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Academic Year 2000-2001

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Wednesday, September 20, 2000

Special Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Jacob Palis, IMPA, Rio de Janeiro
Title: Recent Results in Global Dynamics
Special Note: The lecture is supported by a generous gift from Ms Susie Adams
Contact Info here
Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Ravi Vakil, MIT
Title:
Contact Info here

Monday, September 25, 2000

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00pm
Professor B. Sandstede, Ohio State U.
Title: Super-spiral structures of spiral waves
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Nitu Kitchloo, Northwestern University
Title: The Morava K-Theory of BSpin
Contact Info here

Tuesday, September 26, 2000

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Lev Borisov, Columbia University
Title: Elliptic genera of singular varieties
Abstract and details available
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Jim Wiseman ,
Title: Symbolic Dynamics and the Conley Index
Contact Info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 216, 10am
E. Getzler,
Title: Mirror symmetry seminar: A_infty
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00pm
Professor V. Hatzimanik, Northwestern University
Title: TBA
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00pm
Professor V. Hatzimanik, Northwestern University
Title: TBA
Contact Info here

Thursday, September 28, 2000

Voevodsky's Program Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Andrei Suslin,
Title: An overview of motivic cohomology
Contact Info here

Friday, September 29, 2000

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00pm
Professor E. Knobloch, UC Berkeley
Title: Simulations of Oscillatory Binary Fluid Convection in Large Aspect Ratio Containers
Abstract and details available

Monday, October 2, 2000

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Andreas Eberle, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Bielefeld
Title: Spectral gaps on loops spaces - A counterexample
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor David Blanc, Northwestern University and Haifa University
Title: Higher homotopy operations in model categories
Contact Info here

Tuesday, October 3, 2000

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Eugene Plotkin, Bar Ilan University
Title: Two-variable equations in linear groups
Abstract and details available
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Chris Connell, UIC
Title: The degree of maps in higher rank
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 216, 1.30pm-3pm
Professor E. Getzler,
Title: Mirror symmetry II: The A_infty structure on the harmonic forms
Special Note: Seminar is 90 minutes long. Note new time.
Contact Info here
Special Seminar Lunt Hall 105, 3:00-4:00pm and 4:30-5:30pmpm
Professor Jin Ma, Purdue University
Title: Backward and forward-backward stochastic differential equations
Special Note: Coffee will be served between the talks
Abstract and details available

Thursday, October 5, 2000

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4.15pm
Professor Yongbin Ruan, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Title: A journey from gauge theory to quantum cohomology
Contact Info here

Friday, October 6, 2000

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00pm
Professor Jacques Fejoz, Northwestern
Title: Global secular dynamics in the planar three-body problem
Abstract and details available

Monday, October 9, 2000

Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Vadim Meleshuk,
Title: Aperiodic flows
Contact Info here
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Vincent Franjou, Universite' de Nantes and Northwestern
Title: Homotopy localization of polynomial functors, after Renaudin
Contact Info here

Tuesday, October 10, 2000

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Jon Carlson, University of Georgia
Title: Endotrivial modules and categorical equivalences
Contact Info here
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Francois Ledrappier, Northwestern
Title: Ergodic properties of some linear actions
Contact Info here
Voevodsky's Program Lunt 104, 3:00pm
Professor Andrei Suslin,
Title: Further remarks concerning Bloch-Kato
Contact Info here

Thursday, October 12, 2000

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Elena Kosygina, Northwestern University
Title: On the Cauchy Problem for Generalized Porous Medium Equations
Contact Info here
Voevodsky's Program Lunt 104, 3:00pm
Professor Andrei Suslin,
Title: Continuation of Bloch-Kato background
Contact Info here

Friday, October 13, 2000

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00pm
Professor C. Chandre, CEA Saclay
Title: Renormalization for the analysis of stability in Hamiltonian flows
Abstract and details available

Monday, October 16, 2000

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Vadim Linetsky, Dept of Industrial Engineering, NU
Title: Eigenfunction Expansion Methods in Asset Pricing
Special Note: Seminar sponsored jointly be Statistics Dept and IEMS Dept
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00pm
Dr. Y. Young, Northwestern University
Title: Stratified Kolmogorov Shear FLow
Abstract and details available
Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Kamlesh Parwani,
Title: Measuring Cantor Sets
Contact Info here
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Paul Goerss, Northwestern University
Title: Realization spaces of algebras in spectra
Contact Info here

Tuesday, October 17, 2000

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Nikolai Vavilov, Northwestern University
Title: A third look at weight diagrams
Abstract and details available
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Alex Furman, UIC
Title: Orbit equivalence rigidity
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 216, 1:30pm
Professor Mikhail Grinberg, Northwestern University
Title: An A-infinity category from Morse theory
Contact Info here

Thursday, October 19, 2000

Special Seminar Lunt Hall 105, 3:00-4:00pm and 4:30-5:30pm
Professor Jin Ma, Purdue University
Title: Backward and forward-backward stochastic differential equations
Special Note: Coffee will be served between the talks.
Abstract and details available
Voevodsky's Program Lunt 104, 3:00pm
Professor Andrei Suslin,
Title: Motivic cohomology
Contact Info here

Friday, October 20, 2000

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Rafe Mazzeo, Stanford University
Title: Moduli of constant mean curvature surfaces in Euclidean space
Abstract and details available
Special Seminar Swift Hall 107, 12:00pm
Professor Pat MacDonald, University of South Florida
Title: Diffusions, exit time moments and spectral geometry
Abstract and details available
22nd Midwest Probability Colloquium

Monday, October 23, 2000

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00pm
Dr. M. Higuera, Northwestern University
Title: Weakly Nonlinear Dynamics of Liquid Bridges
Contact Info here
Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Todd Fisher,
Title: TBA
Contact Info here
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Charles Rezk, Northwestern University
Title: Homotopy Theory of homotopy theory and representable functors
Contact Info here

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Mark Walker, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Title: Semi-topological K-theory of real varieties
Contact Info here
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Scott Moar, Northwestern
Title: Attractors in the plane: an existence proof
Contact Info here

Friday, October 27, 2000

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Alex Iosevich, University of Missouri
Title: Distribution of lattice points in convex domains and related problems
Contact Info here

Monday, October 30, 2000

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00pm
Dr. S. Weinstein, Eastman Kodak
Title: Modeling of Planar Liquid Curtains
Contact Info here
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Dan Isaksen, University of Notre Dame
Title: Realization Functors on A^1-Homotopy
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, October 31, 2000

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Neil Trudinger, Australian National University
Title: The Bernstein problem for affine maximal hypersurfaces
Contact Info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Denis Kosygin, Northwestern
Title: Statistical properties of Laplace-Beltrami operators on Liouville surfaces
Special Note: joint with dynamics seminar
Contact Info here

Friday, November 3, 2000

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Gunther Uhlmann, University of Washington
Title: Inside Out: Inverse Boundary Problems
Abstract and details available

Monday, November 6, 2000

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00pm
Professor V. Hatzimanikatis, Northwestern University
Title: Mathematical and Computational Biotechnology
Contact Info here
Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Jim Wiseman, Northwestern
Title: Introduction to the discrete Conley index
Contact Info here
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Nick Kuhn, University of Virginia
Title: Periodic homology of infinite loop spaces
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, November 7, 2000

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Ravi Vakil, MIT
Title: Branched covers of the projective line and the Chow ring of the moduli space of curves
Abstract and details available
Dynamical Systems Seminar Talk postponed, until 11/28
Leo Butler's talk will now be on 11/28, since there is an interesting talk at U.of Chicago
Title: Large sets of exceptional geodesics
Special Note: Talk is by S. G. Dani at U of Chicago at 2:30
Contact Info here

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Colloquium Tech L211, 4:00pm
Professor Edward Witten, Institute for Advanced Studies
Title: Quark Confinement And Black Holes
Special Note: Reception in Tech F235
Contact Info here

Friday, November 10, 2000

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00pm
Professor G.M. Homsy, Stanford University
Title: Interfacial fluid mechanics in microgeometries
Abstract and details available

Monday, November 13, 2000

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00pm
Dr. J. Porter, Northwestern University
Title: Heteroclinic Dynamics in 1:n Steady-State Mode Interactions
Contact Info here
Special Seminar Tech L211, 4:00pm
Professor Edward Witten, IAS/Caltech
Title: K-theory and string theory: Lecture I
Special Note: See http://math.nwu.edu/witten for further information.
Contact Info here

Tuesday, November 14, 2000

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 216, 1:30pm
Professor M. Kapranov,
Title: Vertex algebras and the formal loop space
Abstract and details available
Special Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Edward Witten, IAS/Caltech
Title: K-theory and string theory: Lecture II
Special Note: See http://math.nwu.edu/witten for further information.
Contact Info here

Wednesday, November 15, 2000

Special Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Edward Witten, IAS/Caltech
Title: K-theory and String theory: Lecture III
Special Note: See http://math.nwu.edu/witten for further information.
Contact Info here

Friday, November 17, 2000

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:15pm
Professor S. G. Dani, Tata Institute, Bombay
Title: Flows on homogeneous spaces
Contact Info here
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00pm
Dr. Daniel Howell, Argonne National Laboratory
Title: Stress Structure and Fluctuation in Granular Matter
Abstract and details available
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 3:10 pm
Professor Lev Kapitanski, Kansas State University
Title: On the models of Skyrme and Faddeev
Abstract and details available

Monday, November 20, 2000

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00pm
Professor Y. Kevrekidis, Princeton U.
Title: "Coarse" Stability and Bifurcation Analysis using Time Steppers
Contact Info here

Tuesday, November 21, 2000

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Matthew Emerton, University of Chicago
Title: L-functions of p-adic sheaves in characteristic p
Contact Info here
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Fernando Oliveira, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brasil/ Penn State University
Title: On the existence of homoclinic points
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, November 28, 2000

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Leo Butler, Northwestern
Title: A necessary condition for integrability and its implications
Abstract and details available

Thursday, November 30, 2000

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Athanasis Fokas , Imperial College (London)
Title: A New Method for Solving Boundary Value Problems
Contact Info here

Friday, December 1, 2000

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Hart Smith, University of Washington
Title: Harmonic Analysis and the Wave Equation
Contact Info here

Wednesday, December 6, 2000

Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Sharon Hollander, MIT
Title: A Homotopy Theory for Stacks
Special Note: Unusual day
Contact Info here

Thursday, January 4, 2001

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:15pm
Professor Camil Muscalu, UCLA
Title: Multilinear singular integrals
Contact Info here

Monday, January 5, 2001

Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Halvard Fausk, University of Chicago
Title: TBA
Contact Info here

Tuesday, January 9, 2001

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Wei-Dong Ruan, UIC
Title: Lagrangian torus fibrations of Calabi-Yau manifolds and mirror symmetry
Abstract and details available

Monday, January 15, 2001

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Boris Hasselblatt, Tufts
Title: Invariant foliations
Contact Info here
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Christopher French, University of Chicago
Title: The Equivariant J-homomorphism
Contact Info here

Tuesday, January 16, 2001

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Dmirty Arinkin, Harvard University and University of Chicago
Title: Connections with a small parameter on a curve
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 2-3:30pm
Professor Ezra Getzler,
Title: Open strings and A-infinity algebras (continued)
Contact Info here

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Professor Matthew Emerton, University of Chicago
Title: P-adic interpolation in representation theory and arithmetic
Abstract and details available
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Kevin Whyte, U. of Chicago
Title: The large scale geometry of groups of tree automorphisms
Contact Info here

Monday, January 22, 2001

Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Stewart Priddy, Northwestern University
Title: Transfer and the Morava K-theory of homotopy orbit spaces
Contact Info here

Tuesday, January 23, 2001

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 3:00pm
Professor Ivan Mirkovic, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Title: Crystalline Differential Operators
Special Note: Note unusual time
Abstract and details available
Special Seminar Harris 107, 4:30pm
Professor Eric Friedlander, Northwestern University
Title: Mathematical Personality
Special Note: Reception in Harris 108 to follow the lecture
Contact Info here

Wednesday, January 24, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Irena Peeva, Cornell University
Title: Toric Hilbert Schemes
Contact Info here

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Lizzie Burslem, Northwestern University
Title: TBA
Contact Info here

Friday, January 26, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:15 pm
Professor Curt McMullen, Harvard University
Title: Dynamics on K3 surfaces
Contact Info here
Colloquium Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Michael Hutchings, Stanford University
Title: Three-dimensional Seiberg-Witten theory, Reidemeister torsion in Morse theory, and pseudoholomorphic curves
Contact Info here
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Stephen Quake, Caltech
Title: Single Molecule Biophysics: FemtoNewton Force Spectroscopy, Microfluidics, and Nanophotonics
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Monday, January 29, 2001

