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Year 2003

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Wednesday, January 8, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Shmuel Weinberger, University of Chicago
Title: The Calculus of Symmetry
Abstract and details available

Monday, January 13, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. D. L. Chopp, Northwestern University
Title: Modeling quorum sensing in bacterial biofilms
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 Boris Chorny, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Title: Localization with respect to a class of maps
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, January 14, 2003

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 4.10pm
Dan Margalit, University of Chicago
Title: Topology vs. algebra in mapping class groups
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 101, 2-4pm
Professor E. Frenkel, Berkeley
Title: Local Langlands conjecture for Kac-Moody algebras I
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Wednesday, January 15, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Yijen Lee, Princeton University
Title: Torsion invariants in symplectic Floer theories
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Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Jeffrey Brock, University of Chicago
Title: The classification problem for hyperbolic 3-manifolds
Abstract and details available

Thursday, January 16, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech L211, 9:30AM
Prof. K. Showalter, W. Virginia University
Title: Chemical waves and patterns
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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Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Cheol-Hyun Cho, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Title: Floer Cohomology of the Clifford torus with various spin structures
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Friday, January 17, 2003

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Feodor Borodich, Northwestern University
Title: Similarity and Fractals in Contact and Nano Mechanics
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 20, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. L. Ryzhik, University of Chicago
Title: Advection effects on reaction-diffusion problems
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, January 21, 2003

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 101, 4:10pm
Tom Coates, University of California, Berkeley
Title: A new proof of the mirror theorem
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Representation Theory Seminar Lunt 102, 2-4pm
Professor E.Frenkel, Berkeley
Title: Local Langlands conjecture for Kac-Moody algebras II
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Wednesday, January 22, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Edward Frenkel, University of California, Berkeley
Title: Recent advances in the geometric Langlands correspondence
Abstract and details available

Thursday, January 23, 2003

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Chiu-Chu Melissa Liu, Harvard University
Title: Open Gromov-Witten Theory
Abstract and details available
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Yachun Li, Northwestern University & Shanghai Jiaotong University
Title: Stability of Riemann Solutions with Large Oscillations for the Euler Equations
Contact Info here

Friday, January 24, 2003

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Leo Silbert, University of Chicago
Title: Gravity-driven dense granular flows
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 27, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. J. Bona, UIC
Title: Theory and applications of long wave models
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 Brooke Shipley, Purdue University
Title: K-theory and derived equivalences
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Tuesday, January 28, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Camil Muscalu, UCLA
Title: On some multilinear singular integrals in Fourier analysis
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Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Jiun-Cheng Chen, Harvard
Title: Birational geometry and derived categories
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Wednesday, January 29, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 3:00PM
Dr. D. Nykamp, UCLA
Title: Reconstructing the Coupling of Neurons from Spike Times
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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Thursday, January 30, 2003

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Laura DeMarco, University of Chicago
Title: TBA
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Andras Vasy, MIT
Title: Scattering theory for symbolic potentials of degree zero
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Friday, January 31, 2003

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Maximino Aldana, University of Chicago
Title: BBoolean Dynamics in Complex Networks with Scale-Free Topology
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 3, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. V. Backman, N.U.
Title: Light scattering from random media: From analytical theory to cancer diagnosis
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
Eun Soo Lee, MIT
Title: A new structure on Khovanov's homology
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Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Brian Conrad, University of Michigan
Title: Prime values of polynomials
Abstract and details available

Monday, February 10, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. P. Voorhees, N.U.
Title: Coarsening of topologically complex two-phase structures
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 Mike Mandell, University of Chicago
Title: Equivariant E-infinity Ring Spectra and Spectral Sequences
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Tuesday, February 11, 2003

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Wee Liang Gan, University of Chicago
Title: Koszul duality for dioperads
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, February 12, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Yuri Tschinkel, University of Illinois, Chicago
Title: Applications of p-adic integrals
Abstract and details available

Thursday, February 13, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 104, 3:00pm
Professor Charles Rezk, University of Illinois
Title: Topological modular forms, orientations, and Hecke operators
Abstract and details available

Friday, February 14, 2003

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Alexander A. Nepomnyashchy, Technion
Title: Feedback Control of Morphological Instabilities
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 17, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. S. Watson, N.U.
Title: Coarsening dynamics of faceted crystal growth in 3D: The Hamilton- Jacobi-Cahn-Hilliard equation
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 Vahagn Minasian, University of Illinois
Title: On THH and TAQ of commutative S-algebras
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Thursday, February 20, 2003

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Christian Bonatti, Universite de Bourgogne
Title: Recurrence and genericity, Part I
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Albrecht Klemm, Humboldt University Berlin
Title: Matrix models for gauge theories and the\r\ntopological string
Abstract and details available
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Dehua Wang, University of Pittsburgh
Title: A free boundary problem for the compressible Navier-Stokes equations
Abstract and details available

Friday, February 21, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Jeff Lagarias, AT&T Labs
Title: Trisecting the angle: Alain Connes' proof of Morley's theorem
Abstract and details available
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Stephen Hagen, University of Florida
Title: Drool of lizard, heart of horse...what goes into fast protein folding?
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 24, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. P. Wiegmann, Univ. of Chicago
Title: Novel Aspects of the Laplacian Growth Problem
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 Mark Behrens, University of Chicago
Title: Homotopy beta elements at the prime 3.
Abstract and details available

Thursday, February 27, 2003

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Christian Bonatti, Universite de Bourgogne
Title: Recurrence and genericity, Part II
Abstract and details available
PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Timothy Walsh, Sandia National Laboratories
Title: Some mathematical issues arrising in Acoustics
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Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Dmitry Kaledin, Steklov Institute and ITEP (Moscow)
Title: Orbifold cohomology multiplication in the symplectic case
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Friday, February 28, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Brian Conrad, University of Michigan
Title: Prime Values of Polynomials
Abstract and details available
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Amy Shen, Washington University, St. Louis
Title: Granular Fingering
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, March 3, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. M. Gorman, U. Houston
Title: Spirals and Counterpropagating Spots in the Dynamics of Pulsating Flames
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 4, 2003

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Dmitry Kaledin, Steklov Institute and ITEP (Moscow)
Title: Orbifold cohomology multiplication in the symplectic case
Abstract and details available

Thursday, March 6, 2003

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor David Hoff, Indiana University
Title: Dynamics of Singularity Surfaces for Compressible, Viscous Flows in Multidimension
Abstract and details available

Friday, March 7, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Paul Bressler, M.I.T.
Title: Intersection cohomology of convex polytopes
Abstract and details available
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Dr. James Gilchrist, UIUC
Title: Mixing and Segregation of Granular Materials in Spherical and Cubical Tumblers
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, March 10, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. I. Epstein, Brandeis Univ.
Title: Chemistry in Very Small Spaces: Pattern Formation in Reactive Microemulsions
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 Sung Myung, Northwestern University
Title: Motivic Cohomology: Motivic regulators and their formulas
Abstract and details available

Thursday, March 13, 2003

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Haitao Fan, Georgetown University
Title: Reactive Flows Involing Metastability Modeling Liquid/Vapour Phase Transitions, its Wave Patterns and Ring Formations
Abstract and details available

Friday, March 14, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 10:00AM
L. B. Freund, Brown University
Title: A description of strain-driven formation of semiconductor nanostructures
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
Eric Weeks, Emory University
Title: The physics of the colloidal glass
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, March 17, 2003

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Robert Bauer, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Title: Discrete Loewner Evolution
Abstract and details available

Thursday, March 27, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 3:00PM
Dr. Felix Otto, University of Bonn
Title: Scaling Laws in Coarsening and Spreading
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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Colloquium Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Stephen Smale, City University of Hong Kong
Title: Learning the topology of submanifolds and the problem of probability density estimation
Special Note: Joint with Midwest Dynamical Systems Conference
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Thursday, April 3, 2003

Special Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Luc Hillairet, ENS Lyon
Title: Contribution of periodic diffractive orbits in polygonal billiards
Special Note: Special joint PDE/Dynamics Seminar (note changed date)
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Friday, April 4, 2003

Colloquium Annenberg G21, 3:00pm
Professor Stephen Smale, City University of Hong Kong
Title: Learning the topology of submanifolds and the problem of probability density estimation
Special Note: Joint with Midwest Dynamical Systems Conference
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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Wouter Rappel, University of California-San Diego
Title: Cellular signaling networks in Dictyostelium discoideum:
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 , 4:10pm
, http://www.math.uic.edu/midwpde/mpde51/index.htm
Title: 51th Midwest PDE Seminar
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Monday, April 7, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Dr. P. Gordon, U. Chicago
Title: Initiation of Subsonic Detonation and Structure of the Detonation Wave
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, April 8, 2003

Special Seminar Ryan Auditorium, Tech, 4:00PM
Stephan Wolfram, Wolfram Research, Inc.
Title: A new kind of Science
Abstract and details available

Friday, April 11, 2003

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Igor Aronson, Argonne National Laboratory
Title: Driven Granular Media: Phase Transitions, Patterns and Vortices
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 14, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Dr. Ye. A. Rastigejev, N.U.
Title: Multiscale Computations with a Wavelet Decomposition Algorithm: Applications to Inert and Reactive Flow Simulations
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
Craig Westerland, University of Michigan
Title: Cohomology of configuration spaces of surfaces and related mapping spaces
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, April 15, 2003

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Ezra Getzler,
Title: Equivariant cohomology of quiver varieties and integrable systems (work of Losev, Marshakov and Nekrasov)
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, April 16, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Pierre Cartier, IHES
Title: Multiple zeta values and motives (report on the recent work of Deligne and Goncharov)
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Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Suzanne Hruska, Stony Brook
Title: Hyperbolicity in the complex Henon family.
Special Note: Note special time and place
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Daniel Davis,
Title: TBA
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Friday, April 18, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 12:00PM
Prof. M. Gurtin, Carnegie Mellon University
Title: Plasticity of single-crystals at the micron level, a gradient theory that accounts for geometrically necessary dislocations
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
Dave Benson, Desert Research Institute
Title: Aquifers and Streams as Fractal Filters: Fractal Calculus in Your Backyard
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 21, 2003

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Jin Ma, Purdue University
Title: Pathwise Stochastic Control and Stochastic HJB Equations
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ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. X. Li, I.I.T.
Title: Drop Deformation in Shear Flow: The Effects of Walls and Surfactants
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, April 22, 2003

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor P. Cartier (IHES),
Title: Motivic Polylogarithm and mixed Tate motives (cont'd)
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Friday, April 25, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Nicolas Burq, MSRI/Paris Sud
Title: Control of Schrodinger equations and eigenfunctions scarring
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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Stephen Morris, University of Toronto
Title: Traveling Waves in Axial Segregation: The Dynamics of Subsurface Core
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 28, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. S. Paolucci, U. Notre Dame
Title: Slow Manifolds in Chemically Reactive 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
Michael Batanin, Macquarie University, Sydney
Title: Higher nonsymmetric operads and symmetric operads
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, April 29, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Brooke Shipley, Purdue University
Title: Rings up to homotopy
Abstract and details available

Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Colloquium Harris Hall 107, 4:00pm
Professor Yuri Manin, Northwestern University
Title: Georg Cantor, Set Theory, and Mathematics of the XXth Century
Special Note: Inaugural Lecture, Board of Trustees Chair
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Friday, May 2, 2003

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Alan Hastings, University of California-Davis
Title: Biocomplexity in the Design of Marine Reserves
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 5, 2003

Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Daniel Davis, Northwestern University
Title: The Lubin-Tate spectrum E_n and its homotopy fixed point spectra
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, May 6, 2003

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Boris Tsygan,
Title: Modular algebra and its Hopf symmetries (after Connes-Moscovici)
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Wednesday, May 7, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Luc Tartar, Carnegie Mellon University
Title: Beyond Partial Differential Equations
Abstract and details available

Thursday, May 8, 2003

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Yann Brenier, University of Paris 6 and CNRS at Nice, France
Title: Applications and properties of the 3D Born-Infeld equations
Special Note: Joint with Analysis and Probability Semiar
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Friday, May 9, 2003

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
David Westwick, University of Calgary
Title: Nonlinear system identification: A tool for modeling complex biosystems
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
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Monday, May 12, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. Joseph E. Flaherty, R.P.I.
Title: Adaptive and Parallel Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Conservation Laws. Part 1. Fundamental Computational and Theoretical Properties
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 Robert Bruner, Wayne State University
Title: Real connective K-theory of classifying spaces
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, May 13, 2003

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Lawrence Ein (UIC),
Title: Log canonical thresholds and birational rigidity
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ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. Joseph E. Flaherty, R.P.I.
Title: Adaptive and Parallel Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Conservation Laws. Part 2. A Posteriori Error Estimation and Superconvergence
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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Thursday, May 15, 2003

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Professor Konstantina Trivisa, University of Maryland
Title: Admissible Solutions to Hyperbolic Systems of Consevation Laws with General Flux
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Michael Shearer, North Carolina State University
Title: Kinetics and Nucleation for Scalar Conservation Laws Related to the Flow of Thin Liquid Films
Abstract and details available

Friday, May 16, 2003

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Jack Dockery, Montana State University
Title: Finger Formation in Biofilm Layers
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Andrew Hassell, Australian National University
Title: The Schrodinger propagator on asymptotically Euclidian space
Special Note: Note special day and time
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Monday, May 19, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. P. Holmes, Princeton U.
Title: Low Dimensional Models of Turbulent Plane Couette 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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PDE Seminar Tech M416, 4:00pm
Professor Phil Holmes , Princeton University
Title: Low Dimensional Models of Plane Couette Flow
Special Note: Joint with ESAM Colloquium
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Alejandro Adem, University of Wisconsin
Title: Fixity and Group Actions
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Tuesday, May 20, 2003

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Boris Tsygan,
Title: Modular Hecke Algebras and their Hopf symmetries (II)
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Wedneaday, May 21, 2003

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Martin Markl, Czech Academy of Sciences
Title: Homotopy bialgebras
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Thursday, May 22, 2003

PDE Seminar Tech L211, 12:30pm
Professor Charles Peskin, Courant Institute, New York University
Title: Random Walks of Biomolecular Motors Involved in Chromosome Capture and Transport during Mitosis
Special Note: Special Time! Special Seminar joint with the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Cell Biology, and the Department of Mechanical Engieering
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Leonid Friedlander , U. of Arizona
Title: Spectrum of periodic waveguides
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Friday, May 23, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 3:10pm
Professor Charles Peskin, Courant Institute (New York University)
Title: Muscle and Blood: Cardiac Mechanics by the Immersed Boundary Method
Special Note: Special Time! Joint with ESAM Colloquium
Abstract and details available
ESAM Colloquium Lunt 105, 3:10PM
Prof. C. Peskin, Courant Inst. Math. Sci.
Title: Muscle and Blood: Cardiac Mechanics by the Immersed Boundary 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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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Stephen Morris, University of Toronto
Title: Traveling Waves in Axial Segregation: The Dynamics of Subsurface Core
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

Friday, June 6, 2003

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Brad Werner, Scripps Institute of Oceanography
Title: Self-organization and emergent behavior in natural systems: examples from permafrost terrain
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
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Thursday, June 12, 2003

Thursday, June 12 --- Sunday, June 15, 2003

International Conference on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Applications

PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor ,
Title:
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Thursday, June 26, 2003

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 11:00AM
Romulus Breban, University of Maryland
Title: Competition in Phase Synchronization of Chaotic Attractors & Indeterminate Saddle-Node Bifurcation
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Romulus Breban, University of Maryland
Title: Competition in Phase Synchronization of Chaotic Attractors & Indeterminate Saddle-Node Bifurcation
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
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Friday, June 27, 2003

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 11:00AM
Zong-Hua Liu, Arizona State U.
Title: Transition to chaos in continuous-time random dynamical systems
Special Note: More current information may be available at http://aquavite.northwestern.edu/cal/public/calendar.cgi?id=93">Plan-it Purple
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Friday, July 0, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor ,
Title:
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Tuesday, July 4, 2003

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor ,
Title:
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Thursday, July 24, 2003

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt Common room, 11am
Professor Andras Szenes, Mathematical Institute of the Budapest Technical University
Title: Toric reduction and mirror symmetry
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor tba,
Title:
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Tuesday, August 5, 2003

Special Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00 pm
Professor Siegfried Carl, Halle-Wittenberg University
Title: Comparison Results for Quasilinear Elliptic Equations and Inclusions
Special Note: This is a special Analysis-PDE seminar.
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Monday, August 11, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Dr. R. Krechetnikov, U. C. Santa Barbara
Title: On New Surfactant Driven Phenomena: A Reversed Saffman-Taylor Instability and Taylor Cones without Electric Field
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Wednesday, August 27, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 9:00AM
Mark Asta (Northwestern), Jerry Floro (Sandia National Labs), A. Golovin (Northwestern), Max G. Lagally (University of Wisconsin), Lincoln J. Lauhon (Harvard / Northwestern), Dongqi Li (Argonne National Lab), Jerry Tersoff (IBM), Richard P. Van Duyne (Northwestern), .
Title: 2nd Annual Workshop on the Evolution and Self-Assembly of Quantum Dots
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Friday, September 5, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 2:00PM
Prof. P. Tabeling, Ecole Superieure de Pysique et Chimie Industrielles and Ecole Normale Superieure
Title: What Can Be Learned from Microfluidics
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor ,
Title: TBA
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Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Emma Carberry, M.I.T.
Title: TBA
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Thursday, September 25, 2003

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Eric Zaslow, Northwestern University
Title: Affine Manifolds for Mirror Symmetry
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Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Cheolhyun Cho, Northwestern University
Title: Floer cohomology and disc instantons of Lagrangian torus fibers in Fano toric manifolds
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Monday, September 29, 2003

Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Jens Hornbostel, University of Regensburg
Title: Bott periodicity and motivic homotopy groups of spheres
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Thursday, October 2, 2003

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Naichung Conan Leung, University of Minnesota
Title: Instantons and Lagrangians on manifolds with vector cross product
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Monday, October 6, 2003

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Anders Linner, Northwestern University
Title: A closer look at closed geodesics in S^2(g): rescheduled for October 13
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Thursday, October 9, 2003

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Cheolhyun Cho, Northwestern University
Title: Floer cohomology and disc instantons of Lagrangian torus fibers in Fano toric manifolds
Abstract and details available

Friday, October 10, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Yuri Manin, Northwestern University
Title: Diophantine Equations of Degree 3: Case of Cubic Surfaces
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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Igal Szleifer, Purdue University
Title: Kinetics of protein adsorption: multi-scale approach for bridging time scales
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Saturday, October 11, 2003

First Chicago Area PDE Workshop


Monday, October 13, 2003

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Anders Linner, Northwestern University
Title: A closer look at closed geodesics in S^2(g), continued
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Thursday, October 16, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. P. Huerre, Ecole Polytechnique
Title: Self-sustained oscillatory states in shear flows: linear and nonlinear selection mechanisms
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Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Paul Seidel, University of Chicago
Title: Homological mirror symmetry for the quartic surface
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Friday, October 17, 2003

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Howard Weiss, Pennsylvania State
Title: Remarkable Dynamics of an Overcompensatory Leslie Population Model
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Monday, October 20, 2003

Analysis and Probability Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Anders Linner, Northwestern University
Title: A closer look at closed geodesics in S^2(g), continued
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ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. H. Levine, Iowa State Univ.
Title: A blow-up conjecture of Nagai chemotaxis
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Peter Symonds, UMIST
Title: Group Actions on Algebraic Varieties
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Tuesday, October 21, 2003

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Danny Calegari , Caltech
Title: Loose ends in the theory of planar groups
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Thursday, October 23, 2003

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Sema Salur, Northwestern University
Title: Asymptotically Cylindrical Coassociative Submanifolds
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor William P. Ziemer, Indiana University
Title: The Co-Area Formula in Metric Spaces
Special Note: Joint with Analysis Seminar
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Friday, October 24, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Sigurdur Helgason, MIT
Title: The Non-Euclidean World, History, Geometry and Analysis
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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Herman Makse, City College of the City University of New York
Title: Thermodynamics of Jammed Matter
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Monday, October 27, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Andras Vasy, MIT
Title: Scattering theory on symmetric spaces and for N-body Hamiltonians
Abstract and details available

Tuesday, October 28, 2003

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Igor Rivin, Temple University
Title: Walks on groups and graphs
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Thursday, October 30, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Bryna Kra, Penn State
Title: Non-conventional ergodic averages
Abstract and details available

Friday, October 31, 2003

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Erik Luijten, University of Illinois
Title: How to Stabilize Colloidal Suspensions? Application of a New Algorithm for Complex Fluids
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Monday, November 3, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. D. Olagunju, Univ. of Delaware
Title: Non-isothermal viscoelastic torsional flow
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Geometry/Physics Seminar , 3:00pm
Professor Dan Freed, University of Texas at Austin
Title: Cubic forms, differential cohomology, and M-theory.
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Dan Dugger, University of Oregon
Title: Axial maps and the Hurwitz problem in characteristic p
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Thursday, November 6, 2003

