Spring 2006 Schedule

February 17, 2006:

Robert Kohn

* Energy-driven pattern formation *

February 24, 2006:

Gil Ariel

* Transition State Theory in a Solvable Model *

March 3, 2006:

Olivier Pauluis

* Convection and Climate: a Mathematical Challenge in Atmospheric
Sciences *

March 10, 2006:

Andrea Barreiro

* Wave-Driven Vortex Dynamics in the Near-Shore Region *

March 24, 2006:

Marsha Berger

* Computing Fluid Flow in Complicated Geometry *

April 14, 2006:

Jeff Cheeger

* Calculus on Fractals *

April 21, 2006:

Tyler Neylon

* Linear Predictions and Occam's Razor *

April 28, 2006:

Harold Weitzner

* How does one make a model for turbulence in a plasma? *

May 5, 2006:

Jean Steiner

* Hide--and--Seek and Spectral Invariants (on Markov Chains and Surfaces ) *