Department of Mathematical Sciences
Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics


Seminars are held on Friday at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Hall Lecture Room II unless noted otherwise

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Special Seminar
11:30 A.M., Thursday, January 23, 2003
611 Cullimore Hall

Victor Matveev


Title: Mechanisms of Short-Term Synaptic Facilitation

Friday, January 24, 2003

Steven Golowich

Bell Labs

Title: Homogenization Expansion for Resonances of Microstructured Photonic Waveguides

Friday, January 31, 2003

Yang Xiang

Princeton University

Title: A Level Set Method for Dislocation Dynamics

Special Joint Seminar with Mechanical Engineering
4:00 P.M., February 5, 2003
224 Mechanical Engineering Center
Refreshments served at 3:30 P.M.

Andreas Acrivos

Levich Institute, New York, NY

Title: Deterministic and Stochastic Properties of Sheared Suspensions. Latest Variations on a Theme by Albert Einstein

Joint Seminar with Mechanical Engineering
Friday, February 7, 2003

David Wootton

Drexel University

Title: Mechanochemical Thrombosis Models

Special Seminar
11:30 A.M., Tuesday, February 11, 2003
611 Cullimore Hall

Christian Ratsch


Title: Modeling Epitaxial Growth on Different Time and Length Scales: From Ab-Initio to Level-Sets

Friday, February 14, 2003

Mark Korlie

Montclair State University

Title: 3-D Particle Modeling of Gas Bubbles in a Liquid

Friday, February 21, 2003

Eliza Michalopoulou

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Title: Inverse problems in underwater acoustics: matched field processing and TABU optimization

Friday, February 28, 2003

Johannes Tausch

Southern Methodist University

Title: Asymptotically optimal BEM solvers based on Variable Order Wavelets

Special Joint Seminar with Mechanical and Chemical Engineering
4:00 P.M., March 5, 2003
224 Mechanical Engineering Center
Refreshments served at 3:30 P.M.

L.-S. Fan

Department of Chemical Engineering, Ohio State University

Title: Real Time Three-Dimensional Tomography and the Discrete Computations for Multiphase Flow Systems

Friday, March 7, 2003

Michael Siegel

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Title: Evolution of material surfaces for highly anisotropic surface energy

Friday, March 14, 2003

John Ball

Oxford University & Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

Title: The regularity of minimizers in elasticity

Friday, March 28, 2003

William Browning

Applied Math Inc.

Title: Some Applications of Mathematics in Industry

Friday, April 4, 2003

Jared Bronski

University of Illinois & Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

Title: Eigenvalue Asymptotics, Passive Scalar Intermittency and Small Ball Estimates for Fractional Brownian Motions

Special Seminar
2:30 PM, Wednesday, April 9, 2003
611 Cullimore Hall

Ned Corron

U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command

Title: Information Flow in Chaos Synchronization

Friday, April 11, 2003

Jianping Zhu

University of Akron

Title: An efficient parallel algorithm for solving time dependent partial differential equations

Friday, April 25, 2003

Richard Bertram

Florida State University

Title: Emergent Phantom Bursting in Pancreatic Islets

Friday, May 2, 2003

Robert Krasny

University of Michigan

Title: An Adaptive Treecode for Particle Interactions

For more information about the Seminars contact:

Dan Goldman, 973-596-5837