Applied/Physical Applied Math/Spring2015

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Spring 2015

date speaker title/paper
Jan 22 Faculty meeting
Jan 29 Saverio Optimal geometries in liquid crystals
Feb 5 Will Mitchell Lauga, Locomotion in complex fluids: Integral theorems, Phys. Fluids (2014)
Feb 12 Marko Zhang, Liu and Wang, Koopman Modes, Dynamic Mode Decomposition, and POD, J. Fluids. Struct. (2014)
Feb 19 Faculty meeting (moved from Feb 12 due to Gloria's absence)
Feb 26 Jean-Luc On sedimentation and velocity fluctuations
Mar 5 Peter Zhang and Lin, Stirring by multi-cylinder in potential flow, preprint, (2014).
Mar 12 Faculty meeting
Mar 19 Jim Turing, The Chemical Basis of Morphogenesis, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. B (1952).
Mar 26 Lei Li Complex analysis for a flapping wing in an inviscid flow
Apr 2 Spring break
Apr 9 Faculty meeting
Apr 16 Tom Amato et al., Finite-time stability of linear time-varying systems with jumps, Automatica (2009).
Apr 23 Colin Petroff et al., Fast-moving bacteria self-organize into active two-dimensional crystals of rotating cells, PRL (2015).
Apr 30 Keith Ostoja-Starzewski and Wang, Linear elasticity of planar Delaunay networks: random field characterization of effective moduli, Acta Mechanica (1989).
May 7 Faculty meeting
May 14 Jean-Luc I'm back, ya'll (or BBQ)