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
E. Shaqfeh, Stanford University
Title: The Dynamics of DNA in flow
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Contact Info here
Special Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Ilia Binder, Harvard University
Title: Harmonic measure and polynomial Julia sets
Contact Info here

Tuesday, January 30, 2001

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Dr Thomas Wenger, Northwestern University and University of Muenster
Title: Perturbations of homotopy types and Mixed Tate Categories
Special Note: Joint algebra/topology talk
Contact Info here
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Viorel Nitica, Notre Dame
Title: Chaotic skew-products
Contact Info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 2.00-3.30pm
Professor Ezra Getzler,
Title: The fundamental class of orbifolds (after Fukaya and Ono)
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, January 31, 2001

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech L211, 4:30PM
John J. Hopfield, Princeton University
Title: Collective Dynamics for Brain Decisions
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Thursday, February 1, 2001

ESAM Colloquium Tech L211, 12:00PM
Prof. A. Prosperetti, Johns Hopkins University
Title: Gas and vapor bubbles in microfluidics systems
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Contact Info here
Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Jim Wiseman, Northwestern University
Title: Nonexistence of minimal homeomorphisms of the punctured sphere via the Conley index
Contact Info here

Friday, February 2, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Jeff Xia, Northwestern University
Title: Instabilities in Hamiltonian Dynamics
Contact Info here
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Suzanna Becker, McMaster University
Title: A neural model of hippocampal-parietal interactions in spatial memory
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Monday, February 5, 2001

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. D. Egolf, Georgetown University
Title: A sampling of nonlinear dynamics: from low-dimensional systems to extensive chaos
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Halvard Fausk, University of Chicago
Title: Observations on Artin induction for compact Lie groups
Contact Info here

Tuesday, February 6, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor James Colliander, Berkeley
Title: Almost conservation laws and global wellposedness
Abstract and details available
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Bryna Kra, Pennsylvania State University
Title: Dimension, Denjoy maps and Diophantine numbers
Contact Info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 107, 2:00-3.30pm
Ezra Getzler,
Title: Euler class for orbifolds
Contact Info here
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science MLS 2058, 4:30PM
Dr. Matteo Carandini, University of Zurich
Title: Mechanisms of Gain Control in the Primary Visual Cortex
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, February 7, 2001

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. D. Egolf, Georgetown University
Title: Toward a Predictive Theory of Far-from-equilibrium, Spatially Extended, Chaotic Systems
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Thursday, February 8, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 2:00pm
Professor Roman Bezrukavnikov, University of Chicago
Title: Towards the local geometric Langlands correspondence
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Friday, February 9, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Francois Ledrappier, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris
Title: Local Characteristics in Smooth Ergodic Theory
Abstract and details available
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Gene Wayne, Boston University
Title: Counter-propagating waves on fluid surfaces and the continuum limit of the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam model
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M345, 4:00PM
Professor Timothy W. Secomb , University of Arizona, Dept. Physiology
Title: Mechanics of Red Blood cell motion in capillaries
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Ward 5-315, Chicago Campus, 12:00PM
Roger N. Lemon, University College of London
Title: Pathways for Cortical Commands in Primates
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Monday, February 12, 2001

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Giovanni Forni, Princeton University
Title: On the Lyapunov exponents of the Teichmuller flow
Contact Info here
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Michael Jackson, Purdue University
Title: Finding Effective Euler Class of Finite Groups
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Wednesday, February 14, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Giovanni Forni , Princeton University
Title: Invariant distributions and ergodic theory of some `parabolic' systems
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Thursday, February 15, 2001

Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Todd Fisher, Northwestern University
Title: Pesin Theory
Contact Info here
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:15pm
Professor Joe Jerome , Northwestern University
Title: Local Smooth Solutions of a Navier-Stokes/Charge Transport System
Contact Info here

Friday, February 16, 2001

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Carson C. Chow, University of Pittsburgh
Title: Collective dynamics of coupled neurons
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Monday, February 19, 2001

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Vel Jurdjevic, University of Toronto
Title: Integrable Hamiltonian Systems: Tops and Elastic Curves
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
V. Linetsky, Northwestern University
Title: Spectral Methods in Derivative Pricing
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Contact Info here

Tuesday, February 20, 2001

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor David Eisenbud, MSRI, Berkeley
Title: Chow forms and resultants, old and new
Abstract and details available

