov Jump Linear Systems subject to Polytopic Uncertainties: Theory and Innovation"

Valdir Grassi Jr, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

"Learning-based Visual Perception and Control Applied to Autonomous Vehicles and Manipulators"

Yue Hu – University of Waterloo, Canada

"Model-based optimization for legged locomotion: an overview"


Mathematical Linguistics


Alexandre Rademaker, FGV EMAp, Brazil

Leonel Figueiredo de Alencar, UFC, Brazil

Confirmed speakers:

Alexandre Rademaker, FGV EMAp and IBM Research, Brazil

"Challenges of modeling Portuguese morphology in a computational grammar of Portuguese in the HPSG formalism"

Daniel Flickinger, Stanford University, USA

"Evaluating a semantic algebra on a wide-coverage grammar of English"

Francis Bond, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic

"Testing Zipf’s meaning-frequency law with wordnets as sense inventories"

Guilherme Sales Fernandes, Instituto Atlântico,  Brazil

"Using a Knowledge-based Approach for Textual Data Augmentation"

Katiuscia de Moraes Andrade, Compass UOL, Brazil

"Proposal of a chatbot in Portuguese for the legal domain using the Rasa framework"

Pablo Calcina Ccori, Universidad Nacional de San Agustin, Peru

"Enhancing a sentiment analysis corpus through paraphrasing"

Paulo Rodrigo Cavalin, IBM Research, Brazil

"Foundation Models for Language"


Mathematical Method in Network Reliability


Javiera Barrera M., Faculty of Engineering and Science, Chile

Eduardo Moreno, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile

Confirmed speakers:

Dora Jiménez-Álvarez, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile

"Telecommunication Network Reliability under seismic event considering the dependence on the power supply"

Eduardo Moreno, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile

"Network reliability optimization using convex envelopes"

Gerardo Rubino, INRIA-Rennes, France

"Network Performability, Rare Events and Standard Monte Carlo"

Héctor Cancela, Universidad de la República, Uruguay

"Explicit formulas for the variance of the Creation Spectrum and the F- Monte Carlo network reliability estimation methods"

Javiera Barrera M., Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile

"Limiting behavior of the reliability function for mixed coherent systems with Levy-frailty Marshall-Olkin dependent failure"

Mario Estrada, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia

"Geographically correlated failures in power grids: the ice storm case."

Pablo Romero, Universidad de la República, Uruguay

"Nonexistence of most reliable graphs of least corank"


New developments in Mean Field Games and Hamilton-Jacobi equations


Daniela Tonon, Università di Padova, Italy

Adriano Festa, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Francisco José Silva Álvarez, Université de Limoges, France

Confirmed speakers:

Adriano Festa, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

"A PDE approach to centroidal tessellations of domains"

Athena Picarelli, Università di Verona, Italy

"A Semi-Lagrangian scheme for a Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman equation arising in stochastic exit time control problems"

Daniela Tonon, Università di Padova, Italy

"Mean Field Games planning problems with general initial and final measures"

Elisa Calzola, Università di Verona, Italy

"A semi-Lagrangian scheme for Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman equations with oblique derivatives boundary conditions"

Elisabetta Carlini, Università Roma La Sapienza, Italy

"A numerical scheme for evolutive Hamilton Jacobi equations on Networks"

Francisco José Silva Álvarez, Université de Limoges, France

"A Lagrange-Galerkin scheme for first order mean field games"

Guilherme Mazanti, INRIA, France

"A variational mean field game with free final time and control interaction"

Julián David Gutiérrez Pineda, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

"A variational approach for price formation models in one dimension"

Luis Briceño Arias, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chile

"Proximal first-order algorithms for solving stationary mean field games with non-local couplings"

Roberto Guglielmi, University of Waterloo, Canada

"Sensitivity analysis of the value function for semilinear parabolic OCPs"


Novel Computational Methods for Coupled and Non-linear Problems Arising in Complex Fluid Mechanics


Sergio González Andrade, Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Ecuador

Paúl E. Méndez, Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Ecuador

Confirmed speakers:

Andrea Ceretani, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

"Shape optimization for flows under mixed boundary conditions"

Paúl E. Méndez, Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Ecuador

"A Dual-Mixed Approximation for a Huber Regularization of Generalized p-Stokes Viscoplastic Flow Problems"

Philippe Devloo, FECFAU, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil

"Robust and accurate finite element simulations of porous media flow in fractured reservoirs"

Raimund Burger, Universidad de Concepción, Chile

"A degenerating convection-diffusion system modelling froth flotation with drainage"

Sergio González Andrade, Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Ecuador

"A Huber computational approach to the non-isothermal viscoplastic flow"

Sônia Maria Gomes, IMECC, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil

"A semi-hybrid mixed finite element method for coupled Stokes-Darcy flows with H(div)-conforming velocity fields"


