Spring 2020

 Friday, Jan 31: Alireza Hooshanginejad, UMN
Droplets in wind

Friday, Feb 14: Shahar Kovalsky, Duke University
Geometry + Optimization: towards computational anatomy

Wednesday, Feb 19: Dionisios Margetis, Univ of Maryland  **Special day, time and location for this talk - 3:30pm, room 1314
Plasmonics on 2D materials: Flavors of dispersion and homogenization

Friday, Feb 21: Sam Dillavou, Harvard
Hidden Dynamics of Static Friction

Friday, Feb 28: Grant Rotskoff, CIMS
Learning transition states: approximation, sampling, and optimization with rare data

Friday, Mar 6: Gitta Kutyniok, TUB
The Approximation Power of Deep Neural Networks: From Applied Harmonic Analysis to Parametric Partial Differential Equations

Friday, Mar 13: Mitchell Luskin, University of Minnesota  ***CANCELLED***
Twistronics: manipulating the spectrum of Hamiltonian operators for two-dimensional layered structures through their twist angle

Friday, Mar 27: Daniel Harris, Brown  ***CANCELLED***

Friday, Apr 3: Pedro Saenz, UNC ***CANCELLED***

Friday, Apr 10: Konstantinos Spiliopoulos, BU ***CANCELLED***

Friday, Apr 17: Christian Ratsch, UCLA ***CANCELLED***

Friday, Apr 24: Arndt Siekmann, UPenn ***CANCELLED***

Friday, May 8: Jorn Dunkel, MIT ***CANCELLED***


Fall 2019

Friday, Sept 6: Carlos Fernandez-Granda, CIMS
Separable nonlinear inverse problems in theory and practice

Friday, Sept 13: Gary Froyland, University of New South Wales
Dynamics, Mixing, and Coherence

Friday, Sept 20: Sophie Marbach, CIMS
Active sieving : from flapping nano-doors to vibrating nanotubes

Friday, Oct 4: Courant Instructor Day

Friday, Oct 11: Andrea Alu, Photonics Initiative at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center
Exotic Light-Matter Interactions in Mathematics

Friday, Oct 18: Special Semnar in Honor of Steve Childress's 85th Birthday
John Bush, MIT

Hydrodynamic quantum analogs

Friday, Nov 1: Rico Rojas, NYU Biology
Mechanics and Dynamics of Cell Growth Control in Microbes

Friday, Nov 8: Hamid Karani, Northwestern
Tuning the random walk of active colloids: from individual run-and-tumble to dynamic clustering

Friday, Nov 15: Fan Yang, Princeton University MAE Department
From singularity phenomena in thin films to chemically driven active matter

Friday, Nov 22: Samuel Isaacson, Boston University Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Control of membrane-bound tethered signaling reactions

Friday, Dec 6: William M. Jacobs, Princeton University Department of Chemistry
Optimizing self-assembly pathways using insights from coarse-grained models

Spring 2019

Friday, Feb 1: Daphne Klotsa, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
A touch of non-linearity in fluid fields: where spheres "think" collectively and swim together

Tuesday, Feb 5: Lin Lin, UC Berkeley ** Special day and time, seminar being held at 10:00am room 1314
The Grassmann manifold, gauge, and quantum chemistry

Friday, Feb 8: Karen Daniels, North Carolina State University
Starbursts and flowers: when spreading droplets break bad

Friday, Feb 15: Benni Seibold, Temple University
Traffic Waves, Autonomous Vehicles, and the Future of Traffic Modeling

Friday, Feb 22: Oscar Lopez-Pamies, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Nucleation and Propagation of Fracture and Healing in Elastomers: A Phase-Transition Theory and Numerical Implementation

Friday, Mar 1: Radu Cimpeanu, University of Oxford
How to make a splash: a multi-scale framework for understanding high speed drop impact

Friday, Mar 8: Jonathan Weare, Courant Institute
Fast randomized iterative numerical linear algebra for quantum chemistry and other applications

Friday, Mar 22: Spring break

Friday, Mar 29: Shahriar Afkami, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Friday, Apr 5: Sebastian Acosta, Baylor College of Medicine
Photoacoustic imaging and Thermodynamic Attenuation

Friday, Apr 12: Ning Wu, Colorado School of Mines
Active Assembly of Colloids with Broken Symmetries Under AC Electric Fields

Friday, Apr 19:

Friday, Apr 26: Petia Vlahovska, Northwestern
Active Fluids of Quincke Microrotors

Friday, May 3:

Friday, May 10: Yoichiro Mori, University of Minnesota
Mathematical Justification of Slender Body Theory

Friday, May 17: Kenny Breuer, Brown University
Bacterial Swimming in Newtonian and non-Newtonian Fluids





Fall 2018

Friday,Sep 7: First Friday of semester

Friday, Sep 14: Luis Bonilla, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Bifurcation theory of swarm formation

Friday, Sep 21: The conference in honour of Elie Hameiri

Friday, Sep 28: Charles Malderelli, CUNY
Continuum and Molecular Dynamic Studies of The Hydrodynamics of Colloid Particles at a Fluid Interface

Friday,Oct 5: Glen Hocky, NYU
How elasticity and entropy drive self-organization of filament crosslinking proteins, in and out of equilibrium

Friday, Oct 12: Courant Instructor Day

Friday, Oct 19: Ivan Christov, Purdue
From microchannels to blood vessels: A mathematical modeling perspective on flow in soft conduits

Friday, Oct 26: Gabriel Stoltz, Ecole des Ponts & Inria Paris
Hybrid Monte Carlo methods for sampling probability measures on submanifolds

Friday, Nov 2: Demetrios Papageorgiou, Imperial College
Nonlinear instabilities in viscous multilayer flows

Friday, Nov 16: Anand Oza, NJIT

Friday, Nov 23: Thanksgiving Break

Friday, Nov 30: Eleni Katifori, UPenn
Self-organization in biological transport networks

Friday, Dec 7: Jasna Brujic, NYU Programming colloidal architectures

Friday, Dec 14: The 2018 Holiday Lecture, Last day of Fall 2018 classes





Spring 2018

Friday, Jan 26: Yunan Yang, University of Texas at Ausin
The analysis and application of Optimal Transport for Seismic Inversion

Friday, Feb 2:

Thursday, Feb 8: Nick Moore, Florida State University ** Please note unusual day for this event
Granular erosion in Stokes flow and non-normal surface waves

