Colloquia in Applied Mathematics

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 2013 schedule:

                        "Dynamics of an Elastic Membrane in Stokes Flow"

                        "Elastic Filaments in Viscous Fluids"

                         "Hearing the Shape of Cancer"

                         "Simulating Dense Suspensions of Soft Particulated Flows"

                        Presented by Random Walk Trading

                         "Evolutionary Dynamics and Parametric Excitation"


Winter 2013-2014 schedule:

                        "Dynamics of Ferromagnets:  Averaging Methods, Bifurcation Diagrams,

                         and Thermal Noise Effects"

  • 12/9/13:  Jay Newby of Ohio State University

                          "Stochastic Modeling of Cellular Processes"

                         "The Latent Geometry Formalism and Its Applications to Social,

                          Technological and Biological Systems"

  • 1/13/14:   Mani Madhav of University of California (Santa Barbara)

                         "The emergence of the embryonic form"

                          "Measuring edge importance for random processes on graphs"

                         "Structural Stability of Complex Ecological Systems"

                         "Design principles for material synthesis: Lessons from Biology"

                          "Regression-based network inference of phosphoproteomic data uncovers new

                         strategies to treat cancers"

                          "Fronts and bumps in spatially extended Kuramoto networks"

                          "Symmetry-breaking in shape transitions of epitaxially-strained quantum dots"

                           "From proteins and their interactions to evolutionary principles of biological

                            systems"


Spring 2014 schedule:

                           "What do networks have to do with climate?"

                           "Dynamics of sleep-wake regulation"

                           "Simulations of virus assembly around RNA and a general method to apply

                          Markov state models to self-assembly"

                           "Biological aggregations: Nonlocal PDE, random walks, and bugs"

  • 5/5/14:      James Sethian of University of California, Berkeley 

                           "Tracking Multiphase Physics: Geometry, Foams and Thin Films"

  • 5/19/14:    Reiss Lecture: Edgar Knobloch of University of California, Berkeley

                           "Spatially Localized Structures: Basic Theory"

  • 5/20/14:    Reiss Lecture: Edgar Knobloch of University of California, Berkeley

                           "Spatially Localized Structures: Applications"

                            "Statistical challenges and opportunities in the analysis of neural data"


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