Optimal control theory and applications


Geraldo Nunes Silva, UNESP, Brazil

Valeriano Antunes de Oliveira, UNESP, Brazil

Confirmed speakers:

Ana Paula Chorobura, Universidade Estadual do Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

"Undiscounted infinite horizon multi-objective optimal control problems"

Domingo Alberto Tarzia, Universidad Austral, Rosario,  Argentina

"Different Optimal Control Problems for Elliptic Hemivariational Inequalities"

Geraldo Nunes Silva, UNESP, S. J. do Rio Preto, Brazil

"Minimax control problems and necessary optimality conditions"

Hasnaa Zidani, INSA Rouen Normandie, France

"A Maximum Principle for some robust control problems"

Hector Ramírez, Universidad de Chile, Chile

"Equivalent formulations of optimal control problems with maximum cost and applications"

Jorge Becerril, Tecnologico Monterey, Mexico

"Characterization of solutions for a class of linear-convex optimal control problems"

Karla Cortez, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, Mexico

"A Weierstrass Condition for Affine-Convex Optimal Control Problems with Nonregular Mixed Constraints"

Ulcilea Alves Severino Leal, UFTM, Brazil

"Interval Optimal Control for Uncertain Problems"

Valeriano Antunes de Oliveira, UNESP, Brazil

"An Asymptotic Weak Maximum Principle"


Recent contributions in stochastic differential equations


Hugo de la Cruz, FGV EMAp, Brazil

Juan Carlos Jimenez, ICIMAF, Cuba

Zochil González Arenas, UERJ, Brazil

Confirmed speakers:

Carlos Mora, Facultad de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas, Universidad de Concepción, Chile

"Numerical solution of stochastic differential equations appearing in open quantum systems"

Christian Horacio Olivera, UNICAMP, Brazil

"Quantitative particle approximation of nonlinear Fokker-Planck equations with singular kernels"

Daniel Barci, UERJ, Brazil

"Stochastic dynamics at criticality"

Hugo de la Cruz, FGV EMAp, Brazil

"Steady-state density preserving method for second-order SDEs"

Márcia Cristina Anderson Braz Federson, USP, Brazil

"Operator-valued stochastic differential equations in the context of Kurzweil-like equations"

Nikolai Vasilievich Chemetov, USP, Brazil

"Weak kinetic solution for Stochastic Degasperis-Procesi Equation"

Zochil González Arenas, UERJ, Brazil

"Time-reversal transformation for multiplicative-noise stochastic differential equations"


Special topics in stochastic processes, random structures, and applications


Anatoli Iambartsev, USP, Brazil

Confirmed speakers:

Aline Duarte, USP, Brazil

"Models selection procedures for random objects driven by context tree models"

Anatoli Iambartsev, USP, Brazil

"Large deviations for birth-death processes with polynomial rates"

Andressa Cerqueira, UFSCar, Brazil

"Recovering communities in weighted networks"

Artem Logachov, Novosibirsk State University, Russia

"The law of the iterated logarithm for solutions of stochastic differential equations with random coefficients"

Fabio Lopes, Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana, Chile

"Law of large numbers for the SIR epidemics with casual and non-casual contacts in a configuration model network"

Manuel Navarrete, Universidad del Bío Bío, Chile

"Reinforced random walks under memory lapses"

Maria Eulália Vares, UFRJ, Brazil

"Critical scaling for an anisotropic percolation system on Z2"

Nevena Maric, Union University, Serbia

"Branching random walk with symmetric barriers as a model of seed dispersal on islands and possibly other applications"


Trends in numerical methods and approximation for PDE-constrained optimization


Pedro Merino, Escuela Politécnica Nacional Quito, Ecuador

Enrique Otarola, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chile

Confirmed speakers:

Christian Meyer, Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany

"Quadratic Regularization of Bilevel Optimal Transport Problems"

Luis Briceño, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chile

"Numerical methods for solving variational mean field games with proximity operators"

Pedro Merino, Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Ecuador

"State–constrained elliptic optimal control problems with Lq–quasinorm penalization"

Sofía López, Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Ecuador

"A Second-Order Descent Method with Active-Set Prediction for Group Sparse Optimal Control"



Submissions for the Poster Presentations are closed. 

Find the list of approved posters and the session schedule here

See the guidelines for poster preparation here.


We are glad to announce an award sponsored by the School of Applied Mathematics FGV EMAp and the Brazilian Society of Applied and Computational Mathematics (SBMAC) for the best research poster presentations award. This prize aims to motivate young mathematicians and to recognize the best poster presented by (undergraduate, master, PhD or postdoctoral) students during the conference. The best three posters will be awarded BRL 1.000 (one thousand Brazilian reals).  

