Workshop on

Mathematical Study of

Multi-scale Problems

July 13-14, 2004

Program


Tuesday, July 13, 2004

09:30 – 10:00  Arrival and Coffee

10:00 10:45  John Gibbon (London)
Intermittency and regularity issues in the three-dimensional Navier-Stokes equations 

10:45 – 11:15  Break

11:15 – 12:00  Vered Rom-Kedar (Rehovot)
Hierarchy of bifurcations in multi-dimensional Hamiltonian systems 

12:00 – 12:45  Eitan Tadmor (College Park)
Edge detection, hierarchical decompositions and multiscale nonlinear dynamics  

12:45 – 14:30  Lunch Break and Coffee  

14:30 – 15:15  Zvi Artstein (Rehovot)
Coupled slow and fast dynamics: The singular perturbations limit

15:15– 16:00  Zeev Schuss (Tel Aviv)
Mathematical problems in molecular biophysics: A review

16:00 – 16:30  Break and Coffee

16:30 17:15  Eli Tziperman (Cambridge, MA)
Rapid past climate change: it's the sea ice

17:15 - Second Chance Talks and Discussion  

 


Wednesday, July 14, 2004

09:30 – 10:00  Arrival and Coffee

10:00 10:45  Peter Constantin (Chicago)
Smoluchowski equations  

10:45 – 11:15  Break

11:15 – 12:00  Nathan Paldor  (Jerusalem)
Inertial particle approximation to solutions of the shallow water equations on the rotating spherical earth 

12:00 – 12:45  Hrvoje Buljan (Haifa)
Partially coherent waves in nonlinear systems  

12:45 – 14:30  Lunch Break and Coffee  

14:30 – 15:15  Gregory Falkovich (Rehovot)
Entropy production and fractal measures in fluid mechanics and statphysics

15:15 – 16:00  Achi Brandt (Rehovot)
Multiscale computation: from fast solvers to systematic upscaling

16:00 – 16:30  Break and Coffee

16:30 - Second Chance Talks and Discussion