Spring 2016

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
January 22 Johnny Guzmán, Brown University
Finite Element Methods for High Contrast Interface Problems
Yassine Boubendir
January 29 Anthony Rosato, NJIT
Investigation of Energetic Granular Flows via Simulations, Experiments and Theory
Denis Blackmore
February 5 Danielle Bassett, Brown University
Network-Based Computational Tools for the Investigation of Meso-Scale Structure in Soft Materials
Lou Kondic
February 12 Lev Ostrovsky, NOAA Earth Science Laboratory
Asymptotic Perturbation Theory for Solitons
Wooyoung Choi
February 19 Kyle Mandli, Columbia University
Enabling Storm Surge Prediction for High-Resolution Forecasts and Climate Scenarios
Roy Goodman
February 26 David Shirokoff, NJIT
Approximate Global Minimizers for Pairwise Interaction Problems
March 2 Richard M. McLaughlin, UNC Chapel Hill
Tailoring the Tails in Taylor Dispersion
Wooyoung Choi
March 11 Ivan Christov, Purdue University
Multiple-Scale Asymptotics of Plane Waves in Media with Variable Phase Speed
Denis Blackmore
April 1 Kevin Mitchell, University of California, Merced
Dynamical Barriers to Front Propagation in Active Fluid Flows
Roy Goodman
April 8 Dmitry Golovaty, The University of Akron
On the Landau-de Gennes Model for Nematic Liquid Crystalline Films
Cyrill Muratov
April 15 Nilima Nigam, Simon Fraser University
High Accuracy Computation of Mixed Dirichlet-Neumann Eigenvalues
Yassine Boubendir
April 22 Alexander Idesman, Texas Tech University
A New Accurate Numerical Approach to Structural Dynamics and Wave Propagation Problems
Yassine Boubendir
April 29 Michael Zabarankin, Stevens Institute of Technology
Analytical Solution for Spheroidal Drop Under Axisymmetric Linearized Boundary Conditions
Yuan-Nan Young