''METHODS AND MODELS OF KINETIC THEORY''

**Hotel Don Pedro, Porto Ercole (Grosseto), Italy**

**June** **10 - ****16, 2018**

**The program of the School includes three main courses (5 hours each):**

Luigi AMBROSIO, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy

*Well posedness for ODEs and transport equations, and applications*

Isabelle GALLAGHER, Université Paris Diderot, Paris, France

*On the derivation of the Boltzmann equation and of some fluid equations from deterministic particle systems.*

Axel KLAR, TU Kaiserslautern and Fraunhofer ITWM, Kaiserslautern, Germany

*Mean field approaches to interacting particles: asymptotics, numerical methods and applications*

**and four short courses (2 hours each):**

Maria Josè CACERES, Universidad de Granada, Spain

*An overview of mathematical models in neuroscience*

Amic FROUVELLE, Ceremade, Paris, France

*Kinetic models for self-organized dynamics of alignment*

Thierry MAGIN, von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium

*Multiscale Chapman-Enskog asymptotic solution to the Boltzmann equation for multicomponent plasmas*

Gabriella PUPPO, Università dell’Insubria, Como, Italy

*Kinetic models of mixtures: modelling and numeric*

**The lectures of the 9th edition** will be published in a special issue of the *Rivista di Matematica della Università di Parma*