Seminars: 2011

Topological detection of
Lagrangian coherent structures.
Talk at the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics
Conference, Baltimore, MD, 21 November 2011.

Making taffy with the Golden
mean. Talk at the Madison Math Circle, 7 November 2011.

Making taffy with the Golden
mean. Talk at the Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL, 29 October
2011.

Simple models of stirring by swimming
organisms. Fluid Mechanics Seminar, Mechanical Science and
Engineering Department, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, 28 October
2011.

Topological chaos.
Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar,
Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 4 October 2011.

Smith and Jones: Two Russian
professors who hate each other. Cookie Seminar, Department of
Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 3 October 2011.

Topological chaos and optimization.
Dynamical Systems & Nonlinear Science Seminar,
PACM, Princeton, NJ, 30 September 2011.

Topological detection of
Lagrangian coherent structures.
Talk at the Summer Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics,
Woods Hole, MA, 9 August 2011.

Topological optimization of rodstirring
devices. Talk at ICIAM (International Congress on Industrial
and Applied Mathematics), Vancouver, Canada, 21 July 2011.

Simple models of
stirring by swimming organisms.
Talk at the Workshop on Complex Fluids and Flows in Industry and Nature,
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 14 July 2011.

Braids of entangled particle trajectories.
Talk at the Workshop on Braids and Their Applications, Pisa,
Italy, 22 June 2011.

Topological methods for stirring and mixing.
Talk at the WASCOM Conference, Brindisi, Italy, 15 June 2011.

Topological detection of
Lagrangian coherent structures.
Talk at the SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems,
Snowbird, Utah, 22 May 2011.

Topological detection of
Lagrangian coherent structures.
Talk at the Workshop on Coherent Structures,
Lorentz Center, Leiden, The Netherlands, 19 May 2011.

Topological
optimization of rodstirring devices.
SIAM–UW Seminar,
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 13 April 2011.

Mixing with sources and sinks.
Math/AOS Informal Seminar,
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 7 April 2011.

Simple models of
stirring by swimming organisms.
Applied Mathematics Colloquium,
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 28 March 2011.

Simple
models of stirring by swimming organisms.
Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Seminar, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 16 February 2011.

Topological methods for stirring and mixing.
Talk at the Workshop on Physics of Mixing, Lorentz Center, Leiden, The Netherlands, 24 January 2011.

Topological optimization.
Mathematics Colloquium, Department of
Mathematics, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN,
14 January 2011.