Friday, Feb 9: Yat Tin Chow, UCLA
An algorithm for overcoming the curse of dimensionality in Hamilton-Jacobi equations

Friday, Feb 16: Presidents Day Weekend

Friday, Feb 23: Peter Miller, University of Michigan
A Robust Inverse Scattering Transform for the Focusing Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equation

Tuesday, Feb 27: Laure Zanna, University of Oxford ** Please note unusual day for this event
 Enhancing Turbulence in Ocean Models

Thursday, March 1: Yuliya Gorb, University of Houston    ** Please note unusual day and time for this event, which is at 3:30pm
Efficient Analytical and Numerical Treatment of High Contrast Composites

Friday, March 2: Benedict Leimkuhler, University of Edinburgh
Efficient sampling using stochastic differential equations, from molecular dynamics to large scale inference

Friday, March 9: Anna-Karin Tornberg, KTH
Highly accurate integral equation based methods for surfactant laden drops in two and three dimensions

Friday, March 16: Julien Tailleur, Universite Paris-Diderot
Statistical mechanics of active matter

Friday, March 23: Ian Griffiths, University of Oxford
iPhones and Dysons: using fluid dynamics to tailor technology


Friday, March 30: Good Friday


Friday, April 6: Irmgard Bischofberger, MIT
Pattern Growth from Interfacial Fluid Instabilities





Fall 2017

Friday, Sept. 15: Joan Bruna Estrach, CIMS
Statistics, Computation and Learning with Graph Neural Networks

Friday, Sept. 22: Jeffrey Morris, The City College of New York (Levich Institute)
Dense suspensions: Frictional effects in shear thickening and related phenomena

Friday, Sept 29:

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Friday, Oct. 6: Kyle Bishop, Columbia University
Programming the dynamics of active colloids

Friday, Oct 20:   Courant Instructor Day
Friday, Nov 17: Memorial for Cathleen Morawetz
Friday, Nov 24: Thanksgiving Break
Friday, Dec 8:  Holiday Party

Friday, Dec 15:
Bill Schultz, University of Michigan
Directional stability of foils and swimming performance measures




Spring 2017


Friday, Jan 27: Tobias Grafke, CIMS
Extreme Events and Metastability in Fluids and Waves

Friday, Feb 3: Wen Yan, Simons Foundation
Towards a continuum mechanics for (dry) active particles

Friday, Feb 10: Dionisios Margetis, U Maryland
From atomistic dynamics to mesoscale models of epitaxial growth

Friday, Feb 17: No Seminar                               

Friday, Feb 24: Olof retirement party / Special Seminar: 2:30pm Room 109 
Xiao-Chuan Cai, University of Colorado
Domain Decomposition: From Poisson to Coupled Multi-physics 

Friday, Mar 3: Ian Tobasco, University of Michigan
Optimal wall-to-wall transport by incompressible flows

Friday, Mar 10:                       

Friday, Mar 17: no seminar; Spring break

Friday, Mar 24:  Alexei Tkachenko, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Tales of Emerging Complexity: from Self-Assembly to Self-Replication
Friday, Mar 31:                          

Friday, Apr 7:  Miranda Holmes-Cerfon, CIMS
Sphere packings, singularities, and statistical mechanics

Friday, Apr 14: Owen Miller, Yale
Design at the Nanoscale: Reaching the Limits of Light-Matter Interactions  

Tuesday, April 18: Joe Keller Memorial Workshop / Special Event: 12:30pm 

Friday, Apr 21: no Seminar; student prize ceremony    

Friday, Apr 28: Andrej Kosmrlj, Princeton
Elasticity, Geometry and Buckling

Friday, May 12: Bruno Despr�s, Laboratoire J.-L. Lions, Universit� Paris 6 / Seminar location room 517 @2:15pm
Positive polynomials and numerical approximation



Fall 2016

Friday, Sept 9:  James Lee-Thorp, CIMS
Edge states in honeycomb structures 

Friday, Sept 16:  Tryphon Georgiou, University of Minnesota and UC Irvine 
Entropic and Displacement interpolation of probability distributions

Friday, Sept 23:  Dejan Slepcev, Carnegie Mellon University
Variational problems on graphs and their continuum limits

Friday, Sept 30:  

Friday, Oct 7:    Freddy Bouchet, ENS de Lyon and CNRS
Large deviation theory applied to climate physics, a new frontier of statistical physics and applied mathematics

Friday, Oct 14: Rakesh Vohra, UPenn 
Stable Matchings and Scarf�s Lemma  

Thursday, Oct 20: Eurika Kaiser, U. Washington     **Please note unusual time, day and location for this seminar 4:45pm in room 1314          
Data-driven techniques for modeling, control, and sensor placement 

Friday, Oct 21: CI Day (morning) 

Friday, Oct 28:  Nicolas Boumal, Princeton
Optimization on manifolds to solve low-rank semidefinite relaxations 

Friday, Nov 4:  Arian Maleki, Columbia
On the asymptotic performance of l_q regularized least squares
Friday, Nov 11: Angelika Manhart, CIMS
Traveling Waves in Myxobacteria

Friday, Nov 18: Eric Siggia, Rockefeller

Evolving dynamical systems for temperature compensated clocks and developmental patterning

Friday, Nov 25: no seminar (Thanksgiving)

Tuesday, Nov. 29: Paolo Cermelli, University of Torino 
**Please note unusual time, day and location for this seminar 11:00am in room 1314
The dissassembly of viral capsids as a case study for the stability of large complexes made of repeated building blocks.

