Applied Mathematics Colloquium 2003-2004

Fall 2003 Coordinator: Chris Wiggins
Spring 2004 Coordinator: David Keyes

9/16/03
Ken Miller, University of California, San Francisco
"Modeling The Circuitry Of The Input-Recipient Layer Of Cat Primary Visual Cortex"

9/23/03
Omar Ghattas, Carnegie Mellon University
"Multiscale Methods For Inverse Wave Propagation"

9/30/03
Yoav Freund, Columbia University
"Learning Games And Brownian Motion"

10/7/03
Peter Dodds, Columbia University
"Universal Behavior In A Generalized Model Of Contagion"

10/14/03
Bruce Shaw, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
"The Physics Of Earthquakes: Integrating Theory And Observations"

10/21/03
Ted Shepherd, University of Toronto
"Middle Atmosphere Dynamics, Part 1"

10/28/03
Adam Cannon, Columbia University
"Simple Classifiers"

11/4/03

Noam Slonim, Princeton
"Multivariate Information Bottleneck"

11/6/03

Gilbert Strang, MIT
"Linear Algegra I seminar"

11/11/03

George Biros, University of Pennsylvania
"Order(N) Terascale Solvers For Elliptic Pdes In Complex Geometries"

11/14/03
Philip Protter, Cornell University
"Liquidity Risk And Arbitrage Pricing Theory"

11/18/03

Corey S. O'hern, Yale
"Effective Temperatures In Slowly Sheared Systems"

11/25/03
Gurinder Singh Atwal, Princeton
"Dynamic Plasticity In Coupled Cortical Maps"

12/9/03

Vladimir Rokhlin, Yale University
"Fast Multipole Methods For Potential Fields"

1/27/04

Dionisios Margetis, MIT
"Continuum Description of Profile Scaling in Nanostructure Decay"

2/3/04

Robert Kohn, Courant Institute, NYU
"A New Perspective on Motion by Curvature"

2/17/04

Mihalis Dafermos, MIT
"The Geometry & Analysis of Black Holes, Price's Law, & the Strong Cosmic Censorship Conjecture"

2/18/04
Martin Burger, Johannes Kepler University
"Fast Optimal Design of Semiconductor Devices"

2/24/04
Mingfang Ting, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
"Stationary Wave Reponses to Global Warming in Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Models"

3/4/04

Yannis Kevrekidis, Princeton
"Equation-free modeling for Complex Systems"

3/9/04
Tony Chan, UCLA
"PDEs, Geometry, CFD and Image Processing"

3/15/04
Hong Qian, University of Washington
"Towards Systems Biology of Cells: Metabolism and Signaling, Thermodynamics & Kinetics"

3/18/04
Bjorn Birnir, University of California, Santa Barbara
"The Stochastic Theory of Fluvial Land surfaces"

3/25/04

Gene Golub, Stanford University
"Solution of Nonsymmetric, Real Positive Linear Systems"

3/30/04
Shidong Jiang, Yale University
"Second-kind Integral Equations for Scattering by Open Surfaces"

4/8/04
Tim Kelley, North Carolina State University
"Continuation Algorithms for Parameter-dependent Compact Fixed Point Problems"

4/13/04
N. Emad & S. Petiton, LIF de Lille
"A Dynamic Approach to Solve a Large non-Hermitian Eigen Problem"

4/20/04
Peter Markowich, University of Vienna
"On Highly Oscillatory PDEs"

4/27/05
Christos Floudas, Princeton
"Computational Studies of Pathways in Yeast Using Global Gene Expression Data: Network Topology & Model Uncertainty"

4/29/04
Stanley Osher, UCLA
"Using Geometry and Iterated Refinement for Inverse Problems: Total Variation Image Restoration"

5/4/04

Stanislav Shvartsman, Princeton
"Cell Communication and Pattern Formation in Developing Tissues"


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