Fall 2015

Colloquia are held on Fridays at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II, unless noted otherwise. Refreshments are served at 11:30 am. For questions about the seminar schedule, please contact Yassine Boubendir.


Date Speaker and Title Host
September 4 Sookkyung Lim, University of Cincinnati
Generalized Immersed Boundary Method Applied to Biofluid Problems

Michael Booty
September 11 Gretar Tryggvason, University of Notre Dame
Direct Numerical Simulations of Complex Multiphase Flows
Shahriar Afkhami
September 18 Bill Henshaw, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Over-Coming the Fluid-Structure Added-Mass Instability for Incompressible Flows
Yassine Boubendir
September 25 Robert Lipton, Louisiana State University
Novel Dispersion from Metamaterials
Catalin Turc
October 2 Yuri V. Lvov
Fermi Pasta Ulam System - New Ideas about Old Problems
Wooyoung Choi
October 9 Carlos Garcia-Cervera, University of California, Santa Barbara
Undulations in Smectic A Liquid Crystals
Cyrill Muratov
October 16 Darko Volkov, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
An All-Frequency Weakly-Singular Surface Integral Equation for Maxwell’s Equations in Dielectric Media
Catalin Turc
October 23 George Biros, University of Texas at Austin
Fast Integral Equation Algorithms for Boundary Value Problems with Variable Coefficients
Yassine Boubendir
October 30 Wooyoung Choi, NJIT
Can We Predict Evolving Nonlinear Waves in the Ocean, or Even Those in Laboratory Tanks?
November 6 Cyrill Muratov, NJIT
Low Density Phases in a Uniformly Charged Liquid with Homogeneous Neutralizing Background
November 13 Richard Seager, Columbia University
The Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics of North American Droughts
Michael Booty
November 20 Gadi Fibich, Tel Aviv University
Necklace Solitary Waves on Bounded Domains
Roy Goodman
December 4 Surajit Sen, State University of New York at Buffalo
Physics of and with Nonlinear Waves - Why They Matter
Denis Blackmore