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Year 2002

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Monday, January 7, 2002

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. H. Levine, Iowa State Univ.
Title: A New Mathematical Model for Tumor Angiogenesis: From the Onset of Necrosis to Tumor Vascularization
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Thursday, January 10, 2002

Graduate Algebra Seminar Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Professor Jens Hornbostel, Northwestern
Title: Lecture 1: Topological K-theory. Different definitions for algebraic K-theory.
Abstract and details available

Friday, January 11, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Technological Institute - Room M416, 2:00PM
Arshad Kudrolli, Clark University
Title: Vortices and clustering in anisotropic and cohesive granular matter
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Monday, January 14, 2002

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Dr. T. Savina, Northwestern University
Title: The Law of Reflection for Solutions of Elliptic Equations
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Brayton Gray , University of Illinois at Chicago
Title: Costable homotopy of periodic spaces
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Wednesday, January 16, 2002

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Tom Graber, Harvard University
Title: Rationally Connected Varieties
Abstract and details available

Thursday, January 17, 2002

Graduate Algebra Seminar Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Professor Jens Hornbostel, Northwestern
Title: Lecture 2: Some properties of algebraic K-theory.
Abstract and details available

Friday, January 18, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Technological Institute - Room M416, 2:00PM
Shankar Venkataramani, Universityof Chicago
Title: Crumpled sheets as a model system for studying multiple-scale behviors
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Monday, January 21, 2002

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. N. Peters, Stanford University
Title: Modification of the Turbulent Burning Velocity by Gas Expansion
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Tuesday, January 22, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 3pm
Professor Mike Roth, University of Michigan
Title: TBA
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Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Peter Ozsvath, Princeton University
Title: Holomorphic disks and low-dimensional topology
Abstract and details available

Thursday, January 24, 2002

Graduate Algebra Seminar Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Professor Jens Hornbostel, Northwestern
Title: Lecture 3: The homotopy category of simplicial sheaves of Joyal and Jardine. The unstable A^1-homotopy category of Morel and Voevodsky.
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Benoit Perthame, Ecole Normale Superieure (Paris), France
Title: The Helholtz Equation: High Frequency Limit
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Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Peter Schneider, University of Muenster
Title: TBA
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Friday, January 25, 2002

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Alexander Kiselev, University of Chicago
Title: Enhancement and Quenching of Combustion by Fluid Flow
Abstract and details available
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Wendy Zhang, University of Chicago
Title: Thread pinch-off: asymmetric cones in viscous flow.
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Monday, January 28, 2002

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Elena Mantovan, Harvard University
Title: Certain unitary Shimura varieties
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ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. D. Terman, Ohio State Univ.
Title: A Model for Synchronous Parkinsonian Rhythms
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Tuesday, January 29, 2002

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Natasa Pavlovic, University of Illinios at Chicago
Title: Partial regularity results for the Navier-Stokes equations with hyper-dissipation
Abstract and details available
Representation Theory Lunt 101, 2-4pm
Professor Matthew Emerton, Northwestern
Title: The basic theory of (Ug,K)-modules
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Dan Isaksen, University of Notre Dame
Title: Hypercovers in topology
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Thursday, January 31, 2002

Graduate Algebra Seminar Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Professor Jens Hornbostel, Northwestern
Title: Lecture 4: A^1-representability of algebraic K-theory. Voevodsky's stable A^1-homotopy category.
Abstract and details available

Friday, February 1, 2002

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Jinho Baik, Princeton University and IAS
Title: The Longest Increasing Subsequences of Random Symmetrized Permutations
Abstract and details available
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Ken Miller, University of California San Francisco
Title: Modeling the function and development of a piece of the cerebral cortical circuit: Cat V1 layer 4
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Monday, February 4, 2002

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. R. Scott, Univ. of Chicago
Title: Models for Dispersive Fluid Flow
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Christina Inwon Kim, University of Texas at Austin
Title: The Uniqueness ane Existence Results on Viscosity Solutions of the Hele-Shaw and the Stefan Problem
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Justin Mauger , Northwestern University
Title: The cohomology of Hopf algebras associated with p-groups
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Tuesday, February 5, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Ernesto Lupercio, University of Wisconsin -- Madison
Title: Orbifolds, K-theory and Deligne cohomology
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 101, 2-4pm
Professor K. Vilonen, Northwestern University
Title: Representation theory of Lie groups, an introduction
Abstract and details available

