Seminars: 2012

Stochastic field lines and
braids. Center for Plasma Theory and Computation Seminar,
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 10 December 2012.

Topological approaches to problems of
stirring and mixing. Mathematics Colloquium, University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 4 December 2012.

Biomixing: when organisms stir
their environment. Complex Systems Seminar, University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 4 December 2012.

Biomixing: when organisms stir their
environment. Mechanical Engineering Seminar, University of
California, Santa Barbara, CA, 26 November 2012.

The structure of random braids.
Workshop on Tangled Magnetic Fields in Astro and Plasma Physics, ICMS,
Edinburgh, UK, 19 October 2012.

The mathematics of juggling.
Cookie Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin,
Madison, WI, 1 October 2012.

Biomixing: when organisms stir their
environment. Physics Colloquium, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, 7
September 2012.

Topological approaches to problems of
stirring and mixing. Mathematics Colloquium, Stanford University,
Stanford, CA, 20 August 2012.

Topological approaches
to problems of stirring and mixing.
IUTAM Symposium on Topological Fluid Dynamics,
Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK, 26 July 2012.
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Moving walls accelerate mixing.
AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems,
Orlando, FL, 2 July 2012.

Bioconvection revisited.
AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems,
Orlando, FL, 1 July 2012.

Topological detection of coherent
structures.
SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures,
Seattle, WA, 13 June 2012.

Extracting flow information
from sparse Lagrangian trajectories.
Euler Lagrangian Meeting, Wolfgang Pauli Institute, Vienna,
Austria, 7 May 2012.

Topological chaos and optimization.
Mathematics Colloquium, University of Wiconsin, Milwaukee, 13 April 2012.

The hagfish: the slimiest
fish in the sea. Talk at the Madison Math Circle, 5 March 2012.

Making taffy with the Golden
mean. Talk at the Wisconsin Science, Math & Engineering Symposium,
23 February 2012.

Simple models of stirring by swimming
organisms. Fluid Mechanics Seminar, Department of Mathematical
Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, 20 February
2012.

Topological optimization.
WIDDOW Seminar, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of
Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 13 February 2012.