# Archive

## 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

**Friday, April 13:** Lou Kondic, NJIT

Modeling thin liquid films: from liquid crystals to liquid metals

**Friday, April 20: **Ken Kamrin, MIT

Modeling granular materials from fundamentals to applications: Surprising complexity meets surprising simplicity

**Friday, April 27:** Michael Shelley, CIMS

Active Mechanics in the Cell

**Friday, May 4:**Marcus Roper, UCLA

Optimality in microvascular networks

Friday, May 11: John Lowengrub, UCI

A hybrid continuum-discrete mechanical collective cell model

**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

Markov chain Monte Carlo and nonequilibrium statistical mechanics in drug discovery

**Friday, Oct 13:**John Chodera, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterMarkov chain Monte Carlo and nonequilibrium statistical mechanics in drug discovery

**Friday, Oct 20:**Courant Instructor Day

Modeling and large-scale simulation of thin film flows of nematic liquid crystal

**Friday, Oct 27:**Linda Cummings, New Jersey Institute of TechnologyModeling and large-scale simulation of thin film flows of nematic liquid crystal

Dynamical fluctuations and large deviations in systems with and without detailed balance

**Friday, Nov 3:**Robert Jack, University of CambridgeDynamical fluctuations and large deviations in systems with and without detailed balance

Data-driven discovery of governing equations and physical laws

**Friday, Nov. 10:**Nathan Kutz, University of WashingtonData-driven discovery of governing equations and physical laws

**Friday, Nov 17:**Memorial for Cathleen Morawetz

**Friday, Nov 24:**Thanksgiving Break

Moving boundaries in fluid flows: Mudballs, meteorites, lollipops, and bubbles

**Friday, Dec 1:**Leif Ristroph, Courant InstituteMoving boundaries in fluid flows: Mudballs, meteorites, lollipops, and bubbles

Friday, Dec 15: Bill Schultz, University of Michigan

Directional stability of foils and swimming performance measures

**Friday, Dec 8:**Holiday PartyFriday, Dec 15: Bill Schultz, University of Michigan

Directional stability of foils and swimming performance measures

**Spring 2017 **

Friday, Jan 20:Jianfeng Lu, Duke Frozen Gaussian approximation with surface hopping: a stochastic semiclassical algorithm for high dimensional Schroedinger equations

Friday, Jan 27:Tobias Grafke, CIMS Extreme Events and Metastability in Fluids and WavesFriday, Feb 3:Wen Yan, Simons Foundation Towards a continuum mechanics for (dry) active particlesFriday, Feb 10:Dionisios Margetis, U Maryland From atomistic dynamics to mesoscale models of epitaxial growthFriday, Feb 17: No SeminarFriday, Feb 24:Olof retirement party /Special Seminar: 2:30pm Room 109Xiao-Chuan Cai, University of Colorado Domain Decomposition: From Poisson to Coupled Multi-physicsFriday, Mar 3:Ian Tobasco, University of Michigan Optimal wall-to-wall transport by incompressible flowsFriday, Mar 10:Friday, Mar 17:no seminar; Spring breakFriday, 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 mechanicsFriday, Apr 14:Owen Miller, Yale Design at the Nanoscale: Reaching the Limits of Light-Matter InteractionsTuesday, April 18:Joe Keller Memorial Workshop / Special Event: 12:30pmFriday, Apr 21:no Seminar; student prize ceremonyFriday, Apr 28:Andrej Kosmrlj, Princeton Elasticity, Geometry and BucklingFriday, 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 structuresFriday, Sept 16:Tryphon Georgiou, University of Minnesota and UC Irvine Entropic and Displacement interpolation of probability distributionsFriday, Sept 23:Dejan Slepcev, Carnegie Mellon University Variational problems on graphs and their continuum limitsFriday, 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 mathematicsFriday, Oct 14:Rakesh Vohra, UPenn Stable Matchings and Scarf�s LemmaThursday, Oct20: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 placementFriday, Oct 21:CI Day (morning)Friday, Oct 28:Nicolas Boumal, Princeton Optimization on manifolds to solve low-rank semidefinite relaxationsFriday, Nov 4:Arian Maleki, Columbia On the asymptotic performance of l_q regularized least squares

Traveling Waves in Myxobacteria

Evolving dynamical systems for temperature compensated clocks and developmental patterning

The dissassembly of viral capsids as a case study for the stability of large complexes made of repeated building blocks.

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

**Friday, Nov 11:**Angelika Manhart, CIMSTraveling Waves in Myxobacteria

**Friday, Nov 18:**Eric Siggia, RockefellerEvolving dynamical systems for temperature compensated clocks and developmental patterning

**Friday, Nov 25:**no seminar (Thanksgiving)**Tues****day, Nov. 29:**Paolo Cermelli, University of Torino **Please note unusual time, day and location for this seminar 11:00am in room 1314The 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 TorinoA 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 BodyFriday, Feb 12:Zsolt Pajor-Gyulai, CIMS Stochastic approach to anomalous diffusion in two dimensional, incompressible, periodic, cellular flowsFriday, Feb 19:Justin Solomon, Princeton/MIT Optimal Transportation for Practical Geometric ProblemsFriday, Feb 26:Charles R. Doering, Univerisity of Michigan Wall to wall optimal transportFriday, Mar 4:Dimitris Giannakis, CIMS Kernel methods for nonparametric analog forecastingFriday, Mar 11:Yoav Kallus, Santa Fe Institute Local optimality and pessimality results in packing problemsFriday, 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 ProcessingFriday, Apr 1:Qiang Du, Columbia University Bridging scales through nonlocal modelingFriday, Apr 8:Oleg Kirillov,Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow and Helmholtz-Zentrum, Dresden-Rossendorf Precession on a rotating saddle: A gyro force in an internal frameWednesday, Apr 13:Quentin Berthet, Cambridge Trade-offs in Statistical LearningFriday Apr 15:Boyce Griffith, UNC (special seminar) A Short History of the Immersed Boundary MethodWednesday, Apr 20:Jonathan Weare, Univ of Chicago (special seminar please note time and location - 11am, room 1314) Understanding umbrella sampling approaches to rare event simulationFriday, 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 R2Friday, 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 backgroundWednesday, 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 graphsFriday, Feb 27:Yury Grabovsky, Temple University Near-flip buckling and scaling instability of critical loadsFriday, March 6:Rustum Choksi, McGill Metastability and Access to the Ground State in a Class of Variational Models for Self-assemblyFriday, March 13:Tyrus Berry, Pennsylvania State University Data-driven forecasting without a model and with a partially known modelFriday, March 20:Spring Break (no seminar)Friday, March 27:Govind Menon, Brown University Building polyhedra by self-assemblyFriday, April 3:Gregory Falkovich, Weizmann Institute Tractor beam by water wavesFriday, April 10:Dionisios Margetis, University of Maryland The trouble with crystal facetsFriday, April 17:Yuri Lvov, RPI Fermi Pasta Ulam system - new ideas about old problemFriday, April 24:No seminarFriday, May 1:No seminarFriday, May 8:Bruno Despres, UPMC Mathematical structure of hierarchies of reduced MHD modelsFriday, 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 21**: Laurent 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)

**Friday, Dec 5:** Lucy Colwell, Cambridge University

Using evolutionary sequence variation to make inferences about protein structure and function

**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.

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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

TBA

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>
</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.
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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 NOTE SPECIAL DATE AND PLACE. 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**