Nonlocal School on Fractional Equations
NSFE 2017

August 17-19, 2017

Department of Mathematics
Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa (USA)

The school topics are modeling, regularity theory, and numerical analysis for fractional nonlocal PDEs. Graduate students, early career researchers and postdocs are encouraged to attend.

The school will be held at the Hayes Auditorium (Room 2155) located on the second floor of Marston Hall at Iowa State University campus in Ames. Here are the poster and the school booklet.

Photos can be downloaded from here.

Mini courses lecturers:

  Regularity theory for fractional diffusion 
Luis A. Caffarelli
The University of Texas at Austin
Preparatory lectures
Lecture 1: video
Lecture 2: video
Lecture 3: video
Numerical methods for fractional diffusion
Ricardo H. Nochetto
        University of Maryland  
Lecture 1: slides - video
Lecture 2: slides - video
Lecture 3: slides - video
Survey notes

Research conferences:


Registration: CLOSED - We no longer accept registration.
There is no registration fee. However, registration is required to attend.
To register, send the following information to

  1. Subject: "Registration to NSFE 2017"
  2. Full name and surname
  3. Institution

You will receive a confirmation email.

This conference is supported in part by the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) through its Participating Institution (PI) Program. PI members may use IMA/PI funds to support personnel's travel to this conference.

Deadline for registration: July 1, 2017.

Funding for graduate students: Applications CLOSED.
If you are a graduate student and would like to apply for free lodging (shared hotel room with another graduate student participant) and partial support for travel expenses (for US based students only), please send the following information to

  1. Subject: "Graduate student application to NSFE 2017"
  2. Full name and surname
  3. Institution
  4. Full name and surname of advisor, including institution and email address

Please ask your advisor to send a letter of recommendation supporting your application to

Deadline to apply for funding, including advisor's letter of recommendation: May 1, 2017.

Lodging: Special rates are no longer available.
The following hotels in Ames have agreed to reserve a block of rooms at a special rate for participants of NSFE 2017.

Deadline for reservations at special rate: July 15, 2017.


Organizing Committee:

The school holds the "in Cooperation with the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)" status
supports its Non-Discrimination Statement.

The school is funded by: