Applied Mathematics Colloquium 1997-1998

Fall 1997 Coordinator: C.K. Chu
Spring 1998 Coordinator: Lorenzo Polvani

9/22/97
Ka-Kit Tung, University of Washington
"On the Phenomenon of Quasi-biennial Oscillations"

10/29/97
Shing Tung Yau, Harvard University
"Mirror Symmetry"

11/5/97
David Muraki, Courant Institute, NYU
"Stormy Weather: Instability in the Midlatitude Atmosphere"

11/10/97
David Montgomery, Dartmouth College
"Statistical mechanics of Two-Dimensional Turbulence"

11/19/97
Zhouping Xin, Courant Institute, NYU
"Vortex Method and Multi-Branch Vortex Shapes"

12/3/97

Bjorn Engquist, University of Stockholm/UCLA
"Numerical Homogenization"

12/10/97
C.C. Chang, National Taiwan University/UC Davis & Berkeley
"Forces, Vorticity and Density Gradient"

2/4/98

Chao Tang, NEC Institute, Princeton
"Why Do Proteins Prefer Certain Folds?"

2/1/98
M. Nelkin, Courant Institute, NYU
"Anomalous Scaling in High Reynolds Number Turbulence"

2/18/98
Yan Yong, Florida Atlantic University
"New Study of Incompressible Turbulent Flows Based on a Unilateral Averaging Scheme"

2/25/98
M. Shelley, Courant Institute, NYU
"Pattern Formation in Complex Fluids"

3/4/98
J. Koplik, CCNY, Levich Institute
"Molecular Dynamics of Wetting"

3/6/98
Richard Liboff, Cornell University
"Mapping of the Isosceles Triangle Billiard and Break in the 2nd Law of Thermodynmaics"

3/11/98
Kritchever,  Columbia University
"Soliton Theory and Applications"

3/25/98
Steve Garner GFDL, Princeton
"The Structure of Normal Modes and Optimal Modes in Surface Geostrophic Models"

4/1/98
Horng-Tzer Yau, Courant Institute, NYU
"Lattice Gases, Large Deviations, and Incomprehensible Navier-Stokes Equation"

4/8/98
Charles Tresser, IBM Watson Research
"Minkowski, Renormalization, and Digital Filters"

4/15/98
Boris Shraiman, Bell Labs
"Scalar Turbulence"

4/22/98
Louis Tao, Columbia University
"Computational MHD Convection"

4/29/98
Robert Hallberg, GFDL, Princeton
"The Ocean's Overturning Circulation in the Limit of Weak Vertical Diffusion"

5/6/98
Karen Uhlenbeck, Institute for Advanced Study
"Permutability Formulas for an Interesting 2+1 Soliton Equation"
 


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