Friday, Dec 2: Giuliana Indelicato, University of Torino

A mathematical framework for the classification of Self-assembling Polypeptide Nanoparticles

Friday, Dec 9: CIMS Holiday Party



Spring 2016

Friday, Feb 5: Chris Collins, NYU Medical School
Numerical Simulations for Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Signal, Noise, and Temperature Considering Interactions Between Electromagnetic Fields and The Human Body 

Friday, Feb 12: Zsolt Pajor-Gyulai, CIMS
Stochastic approach to anomalous diffusion in two dimensional, incompressible, periodic, cellular flows

Friday, Feb 19:  Justin Solomon, Princeton/MIT
Optimal Transportation for Practical Geometric Problems

 Friday, Feb 26:  Charles R. Doering, Univerisity of Michigan
Wall to wall optimal transport

Friday, Mar 4: Dimitris Giannakis, CIMS
Kernel methods for nonparametric analog forecasting

Friday, Mar 11: Yoav Kallus, Santa Fe Institute
Local optimality and pessimality results in packing problems

Friday, Mar 18: no seminar (Spring Break)

Friday, Mar 25:  Carlos Fernandez-Granda, CIMS
From Seismology to Compressed Sensing and Back, a Brief History of Optimization-Based Signal Processing

Friday, Apr 1: Qiang Du, Columbia University
Bridging scales through nonlocal modeling

Friday, Apr 8:  Oleg Kirillov, Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow and Helmholtz-Zentrum, Dresden-Rossendorf 
Precession on a rotating saddle: A gyro force in an internal frame

Wednesday, Apr 13: Quentin Berthet, Cambridge
Trade-offs in Statistical Learning

 Friday Apr 15: Boyce Griffith, UNC (special seminar)
A Short History of the Immersed Boundary Method

Wednesday, Apr 20: Jonathan Weare, Univ of Chicago (special seminar please note time and location - 11am, room 1314) 
Understanding umbrella sampling approaches to rare event simulation

 Friday, Apr 22: no seminar (Student Awards) 

Friday, Apr 29: Michael Ward, University of British Columbia
The Stability and Dynamics of Localized Spot Solutions to Reaction-Diffusion Systems in R2

 Friday, May 6: 


Fall 2015

Thursday, Sept. 10: Russel Caflisch, IPAM, UCLA   ** Special joint AMS+MFD Seminar, 11:00am in room 1314
Accelerated Simulation Methods for Plasma Kinetics

Friday, Sept. 11: Massimo Fornasier, Technical University of Munich
Sparse Mean-Field Optimal Control: Can Governments Really Lead the Society?

Friday, Sept. 18: Amy Novick-Cohen
Coupling surface diffusion and mean curvature motion

Friday, Sept. 25: Open

Friday, Oct. 1: CI day

Friday, Oct. 9: Paul Hand, Rice University
The semidefinite program PhaseLift can solve phase retrieval with corrupted data

Friday, Oct. 16:  Becca Thomases,  UC Davis
Flexibility, stroke, and dimensionless parameters: the importance of telling the whole story for swimming micro-organisms in complex fluids

Friday, Oct. 23: CIMS Fac Mtg

Friday, Oct. 30: David Hogg, NYU Physics
Finding planets in very noisy data from stars

Wednesday, Nov. 4: Ingrid Daubechies, Duke University
Biological morphology and discrete differential geometry

Friday, Nov. 6: Alfred Galichon
Topics in Equilibrium Transportation

Wednesday, Nov. 11: Themis Sapsis **Special AMS Seminar,  2:00pm in room 317
Prediction and quantification of rare events in nonlinear water waves

Friday, Nov. 13: Louis Theran, Aalto University
Counting of freedom in symmetric frameworks

Friday, Nov. 20: Amneet Bhalla, UNC
Sharp Interface Methods for Cardiac Fluid-Structure Interaction

Friday, Nov. 27: Thanksgiving break

Friday, Dec. 4: CIMS Holiday Party

Friday, Dec. 11: Qiji Zhu, Western Michigan University
Convex duality in Math Finance



Spring 2015


Friday, Jan 30: Zorana Zeravcic, Rockefeller University
Associative memory through self-assembly


Friday, Feb 6: Emanuel Lazar, University of Pennsylvania ** Please note this seminar is at 11:15am and in room 1314
A Topological Framework for Local Structure Analysis in Large Point Sets

Friday, Feb 13: Martin Holler, University of Graz (Austria)
Measure based regularization for variational image processing

Friday, Feb 20: Cyril Muratov, NJIT
Low density phases in a uniformly charged liquid with homogeneous neutralizing background

Wednesday, Feb 25: Afonso Bandeira, Princeton University **Please note this seminar is on Wednesday in room 312
Tightness of convex relaxations for certain inverse problems on graphs
Friday, Feb 27: Yury Grabovsky, Temple University
Near-flip buckling and scaling instability of critical loads

Friday, March 6: Rustum Choksi, McGill 
Metastability and Access to the Ground State in a Class of Variational Models for Self-assembly

Friday, March 13: Tyrus Berry, Pennsylvania State University
Data-driven forecasting without a model and with a partially known model

Friday, March 20: Spring Break (no seminar) 

Friday, March 27: Govind Menon, Brown University
Building polyhedra by self-assembly

Friday, April 3: Gregory Falkovich, Weizmann Institute
Tractor beam by water waves

Friday, April 10: Dionisios Margetis, University of Maryland
The trouble with crystal facets

 Friday, April 17: Yuri Lvov, RPI
Fermi Pasta Ulam system - new ideas about old problem

Friday, April 24: No seminar

Friday, May 1: No seminar 

Friday, May 8: Bruno Despres, UPMC
Mathematical structure of hierarchies of reduced MHD models 

Friday, May 15: Jonathan Touboul, College de France- INRIA
Around the complex interplay between organization, heterogeneity and collective dynamics of neuronal networks



Fall 2014

Friday, Sept 5:  Reidun Twarock,  University of York
Viruses and geometry � a new perspective on virus assembly and anti-viral therapy

Friday, Sept 12:  Lisa Larsson CIMS
Optimal Arrangements of Rigid Shapes -- A Voronoi Approach

Friday, Sept 19:  Andrea Bertozzi UCLA  ***Please note this seminar is at 4pm
Geometric graph-based methods for high dimensional data

Friday, Sept 26:  Nick Trefethen, NYU, Oxford
Mathematics of the Faraday Cage

Friday, Oct 3:  Courant Instructor Day

Friday, Oct 10:  Lee Ricketson, CIMS
Multilevel methods for kinetic equations of plasma dynamics

Friday, Oct 17:  no seminar

Friday, Oct 24:  David Ruelle IHES
Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics of Turbulence

Tuesday, Oct 28: Frederic Dias, University College, Dublin *** Please note this seminar is at 2pm in room 1314
Local Analysis of Wave Fields produced from Hindcasted Rogue Wave Sea States


Friday, Oct 31:  David Kelly, CIMS
Fast-slow systems with chaotic noise

Friday, Nov 7: Kyongmin Yeo, IBM Watson Research Center
Phase behaviors  of non-Brownian suspensions

Wednesday, Nov 12: Alfred Galichon, Sciences Po  ***Please note this Special Seminar is at 10am in room 1314
Matching, choice and entropy

