Northwestern University Mathematical Calendar
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science
Year 2002


Friday, January 11, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Technological Institute - Room M416, 2:00PM
Arshad Kudrolli,   Clark University
Title: Vortices and clustering in anisotropic and cohesive granular matter
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Friday, January 18, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Technological Institute - Room M416, 2:00PM
Shankar Venkataramani,   Universityof Chicago
Title: Crumpled sheets as a model system for studying multiple-scale behviors
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Friday, January 25, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Wendy Zhang,   University of Chicago
Title: Thread pinch-off: asymmetric cones in viscous flow.
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Friday, February 1, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Ken Miller,   University of California San Francisco
Title: Modeling the function and development of a piece of the cerebral cortical circuit: Cat V1 layer 4
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Friday, February 8, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Henry Greenside,   Duke University
Title: The Existence and Properties of Spatiotemporal Chaos in a 2D Excitable Medium
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Friday, February 15, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Technological Institute - Room M416, 2:00PM
Rustem Ismagilov,   University of Chicago
Title: Spatial Localization of Chemical Reactions with Microfluidics
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Friday, February 22, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Daniel Lathrop,   University of Maryland
Title: Observing Intense Turbulent Vorticity and Strain
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Friday, March 1, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Jared Bronski,   University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Title: Passive Scalar Intermittency, Eigenvalue Asymptotics, and Small Ball Estimates for Fractional Brownian Motions
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Friday, March 8, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Matt Nicol,   Surrey
Title: Euclidean extensions of dynamical systems
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Friday, March 15, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Technological Institute M416, 2:00PM
Lev Tsimring, Institute for Nonlinear Science, University of California,   San Diego
Title: Noise-induced dynamics in bistable systems with delay
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Friday, April 5, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Wolfgang Losert,   University of Maryland
Title: Control of binary alloy crystal growth patterns
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Friday, April 12, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Douglas Heggie,   University of Edinburgh
Title: Exponential Divergence
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Friday, April 19, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
David Merritt,   Rutgers University
Title: Non-Integrable Galactic Dynammics
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Friday, April 26, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Hans G. Othmer,   University of Minnesota
Title: Signal transduction and behavioral response in E. Coli: a model system for understanding macroscopic patterns from microscopic rules
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Friday, May 3, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
James Bower,   The Research Imaging Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio and the Cajal Neuroscience Research Center at the University of Texas- San Antonio
Title: How does the cerebellum compute?
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Friday, May 10, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Anna Lin,   Duke University
Title: Frequency locking of reaction-diffusion patterns
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Friday, May 17, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Renu Malhotra,   University of Arizona
Title: Chaos and Stability in Planetary Systems
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Friday, May 24, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech Institute - Room 416, 2:00PM
Robert Ecke,   Los Alamos National Lab
Title: Granular Chains - Geometric Constraints, Entropy, and More
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Friday, May 31, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Eugene Chiang,   University of California-Berkeley
Title: Winding and Unwinding a Clockwork Universe
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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech L211 - Note special time and location, 4:00PM
Eugene Chiang,   University of California-Berkeley
Title: Winding and Unwinding a Clockwork Universe
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Wednesday, June 5, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech Institute Room M416 - Note special day (Wednesday), 2:00PM
Norm Murray,   University of Toronto
Title: Chaos in the Solar System
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Friday, June 7, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech Institute Room M416, 2:00PM
Norm Murray,   University of Toronto
Title: Chaos in the Solar System
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Friday, September 20, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Stephane Genet, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie,   Paris
Title: Cellular basis for time computations in the cerebellum: multi- threshold model of electric activation in cerebellar Purkinje cell dendrites
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Friday, September 27, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Lee E. Miller,   Northwestern University
Title: Predicting limb EMG from neurons recorded in the central nervous system
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Friday, October 4, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Gadi Fibich,   Tel Aviv University
Title: Self Focusing of Circularly-polarized Beams
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Friday, October 11, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Maxim Frank-Kamenetskii,   Boston University
Title: Biophysics of the DNA molecule
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Abstract and details available


Thursday, October 17, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Luigi Lugiato,   UniversitÓ dell'Insubria
Title: Cavity solitons in semiconductor microresonators
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Friday, October 25, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Alan Perelson,   Los Alamos National Laboratory
Title: Modeling Viral Infections in Humans
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Friday, November 1, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
John Tyson,   Virginia Tech
Title: CyberYeast: Computational Models of Cell Cycle Regulation
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Friday, November 8, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Alexander Grosberg,   University of Minnesota
Title: Toy Proteins Functioning Like a Machine
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Friday, November 15, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
M.L. Zeeman, University of Texas,   San Antonio
Title: Title: Modeling the LH surge in the human menstrual cycle.
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Friday, November 22, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Luis Amaral,   Northwestern
Title: Complex Networks in Nature
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Abstract and details available


Thursday, December 5, 2002

Interdisciplinary Seminar in Nonlinear Science       Tech M416, 2:00PM
Greg Forest,   University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title: Laminar flows of nematic polymers: molecular theory and averaged descriptions
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