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Lecturing Material

Fall 2017

Math 415: Applied Dynamical Systems, Chaos and Modeling


Spring 2017

Math 322: Applied Mathematical Analysis II


Math 704: Methods of Applied Mathematics II


Fall 2016

Math 415: Applied Dynamical Systems, Chaos and Modeling


Summer 2016

Lectures at ICTS Summer Research Program on Dynamics of Complex Systems

Lecture 1: Stirring and mixing

Lecture 2: Filament model and effective diffusivity (Matlab example files: [zip] [tar.gz])

Lecture 3: Stirring by swimming organisms, part 1

Lecture 4: Stirring by swimming organisms, part 2


Spring 2016

Math 321: Applied Mathematical Analysis I


Math 322: Applied Mathematical Analysis II


Fall 2015

Math 415: Applied Dynamical Systems, Chaos and Modeling


Summer 2015

ICERM: Lectures on Topological Surface Dynamics

Lectures at the Summer Program on Computational Dynamics and Topology at ICERM, Brown University, Providence, RI, 14–16 July 2015

All three lectures in one file: [pdf]

Spring 2014

Math 715: Methods of Computational Mathematics II


Fall 2013

Math 322: Applied Mathematical Analysis II


Math 703: Methods of Applied Mathematics I


Spring 2013

Math 321: Applied Mathematical Analysis I


Math 801: Mathematical Aspects of Mixing


Fall 2012

Math 703: Methods of Applied Mathematics I


Spring 2012

Math 321: Applied Mathematical Analysis I


Math 322: Applied Mathematical Analysis II


Fall 2011

Math 322: Applied Mathematical Analysis II


Spring 2011

Math 552: Elementary Geometric and Algebraic Topology


Fall 2010

Math 221: Calculus and Analytic Geometry


Math 705: Mathematical Fluid Dynamics


Summer 2010

Woods Hole GFD Lectures: Swimming and Swirling in Turbulence

All lectures in one file: [pdf] [djvu]

Lecture 1: Stirring and mixing [pdf] [djvu] (Matlab example files: [zip] [tar.gz])

Lecture 2: Stirring by swimming organisms [pdf] [djvu] (Slides: [pdf] [djvu])

Lecture 3: Local stretching theories [pdf] [djvu]

Lecture 4: Mixing in the presence of sources and sinks [pdf] [djvu] (Slides: [pdf] [djvu]) (Matlab example files: [zip] [tar.gz])


Spring 2010

IMA Tag Team Tutorials: Transport and Mixing in Incompressible Flows

All lectures in a single file [pdf] [djvu]

Lecture 1: Stirring and Mixing [pdf] [djvu]

Lecture 2: Linear Flows [pdf] [djvu]

Lecture 3: Effective Diffusivity [pdf] [djvu] (Matlab example files: [zip] [tar.gz])

Lecture 4: Stochastic Models (part 1) [pdf] [djvu]

Lecture 5: Stochastic Models (part 2) [pdf] [djvu]

Lecture 6: Topological Mixing [pdf] [djvu]


Spring 2009

Math 217: Calculus with Algebra & Trigonometry II


Fall 2008

Math 415: Applied Dynamical Systems, Chaos and Modeling


Math 705: Mathematical Fluid Dynamics


Spring 2008

Math 221: Calculus and Analytic Geometry


Math 801: Braids


Fall 2007

Math 705: Mathematical Fluid Dynamics