Friday, Nov 14: Katayun Barmak, Columbia University
Grain Growth and Grain Growth Stagnation in Metallic Films: The Curious Tail of a Tale and an Ear

Friday, Nov 21Laurent Mertz, CIMS
Stochastic variational inequalities and their applications in engineering

Wednesday, Nov 26: Antonio DeSimone, SISSA ***Please note this Special Seminar is at 10am in room 517
Motility at microscopic scales


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Friday, Nov 28: no seminar (Thanksgiving break)



Spring 2014

Friday, Feb 7th: Jeff Morris, City College
The Simplest Complex Fluid? The Remarkable Rheology of Hard-sphere Suspensions

Friday, Feb 14th: Alan Newell, Univ. of Arizona
Phyllotaxis, pushed pattern fronts and optimal packing

Friday, Feb 21st: Jianfeng Lu, Duke University
Localized representation of eigenspaces via convex optimization  

Friday, Feb 28th: Open

Friday, March 7th: Matt Elsey, CIMS
Local Structure Analysis and Defect Characterization in Atomic-Resolution Images 

Friday, March 14th: Esteban Tabak, CIMS
Data-driven optimal transport

Friday, March 21st: Spring break

Friday, March 28th: Eitan Tadmor, U. Maryland
On variational formulation of entropy solutions to nonlinear conservation laws

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Vortex Dynamics in Cyclotrons

Friday, April 11: Katie Newhall, CIMS
The Causes of Metastability and Their Effects on Transition Times

Friday, April 18: Tom Trogdon, CIMS
Riemann--Hilbert problems and the inverse scattering transform: From asymptotics to computation

Friday, April 25: Vasily Kantsler, Warwick and SkolTech  ****Special time and place 12:30pm, WWH 1314
Micro-swimming Navigation in Microfluidics

Friday, May 2: Scott Armstrong, University of Paris Dauphine
Quantitative stochastic homogenization of Hamilton-Jacobi equations




Fall 2013

Friday Sept 6: Jonathan Mattingly, Duke
Stochastic stabilization of OEDs.

Friday Sept 13: Mike O'Neil, CIMS
Calculating Beltrami fields from Maxwell fields: An integral equation method

Friday Sept 20: Jun Lai, CIMS
Optimal design of a cavity for RCS reduction

Friday Sept 27:  no seminar (Courant Instructor Day)

Friday Oct 4: Calvin Zhang, CIMS
The Neural Mechanisms and Fluid Dynamics of Crustacean Swimming

Friday Oct 11: Jan Sengers, UMD  ***Please note this event is being held in room WWH 1314 at 11:00 AM***
Thermally induced nonequilibrium fluctuations in fluids: gravity and finite-size effects

Friday Oct 18: Aleksandar Donev, CIMS
The Truth about diffusion (in liquids)

Friday Oct 25: Terry Haut, Los Alamos National Lab
An asymptotic parallel-in-time method for highly oscillatory PDEs

Friday Nov 1: Marija Vucelja, Rockefeller University
The Spectra of Vibrational Modes of Random Elastic Networks

Friday Nov 8: Xiantao Li, PSU
Coarse-grained molecular dynamics for multiscale material modeling

Friday Nov 15: Pep Espanol, UNED, Madrid, Spain
The Markovian approximation in the Theory of Coarse-Graining

Friday Nov 22: Jon Wilkening, UC Berkeley
Spectral Analysis of Continuum Kinetic Velocity Diffusion Equations

Friday Nov 29: no seminar (Thanksgiving)

Friday Dec 6: Alexandre Chorin, UC Berkeley
Sampling and noise

Friday Dec 13: no seminar this week




Spring 2013

Friday Feb 8: Benedikt Wirth, CIMS
A convex approximation of Euler's elastica functional

Friday Feb 22: Kyle Cranmer, NYU Physics
Statistical Aspects of the Discovery for the Higgs Boson at the Large Hadron Collider

Friday Mar 8: Tsvi Tlusty, Weizman Institute of Science and IAS
Recognition and Self-Recognition in a Life full of Errors

Friday Mar 29: Grisha Falkovich, Weizmann Institute
What a single snapshot reveals about the future and the past of turbulent flow

Friday April 12: Boyce Griffith, NYU Medical School
Multiphysics and multiscale modeling of cardiac dynamics

Friday April 19: David Srolovitz, University of Pennsylvania
Properties of Cellular Microstructures: polycrystals, foams, and their idealizations

Friday April 26: Jacob Bedrossian, CIMS
Nonlinear inviscid damping in 2D Euler

Friday May 3: Chris Rorres, University of Pennsylvania
Searching for the Center of Gravity in a Spherical Gravitational Field

Friday May 10: Martin Maxey, Brown University, Applied Math
Dynamics of suspensions in wall-bounded shear flows









Fall 2012

Friday Sept 7: Yasser Aboelkassem, Virginia Tech
An insect-inspired micropumping paradigm: theory and Stokeslets-meshfree computations

Wednesday Sept 19: Misha Neklyudov, University of Tubingen ** Special AMS Seminar
The role of noise in ensembles of nanomagnetic particles
**Please note this seminar is at 10am, in room 1314

Friday Sept 21: Allen Tannenbaum, Comprehensive Cancer Center / ECE, UAB
Controlled Active Vision / Image Processing with Applications to Medical Image Computing

Friday, Oct 5: Molei Tao, CIMS

Multiscale Geometric Integration of Deterministic and Stochastic Systems

Friday Oct 12: Rainer Grauer, Institut fuer Theoretische Physik I, Ruhr-Universiaet Bochum
Singularities and Instantons

Friday Oct 19: Miranda Holmes-Cerfon, CIMS
Kinetics of particles with short-ranged interactions

Friday Oct 26: Uriel Frisch, CNRS, Lab.
Cassiop�e, Observatoire de la C�te d'Azur
The incompressible Euler equations in Lagrangian coordinates, with applications to analyticity of fluid particle trajectories and to numerical simulations

Friday, Nov 9: Evan Hohlfeld, Physics, UMass Amherst
Surface Instabilities and Topological Phase Transitions in Soft Solids

Friday Nov 16: Enkeleida Lushi, Imperial College, London
Collective dynamics in suspensions of micro-swimmers



Spring 2012

Friday June 8: Graeme Milton, Univ of Utah
Bounding the size of inclusions in a body from boundary measurements
***Please note this seminar is at 11am, in room WWH 512***