The following are the members of the Committee for this award:

  • Olga Vasilieva, Universidad del Valle, Colombia
  • Susana Gómez Gómez, UNAM, Mexico
  • Yuri Saporito, FGV EMAp, Brazil



Felipe J. P.  Antunes, FGV EMAp, Brazil

"Modeling and control of malaria dynamics in fish farming regions"

Lucas Machado Moschen, FGV EMAp, Brazil

"Mathematical modelling of COVID-19 and analysis of Rio de Janeiro city’s outbreak in 2020"

João Miguel Machado, Université Paris-Dauphine, France

"1D-Wasserstein approximation of measures"

Fernando Valdés, USP, Brazil

"The application of a time exponential integrator to the wave equations, oriented to seismic imaging"



Cristina Zaniol, IFSUL, Brazil

"Inflation forecast with Artificial Intelligence"

Diego A. Muñoz, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia

"Optimization-based control for nonlinear dynamical systems with narrow feasible region and recycles"

Diego Samuel Rodrigues, UNICAMP, Brazil

"Computational Modeling of Pharmacokinetic Profiles Measured by Alternate Current Biosusceptometry"

Dionatan R. Schmidt, UFRGS, Brazil

"Edge-colorings avoiding patterns in a K4"

Diego A. Muñoz, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia

"Optimization-based control for nonlinear dynamical systems with narrow feasible region and recycles"

Fernando R. L. Contreras UFPE, Brazil

"A high-order scheme with multidimensional limiting process coupled to a nonlinear finite volume method for simulation of miscible displacement in porous media"

Flavio Fontanella, FGV EMAp, Brazil

"Evaluation of Football Forecasting Models: 2021 Brazilian Championship Case Study "

Guilherme Rodrigues, UNESP, Brazil

"Melanoma dynamics involving macrophages and CAR T-cell immunotherapy"

Joao Luiz Santos Gomes, UNICAMP, Brazil

"On distinct notions of tensor rank and practical implications to the higher-order completion problem"

Jose I. H. Lopez, São Paulo, Brazil

"An Approach to Obtain the Prandtl’s Equations"

Jose Thiago Gomes da Silva, UFPE, Brazil

"A non-linear finite volume scheme preserving extremum principle for simulation of aquifiers"

Juan C. Cabral, Polytechnic School, National University of Asuncion, Paraguay

"An Adaptive strategy for avoiding stagnation on restarting GMRES"

Juan Vicente Bogado Machuca, Universidad Nacional de Asunción,Facultad Politécnica, Paraguay

"Data augmentation techniques and clustering to improve Deep Learning forecasts of Dengue cases"

Juan Carlos Rodríguez-Ramírez, Pesquisas Físicas (CBPF), Brazil

"Metaheuristic Optimization Applied to Astrophysical Blazar Modeling"

Letícia Ferreira Godoi UNESP, Brazil

"Food distribution model using the goal programming approach"

Lucas Venturato, CONICET & Universidad Austral, Argentina

"A one-phase space–fractional Stefan problem with no liquid initial domain"

Luciano Cesario da Silva, UFPE, Brazil

"Determination of the Finite Differences Method (FDM) coefficients"

Luryane Ferreira de Souza, UFOB-SENAI-CIMATEC, Brazil

"Relating SARS−CoV−2 variants using cellular automata imaging

Mario Muños, Universidad de Concepción, Chile

"A RDE-based approach for the numerical simulation of a Stochastic SVIR model "

Martín Ignacio Errazquin, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

"On restricting the infected population peak of a SIR modeled epidemic by a reduced intervention"

Matheus Cunha Simoes, UFRJ, Brazil

"Hyper-heuristics for the Time-dependent ATSP with Time Windows and Precedence Constraints applied to Air Travel

Michelle Lau, UERJ, Brazil

"Closed expression for the final size vector for a stochastic SIR model"

Pablo Aguiar de Maio, FGV EMAp, Brazil

"A variable-stepsize scheme for stochastic differential equations with additive noise"

Pedro H. A. Konzen UFRGS, Brazil

"Final size and error estimates for a two-group SEIRD model"

Rafaella S. Ferreira, UNICAMP, Brazil

"Modeling the Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown in Regional Cities"

Renato Klein, UFRGS, Brazil

"A Fokker-Planck-Based Acceleration Technique for Multi-Physics Problems in Highly Forward-Peaked Scattering Settings"

Rodrigo Barreto Alves, FGV EMAp, Brazil

"On the lumpability of tree-valued Markov chains"

Sara Valente, UERJ, Brazil

"Theoretical and numerical analysis of the behavior of a particle at an asymmetric bistable potential"

Somayeh Khezri, UNICAMP, Brazil

"Distributionally robust chance-constrained minimum cost multi-commodity flow problem in time-varying networks"

Vitor Luiz Pinto de Pina Ferreira, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, France

"Periodic infinite horizon optimization problems with multiple solutions of mismatching period"

Williams Jesus López Yánez UNICAMP, Brazil

"Periodic variants of stochastic dual dynamic programming in energy operation planning"

Zoe Fornier, METRON - CERMICS, France

"Planning the production and energy supply minimizing the costs of a factory."






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