Applied Mathematics Colloquium 1987-1988

1987-1988 Coordinator: Michael Tabor

9/16/87

Jean Eckmann, University of Geneva
"Propagation of Flame Fronts"

9/18/87

Basil Nicolaenko, LANL
"Large Scale Coherent Structures in 2-Dimensional Plasma Turbulence"

9/28/87
Akira Okubo, SUNY
"Stonybrook Chaos-Induced Turbulent Diffusion"

10/5/87
Larry Liebovitch, Columbia University
"Fractal Models of Cell Membrane Ion Channels"

10/12/87
H.P. McKean, Courant Institute, NYU
"Similarity of Linear and Nonlinear Flows in Infinite Dimension: What Goes Wrong?"

10/19/87
Uriel Frisch, Nice Observatory
"Lattice Gas Hydrodynamics"

10/26/87

P. Hagelstein, MIT
"On the Design of Short Wavelength Lasers"

11/9/87
Theodore Wu, California Institute of Technology
"Generation of Solitons by External Forcing"

11/16/87

William Sears, University of Arizona
"Adaptable Wind Tunnels: Theory and Practice"

11/23/87

Seymour Parter, University of Wisconsin
"Multigrid Convergence"

11/30/87
Christian Elphick, Columbia University
"String Theory: An Introduction"

12/1/87

Giuseppe Bertin, Scuola Normale
"Collective Phenomena in Spiral Galaxies"

12/7/87

Olivier Martin, City College, NY
"Pattern Formation in Crystalization"

12/11/87
Heinz Kreiss, UCLA & Sweden
"On the Smallest Scale in the Solutions of the Navier-Stokes Equations"

1/11/88

S.F. Edwards, Cambridge University
"Localization of Polymers in a Disordered Matrix"

1/22/88
Dominic Escande, Ecole Polytechnique
"Adiabatic Limit of Hamiltonian Chaos"

1/25/88

Chao-Hao Gu, Fudan University/SUNY
"Partial Differential Equations of Amplifying Spiral Waves"

2/8/88
Jeeva Anandan, University of South Carolina/NYU
"Geometric Phase and Angles in Quantum and Classical Physics"

2/15/88
Kunihiko Kaneko, University of Illinois, Urbana
"Pattern Dynamics in Spatio-Terporal Chaos"

2/22/88
P. Citanovic, Niels Bohr Institute/Rockefeller
"Cycle Description of Strange Attractors"

2/29/88
E. Meron, Columbia University
"Pattern Formation in Excitable Media"

3/7/88
Ronald Coifman, Yale University
"Wavelet Analysis in Signal Processing"

3/21/88

M. Tabor, Columbia University
"Integrating the Nonintegrable"

3/24/88
M. Tabor, Columbia University
"Chaos and Integrability in Nonlinear Dynamics"

3/28/88
A.C. Newell, University of Arizona
"The Dynamics of Patterns"

4/4/88
Greg Baker, Exxon
"The Connection Between Vortex Sheets and Vortex Layers"

4/11/88

Marsha Berger, Courant Institute

4/18/88
Alex Dragt, University of Maryland
"Lie Algebras, Light Optics, Electron Microscopes and Particle Accelerators"

4/25/88
David Gottlieb, Brown University
"Spectral Methods for Shock Wave Calculations"

5/2/88

Lloyd Trefethen, MIT
"Stability of Spectral Methods for Partial Differential Equations"

5/20/88
Jingyou Sun, Shandong University / University of Texas
"Walsh Spectral Methods for Mixed Initial Boundary Value Problems"

6/2/88
Tosiya Taniuti, Nagoya University
"Reductive Perturbation Method for 2-Dimensional Nonlinear Wave Progagation"

6/16/88
D. Bessis, CEN-SACLAY
"Iterated Function Systems for Image Generation and Processing"

8/31/88

C.M. Cheng, Academia Sinica Institute of Mechanics
"The Institute of Mechanics and its Future Plans"
 


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