SPRING 1998
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, Jan 28: Lorenzo Sadun
Growth rates in the quaquaversal tiling
Wednesday, Feb 4: Nic Ormes
Symbolic Dynamics and Spectra for Nonnegative Matrices
Wednesday, Feb 11: Carlo Cercignani (Politecnico di Milano)
Steady Solutions of the Boltzmann Equation.
Friday, Feb 20: Ian Putnam (Univ Victoria)
Invariants for substitution tilings from topology and C*algebras
Monday, Feb 23: (Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar) 1 pm RLM 11.204
Dwight Barkley, Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick
Computations, bifurcations, and explanations for open fluid flows
Monday, Feb 23 (Colloquium) 4:00pm RLM 6.104
Carlo Cercignani, Politecnico di Milano
"Ludwig Boltzmann: the man who trusted atoms"
Wednesday, Feb 25: R. de la Llave
Orbits with unbounded energy in mechanical systems
Wednesday, Feb 25; (Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar) 1 pm RLM 11.204
Laurette Tuckerman, LIMSI, Orsay, France
Binary convection as a 2 x 2 matrix problem
Wednesday, Feb 25; (Analysis seminar) 1 pm RLM 10.176
Carlo Cercignani, Politecnico di Milano
"Initial boundary value problem for the Boltzmann equation"
Friday, Feb 27: Claudio Albanese, University of Toronto
11:00 Computational Finance Seminar, Taylor 2.316M
"Beyond the normal approximation for market and credit risk:
Bayesian, coherent, sub-modular and regret measures"
1:00 Analysis Seminar, RLM 11.176: Andrea Bertozzi, Duke University
"Existence, saturation, and numerical methods for
lubrication-type equation"
4:00 Computational and Applied Mathematics, RLM 12.166:
Dwight Barkley, Univ. of Warwick and I.M.A.
"Simulations of waves in 3-D excitable media"
Monday, Mar 2: Weinan E (Courant)
Pattern formation in liquid crystal phase transition
Nonlinear Dynamics, RLM 11.204 at 1:00
Wednesday, Mar 4: Victor Yudovich (Rostov State Univ)
"Dynamical systems with cosymmetries and applications to
fluid mechanics"
1:00 Analysis Seminar, RLM 10.176
Wednesday, Mar 11: Victor Yudovich (Rostov State Univ)
Variational problems on sets of equimeasurable functions.
Applications to fluid dynamics
Wednesday, March 25: R. de la Llave
Center and slow manifolds
Monday, March 30: Nic Ormes
Real coboundaries for minimal Cantor systems
3:00 Dynamics Seminar, RLM 9.166
Wednesday, Apr 1: Mark Raizen (Physics, UT)
Quantum Transport of an Atomic Accelerator
Wednesday, Apr 8: Michael Rudnev
A simple model for a double resonance
Monday, April 13: Norbert J. Mauser
From the Dirac equation
to Pauli Schr\"odinger and Vlasov equations
Joint Analysis/Mathematical Physics RLM 11.176, 1 pm.
Wednesday, Apr 15: James Yorke (Maryland)
A problem from Plato's Republic: The theory behind chaos experiments
Wednesday, Apr 22: Robert Wyatt (Chemistry, UT)
Quantum dynamics of molecular energy transfer
Monday, Apr 27: Robert McCann (Brown)
Exact solutions to the transportation problem on the line
Wednesday, April 29: Fred Weissler, University of Paris XIII
The nonlinear Schrodinger equation: self-similar solutions and
scattering theory
Wednesday, May 13: Jacek Miekisz (Warsaw)
Frustrated tilings