Thursday, February 22, 2001

ESAM Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00PM
Prof. John C. K. Chu, Columbia Univ.
Title: Revisit of the Unified Numerical Treatment of Hyperbolic-Elliptic Equations
Special Note: More current information may be available at
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:15pm
Professor John C.K. Chu, Columbia University
Title: Revisit of the Unified Numerical Treatment of Hyperbolic-Elliptic Equations
Special Note: This talk has been CANCELED and will be re-scheduled later!!
Contact Info here

Friday, February 23, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Fred Diamond , Brandeis University
Title: Modularity of elliptic curves
Contact Info here
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Alexandre Pouget, University of Rochester
Title: Efficient computation and cue integration with noisy population codes
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech Institute - Room M345, 4:00PM
john Kessler, University of Arizona
Title: Dynamics of swimming bacteria and their fluid habitat
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Monday, February 26, 2001

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. N. Patankar, Northwestern University
Title: Numerical Simulation of Particulate Flows
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Tuesday, February 27, 2001

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Byungik Kahng, University of Illinois
Title: Dynamics of kaleidoscopic maps
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Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 101, 1.30pm-3pm
Professor David Blanc, Northwestern and Haifa
Title: The Euler class for Fredholm bundles on orbifolds
Contact Info here
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Mara Neusel, University of Notre Dame
Title: Steinberg's Theorem, Lannes's T-Functor and Noether's Bound
Special Note: unusual day
Contact Info here

Wednesday, February 28, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Marty Golubitsky, University of Houston
Title: Oscillations in coupled systems and animal gaits
Special Note: Joint Colloquium with Eng. Science and Applied Math.
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00PM
Prof. M. Golubitsky, Univ. of Houston
Title: Oscillations in coupled systems and animal gaits
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Lunt 105, 4:00PM
M. Golubitsky, University of Houston
Title: Oscillations in coupled systems and animal gaits
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Todd Fisher, Northwestern University
Title: Pesin theory
Contact Info here
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 4:00PM
Joshua Socolar, Duke University
Title: Stabilization (or not) of periodic orbits via time-delay feedback
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Hermano Frid, IMPA (Brazil) and Northwestern University
Title: Extended Divergence-Measure Fields and Applications to Gas Dynamics I
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Friday, March 2, 2001

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Bassam Fayad , Pennsylvania State University
Title: Time change of irrational flows and mixing
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Monday, March 5, 2001

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Howard Weiss , Pennsylvania State University
Title: The dynamics of Schelling-like segregation models
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ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. T. Driscoll, University of Delaware
Title: Wavenumber-dependent time stepping for semilinear evolution
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Bard Ermentrout, University of Pittsburgh
Title: From Bowers House to our House: Simplifying neural networks.
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Mark Mahowald, Northwestern University
Title: Some interesting elements in the Picard group for L_{K(1)} objects at p = 2
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Tuesday, March 6, 2001

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Mikhail Grinberg, Northwestern University
Title: Versal Deformations of Formal Arcs
Abstract and details available
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
E. Bodenschatz, Cornell University
Title: Why would a mosquito care about turbulence?
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Hermano Frid, IMPA (Brazil) and Northwestern University
Title: Extended Divergence-Measure Fields and Applications to Gas Dynamics II
Special Note: Special Time
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Wednesday, March 7, 2001

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 4:00PM
Bard Ermentrout, University of Pittsburgh
Title: Coupled oscillator arrays
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Abstract and details available

Friday, March 9, 2001

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Bard Ermentrout, University of Pittsburgh
Title: The excited cortex: phosphenes and other visual confections
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Abstract and details available

Monday, March 12, 2001

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. A. Karma, Northeastern University
Title: Wave dynamics of cardiac arrhythmias
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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. A. Karma, Northwestern University
Title: Wave dynamics of cardiac arrhythmias
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Abstract and details available

Thursday, March 15, 2001

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Lishang Jiang, University of Iowa and Tongji University (Shanghai)
Title: Convergence of Binomial Tree Methods for American Path- Dependent Options
Abstract and details available

Monday, March 26, 2001

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. J. Vinals, Florida State University
Title: Defect motion and domain coarsening of layered phases
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Tuesday, March 27, 2001

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame
Title: Brownian motion on open manifolds with big ends
Abstract and details available