Friday May 25: Felix Otto, MPI-MIS, Leipzig
Optimal error bounds in stochastic homogenization

Friday May 4: Benjamin Davidovitch, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Wrinkling, crumpling, folding, and all that: Pattern formation on thin sheets

Friday Apr 27: Yuri Lvov, RPI
Spectral energy density of internal waves in the Ocean

Friday Apr. 20: Denis Zorin, CIMS
Integral Equation Methods for Vesicle Flows

Friday Apr. 13: No Seminar

Friday Apr. 6:Gabor Csanyi, University of Cambridge
Fast molecular dynamics using machine learning

Friday Mar. 30: Eitan Tadmor, University of Maryland
Consensus and flocking: Self-Organized Dynamics from Particle to Hydrodynamic Descriptions

Friday Mar. 23: Erez Lieberman Aiden, Harvard Society of Fellows
Zooming out: New tools for probing the historical record and the human genome

Tuesday, Mar. 20: Kasper Hansen, Stanford University
The structure of epigenetic changes in cancer...
**Please note day, time change for this talk**
11:30 a.m., WWH 1302

Friday Mar. 16: No Seminar (Spring Break)

Thursday, Mar. 15: Benjamin Greenbaum, Princeton University
Detecting patterns in RNA viral evolution
**Please note day, time change for this talk**
9:45 a.m., WWH 1302

Monday Mar. 12: Benjamin Langmead, University of Maryland
Computational approaches for the DNA sequencing data deluge
**Please note day, time change for this talk**
10:00 a.m., WWH 1302

Friday Mar. 9: Eleni Katifori, Rocekfeller University
Decoding the architecture of vascular networks

Friday  Mar. 2: Yann LeCun, CIMS
Learning Representations of Images and High-Dimensional Data

Wednesday, Feb. 29: Simon Gravel, Stanford University
Inferring complex histories from genome-wide data
**Please note location, day, time change for this talk**
10:00 a.m., Silver Building1003

Friday  Feb. 24: Lin Lin, Lawrence Berkeley Lab
Recent developments of fast algorithims for Kohn-Sham density function

Friday  Feb. 17: Tom Hagstrom, Southern Methodist University
Towards the Ultimate Solver for Wave Equations in the Time Domain

Friday  Feb. 10: Yuri Bakhtin, Georgia Tech
Noisy heteroclinic networks and sequential decision making

Friday  Feb. 3: Guillaume Bal, Columbia University
Hybrid Inverse Problems and Internal Functionals




Fall 2011

Friday Dec 9: No seminar (Holiday Party)

Friday Dec. 2: Yoichiro Mori, Univeristy of Minnesota
A Model of Electrodiffusion and Osmosis in Cells and Tissues
**This seminar to be held in room 517**

Friday Nov. 25: No seminar (Thanksgiving Break)

Friday Nov. 18: David K.A.Mordecai, Risk Economics Inc.
(Not  So) Distant Cousins: Some Common  Statistical Relations Underlying Models Across Disparate Social Process

Friday Nov. 11: Dimitris Giannakis, CIMS
Nonlinear Laplacian spectal analysis for time series: Capturing intermittency and low-frequency variability

Friday Nov. 4: Katherine Newhall, CIMS
Investigating jammed matter from a granocentric point of view

Friday Oct. 28: Tom Hou, Caltech
The interplay between fluid dynamic instability and potentially singular behavior of the 3D Euler/Navier-Stokes equations

Friday Oct. 21: Ben Leimkuhler, University of Edinburgh
Thermostats for flexible control of a statistical ensemble

Friday Oct. 14: Benedikt Wirth, CIMS
A diffuse-interface  approach to morphological image registration

Friday Oct. 7: Matthew Elsey, CIMS
Simulations of Grain Boundary Evolution via Diffusion-Generated Motion Algorithms

Friday Sept. 30: Jamie Sethian, University of California Berkeley
Tracking Multiphase Physics: Geometry, Foams, and Thin Films

Friday Sept. 23: Mark Tygert, CIMS
An underutilized statistic: the Euclidean distance (instead of chi-square)

Friday Sept. 16: No seminar, Courant Instructor Day

Friday Sept. 9: Gilles Francfort, University of Paris 13
Revisiting brittle fracture variationally
**Please note this seminar is at 3pm**

Spring 2011

Friday May 6: no seminar (75th Anniversary event)

Friday Apr. 29:  No Seminar - Student Prize Event

Friday Apr. 22:  Govind Menon, Brown University
Complete integrability of shock clustering and Burgers turbulence

Friday Apr. 15:   Keith Promislow, Michigan State University
Network formation and curvature driven flow of structured interfaces

Friday Apr. 8:     Matthieu Wyart, NYU
Elasticity, transport and flow near the random close packing

Friday Apr. 1:    Antoine Cerfon, MIT
Fast computation of three-dimensional fusion plasma equilibria

Friday Mar. 25:  Neil Clark, Ma'ayan Lab, Department of Therapeutics and Pharmacology, The Mount Sinai Medical Centre
Model of DI particle virus-host dynamics explain viral latency

Friday Mar. 18:  No seminar (spring break)

Friday Mar. 11: Alexander Vladimirsky, Cornell
Optimal control with budget constraints and resets

Friday Mar 4: Charles Peskin, CIMS
Cardiac Mechanics and Electrophysiology in a Unified Mathematical and Computational Framework

Friday Feb. 25: Alexander Grosberg, NYU Physics
Fractal organization of DNA in the cell nucleus: theoretical prediction, experimental confirmation, computer simulation ... and still many open questions

Friday Feb. 18: Weiqing Ren, NYU
Boundary conditions for the moving contact line

Friday Feb. 11: Paulo Arratia, University of Pennsylvania
Undulatory swimming in viscoelastic fluids

Friday Feb. 4: Gadi Fibich, Tel Aviv University
Assymetric Auctions
**Please note this seminar will be held in WWH 512**






Fall 2010

Friday Dec. 10: Ferran Macia, NYU
Spin-wave interference patterns for memory and computation

Friday Dec. 3: Daniel Tam, MIT
Locomotion and Transport of Deformable Bodies

Tuesday Nov. 23: Zuowei Shen, National University of Singapore
"Wavelet Frames and Applications"
** Joint Applied Math and Harmonic Analysis and Signal Processing Seminar**
Please Note: this talk will be on a Tuesday at 3:30pm, NOT 2:30pm.

