Applied Mathematics Colloquium 2000-2001

Fall 2000 Coordinator: not available
Spring 2001 Coordinator: Lorenzo Polvani

9/19/00
Nili Harnik, MIT
"Observed Variability in the Vertical Structure of Stratospheric Planetary Waves, and its Relation to the Basic State"

10/5/00

Eitan Tadmor, UCLA
"High Resolution Method for Flud Dynamics Equations"

10/27/00
Chi-Yung Francis Tam, Princeton University
"Impact of ENSO on transient activities in the Tropics - Observation and GCM similation"

11/14/00

Paul Kushner, UCLA
"Potential-Vorticity Thickness Fluxes and Wave Mean-Fow Interaction"

11/28/00
Duncan Watts, Columbia University
"A Simple Model of Fads and Cascading Failures"

12/5/00
Vittorio Canuto, GISS
"New Studies of Ocean Mixing Process"

2/6/01
Chris Wiggins, Courant Institute, NYU
"Biomathematical Models of Polymer Dynamics and Non-Equilibria"

2/13/01
Tai-Peng Tsai, Courant Institute, NYU
"Asymptotic Dynamics of Nonlinear Schroedinger Equations: Resonance Domonated Solutions and Dispersion Dominated Solutions"

2/15/01
Patrick Guidotti, Caltech
"Some Degenerate Free Boundary Problems"

2/20/01
Guillaume Bal, University of Chicago
"Transport Through Diffusive and Non-Diffusive Regions with Application"

2/27/01

Mary Pugh, University of Pennsylvania
"The Figure/Ground Problem: Image Segmentation and Energy Dissipation"

3/6/01
Dimitri Vaynblat, Caltech
"Shock-Induced Martensitic Phase Transitions in Solids"

3/2/01
Mette Olufsen, Boston University
"Blood Flow in the Systemic Arteries"

3/12/05
Jean-Luc Thiffeault, Columbia University
"Chaotic Mixing and Lagrangian Coordinates"

4/11/01

R. Pierrehumbert, University of Chicago
"White, Red, or Blue Mars? Some Thoughts on Early Martian Climate"

4/17/01
Joseph Biello, Rensselear
"Layer Formation in Semiconvection: Mixing in Stars"


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