Optimal Control of PDE:Optimal control problems governed by elliptic equations
and linear parabolic and hyperbolic equations with distributed and boundary
controls, Computational methods.
Homogenization:Examples of periodic composites and layered materials. Various
methods of homogenization.
Applications and Extensions:Control in coefficients of elliptic equations,
Controllability and Stabilization of Infinite Dimensional Systems, Hamilton-
Jacobi-Bellman equations and Riccati equations, Optimal control and
stabilization of flow related models.
Suggested books and references:
B. Lee and L. Markus, Foundations of Optimal Control Theory, John Wiley, 1968.
L. Lions, Optimal Control of Systems Governed by Partial Differential Equations, Springer, 1991.
L. Lions, Controlabilite exact et Stabilisation des systemes distribues, Vol. 1, 2 Masson, Paris, 1988.
Bardi, I. Capuzzo-Dolcetta, Optimal Control and Viscosity Solutions of Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman Equations, Birkhauser, 1997.
Kesavan, Topics in Functional Analysis and Applications, Wiley-Eastern, New Delhi, 1989.
Dal Maso, An Introduction to $\Gamma$-Convergence, Birkhauser, 1993.