Thursday, February 7, 2002

Graduate Algebra Seminar Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Professor Jens Hornbostel, Northwestern
Title: Lecture 5: Hermitian K-theory. Morel's conjecture about certain A^1-homotopy groups of spheres.
Abstract and details available
Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Manuel Blickle, Essen
Title: The intersection homology D-module in finite characteristic
Abstract and details available

Friday, February 8, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Henry Greenside, Duke University
Title: The Existence and Properties of Spatiotemporal Chaos in a 2D Excitable Medium
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Monica Torres, University of California at Berkeley and University of Texas at Austin
Title: Plane-like minimal surfaces in periodic media with inclusions
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Monday, February 11, 2002

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. I. Rubinstein, Indiana University
Title: New Differential Equations Related to Refraction
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Jean-Louis Loday, University of Strasbourg
Title: On a duality between standard simplices and Stasheff polytopes
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Tuesday, February 12, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Bruce Williams, Notre Dame
Title: Hermitian K-theory
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 101, 2-4pm
Professor Matthew Emerton, Northwestern
Title: Induction (in all its guises)
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Friday, February 15, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Technological Institute - Room M416, 2:00PM
Rustem Ismagilov, University of Chicago
Title: Spatial Localization of Chemical Reactions with Microfluidics
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Monday, February 18, 2002

Colloquium Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Luis Caffarelli, University of Texas at Austin
Title: Plane Like Solutions of Minimal Surfaces in Periodic Media
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Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Barry Mazur, Harvard
Title: Rational points, rational curves and higher dimensions
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Tuesday, February 19, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 101, 2:00 pm
Professor Manuel Blickle, Essen
Title: The intersection homology D-module in finite characteristic
Abstract and details available

Thursday, February 21, 2002

Graduate Algebra Seminar Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Kathy Phelps, Northwestern
Title: TBA
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Friday, February 22, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Daniel Lathrop, University of Maryland
Title: Observing Intense Turbulent Vorticity and Strain
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Monday, February 25, 2002

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Alex Eskin, University of Chicago
Title: TBA
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ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. A. Scheel, Univ. of Minnesota
Title: Do Turing Spots Move on a Wavy Background
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Kyungwoo Song, Indiana University at Bloomington
Title: Existence of Solutions to the Pressure-Gradient Equation in an Elliptic Domain
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Kimberly Pearson, Valparaiso University
Title: The Gromov-Lawson-Rosenberg conjecture for Fuchsian groups
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Tuesday, February 26, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Jean-Louis Loday, Strasbourg
Title: Hopf algebras and arithmetic based on planar trees
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 101, 2-4pm
Professor M.Emerton, Northwestern University
Title: Induction and geometry
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Thursday, February 28, 2002

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Dmitri Tamarkin, Harvard University
Title: Quantization of Lie bialgebras and operads
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Graduate Algebra Seminar Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Graham Herrick, Northwestern
Title: Weil Conjectures for Elliptic Curves
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 105, 2-4pm
Professor Becky Herb, University of Maryland
Title: The Plancherel formula
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Friday, March 1, 2002

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Rebecca Herb, University of Maryland
Title: Representation Theory - An Elementary Introduction
Abstract and details available
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Jared Bronski, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Title: Passive Scalar Intermittency, Eigenvalue Asymptotics, and Small Ball Estimates for Fractional Brownian Motions
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Topology Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Steve Halperin, University of Maryland
Title: Homotopy Groups and Lusternik Schnirelmann Category
Special Note: Please note the unusual day, time and room.
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 101, 2-4pm
Professor Kari Vilonen, Northwestern University
Title: Beilinson-Bernstein localization
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Monday, March 4, 2002

Colloquium Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Jared Wunsch,
Title: Diffraction of waves on conic manifolds
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ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
F. Rasio, Northwestern University
Title: Particle Methods in Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
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Tuesday, March 5, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Peter Schneider, University of Muenster
Title: Representation theory and algebras of p-adic distributions
Abstract and details available
Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 101, 2-4pm
Professor Kari Vilonen, Northwestern University
Title: Beilinson-Bernstein localization
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Thursday, March 7, 2002

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Sema Salur, Cornell University
Title: Special Lagrangian Submanifolds in Mirror Symmetry
Abstract and details available
Graduate Algebra Seminar Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Graham Herrick, Northwestern
Title: Weil conjectures for elliptic curves
Abstract and details available

Friday, March 8, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Matt Nicol, Surrey
Title: Euclidean extensions of dynamical systems
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Monday, March 11, 2002

