Fall 1997
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 3: Misha Vishik
Incompressible flows of an ideal fluid with vorticity
in borderline spaces of Besov type
Analysis Seminar, RLM 10.176, 12:30
Wednesday, Sept 10: Charles Radin
Hierarchical structures
Wednesday, Sept 17: Jiahong Wu
Inviscid limit of the complex Ginzburg-Landau equation
*** Note: this will be at an unusual time: 12:00 ***
(but usual room, 12.166)
Wednesday, Sept 24: Michael Rudnev
Arnold's diffusion. Review of recent work.
Still on the level of understanding the difficulties.
Friday, Oct 3: Jorge Kurchan, Ecole Normale Superieure - Lyon
Glassy dynamics and optimization
Wednesday, Oct 8: Oliver Knill
A displacement theorem relating Vlasov and n-body dynamics
Wednesday, Oct 22: Mark Raizen (UT, physics)
Tests of quantum chaos with ultracold atoms
Tuesday, Oct 28: Stephen Semmes (Rice)
Spaces less than smooth
Analysis Seminar, RLM 9.166, 3:30
Wednesday, Oct 29: George Baker (Los Alamos)
Hyperscaling, the Renormalized Coupling
Constant, and the Three Dimensional Ising Model
Wednesday, Nov 5: Randy Paul
A KAM Theorem for some degenerate Hamiltonian systems
Wednesday, Nov 12: Irene Gamba
Strong field approximations to Boltzmann-Poisson systems
Monday, Nov 17: Vladimir Zakharov (Arizona)
Statistical Theory of Surface Waves
TICAM Seminar, Tay 2.316M, at 3:30
Tuesday, Nov 18: Vladimir Zakharov (Arizona)
How to Distinguish an Integrable Nonlinear Wave
System from Nonintegrable one
TICAM Seminar, Tay 2.316M, at 2:00
Wednesday, Nov 19: Vladimir Zakharov (Arizona)
N-orthogonal curvilinear coordinate systems
for integrable systems of hydrodynamic type
CAM Seminar, RLM 12.166, at 1:00
Thursday, Nov 20: Fang Hua Lin (Courant)
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Analysis Seminar, 2:00
Friday, Nov 21: David Ruelle (IHES)
New theoretical ideas in nonequilibrium statistical mechanics
Colloquium, RLM 7.104, at 4:00
Wednesday, Nov 26: John Vano
Nash-Moser type implicit function theorems. An introduction
Friday, Dec 5: Robert Eisenberg (Rush Medical School, Chicago)
Ionic channels in biological membranes: natural nanotubes described
by the drift-diffusion equations
Ticam seminar, RLM 12.166 at 4:00 pm