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 2014 schedule:

                        "Elasticity-based mechanism for collective motion in natural and artificial swarms"

                        "Control of Lipidic Pore Dynamics by Aqueous Viscosity"

                        "Sparsity and Equation-Free Methods for Complex Systems"

                        "Patterns of Synchrony: From Animal Gaits to Binocular Rivalry"

  • 11/3/14: Professor Andreas Waechter of Northwestern University (IEMS)

                         "A Derivative-free Method for Solving Nonlinear Optimization Problems with

                          Deterministic Noise"

  • 11/10/14: Dr. Ira Schwartz of the US Naval Research Laboratory

                         Title TBA

  • 11/17/14: Professor Oskar Hallatschek of the University of California, Berkeley

                         Title TBA


Winter 2015 schedule:

  • 1/5/15: Professor Christopher Danforth of the University of Vermont

                         "Remote Sensing of Emotional States in Real-Time" -- http://hedonometer.org



Spring 2015 schedule:

  • 4/13/15: Professor Ka-Kit Tung of the University of Washington

                         Title TBA


Past Colloquia



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To subscribe to the Applied Mathematics Colloquia Listserv, send a message to seminar-join@esam.northwestern.edu 

Reiss Memorial Lectures

Learn more about the Edward L. Reiss Memorial Lectures in Applied Mathematics, hosted annually by the department.

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