Applied Mathematics Colloquium 1986-1987

1986-1987 Coordinator: C.K. Chu

9/15/86
A. Arneodo, University of Bordeaux
"The Belusov-Zhabotinskii Reaction: A Paradigm for Theoretical Studies of Dynamical Systems"

9/29/86
William Henshaw, IBM Watson Research
"Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equiations on Composite Grids"

10/6/86
Laurette Tuckermann, University of Texas, Austin
"Formation of Taylor Vortices in Spherical Couette Flow"

10/20/86

Klaus Schwarz, IBM Watson Research
"Vortex Turbulence in Superfluids"

10/27/86
Louis Auslanger, CUNY
"Commutative Algebras and Finite Fourier Transforms"

11/10/86
S. Childress, Courant Institute, NYU
"Almost 2-Dimensional Euler Flows"

11/17/86

R. Kohn, Courant Institute, NYU
"Determining Conductivity from Boundary Measurements"

11/24/86
B. Shraiman, Bell Labs
"Velocity Selection and the Saffman-Taylor Problem"

12/1/86

B. O'Shaughnessy, Columbia University
"Stochastic Quantization methods in Polymer Physics"

12/8/86

Kirk Bryan, NOAA/GFDL
"Potential vorticity in Models of Ocean Circulation"

12/15/86

Leonid Pisman, CCNY
"Almost Hamiltonian Dynamics Near Singular Bifurcation Points"

2/3/87

Ben-Yu Guo, University of Maryland
"Mixed Initial-Boundary Value Problems for the Sine-Gordon Equation"

2/9/87
N. Ercolani, Courant Institute, NYU
"The Geometry of the Modulational Instability in the Sine-Gordon Equation"

2/16/87
Tanaji Sen, SUNY
"Inegrable Systems and Lie Symmetries in Classical Mechanics"

3/23/87
Ed Spiegel, Columbia University
"Amplitude Evolution Equations for Extended Systems with Instabilities"

3/2/87

Jeff Bishop, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA)
"The Dynamics of Galaxies"

3/16/87

Karl-Heinz Winkler, LANL
"On the Pursuit of Real Time Numerical Experiments"

3/27/87
Melvin Lax, CUNY
"Solution of Nonlinear Paraxial Equations in a Laser Cavity"

3/30/87
Jon Goodman, Courant Institute, NYU
"Theory of the Random Vortex Method"

4/6/87
Stephanie Zaleski, MIT
"Cellular Automaton Gases"

4/13/87
Yousuff Hussaini, NASA
"Langley Spectral Methods in Fluid Dynamics"

4/20/87

Steven Orszag, Princeton
"Weak Interactions and Local Order in Fully Developed Turbulence"

4/27/87
Cyrus Levinthal, Columbia University
"Treating the N-Body Problem where N is Greater than 5,000: Computing and Computers in Efforts to Understand Protein Molecules"

4/28/87
Ehud Meron, University of Chicago
"Non-linear Dynamics of Parametric Excitation"

5/11/87
Joseph JaJa, University of Maryland
"Fast Parallel Algorithms for River Routing"

5/18/87

Y.S. He, Shanghai Tong University
"Reflection and Transmission of Water Waves at a Curved Flexible Boundary"


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