Fall 1996
For the following seminars, unless otherwise stated the hour is 11:00,
the room is RLM 12.166, and it is a Mathematical Physics Seminar
Wednesday Sept 4: Rafael de la Llave
Interval exchange transformations and renormalization
Wednesday Sept 11: Hans Koch
A Renormalization Group for Hamiltonians, with Applications
to KAM Tori
Thursday Sept 12: Karen Uhlenbeck
Geometric Partial Differential Equations: elliptic vs. hyperbolic
(Global Analysis and Differential Geometry Seminar, RLM 9.166 at 4:00)
Friday Sept 13: Jens Lorenz (New Mexico)
Mathematical Analysis of Slightly Compressible Flows
(CAM Seminar, RLM 12.166 at 4:30)
Monday Sept 16: Rafael de la Llave
Invariant Circles for Non-twist maps and applications to hydrodynamics
(Dynamics Seminar, RLM 10.176 at 3:00)
Wednesday Sept 18: Mohamed el Bialy
Collision singularities in celestial mechanics
Wednesday Sept 25: Mohamed el Bialy
Simultaneous binary collisions in celestial mechanics
Tuesday Oct 1: Lorenzo Sadun
2-generator subgroups of SO(3)
(GADGET Seminar, RLM 9.166 at 12:30)
Wednesday Oct 2: Charles Radin
An algebraic invariant for tiling dynamical systems
Wednesday Oct 9: Martin Speight
Kink dynamics in discrete sine-Gordon systems
Wednesday Oct 16: Misha Vishik
Remarks on the 2D Euler equation
Friday Oct 18: P. Panayotaros
Hamiltonian formalism and numerical simulation of gravity waves
4:00 Computational and Applied Math. RLM 12.166
Monday Oct 21: R. de la Llave
Spectrum of the action of diffeomorphisms on bundles
with geometric structures
3:00 Dynamical Systems Seminar, RLM 10.176
Friday Oct 25: Jan Wehr (Arizona)
Front speed in randomly perturbed Burgers equations
Monday Oct 28: Bob Williams
On Livsic's Periodic Point Theorem
Dynamics Seminar, RLLM 10.176 at 3:00
Monday Oct 28: Philip Holmes, (Princeton)
Constrained Euler buckling
Introduction to Research, RLM 6.104 at 4:00
Friday Nov 8: Denis Kosygin (Princeton)
Constructing ergodic standard maps
Monday Nov 11: A. Odlyzko (Bell Labs)
Zeroes of the Riemann zeta function: conjectures and computations
Colloquium, 6.104 at 4:00
Monday Nov 11: Fred MacKintosh (Michigan)
Fluid Membranes: Physics in Two Curved Dimensions
Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar, 11.204 at 1:00
Friday Nov 15: M.C. Jorge (IIMAS, UNAM)
4:00 Computational and Applied Mathematics
(visiting from Nov 12 to Nov 20)
Friday Nov 15: Pavel Bleher (Indiana-Purdue at Indianapolis)
Universality of the Local Distribution
of Eigenvalues in the Matrix Model
Monday, Nov 18: M. Herman Univ. of Paris 7
Hamiltonian dynamics and the ergodic hypothesis
4:00 Colloquium, RLM 6.104 (visiting Nov. 17--24)
Wednesday, Nov 20: M. Herman Univ. of Paris 7
Measure preserving diffeomorphisms of rings with no periodic orbits
and a partial generalization of a theorem of Denjoy and a theorem of
Arnol'd and Moser
3:00 Special Dynamical Systems Seminar, RLM 10.176
Friday, Nov 22: M. Herman Univ. of Paris 7
Systems of a large number of particles moving under central forces,
in particular, universal gravitation. Proof of a theorem of Arnol'd
3:00 Special Dynamical systems, RLM 10.176
Monday, Nov. 25: D. DeLatte, Univ. of North Texas
Commuting analytic maps and linearizability
3:00 Dynamical Systems, RLM 10.176
Friday Dec 6: Leonid Bunimovich (Georgia Tech)
Macrodynamics from the Deterministic Microdynamics
Monday Dec 9: A. Jorba (Univ. Polit. Catalunya)
Dynamics near the translunar equilibrium point and applications
3:00 TICAM/Dynamical Systems, TICAM (Large) seminar room