Applied Math Colloquium
During the academic year, the Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics holds a weekly applied math colloquium.
- Mondays at 4 p.m.
- Tech M416
- Refreshments served at 3:45 p.m.
Fall 2014 schedule:
- 9/29/14: Dr. Cristián Huepe Minoletti of Labo Labs
"Elasticity-based mechanism for collective motion in natural and artificial swarms"
- 10/13/14: Professor Rolf Ryham of Fordham University
"Control of Lipidic Pore Dynamics by Aqueous Viscosity"
- 10/20/14: Professor Nathan Kutz of the University of Washington
"Sparsity and Equation-Free Methods for Complex Systems"
- 10/27/14: Professor Martin Golubitsky of Ohio State University
"Patterns of Synchrony: From Animal Gaits to Binocular Rivalry"
- 11/01/14: "Option Strategies for Profit in the Real World" (Special Saturday Seminar)
Presented by Random Walk Trading
- 11/3/14: Professor Andreas Waechter of Northwestern University (IEMS)
"A Derivative-Free Method for Solving Nonlinear Optimization Problems with
- 11/10/14: Dr. Ira Schwartz of the US Naval Research Laboratory
"Predicting epidemic rare events: A dynamical systems perspective of disease
extinction and control"
- 11/17/14: Professor Oskar Hallatschek of the University of California, Berkeley
"The Role of Noise in the Dynamics of Evolution: The Evolutionary Importance
of Being Round"
- 12/1/14: Dr. Enkeleida Lushi of Brown University and Courant Institute (NYU)
"Fluid Flows Created by Swimming Bacteria Drive Self-Organization"
Winter 2015 schedule:
- 1/12/15: Dr. Hassan Masoud of Courant Institute (NYU) and Princeton University
"Fluid-Structure Interactions from Nano- to Macro-Scale, from Engineering to
Biology to Medicine"
- 1/15/15: Dr. Anand Oza of Courant Institute (NYU) - Thursday, 11:15am - 12:15pm
"A Trajectory Equation for Walking Droplets: Hydrodynamic Pilot-Wave Theory"
- 1/26/15: Dr. Kang-Ling Liao of Mathematical Biosciences Institute (OSU)
"A Mathematical Model for the Anti-PD-1 and IL-27 Drugs in Cancer Treatment"
- 2/2/15: Dr. Alexander Wray of Imperial College London
"Electrostatically-Controlled Film Dynamics in Curved Geometries"
- 2/12/15: Dr. Wu Min of Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris
"Modeling of Growths: from Nutrient Limitation to Elastic Fibers"
Online colloquium, 5 p.m. viewing in Tech A230
- 2/16/15: Professor Jané Kondev of Brandeis University
"Building a Proportional Cell: How Cells Control the Size of Their Organelles"
- 3/2/15: Professor Horacio Rotstein of New Jersey Institute of Technology
"Frequency Preference Response to Oscillatory Inputs in Neuronal Models:
A Geometric Approach to Subthreshold Resonance"
- 3/9/15: Dr. Alex Roxin of Centre de Recerca Matemàtica
"Synchrony and Firing Rate in Neuronal Networks: An Exact Meanfield Approach"
Spring 2015 schedule:
- 3/30/15: Professor Sophie Denève of École Normale Supérieure (France)
"Efficient Coding in Balanced Neural Networks"
- 4/6/15: Professor Petia Vlahovska of Brown University
"Complex fluid interfaces in electric fields: belted drops, patchy membranes
and vesicle drums"
- 4/13/15: Professor Ka-Kit Tung of the University of Washington
"Why has global warming paused for the past 15 years?"
- 4/20/15: Professor Joshua Shaevitz of Princeton University
"Phases and Phase Transitions in the Collective Motility of the Social Bacterium
- 4/27/15: Professor Vinothan Manoharan of Harvard University
"How does a virus self-assemble?"
- 5/4/15: Professor Ned S. Wingreen of Princeton University - 11:15am - 12:15pm
"Why are chemotaxis receptors clustered but other receptors aren't?"
- 5/4/15: Professor Michelle Girvan of the University of Maryland
"Modeling the Dynamics of Gene Regulatory Networks: Insights and Challenges"
- 5/11/15: Reiss Lecture: Professor Detlef Lohse of the University of Twente (Netherlands)
"Surface Nanobubbles and Nanodroplets: The Big Picture"
- 5/12/15: Reiss Lecture: Professor Detlef Lohse of the University of Twente (Netherlands)
"The Phase Space of Turbulent Taylor-Couette Flow"
- 5/18/15: Professor Madhav Mani of Northwestern University (ESAM)
- 6/1/15: Professor Zhangli Peng of the University of Notre Dame
"Multiscale Modeling in Cell/Tissue Mechanics and Related Diseases"
View ESAM's PlanIt Purple Calendar for additional department event information.
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Reiss Memorial Lectures
Learn more about the Edward L. Reiss Memorial Lectures in Applied Mathematics, hosted annually by the department.