Fall 1993
Wednesday Sept 1: Steve Janowsky, Exact Solution of the Totally Asymmetric
Simple Exclusion Process: Shock Profiles
Wednesday Sept 8: Steven Dworkin, (tilings)
Wednesday Sept 15: Misha Vishik, Hydromagnetic stability: characteristics
of variable multiplicity
Wednesday Sept 22: Hans Koch, The zeros of a renormalization group fixed point
Wednesday Sept 29: M. Zou, Monodromy in integrable systems
Wednesday Oct 6: Laurette Tuckerman, Linear analysis of the Faraday
instability in fluid layers
Wednesday Oct 13: F. Borondo, U. Autonoma Madrid (Chemistry), Scars in groups
of eigenvalues
Wednesday Oct 20: Rafael de la Llave, Frenkel-Kontorovna for lattices
Wednesday Oct 27: Dwight Barkley, Flo-K stability of periodic fluid flows
Friday Oct 29: Yannis Kevrekides, (Princeton Univ),
Pattern Formation in Bounded Domains, CAM, RLM 10.176 at 4:00
Friday Oct 29: Nikolai Chernov, (Princeton University)
Billiards and chaos, Intro to Research, RLM 6.104 at 4:00
Friday, Nov 5: Roberto Fernandez, (Lausanne), Non-Gibbsian probability measures
in equilibrium statistical mechanics
Friday Nov 5: Nick Trefethen, (Cornell University),
Hydrodynamic Stability Without Eigenvalues, CAM, RLM 11.204 at 1:00
Wednesday November 10: Mark Raizen, Cold atoms: a testing (play)ground for basic
physics
Wednesday November 17: Predrag Cvitanovi\'c (Niels Bohr Inst),
Semi-classical quantization by means of classical evolution
operators: Ruelle and Gutzwiller trace formulas unified
Friday November 19: David Ruelle (IHES), Milnor-Thurston type dynamical zeta functions.
Friday December 1: Victor Yudovich (Rostov-on-Don State U, Russia),
INTERSECTIONS OF BIFURCATIONS IN THE COUETTE-TAYLOR PROBLEM
Friday December 3: Giovanni Gallavotti (Rome), Twistless KAM tori: a field
theoretic interpretation of the KAM theorem
Wednesday December 15: Mark I. Vishik (Moscow State)
Non-autonomous evolution PDE's and their attractors