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Shing-Tung Yau, William Casper Graustein Professor of Mathematics, Harvard University
Title: Existence of Black Holes
Contact Info here
Yamabe Lecture Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Shing-Tung Yau, William Casper Graustein Professor of Mathematics, Harvard University
Title: EXISTENCE OF BLACK HOLES
Contact Info here

Friday, March 30, 2001

Colloquium Annenberg G15, 4:30pm
Morris Hirsch, University of California, Berkeley
Title: Finite orbits and fixed points for solvable groups of surface homeomorphisms
Contact Info here

Monday, April 2, 2001

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Wenbo Li, University of Delaware
Title: Exit time, principal eigenvalue and small deviation probability
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. D. Pelinovsky, McMaster Univ.
Title: Dispersion-managed solitons in the normal dispersion regime: Instabilities, resonances, and PMD reduction
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Jens Hornbostel, Univesity of Paris VII
Title: Localization in Hermetian K-theory
Contact Info here

Tuesday, April 3, 2001

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 1:00pm
Professor Natasa Pavlovic, U of Illinois -Chicago
Title: A Cheap Caffarelli-Kohn -Nirenberg Inequality for the Navier Stokes Equation with Hyperdissipation
Special Note: Very unusual time !
Contact Info here

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Faculty Lectures Series Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Paul Goerss, Northwestern University
Title: Breaking apart and putting together topological spaces
Contact Info here
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00 pm
Professor Herbert Koch, University of Dortmund
Title: Viscous Hamilton-Jacobi equations
Contact Info here

Friday, April 6, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Benson Farb, University of Chicago
Title: Group Actions and Helly's Theorem
Abstract and details available
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Larry Abbott, Brandeis University
Title: The effects of noisy synaptic input on neuronal responses
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Monday, April 9, 2001

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Aurel Stan, Northwestern University
Title: The Hausdorff-Young inequality in white noise analysis
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. D. Chopp, Northwestern University
Title: Coupling the level set method and the extended finite element method
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Friday, April 13, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Alexander Lipton , Director of Deutsche Bank
Title: Past, present and future interactions between mathematics and finance
Contact Info here

Monday, April 16, 2001

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Kai Behrend, University of British Columbia
Title: Differential graded schemes
Contact Info here
Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Mark Pinsky, Northwestern University
Title: Random matrices, Fejer asymptotics and the Hilbert transform
Contact Info here
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Patrice LeCalvez, University of Paris 13
Title: Generalized Aubry-Mather sets for non twist maps of the annulus and the torus.
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. L. Levitov, M.I.T.
Title: Conformal models of Laplacian growth
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Tuesday, April 17, 2001

Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Mark Johnson, University of Notre Dame
Title: Model structures on the category of ex-spaces
Contact Info here

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Faculty Lectures Series Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Elton P. Hsu, Northwestern University
Title: Who Needs Brownian Motion?
Contact Info here

Friday, April 20, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Marc Levine, Northeastern University
Title: Topological and Algebraic Cohomology
Contact Info here
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Boris Shraiman, Bell Labs
Title: Model Genetic Networks and Principles of Robust Transcription Control
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Saturday, April 21, 2001

Great Lakes K-theory Conference, VII


Monday, April 23, 2001

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Min Kang, Northwestern University
Title: TBA
Contact Info here
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Viktor Schroeder, University of Zurich (visiting Northwestern)
Title: Hyperbolic rank and subexponential co-rank of metric spaces
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. T. Dupont, Univ. of Chicago
Title: Simple models for simple flows
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Nodar Berikashvili, Academy of Science, Tiblisi (Georgia)
Title: Obstruction Theory in the Stable Range
Contact Info here

Tuesday , April 24, 2001

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Mikhail Feldman, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Title: Transonic shocks in steady potential flows and free boundary problems
Contact Info here

Wednesday, April 25, 2001

Special Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Edward Witten, IAS and Caltech
Title: String theory and the derived category 1
Contact Info here

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor M. Gursky, Indiana University
Title: Hessian equations and quadratic Riemannian functionals
Contact Info here

Friday, April 27, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Ivar Ekeland, University of Paris-Dauphine
Title: Partial differential equations arising from economic theory
Abstract and details available
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech Institute - room 345, 12:00PM
Dr. Chris Wiggins, Courant Institute of Math. Sci, NYU
Title: Biophysical Modes of Polymer Dynamics
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Abstract and details available
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Sidney Nagel, University of Chicago
Title: Jamming
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Abstract and details available