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. S. Tsynkov, Tel Aviv University
Title: Optimization of Acoustic Strength in Problems of Active Noise Control
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Kevin Lee, Purdue University Calumet
Title: Equivariant Lubin-Tate formal group laws
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Tuesday, March 12, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Edward Witten, IAS
Title: Gauge Theory and its Quantum Analogue for Two-Forms
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Friday, March 15, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Technological Institute M416, 2:00PM
Lev Tsimring, Institute for Nonlinear Science, University of California, San Diego
Title: Noise-induced dynamics in bistable systems with delay
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Monday, March 18, 2002

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. G. Karniadakis, Brown Univ.
Title: Multiscale modeling of microfluidics
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Thursday, March 21, 2002

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Shuxing Chen, Fudan University (Shanghai)
Title: New Development of the Theory on Multidimensional Quasilinear Hyperbolic Systems
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Friday, April 5, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Wolfgang Losert, University of Maryland
Title: Control of binary alloy crystal growth patterns
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Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor ,
Title: A class of processes on the path space over a compact Riemannian manifold with unbounded diffusion
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Monday, April 8, 2002

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Michael Schlosser, visiting Northwestern University
Title: Inversion of bilateral basic hypergeometric series
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Clarence Wilkerson , Purdue University
Title: Binary Linear Codes and the Classification of Exceptional 2-Compact Groups
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Tuesday, April 9, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Alexander Kleschev, University of Oregon
Title: Modular representation theories via Kac-Moody algebras
Abstract and details available

Friday, April 12, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Douglas Heggie, University of Edinburgh
Title: Exponential Divergence
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Monday, April 15, 2002

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Jorg-Uwe Loebus, Northwestern University
Title: A class of processes on the path space over a compact Riemannian manifold with unbounded diffusion
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
S. Brandon, Technion
Title: Modeling Facet Formation during Crystal Growth from the Melt
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Lars Hesselholt, MIT
Title: Topological Hochshild homology of the algebraic closure of a local field: a new Fontaine ring?
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Tuesday, April 16, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Wojciech Gajda, Poznan University
Title: On the support problem for the intermediate jacobians of l-adic representations
Abstract and details available
Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 101, 2-4pm
Professor Matthew Emerton, Northwestern
Title: localisation revisited
Abstract and details available

Friday, April 19, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
David Merritt, Rutgers University
Title: Non-Integrable Galactic Dynammics
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Monday, April 22, 2002

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Elton P. Hsu, Northwestern University
Title: Stein's Method for Lindberg's Central Limit Theorem
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ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. S. A. Campbell, Univ. of Waterloo
Title: Stability and bifurcations of a ring of oscillators with delayed coupling
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Nikolai Ivanov, Michigan State University
Title: Homology of the mapping class groups and homology stability
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Tuesday, April 23, 2002

Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 101, 2-4pm
Professor Matthew Emerton, Northwestern
Title: Localisation revisited
Abstract and details available

Friday, April 26, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Hans G. Othmer, University of Minnesota
Title: Signal transduction and behavioral response in E. Coli: a model system for understanding macroscopic patterns from microscopic rules
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Monday, April 29, 2002

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Ahmed Zayed, De Paul University
Title: A q-analogue of the Whittaker-Shannon Kotelnikov sampling theorem
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ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. C.K.R.T. Jones, Brown Univ.
Title: Injecting Lagrangian elements into the ocean modeling process
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Tuesday, April 30, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Jim Borger, University of Chicago
Title: Conductors and the moduli of residual perfection
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 101, 2-4pm
Professor Matthew Emerton,
Title: Localisation continued
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Thursday, May 2, 2002

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Stuart S. Antman, University of Maryland
Title: Analytic Consequences of Incompressibility in Solid Mechanics
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Friday, May 3, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
James Bower, The Research Imaging Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio and the Cajal Neuroscience Research Center at the University of Texas- San Antonio
Title: How does the cerebellum compute?
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Monday, May 6, 2002

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Elena Kosygina,
Title: Homogenization of stochastic Hamilton-Jacobi equations
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ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. J. Keener, Univ. of Utah
Title: The dynamics of defibrillation
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Boris Tsygan, Northwestern University
Title: Homotopy Gerstenhaber and BV structures on Hochschild complexes
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Tuesday, May 7, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Paul Seidel, Institute for Advanced Study
Title: Tensor construction and the mirror quintic, after Kontsevich and Douglas
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 103, 2-4pm
Professor D. Milicic, University of Utah
Title: Asymptotics of representations and their localization
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Wednesday, May 8, 2002

