Spring 1995
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
Monday January 23: Agoston Pisztora (Courant), Surface order large deviations for
the Ising model and percolation in 3 or more dimensions
RLM 11.176 at 1:00 (note unusual time and room)
Tuesday January 24: Geoff Canright (Kentucky), Phyllotaxis: Pattern formation,
frustration, and disorder in sunflowers, pine cones, and
layered superconductors, (joint with Condensed Matter)
RLM 5.116 at 4:00 (note unusual time and room)
Wednesday January 25: Geoff Canright (Kentucky), Polytypes, digraphs, and
polytopes: disordered ground states for the 1D Ising problem
Physics Colloquium, RLM 4.102 at 4:00
Friday January 27: Kostya Khanin (Princeton), Interacting random walks: statistical
mechanics approach
RLM 10.176 at 1:00 (note unusual time and room)
Friday February 3: Richard Kenyon (Berkeley), Rotationally symmetric self-similar
tilings
Special Talk, RLM 10.176 at 1:00
Wednesday February 8: Yakov Sinai (Princeton), Quasi-linear equations with random
initial data and coefficients
Colloquium, RLM 7.104 at 4:00
Thursday February 9: Daniel Rudolph (Maryland), Using joinings to prove ergodic
theorems
Colloquium, RLM 4.102 at 4:00
Monday, February 20: Philip Boyland (Stony Brook), Rotation measures and two
degree of freedom mechanical systems
Dynamical systems seminar, RLM 10.176 at 3:00
Wednesday March 1: Joseph Avron (Technion), Viscosity of quantum Hall fluids
Monday March 6: Gene Wayne (Penn State), Invariant manifolds and parabolic
equations on unbounded spatial domains
Wednesday March 23: Rafael de la Llave, Necessary and sufficient conditions
for uniform integrability
Wednesday March 30: Lorenzo Sadun, Pinwheel tilings, Wulff shapes and Dido's
problem
Thursday March 30: Lorenzo Sadun, Adiabatic curvature and the scattering
matrix
Global Analysis and Differential Geometry Seminar, in
RLM 9.166 at 4:00
Wednesday April 5: Steven Janowsky, Asymptotic behavior of annihilation-
diffusion processes
Wednesday April 12: Lorenzo Sadun, Adiabatic curvature and the scattering
matrix
Friday April 28: John Franks (Northwestern), Fixed points of area preserving
diffeomorphisms
Blumberg Lecture, RLM 7.104 at 4:00
Monday May 1: Rafael de la Llave, Godbillon-Vey characteristic classes and
rigidity of geodesic flows
Topology Seminar, RLM 12.166 at 2:00