Saturday, April 28, 2001

Great Lakes Geometry Conference


Monday, April 30, 2001

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Elton Hsu, Northwestern University
Title: TBA
Contact Info here
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Lizzie Burslem , Northwestern
Title: Centralizers of partially hyperbolic diffeomorphisms
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. G. Huber, Univ. of Massachusetts - Boston
Title: cancelled
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
Contact Info here
Graduate Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Christian Haesemeyer, Northwestern University
Title: Stacks - definition based on examples
Contact Info here

Tuesday, May 1, 2001

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Yuri Manin,
Title: The distribution of continued fractions and modular symbols
Abstract and details available
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor A. Shnirelman, Tel-Aviv University
Title: ON THE ENERGY DISSIPATION IN TURBULENT FLOWS
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, May 2, 2001

Special Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Edward Witten, IAS and Caltech
Title: String theory snd the derived category 2
Contact Info here

Thursday, May 3, 2001

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Denis Serre, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon (France)
Title: Generic Types and Transitions in Hyperbolic Initial-Boundary Value Problems
Contact Info here

Friday, May 4, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Denis Serre, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon
Title: Stability of Stationary Patterns of $L^1$-Contracting Semi-Groups
Contact Info here
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Eberhard Fetz, University of Washington
Title: Neural computation in dynamic recurrent networks
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Alexandru Ionescu, MIT & Wisconsin
Title: Singular integrals on symmetric spaces
Contact Info here

Monday, May 7, 2001

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Elena Kosygina, Northwestern University
Title: On coupled Brownian motion with jumps
Contact Info here
Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00pm
Professor M. Gurtin, Carnegie Mellon University
Title: Configurational Forces, Gradient Flows and the Motion of Interfacial Curves and Surfaces
Special Note: Joint Colloquium with ESAM
Contact Info here
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Dmitry Dolgopyat, Pennsylvania State University
Title: Probabilistic stability of dynamical systems
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. M. Gurtin, Carnegie Mellon Univ.
Title: Configurational forces, gradient flows, and the motion of interfacial curves and surfaces
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Michael Mandell, University of Chicago
Title: Integral Cochains
Contact Info here

Tuesday, May 8, 2001

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Christopher Bendel,
Title: Extensions for finite Chevalley groups and Frobenius kernels
Contact Info here
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Vadim Kaloshin, Courant Institute and AIM
Title: Superexponential growth of number of periodic points is generic
Contact Info here
Graduate Algebra Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Julia Pevtsova, Northwestern University
Title: Support varieties for finite groups
Contact Info here
Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Laverne Chambers, Northwestern University
Title: Chaos!
Contact Info here

Wednesday, May 9, 2001

Special Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
nobody - just videos,
Title: Geometry videos screening
Abstract and details available

Thursday, May 10, 2001

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 101, 9:30pm
Vadim Kaloshin , Courant Institute and AIM
Title: Newton interpolation polynomials and growth of number of periodic points
Special Note: This talk will last 2-2 1/2 hours
Contact Info here
Faculty Lectures Series Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Eric Friedlander, Northwestern University
Title: Using algebraic topology in algebraic geometry
Contact Info here
Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:30pm
Professor ,
Title:
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Friday, May 11, 2001

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Tony Zador, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Title: Synaptic mechanisms underlying computation in the auditory cortex in vivo: The cocktail party problem
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Saturday, May 12, 2001

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Norris Center Michigan Room, 12:00pm
Professors Bodenschatz, Lynch, Lee, Ferster, Balkovsky, Ottino,
Title: 2001 U Chicago Northwestern U. Nonlinear Workshop
Special Note: More information at http://www.complex-systems.northwestern.edu
Abstract and details available

Monday, May 14, 2001

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor George Gasper,
Title: Multivariable q-Racah polynomials
Contact Info here
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Lai-Sang Young , Courant Institute
Title: Strange attractors with one direction of instability, I
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. H. B. Keller, Caltech and UCSD
Title: Continuation, bifurcation and homotopy in scientific computation
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Duane Randall, Loyala University
Title: Some Remarks on the Triangulation Conjecture
Contact Info here