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Paul Seidel, Institute for Advanced Study
Title: Real and complex Morse theory
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 103, 2-4pm
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Title: Discussion
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Friday, May 10, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Anna Lin, Duke University
Title: Frequency locking of reaction-diffusion patterns
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Monday, May 13, 2002

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Andrew Comech, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Title: L^p-L^q regularity of Fourier integral operators
Special Note: There are two analysis and probability seminars today
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Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Burgess Davis, Purdue University
Title: Reinforced Random Walk
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Dave Benson, University of Georgia
Title: Phantom maps in algebra and topology
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Tuesday, May 14, 2002

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor R Clark Robinson, Northwestern University
Title: Definition of a Chaotic Attractor
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 103, 2-4pm
All, Northwestern University
Title: Discussion
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Wednesday, May 15, 2002

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Alex Eskin, University of Chicago
Title: Billiards and Lattices
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Friday, May 17, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Renu Malhotra, University of Arizona
Title: Chaos and Stability in Planetary Systems
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Monday, May 20, 2002

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Joe Jerome, Northwestern University
Title: A semi-classical drift-diffusion model with thresholds for recombination and boundary flux
Special Note: There are two analysis and probability seminars today
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Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Timo Seppalainen, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Title: Second class particles in asymmetric exclusion processes
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ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. S. Shvartsman, Princeton Univ.
Title: Modeling and computation of cell communication in drosophila egg development
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Tony Elmendorf, Purdue University Calumet
Title: Modelling connective spectra using permutative categories
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Tuesday, May 21, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Giovanni Felder, ETH
Title: Semiclassical quantization and the third fundamental theorem for Lie algebroids
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Graduate Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Todd Fisher,
Title: Blenders
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 103, 2-4pm
Professor Frank Calegari, Berkeley
Title: Modular forms, representations of Galois groups, and p-adic interpolation
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Thursday, May 23, 2002

Graduate Algebra Seminar Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Professor Wojciech Gajda, Poznan University, POLAND
Title: Primes and Riemann's zeta
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Friday, May 24, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech Institute - Room 416, 2:00PM
Robert Ecke, Los Alamos National Lab
Title: Granular Chains - Geometric Constraints, Entropy, and More
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Mark Mahowald, Northwestern University
Title: More then you want to know about \pi_* ( L_K(2) S^0 ).
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Tuesday, May 28, 2002

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Yelena Klimenko, Northwestern
Title: 2-generator hyperbolic orbifolds with real parameters
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 103, 2-4pm
All,
Title: Discussion
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Thursday, May 30, 2002

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Tong Yang, City University of Hong Kong
Title: Nonlinear Boundary Layers of the Boltzmann Equation
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Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Misha Brin, University of Maryland
Title: Dynamical coherence
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Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Misha Brin , University of Maryland
Title: Dynamical coherence
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Friday, May 31, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Eugene Chiang, University of California-Berkeley
Title: Winding and Unwinding a Clockwork Universe
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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech L211 - Note special time and location, 4:00PM
Eugene Chiang, University of California-Berkeley
Title: Winding and Unwinding a Clockwork Universe
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Monday, June 3, 2002

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. V. Hatzimanikatis, Northwestern Univ.
Title: Mathematical modeling and analysis of complex biopolymerization networks
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Mark Mahowald, Northwestern University
Title: More then you want to know about pi_* ( L_K(2) S^0 )
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Wednesday, June 5, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech Institute Room M416 - Note special day (Wednesday), 2:00PM
Norm Murray, University of Toronto
Title: Chaos in the Solar System
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Special Seminar Annenberg G15, 4:10pm
Professor Michael Brin , University of Maryland
Title: The mathematics of Google
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Tuesday, June 6, 2002

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Misha Brin , University of Maryland
Title: Dynamical coherence
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Friday, June 7, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech Institute Room M416, 2:00PM
Norm Murray, University of Toronto
Title: Chaos in the Solar System
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Monday, August 26, 2002

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 2:00PM
Prof. A. Nepomnyashchy, Technion
Title: Vortex-Type and Dipole-Type Solitons in Nonlinear Optical Media
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Friday, September 20, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Stephane Genet, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
Title: Cellular basis for time computations in the cerebellum: multi- threshold model of electric activation in cerebellar Purkinje cell dendrites
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Tuesday, September 24, 2002