Friday Nov. 19: Marija Vucelja, CIMS
Iniertial Particles Driven by a Telegraph Noise

Friday Nov. 12: Tamar Shinar, CIMS
Numerical studies of microtubule-based motion in the single-celled C. elegans embryo

Friday Nov. 5: Samuel Walsh, CIMS
Traveling waves in stratified water

Friday Oct. 29: Lisa Rogers, CIMS
Mathematically modeling the Neurochemistry of Human Sleep-wake Cycles

Friday Oct 22: Uriel Frisch, Lab. Cassiopee, Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur.
The tyger phenomenon for the Galerkin-truncated Burgers and Euler equations.
Friday Oct 15: Gilbert Strang (MIT)
Fast transforms: Banded matrices with banded inverses

Friday Oct. 8: No seminar due to Courant Instructor Day

Friday Oct. 1: Daisuke Takagi, CIMS
Nonlinear Peristaltic Waves: Feeding the Hungry Python

Friday Sept. 24: Aleksandar Donev, CIMS
Numerical Methods for Fluctuating Hydrodynamics

Friday Sept. 17: Stephane Mallat (Ecole Polytechnique)
 Classification by Invariant Scattering
*Joint Applied Math Seminar/Harmonic Analysis and Signal Processing Seminar*
Please Note: this talk with be at 11:30am, NOT 2:30pm.

Friday Sept 10: Adam Oberman, Simon Fraser University
Numerical Methods for Geometric Elliptic Partial Differential Equations





Spring 2010

Friday April 23: Amit Singer, Princeton
Mathematical Theory of Cryo-Electron Microscopy

Friday April 16: Eitan Tadmor, University of Maryland
Entropy Stable Approximations of Navier-Stokes equations with no Artificial Numerical Viscosity<o:p></o:p>

Friday April 9: Jianfeng Lu, Courant Institue
Synchrosqueezed wavelet transforms: a tool for empirical mode decomposition

Friday April 2: Edward Belbruno, Princeton University and Innovative Orbital Design, Inc.
Low Energy Transfer to the Moon, Chaos, and Random Walk

Friday March 12: Howard Stone, Princeton University
Surprises in viscous flows:  from charged drops to bacteria in curved channel flows

Friday March 5: Jean-Luc Thiffeault, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Do fish stir the ocean?

Friday February 26: Jacques Vanneste, University of Edinburgh
Wave generation in geophysical fluids as an exponential-asymptotics problem

Friday February 19: Tim Pedley, University of Cambridge

Friday February 12: Jon Wilkening, University of California Berkley
Computation of time-periodic solutions of fluid interface problems

Friday February 5: Dionisios Margetis, University of Maryland
Crystal surface motion: A story of two scales

Friday January 29: Andrew Stuart, Warwick
Bayesian Inverse Problems in PDEs




Fall 2009

Friday December 4: No AMS (Keller/Isaacson Memorial Conference on Numerical Analysis)

Monday November 23: Norman Bleistein,  Colorado School of Mines
Reflector Maps and Earth Parameter Estimation from Seismic Data: From Ruler and Compass Construction to Gaussian Beam Propagators
*Special Seminar, Rm. 2012:15 - 3:15pm*

November 20: David F. Anderson, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Error analysis of tau-leap simulation methods

Wednesday, November 18: Vikram Jandhyala, University of Washington
Open challenges in field-based microelectronics design and verification
*Special Seminar, Rm. 517, 3:30-4:30pm*

Friday November 13: Shawn Walker, CIMS
Shape Optimization of Peristaltic Pumping

Friday November 6: Mikael Rechtsman, CIMS
The Quasicrystal conductivity conundrum: spectral theory and optical experiments

Friday October 30:Yves Couder, Mati�re et Syst�mes Complexes Universit� Paris Diderot (Paris 7)
A macroscopic type of wave-particle duality: the role of "path memory" in the motion of bouncing droplets <o:p></o:p> <o:p>
Friday October 23: Bjorn Birnir,UC Santa Barbara
Changes in Migration Patterns of the Capelin as an Indicator of Temperature Changes in the Arctic Ocean

Friday October 16: Jianfeng Lu, CIMS
From electronic structure to elasticity

Friday October 9: Houman Owhadi, Caltech
Non-intrusive and structure preserving multiscale integration of stiff ODEs, SDEs, Hamiltonian systems and Langevin equations with hidden slow dynamics via flow averaging

Friday October 2: Kenneth M. Golden, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah
Climate Change and the Mathematics of Transport in Sea Ice

Friday September 25: No AMS (CI day)

Friday September 18: No AMS (Incoming PhD reception)

Friday September 11: Patrick Dondl, Bonn University
Pinning of interfaces in random media

Friday September 4:Frank Noe, Free University of Berlin
Scientific Computing in Molecular Biology




Spring 2009

Tuesday May 12: Tiffany Shaw, Department of Physics, University of Toronto *2:30pm, Rm 101*
Physical consistency in subgrid-scale parameterization for climate models

Friday May 1: Jonathan Weare (CIMS)
Rare event simulation with vanishing error for small noise diffusions

Friday April 24: Jack Xin (UC Irvine) *2:00pm-3:00pm*
Soft-Constrained Iterative Methods for Blind Source Separation

Friday April 17: Ilya Timofeyev (Houston)
Sub-sampling in parametric estimation of stochastic differential equations from discrete data

Monday April 13: Eric Darve (Stanford) *Rm. 317, 12:00-1:00p.m.*
Generalized Langevin Equations and non-Markovian Fokker-Planck Equations for Molecular Systems

Friday April 10: Shi Jin (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Hamiltonian Systems and Liouville Equations with Discontinous Hamiltonians: Computation of High Frequency Waves in Heterogeneous Media

Friday April 3: Kurt Kremer (Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research)
Adaptive Resolution Simulations: Towards Open Systems Molecular Dynamics Simulations

Friday March 27: Paul Atzberger (UCSB)



Friday March 13: Rob Fergus (CIMS)
Scaling up semi-supervised learning to gigantic image collections

Friday March 6: Maria Cameron (CIMS)
The string method as a dynamical system

Friday Feb 27: Tiejun Li, Peking University
The mathematical understanding of tau-leaping algorithm

Friday Feb. 20: Irene Gamba, UT Austin
Spectral Lagrangian  methods for  non-linear Boltzmann type eqautions

Friday Feb. 13: Jared Bronski, Urbana-Champaign
Geometry of a Modulational Instability

Friday Feb. 6: Xiaoming Wang, FSU
Approximating stationary statistical properties of dissipative chaotic dynamical systems

Friday Jan. 30: Pete Kramer, RPI
Two coarse-graining studies of stochastic models in molecular biology

Friday Jan. 23:  Mark Tygert, Applied Mathematics,Yale University
A fast algorithm for approximating the singular value decomposition of a matrix



Fall 2008

Friday Dec. 5: David Saintillan, Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Collective dynamics in particle suspensions<o:p></o:p>

Friday, Nov. 28: Thanksgiving Break, No Seminar

Friday, Nov 21: No Seminar

Friday, Nov. 14: Aleksandar Donev, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Multiscale Methods for Hydrodynamics of Polymer Chains in Solution
Room Change: This seminar will held in Room 102 in Warren Weaver Hall.

