Seminars: 2013

Characterizing complex entanglements.
VIS (Very Informal Seminar), Wisconsin Institute for Discovery,
University of Wisconsin, Madison, 6 December 2013.

Biomixing: when organisms stir their
environment. Seminar, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical
Engineering, University of Southern California, 20 November 2013.

The mathematics of
juggling. Talk at the Madison Math Circle, 4 November 2013.
[The software used in the talk
is Juggling Lab]

Making a splash on an incline.
Talk at the Conference JBK–90 in honor of Joe Keller's
90th birthday, Stanford, CA, 26 October 2013.

The cat's cradle, stirring, and topological complexity.
UW–Madison Math Club Seminar, Madison, WI, 7 October 2013.

braidlab
tutorial. Talk at the Workshop Uncovering Transport
Barriers in Geophysical Flows, Banff International Research
Station, Alberta, Canada, 25 September 2013.

Moving walls accelerate mixing. Talk at the
Workshop Uncovering Transport Barriers in Geophysical Flows,
Banff International Research Station, Alberta, Canada, 23 September
2013.

Turbulence and hagfish slime.
Talk at the Workshop Recent Advances in PDEs and Fluids,
Stanford University, CA, 16 August 2013.

The topology of fluid mixing.
CNLS Colloquium, Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM, 29 July 2013.

Modeling hagfish slime.
Talk at the Summer Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics,
Woods Hole, MA, 8 July 2013.

The topology of fluid mixing.
Mathematics Seminar, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 7 June 2013.

Biomixing: when organisms stir their
environment. Seminar, Institute of Natural Sciences, Shanghai
Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, 6 June 2013.

The topology of fluid mixing.
Seminar, Institute of Natural Sciences, Shanghai Jiao Tong University,
Shanghai, China, 5 June 2013.

The topology of fluid mixing.
Plenary talk, SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical
Systems, Snowbird, UT, 20 May 2013.
[video]

Extracting flow information from
sparse Lagrangian trajectories. Theory Seminar, Scripps
Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, 17
May 2013.

Biomixing: when organisms stir their
environment. Fluids Seminar, MAE, University of California, San
Diego, 17 May 2013.

Biomixing: when organisms stir their
environment. Math Colloquium, University of Utah, Salt Lake City,
UT, 28 March 2013.

The topology of fluid mixing.
Center for Nonlinear Analysis Seminar, Department of Mathematics,
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 26 March 2013.

Biomixing and large
deviations. Probability Seminar, University of Wisconsin, Madison,
WI, 14 February 2013.

Making taffy with the Golden mean.
Talk at the Madison Math Circle, 11 February 2013.

pseudoAnosovs with small or
large dilatation. Mathematics Colloquium, University of Wisconsin,
Madison, WI, 8 February 2013.

Making taffy with the Golden mean.
Math Club, Madison College, Madison, WI, 25 January
2013. [video]