Applied Mathematics Colloquium 2004-2005

Fall 2004 Coordinator: David Keyes
Spring 2005 Coordinator: Michael Weinstein

8/9/04
Mark Adams, Sandia National Lab
"Algebraic Multigrid Methods for Challenging Large-scale Geometricaly Complex Problems"

9/14/04
Esteban Tabak, NYU
"Energy Spectrum of the Oceanic Internal Wave Field"

9/23/04
Luis Chacon, Los Alamos National Lab
"A comprehensive spatio-temporal numerical scheme for fully implicit 3D extended MHD"

9/28/04
Michael Weinstein, Columbia University
"Resonances in Nonlinear Waves and Applications to Photonics"

10/5/04
Sun Jiachang, Chinese Academy of Sciences
"PDE-based parallel preconditioning algorithms and applications to petroleum reservoir simulation"

10/5/04
Isaac Held, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
"A Modern Perspective on Midlatitude Atmospheric Dynamics: Baroclinic Instability & Angular Momentum Transport"
(Part 1 of the IGERT Distinguished Lecture Series)

10/12/04
Alex Barnett, NYU
"Eigenfunctions of the Laplacian: Quantum Ergodicity, Chaos, & Fast Numerical Methods"

10/18/04
Jerry Marsden, Caltech
"Discrete Mechanics, Variational Integrators and Optimal Control"

10/26/04

James Glimm SUNY-SB Recent Developments in Front Tracking & its Applications

11/9/04
Saul Abarbanel, Tel Aviv
"Nonlinear PML Equations for Time Dependent Electro-Magnetics in Three Dimensions"

11/16/04
Shafer Smith, NYU
"Diffusion Along and Across Beta-Driven Jets"

11/30/04

Julia Levin, Rutgers
"Spectral Element Methods in Ocean Modeling"

12/1/04
Mark Petersen,  Los Alamos National Lab
"A Study of Geophysical and Astrophysical Turbulence Using Reduced Equations"

12/7/04
Anirvan Sengupta, Rutgers
"Classifiers for detection of regulatory elements"

1/25/05
S.J. Lin Princeton/Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
"The ying and yang of global weather and climate modeling"

2/1/05
Howard Stone, Harvard
"The reciprocal theorem as a way to get something for (almost) nothing:
(I) The mobility of membrane-trapped particles and (II) The normal force in sliding lubrication with soft materials"

2/8/05

Marcus Grote, Courant Institute, NYU
"Nonreflecting boundary conditions for multiple scattering problems"

2/15/05
Charles Epstein, University of PA
"Finite approximations to the Fourier transform, how good are they?"

2/22/05
Jemma Shipton, University of St. Andrews
"Shallow water turbulence on a rotating sphere"

3/1/05
Olivier Pauluis, Courant Institute, NYU
"The hydrological cycle and the maintenance of the atmospheric circulation"

3/8/05
Philip Rosenau, Tel Aviv University
"Why singularities are good for you, or: On genuinely nonlinear patterns in a dispersive medium"

3/22/05

Howard Elman, Universoty of Maryland
"Preconditioning strategies for models of incompressible flow"

3/29/31
Peter Constantin, University of Chicago
"Coupled with Navier-Stokes: Three lectures on the mathematics behind some physical processes involving fluids"

4/5/05
Evgenni Narimanov, Princeton
"Light in dielectric resonators: chaos, tunneling and localization"

4/12/05
Mary Pugh, University of Toronto
"Blowing-up exact solutions of long-wave unstable thin film equations"

4/19/05
Peter Lax, Courant Institute, NYU
"Dispersive systems"

4/26/05
Robert Kirby, University of Chicago
"Automation and Algorithmics for Finite Element Methods"

5/3/05
Jon Wilkening, Courant Institute, NYU
"Stress-driven grain boundary diffusion: modeling, analysis and numerical methods"
 


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