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Applied and Computational Mathematics Seminar

Fall 2020

date speaker title host(s)
Sep 11 Nick Ouellette (Stanford) Tensor Geometry in the Turbulent Cascade Jean-Luc
Sep 18 Harry Lee (UW-Madison and UMich) Recent extension of V.I. Arnold's and J.L. Synge's mathematical theory of shear flows Wally
Sep 25 Spencer Smith (Mount Holyoke) Braids on a lattice and maximally efficient mixing in active matter systems Jean-Luc
Oct 2 Zhizhen Jane Zhao (UIUC) Exploiting Group and Geometric Structures for Massive Data Analysis Li & Chen
Oct 9 Matthias Morzfeld (Scripps & UCSD) What is Bayesian inference, why is it useful in Earth science and why is it challenging to do numerically? Chen
Oct 16 Jingwei Hu (Purdue) A new stability and convergence proof of the Fourier-Galerkin spectral method for the spatially homogeneous Boltzmann equation Li
Oct 23 Dan Vimont (UW-Madison, AOS) Advances in Linear Inverse Modeling for Understanding Tropical Pacific Climate Variability Stechmann
Oct 30 Sam Punshon-Smith (Brown) Scalar mixing and the Batchelor spectrum in stochastic fluid mechanics Li
Nov 6 Yimin Zhong (UCI, Duke) Quantitative PhotoAcoustic Tomography (PAT) with simplified PN approximation Li
Nov 13 1:30pm Markus Deserno (Carnegie Mellon) Spontaneous curvature, differential stress, and bending modulus of asymmetric lipid membranes

(Virtual, link to recording here)

Nov 20 Evelyn Lunasin (USNA) Finite Number of Determining Parameters for the 1D Kuramoto-Sivashinsky equation with Applications to Feedback Control and Data Assimilations Jean-Luc & Chen
Nov 27 Thangksgiving recess
Dec 4 Michael Chertkov (U. Arizona) Harvesting Data and Model Revolution in Natural and Engineering Sciences Zepeda-Nunez

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