Friday, Nov. 7: Marco Avellaneda, CIMS
Statistical Arbitrage in the U.S. Equities Market

Friday , Oct. 31: Adi Rangan, CIMS
A diagrammatic subnetwork expansion for pulse-coupled network dynamics.

Friday,  Oct. 24: Chris Wiggins, Columbia University
Inferring and Encoding Graph Partitians

Friday , Oct. 17: Dave Levermore, University of Maryland, College Park
Dispersive Corrections to the Compressible Navier-Stokes System

Friday , Oct. 10: Alexandre Chorin, University of California, Berkeley
Multiscale dynamics and multiscale sampling through statistical projections

Friday , Oct. 3. Nawaf Bou-Rabee, Free University of Berlin
Analysis of Variational Integrators for Langevin Processes

Friday , Sept. 26: no seminar (CI day)

Friday, Sept. 19:  Mikael Rechtsman, CIMS 
A Few Inverse Problems in Classical Statistical Mechanics and Photonics





Previous Talks

Spring 2008

Friday, May 16: Reinout Quispel, La Trobe University, Melbourne Australia
Geometric Numerical Integration of Differential Equations

Friday, May 2: Shawn Walker, CIMS
Modeling and Analysis for Electrowetting Driven Hele-Shaw Flow with Contact Line Friction

Friday, April 25: Gang Bao, Michigan Center for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Michigan State University
Inverse Boundary Value Problems for Maxwell's Equations

Friday, April 18: Silas Alben, Georgia Tech
Optimal flexibility in flapping appendages

Friday, April 11: Jun Zhang, CIMS
Anomalous behavior of flexible, flapping bodies in fluid

Friday, April 4: Weinan E, Princeton




Operator compression and linear scaling algorithms for electronic structure analysis

Friday, March 28: Shafer Smith, CIMS
Surface-Interior interactions in baroclinic turbulence (and a theory for the observed energy spectrum of the atmosphere)

Friday, March 14: Yann LeCun, CIMS
Deep Learning

Friday, March 7: Assaf Naor, CIMS
Partitioning algorithms via semidefinite programming.

Friday, February 29: Qiang Du, Math, Penn State
Diffuse interface modeling of some interface problems involving elastic energy contributions

Friday, February 22: Jason W. Fleischer, Princeton
Towards Optical Hydrodynamics

Friday, February 15: Charles R. Doering,
Professor of Mathematics & Physics, University of Michigan
Twist & Shout: Maximal Enstrophy Production in the 3D Navier-Stokes Equations

Friday, February 8: J. A. Sethian, U. C. Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Designs for Interface Motion in Visco-Elastic Ink Jet Plotters and Superconformal Electrodeposition in Semiconductor Manufacturing

Friday, February 1: Esteban Tabak, CIMS
Obtaining information from data by mixing them well

Friday, January 25: Steven D. Schwartz, Depts. of Biophysics and Biochemistry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Computational Approaches to the Molecular Basis of Enzyme Catalysis -- Reaction Coordinate Identification

Fall 2007

Friday, December 14th: Igor Mezic, UC Santa Barbara
Physical Structure, Graph Structure and Uncertainty in Complex Systems

Friday, December 7th: Andy Majda, CIMS
Mathematical Strategies for Filtering Turbulent Signals in Complex Systems

Friday, November 30th: Phillip Colella, LBNL
Fast computation of volume potentials on structured grids

Wednesday, November 28th: Special AMS - Martin Hairer, University of Warwick (Room 1302, 3:30 - 4:30)
Long-time behaviour of the 2D stochastic Navier-Stokes equations

Friday, November 23rd: No AMS seminar (Thanksgiving)

Tuesday, November 20th: Special AMS - Vladimir Zakharov, University of Arizona (Room 1013, 1:30 - 2:30)  CANCELLED
Nonstationary Potential Flow of Deep Ideal Fluid with Free Surface: New Analytical and Nunerical Results. Is it Integrable System?

Friday, November 16th: Gerhard Hummer, Laboratory of Chemical Physics, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Free energies and kinetics of molecular systems from coarse master equations

Friday, November 9th: No AMS seminar

Friday, November 2nd: Alain Goriely, Mathematics Department, Program in Applied Mathematics, and BIO5 Institute, University of Arizona, Tucson
The Mechanics and Mathematics of Biological Growth

Friday, October 26th: Carlos J. Garcia-Cervera (University of California at Santa Barbara)
Sub-linear scaling algorithms for the study of the electronic structure of materials

Friday, October 19th: Luca Maragliano (CIMS)
Mapping free energy landscapes with radial basis functions

Friday, October 12th: Maria Cameron (CIMS)
Inverse Problem in Seismic Imaging: Seismic Velocity  Estimation from Time Migration

Friday, October 5th: Jonathan Weare (CIMS)
Efficient Monte Carlo sampling by parallel marginalization

Friday, September 28th:  No seminar.  (Courant Instructor Day)

Tuesday, September 25th, Room 1013: Wojtek Grabowski,  National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Boulder, Colorado
Modeling of cloud microphysics: from simple concepts to sophisticated parameterizations

Friday, September 21st: Jing-Rebecca Li (INRIA Paris - Rocquencourt, France)
Fast solver for the heat equation in unbounded domains

Friday, September 14th: Eric Darve (Stanford University)
Fast Multipole Method




Spring 2007

Friday, May 4th: Andy Lau (Florida Atlantic University)
Microrheology of Active Systems