Tuesday, May 15, 2001

Algebra Seminar Tech M349, 2:00pm
Professor Boris Tsygan, Pennsylvania State University
Title: Non-commutative differential calculus and applications
Special Note: Click http://www.tech.nwu.edu/facilities/roomfinder.html">here to find the location of the talk (enter at front of Tech and go to third floor).
Contact Info here
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Lai-Sang Young , Courant Institute
Title: Strange attractors with one direction of instability, II
Special Note: This talk will last 1 1/2-2 hours
Contact Info here
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. H. B. Keller, Caltech and UCSD
Title: The recursive projection method: Stabilization and acceleration of iterative processes
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Graduate Algebra Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Mark Pearson, Northwestern University
Title: Introduction to Morava K-theory
Contact Info here

Wednesday, May 16, 2001

Special Seminar Lunt 105, 4pm
vcr,
Title: geometry videos
Abstract and details available

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 101, 10:00am
Lai-Sang Young, Courant Institute
Title: Strange attractors with one direction of instability, III
Special Note: This talk will last 1 to 1 1/2 hours
Contact Info here
Faculty Lectures Series Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Daniel Tataru, Northwestern University
Title: Linear and nonlinear waves
Contact Info here

Friday, May 18, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Michael Cranston, University of Rochester
Title: Transport by stochastic flows and random velocity field
Abstract and details available
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Javier Movellan, UCSD
Title: The Morton-Massaro Law of Information Integration: Implications for Models of Perception
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Monday, May 21, 2001

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Elton P. Hsu, Northwestern University
Title: Multiplicative Functionals Associated With Boundary Value Problems For Differential Forms
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Peter Trapa, Harvard University
Title: Local Langlands conjecture for covering groups
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, May 22, 2001

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Lai-Sang Young, Courant Institute
Title: Mixing and Chaos
Special Note: This is Professor Young's Kreeger-Wolf Lecture
Contact Info here

Wednesday, May 23, 2001

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Tom Graber, Harvard University
Title: Families of rationally connected varieties
Contact Info here
Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Boris Rozovskii, Director, the Center for Applied Mathematical Science, University of Southern California
Title: On Equations of Stochastic Fluid Mechanics
Special Note: This is a special analysis and probability seminar
Abstract and details available
Graduate Algebra Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Graham Herrick, Northwestern University
Title: Lubin-Tate formal group laws
Contact Info here

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 101, 9:00am
Victor Donnay, Bryn Mawr
Title: New examples of embedded surfaces with Anosov geodesic flow
Contact Info here
Faculty Lectures Series Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Eric Zaslow, Northwestern University
Title: Mathematics in the physics metric
Contact Info here

Friday, May 25, 2001

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Karim Shariff, NASA Ames Research Center
Title: Non-linear Lessons from Axisymmetric Vortex Rings
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, May 29, 2001

Dynamical Systems Seminar Transportation Center, 9:00pm
Michael Shub , IBM Watson Research Center
Title: Partial hyperbolcity as a tool
Special Note: This is the first talk of a conference. The schedule can be found at http://www.math.northwestern.edu/~parthyp/schedule>http://www.math.northwestern.edu/~parthyp/schedule
Contact Info here
Graduate Algebra Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Graham Herrick, Northwestern University
Title: Lubin-Tate formal group laws II
Contact Info here
Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar TBD, 4:00pm(?)
Alex Yang, Northwestern University
Title: The Arnold conjecture on the 2n-torus
Contact Info here

Friday, June 1, 2001

Dynamical Systems Seminar Transportation Center, 3:00pm
Clark Robinson , Northwestern University
Title: The work of Charles Pugh
Contact Info here
Dynamical Systems Seminar Transportation Center, 4:30pm
Bill Bloch , Wheaton College
Title: TBA
Contact Info here
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Tobin Driscoll, University of Delaware
Title: Fast simulation of semilinear time-dependent PDEs
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
Abstract and details available

Monday, June 4, 2001

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. B. Meerson, Hebrew University, Israel
Title: Symmetry breaking instabilities in two dimensional granular flow
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Tuesday, July 17, 2001

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 2:00PM
M. Siegel, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Title: Some recent results on the zero surface tension limit for Hele-Shaw
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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Wednesday, August 15, 2001

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 2:00PM
Prof. A. Nepomnyashchy, The Technion
Title: Convection in Layered Systems
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=92">Plan-it Purple
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