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Livio Flaminio, Université de Lille
Title: Quantitative equidistribution for nilflows
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Friday, September 27, 2002

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Yanyan Li, Rutgers University
Title: On some conformally invariant fully nonlinear equations
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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Lee E. Miller, Northwestern University
Title: Predicting limb EMG from neurons recorded in the central nervous system
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Monday, September 30, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 102, 2:10pm
Professor Mark Kisin, University of Munster
Title: Geometric deformations of modular Galois representations
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Kevin Knudson, Mississippi State University
Title: The homology of invariant group chains
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Tuesday, October 1, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Sigrid Wortmann, University of Heidelberg
Title: Motives and automorphic forms
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Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Maria Bertolim, Universidade de São Paulo
Title: Lyapunov graph continuation
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 101, 12-2pm
Professor Matthew Emerton, Northwestern University
Title: An introduction to Langlands' philosophy
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Friday, October 4, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Gadi Fibich, Tel Aviv University
Title: Self Focusing of Circularly-polarized Beams
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Northwestern Nonlinear PDE Conference

Monday, October 7, 2002

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Dr. A. Berezhkovskii, NIH and Karpov Inst. Phys. Chem. (Moscow)
Title: Kinetics of diffusion controlled reactions: From traditional theories to new approaches
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Thomas Wenger, Northwestern University
Title: On an Eilenberg-Moore spectral sequence in the theory of mixed Tate sheaves
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Tuesday, October 8, 2002

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Kamlesh Parwani, Northwestern
Title: Monotone periodic orbits on surfaces
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Friday, October 11, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Maxim Frank-Kamenetskii, Boston University
Title: Biophysics of the DNA molecule
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Tuesday, October 12, 2002

Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 101, 12-2pm
Professor D. Nadler, University of Chicago
Title: The geomteric Satake isomorphism
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Wednesday, October 16, 2002

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Jiangfeng Liang, Northwestern University
Title: Smoothing Effect at a Focal Point for Semilinear Wave Equations
Special Note: Special Time!
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Thursday, October 17, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Luigi Lugiato, Università dell'Insubria
Title: Cavity solitons in semiconductor microresonators
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The Twenty-Fourth Midwest Probability Colloquium

Monday, October 21, 2002

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Dr. J. Pedlosky, Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst.
Title: Rossby waves in irregular basins
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Tuesday, October 22, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Robet Pollack, University of Chicago
Title: Iwasawa theory: Class numbers to elliptic curves
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 101, 12-2pm
Professor K. Vilonen, Northwestern University
Title: More Langlands
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Friday, October 25, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Alan Perelson, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Title: Modeling Viral Infections in Humans
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Mikhail Feldman, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Title: Existence and stability of multidimensional steady transonic shocks in the whole space
Special Note: Special Time!!
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Special Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor A. Polishchuk, Boston University
Title: Holomorphic vector bundles on noncommutative tori
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Monday, October 28, 2002

Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Nathan Wodarz, Northwestern University
Title: Polynomial homology theories
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Tuesday, October 29, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Jae-Suk Park,
Title: d-algebras, d-manifolds and quantum field theories
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 101, 12-2pm
Professor D. Tamarkin, Northwestern University
Title: Tate's thesis
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Thursday, October 31, 2002

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 103, 4:00pm
Professor Isaac Kornfeld, North Dakota State University
Title: Coboundaries of measure preserving transformations, Rokhlin's lemma, and related problems
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Topology Seminar Lunt 216, 2:00pm
Daniel Davis, Northwestern University
Title: The Lubin-Tate spectrum E_n as a continuous G_n-spectrum and its homotopy fixed point spectra
Special Note: The talk is at 2:00 in the conference room.
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Friday, November 1, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
John Tyson, Virginia Tech
Title: CyberYeast: Computational Models of Cell Cycle Regulation
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Monday, November 4, 2002

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Dr. K. Gurski, N.I.S.T.
Title: The effect of anisotropic surface energy and contact lines and the Rayleigh instability
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Dmitry Tamarkin, Northwestern University
Title: Transitivity of action of the Grothendieck-Teichmuller group on the chain operad of little disks
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Tuesday, November 5, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Christian Haesemeyer , Northwestern University
Title: Some computations in semitopological K-theory
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Wednesday, November 6, 2002