Friday, April 27th: Sinan G�nt�rk (CIMS)
Accurate A/D conversion with inaccurate devices

Friday, April 27th, 11:00 am to 12:00, Room 1314: Pingwen Zhang (Peking University) PLEASE SPECIAL NOTE TIME AND LOCATION.
The Thermodynamic Closure Approximation of Kinetic Theories for Complex Fluids

Friday, April 20th: Weiqing Ren (CIMS)
Analytical and numerical study of coupled atomistic-continuum methods for fluids

Friday, April 13th: Martin Feinberg (OSU)
Stability and Instability in Complex Chemical Reaction Networks: The Big Picture

Friday, April 6th: Lai-Sang Young (CIMS)
Shear-Induced Chaos

Friday, March 30th: Mike Shelley (CIMS)
Random walks and complex fluids

Friday, March 23rd: Chongchun Zeng (Georgia Tech)
Free boundary problems of the Euler equation: hydrodynamical instabilities and energy estimates

Friday, March 9th: Hongkai Zhao (UC Irvine)
Fast sweeping method for static convex Hamilton-Jacobi equation

Friday, March 2nd:  John Rinzel (CIMS and Center for Neural Science, NYU)
Dynamics of perceptual bistability

Friday, February 23rd:  Joseph Teran (CIMS)
Locomotion and Pumping in Visco-Elastic Fluids

Friday, February 16th:  Tom Hou (Caltech)
On Dynamic Stability and Gloval Regularity of the 3D Incompressible Flow

Friday, February 9th:  Nader Masmoudi (CIMS)
Critical mass in a Keller-Segel model

Friday, February 2nd:  Edo Kussell (Biology, NYU)
Populations, Information, and Entropy

Friday, January 26th:  Bob Kohn (CIMS)
The Evolution of a Crystal Surface Below the Roughening Temperature

Friday, January 19th: Andrew Majda (CIMS)
Multiscale Models for the Tropics: A Systematic Route for Improving Theory, Computational, and Predictive Strategies





Fall 2006





September 15th:  Stephen Shipman (Louisiana State University)
Guided modes and resonance in periodic structures



September 22th:  Eric Vanden-Eijnden (CIMS)
Rare events in complex systems  movie clip 4MB


September 29th:  Courant Instructor Day -- NO SEMINAR

October 6th: Nonlinear Dynamics & Chaos Workshop -- NO SEMINAR

October 13th: Scott Sheffield (CIMS)
The puzzling p-Laplacian

October 20th: John Harlim (CIMS)
Efficient ensemble Kalman filters for numerical weather prediction

October 27th: Eric Shea-Brown (CIMS)
A theory of correlations for spiking neurons



November 3rd: Michael Ward (NYU Chemistry)
Directed self-assembly of molecular networks with unique topologies

November 10th: Jianbo Gao (Univ. of Florida, Electrical & Computer Eng.)
Multiscale analysis of complex time series by scale dependent Lyapunov exponent

November 17th: Aaditya Rangan (CIMS)
Correlations vs Causality?  Coding in Cortex

December 1st:  Graeme Milton (Univ. of Utah)
Cloaking: a new phenomenon in electromagnetism

December 8th: R.E. Lee DeVille (CIMS)
Inducing regular behavior in stochastic systems





Spring 2006



Janruary 20th: Scott David Kelly (Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Geometric mechanics and aquatic locomotion


January 27th: Rupert Klein (Free University Berlin & Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research)
Multiple scales asymptotic models for moist atmospheric flows and related conservative numerical schemes


February 3rd: Yannis Kevrekidis (Princeton University)
Some examples of equation-free computation


February 10th: Andy Majda (CIMS)
Mathematical and Computational Challenges in Coarse Graining Coupled Deterministic Stochastic Lattice Models


February 17th: Mike Shelley (CIMS)
Bodies sinking or swimming

February 24th: Harold Weitzner (CIMS)
Charged particle motion in an electromagnetic field - variations of an old story


March 3rd: Boyce Griffith (CIMS)
Adaptive immersed boundary methods for simulating cardiac blood-muscle-valve mechanics and electrophysiology


March 10th: David Pine --- CANCELLED (NYU Physics )
Chaos and the onset of irreversibility in non-Brownian suspensions

March 17th: (Spring break)

March 24th: Jonathan Goodman (CIMS)
Free boundary problems for small transaction cost problems

March 31st: Weiqing Ren (CIMS)
The moving contact line problem


April 7th: Peter Glynn (Statistics, Stanford)
Traffic modeling and rare events for queues


April 14th: Joseph B Keller (Stanford)
Pony tail motion and Hill's equation

April 21st: Carey Priebe (Statistics, Johns Hopkins )
Scan statistics on Enron graphs


April 28th: Anna-Karin Tornberg (CIMS)
Fluid-structure interaction: Suspensions of fibers.

May 5th: David Freedman (Statistics, UC Berkeley)
Correlation isn't causation and neither is regression

May 12th: Tim Schulze ( Mathematics, University of Tennessee)
Kinetic Monte-Carlo simulations of Crystal Growth



Fall 2005

December 2nd: Reka Albert (Penn State)
Continuous and discrete models of a gene regulatory network

December 9th: Oliver Buhler (CIMS)
Waves, vortices, and the gait of the water strider

November 18th: Tom Chou (UCLA)
Protein production and stochastic exclusion processes

November 14th: Olivier Paulius (CIMS)
Title: Toward the end of cumulus parameterization - Sensitivity of radiative-convective equilibrium simulations to horizontal resolution

November 11th: Mark Siegal (NYU Biology)
Functional and evolutionary inference in gene networks: Does topology matter?

November 4th: Andrea Liu (UPenn)
Jamming in Glasses and Granular Materials

October 31st: Aaditya Rangan (CIMS)
Spatiotemporal Dynamics of the Line-Motion Illusion in Primary Visual Cortex

October 21st: Koby Rubinstein (Indiana)
The Weighted Least Action Principle

October 14th: Leslie Greengard (CIMS)
Biological Network Analysis

October 17th: Brian Wetton (University of British Columbia)
Modeling Hydrogen Fuel Cell Stacks

October 7th: Fanghua Lin (CIMS)
Conserved Quantities and Analysis on Multiscale Problems

September 16: Niles Pierce (Caltech)
Computational Analysis and Design of DNA Devices


September 23: Gadi Fibich (Tel Aviv University)
New singular solutions of the nonlinear Schr�dinger equation