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CNA Seminars

Fall 2009 Seminars


TUESDAY, September 15, 2009

Jon Wilkening, UC Berkeley

Computation of time-periodic solutions of nonlinear PDE

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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TUESDAY, September 15, 2009

Patrick Dondl, University of Bonn

Pinning of interfaces in random media

Time: 2:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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THURSDAY, September 17, 2009

Amy Novick-Cohen

Grain boundary motion in thin films

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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TUESDAY, September 22, 2009

Gianni Dal Maso, SISSA

Quasistatic evolution for Cam-Clay plasticity

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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TUESDAY, September 29, 2009

Beatrice Riviere, Rice University

Multiphysics couplings in porous media

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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TUESDAY, October 6, 2009

Johannes Zimmer, Univeristy of Bath.

Rate independent models of elasto-pasticity and related function spaces

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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THURSDAY, October 22, 2009

Enrico Valdinoci, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata

Geometric properties of semilinear PDEs and applications

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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TUESDAY, October 27, 2009

Ning Jiang, Courant Institue, New York University

Kinetic-Fluid Boundary Layers and Applications to Hydrodynamic Limits of Boltzmann Equation

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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THURSDAY, October 29, 2009

Stefan Kroemer, Carnegie Mellon University

On the role of lower bounds in characterizations of weak lower semicontinuity

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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TUESDAY, November 3, 2009

Nicola Fusco

Equilibrium configurations of epitaxially strained elastic films: qualitative properties of solutions

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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TUESDAY, November 10, 2009

Kaushik Bhattacharya, California Institute of Technology

Variational problems motivated by soft elastomer actuators

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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TUESDAY, November 17, 2009

Ravi Srinivasan, University of Texas at Austin and Duke University

Kinetic theory and Lax equations for shock clustering and Burgers turbulence

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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TUESDAY, December 1, 2009

Max Morini, SISSA

Geometrically constrained walls in two dimensions.

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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TUESDAY, December 15, 2009

Diogo Gomes, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal

Non-convex Hamiltonians and Aubry-Mather measures

Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300

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THURSDAY, December 17, 2009

Jim Kelliher, University of California, Riverside

Infinite-energy 2D statistical solutions to the equations of incompressible fluids

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Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300