Special Seminar Leverone Hall G40, 4:00pm
Professor Yakov Sinai, Princeton University
Title: (3x+1) and Other Number-Theoretic Dynamical Systems
Special Note: Lecture for the general public.
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Thursday, November 7, 2002

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 103, 4:00pm
Professor Leo Butler, Northwestern University
Title: The Toda Lattice and Positive-Entropy Integrable Systems
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Friday, November 8, 2002

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Yakov Sinai, Princeton University
Title: 1D Burgers Equation with Random Forcing
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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Alexander Grosberg, University of Minnesota
Title: Toy Proteins Functioning Like a Machine
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Monday, November 11, 2002

Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Stewart Priddy, Northwestern University
Title: A cohomological approach to automorphism group rings
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Tuesday, November 12, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor David Ben-Zvi, University of Chicago
Title: Solitons and D-modules
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Wednesday, November 13, 2002

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor John Franks, Northwestern University
Title: Actions of lattices on low-dimensional manifolds
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Thursday, November 14, 2002

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 103, 4:00pm
Professor Lan Wen, Beijing University
Title: On the C^1 density conjecture of Palis
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Nikolai Nadirashvili, University of Chicago
Title: The local embedding problem for surfaces
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Friday, November 15, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
M.L. Zeeman, University of Texas, San Antonio
Title: Title: Modeling the LH surge in the human menstrual cycle.
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 3:00pm
Mark A. Pearson, Northwestern University
Title: The Morava K-theory of homotopy orbit spaces: some good results
Special Note: Note the unusual time and day
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Monday, November 18, 2002

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. K. Elder, Oakland University
Title: Modeling elasticity with phase field crystals
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Jim McClure, Purdue University
Title: Cosimplicial objects and little n-cubes
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Tuesday, November 19, 2002

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Tom Bridgeland, Edinburgh University
Title: The Fourier-Mukai transform
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Yanyan Li, Rutgers University
Title: A Liouville theorem for solutions of the Monge-Ampere equation with periodic data
Special Note: Special Seminar, Special Time!
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Thursday, November 21, 2002

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 103, 4:00pm
Professor Yakov Sinai, Princeton University
Title: The Navier Stokes equation
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PDE Seminar Lunt 102, 2:00pm
Professor Antonio Sa Barreto, Purdue University
Title: Radiation fields on asymptotically hyperbolic manifolds
Special Note: Note unusual time, location.
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 104, 4-6pm
Professor W. Schmid, Harvard University
Title: Automorphic forms and L-functions
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Friday, November 22, 2002

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Wilfried Schmid, Harvard University
Title: Voronoi Summation for GL(3)
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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Luis Amaral, Northwestern
Title: Complex Networks in Nature
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Tuesday, November 26, 2002

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Jeffrey Brock, University of Chicago
Title: The Weil-Petersson metric, pants decompositions, and volumes of hyperbolic surface bundles.
Special Note: Note special time and place
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Monday, December 2, 2002

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. M. Khenner, SUNY Buffalo
Title: Models for selective area epitaxial crystal growth
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Jesper Grodal, University of Chicago
Title: p-compact groups and p-local groups
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Thursday, December 5, 2002

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Professor Cheng Chong-Qing, Nanjing University
Title: Variational Construction of Connecting Orbits around Hyperbolic Torus
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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Greg Forest, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title: Laminar flows of nematic polymers: molecular theory and averaged descriptions
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Archil Gulisashvili, Ohio University, Athens
Title: Nonautonomous classes of measures and Feynman-Kac propagators
Special Note: Joint with Analysis/Probability Seminar
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Friday, December 6, 2002

Topology Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Jaume Aguade , University of Barcelona
Title: Kac-Moody groups from a homotopy point of view
Special Note: Note the unusual day and room.
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Stephane JUNCA, University Nice (France)
Title: Geometric optics for one dimensional conservation laws with two scale in BV
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Monday, December 9, 2002

Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Daniel Biss, University of Chicago
Title: The combinatorics of smooth manifolds
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Thursday, December 12, 2002

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Stephane JUNCA, University of Nice, France
Title: Geometric optics for one dimensional conservation laws with two scale in BV
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Wednesday, December 15, 2002

Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Dan Margalit, University of Chicago
Title: Topology vs. algebra in mapping class groups
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Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 103, 3pm
Dan Margalit, University of Chicago
Title: Topology vs. algebra in mapping class groups
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Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 103, 3pm
Dan Margalit, University of Chicago
Title:
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