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Emma Carberry , MIT
Title: Special Lagrangian T^2-cones in C^3
Abstract and details available

Friday, November 7, 2003

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor John Loftin, Rutgers University Newark
Title: Degenerate Semi-Flat Calabi-Yau Metrics on S^2.
Special Note: Special Friday Seminar
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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Malcolm MacIver, Northwestern University
Title: Congruence of sensing and locomotor volumes in an omnidirectional animal
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Monday, November 10, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. H. Wong, LSU
Title: A slope-dependent disjoining pressure for nonzero contact angles: derivation and application
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Kari Ragnarsson, MIT
Title: Transfers and p-local finite groups
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Wednesday, November 12, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Michael Dafermos, MIT
Title: The Analysis and Geometry of Black Holes, Price's law, and the Cosmic Censorship Conjectures
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Thursday, November 13, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Melissa Chiu-Chu Liu, Harvard
Title: Virtual fundamental classes and virtual localization in open Gromov-Witten theory
Special Note: Note special day, time.
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 4:15pm
Professor Anda Degeratu , Duke University
Title: Geometrical McKay Correspondence
Special Note: Seminar will be held at 4:15, later than usual.
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Laurence Nedelec, Rouen
Title: Spectrum of the non-self-adjoint harmonic oscillator
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Friday, November 14, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Rafe Mazzeo, Stanford
Title: Positive scalar curvature and Poincare-Einstein fillings
Abstract and details available
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Charles R. Doering, Department of Mathematics and Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics
Title: The stochastic Fisher-Kolmogorov-Petrovsky-Piscunov equation,
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Monday, November 17, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Dr. A. Class, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe
Title: Flames in inhomogeneous mixtures as gasdynamic discontinuities
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Topology Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Viorel Costeanu, MIT
Title: On the 2-typical de Rham-Witt complex
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Tuesday, November 18, 2003

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Madhav Nori, University of Chicago
Title: Motives and Galois theory
Abstract and details available
Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor David Fisher, Lehman College
Title: TBA
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PDE Seminar Lunt 104, 3:00pm
Professor Gunther Uhlmann, University of Washington
Title: The Dirichlet to Neumann map and boundary rigidity
Special Note: Note special time.
Abstract and details available

Thursday, November 20, 2003

Geometry/Physics Seminar Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Professor Yong-Geun Oh, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: Deformation of coisotropic submanifolds and strongly homotopy Lie algebroids
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Friday, November 21, 2003

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Robert Clewley, Boston University
Title: Multiple scale analysis and local models generate low-dimensional maps
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Monday, November 24, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Dr. M. Mineev, Los Alamos Nat'l Lab
Title: New experimental and theoretical advances in 2D viscous fingering
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Tuesday, November 25, 2003

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Michael Sullivan, Southern Illinois University
Title: G-weighted flow equivalence
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Monday, December 1, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Dr. A. Nepomnyashchy, Technion
Title: Long wave pattern formation
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Tuesday, December 2, 2003

Dynamical Systems Seminar Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Amie Wilkinson, Northwestern
Title: TBA
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Friday, December 5, 2003

Colloquium Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Professor Gang Tian, MIT
Title: Geometry of Complex Monge-Ampere Equations
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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science Tech M416, 2:00PM
Nikos V. Mantzaris, Rice University Chemical Engineering Department, , Houston, TX
Title: A Computational Study of the Signal Transduction Mechanisms and Wave Propagation in Astrocytic Glial Cells
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Monday, December 8, 2003

ESAM Colloquium Tech M416, 4:00PM
Prof. E. Knobloch, U. Calif.
Title: Nearly inviscid Faraday Waves
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Tuesday, December 9, 2003

Algebra Seminar Lunt 104, 4:10pm
Professor Michael Finkelberg , Independent Moscow University
Title: Equivariant (K-)homology of affine Grassmannian and Toda lattice
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Walter Craig, McMaster University (Canada)
Title: Hamiltonian PDE and Small Divisors
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PDE Seminar Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Walter Craig, McMaster University
Title: Hamiltonian PDE and Small Divisors
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