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Mathematical Analysis and Applications Seminar

  Tuesdays at  11:00
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Fall 2009:

Date Speaker Title Host
Nov 3
(joint with Vision)
R. Fattal
HUJI
Edge-Avoiding Wavelets and their Applications Levin
Nov 10 O. Sarig
WIS
Generic points for horocycle flows on hyperbolic surfaces of infinite genus  
Nov 17      
Nov 24 L. Ryzhik
U. Of Chicago
 Waves and particles in random media with slowly decaying correlations  
Dec 1  D. Novikov
WIS
  Infinitesimal Hilbert 16th: Integrable Case  
Dec 8      
Dec 15 (Hanuka)       
Dec 22 G. Baruch
TAU
New singular solutions of the biharmonic NLS Titi  
Dec 29
AT 10:00
V. Liskevich
Swansea U.
Qualitative properties of second-order quasi-linear elliptic and parabolic equations  Solomyak
Dec 31
Thursday
  Workshop at  BGU
Organizer: V. Goldshtein
Co-organizer: E.  Titi (WIS).
 The Twelfth Applied and Computational Math  workshop  

Winter 2010:

Date Speaker Title Host
Jan 5        
Jan 12 Y. Yomdin
WIS
Reconstruction of Semi-Algebraic Sets from Integral Measurements and Moment vanishing Problem   
Jan 19 I. Bright
WIS
 A Poincare-Bendixon result for infinite horizon control problems  
Jan 26  Z. Artstein
WIS
  TBA  
Feb 2 B. Khesin
U. of Toronto
 Contact integrability and pseudo-Euclidean billiards  
Feb 9  M. Grinfeld   TBA  
Feb 16      
Feb 23      
Mar 2      
Mar 9      

Winter 2009:

Date Speaker Title Host
January 6
T. Gross,
Max-Planck Institute
New approaches to the dynamics of social systems      Nadler
January 20 Y. Or
CalTech
  Dynamics and control of bio-locomotion: low Reynolds number swimming near a wall.  Flash
January 27
 L. Lerman
U. of Nizhny Novgorod
 Hamiltonian Dynamics Near Nontransverse Homoclinic Orbit to Saddle-Focus Equilibrium   
February 3
  I. Polterovich
U. of Montreal / WIS
 Dynamical aspects of spectral asymptotics     
February 17  P.  Rosenau
TAU
 On Compactification of Nonlinear Patterns and Waves    Titi
February  24
 D. Tannor
 WIS
 On the Passage from the Time-dependent Schrodinger Equation to Newton’s Laws
 
February 25
Wednesday at 13:00
 M. Levitin
Cardiff University
Symmetry tricks in spectral geometry  Polterovich
March  3
 S.  Hart
HUJI
 Dynamics and Equilibrium    Kannai
March 17  S. Favorov
Kharkov State University
   Zero sets of entire functions of exponential type with some conditions on real axis   Dym
March 18
Wednesday at 13:00
Zyskind 261
C. Bardos  Euler euqation and interfaces in fluids  Titi
March 24  P. Holmes
Princeton
The neuromechanics of lamprey swimming or, 
An elastic rod with a mind of its own
      
March 31  
   
 April 7  M. Radnovic
Mathematical Institute SANU
 Poncelet porisms and billiard algebra on hyperelliptic Jacobians.     
April 21  J. Schiff
BIU
  Bohmian mechanics with complex action: a new semiclassical
approximation to quantum mechanics
  
April 30  The IMU meeting at Weizmann             
May 5 A. Ilyin
Keldysh Institute
 Lower bounds for the spectrum of the Laplace and Stokes operators  Titi
May 12   O. Holtz
 TBA  Dym
May  26
 
 
 
June 2 R. Kupferman
HUJI
 Non-Euclidean Elasticity Theory  Titi
June 9
 D. Givoli
Technion
  New Absorbing Boundary Formulations for Exterior Wave Problems  Titi
June 16
 Y. Kevrekidis
 Princeton University
 Computational coarse-graining of graph evolution  Titi
June 23 G. Wolansky
Technion
New links between the weak KAM and Optimal transportation (Monge problem)
 July 2   Workshop at  the Technion
Organizers: Y. Agnon & J. Rubenstein
 The eleventh Applied and Computational Math  workshop  
 July 7   M. Weinstein
 Columbia U.
  Cloaking, Invisibility and Change of Variables   
July 28 A. S. Ackleh
 University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Evolutionary Game Theory on Measure Spaces
Aug 11 A. Iserles
Cambridge University
Asymptotic Numerics of Highly Oscillatory Equations Titi
Aug 18
(joint  with Vision)
Yaron Lipman
Princeton University
Volume transportation for surfaces Irani

Fall 2008:

Date Speaker Title Host
November 4 A. Yochelis
 Technion
Localized States in an Activator-Inhibitor Approach to Cardiovascular
Calcification
      
November 24
Monday @ 16:00
H. Foellmer
Humboldt University
Convex risk measures and their dynamics Artstein
December 23 G. Lerman's
U. Minnesota
Multi-manifold data modeling via spectral curvature clustering  Nadler
December 30 Workshop at TAU
Organizer: G. Fibich
The tenth Applied and Computational Math workshop      




Summer 2008:

Date Speaker Title Host
June 10 G. Tadmor
Northeastern University
A Unified Framework for Low Order Galerkin Flow Models and Feedback Flow Control   
June 12
Thursday at 10:00
M. Feinberg
Ohio State University

An Introduction to Chemical Reaction Network Theory

June 17 E. Segal
WIS
Studying Biology with Probabilistic Graphical Models   
July 1 J. Breuer
Caltech
Reflectionless spectral measures and their application for the spectral
analysis of radial trees
  
July 8 M. Slemrod
U. of Wisconsin
Conservation laws: transonic flow and differential geometry Artstein
July 3  Workshop @ HUJI
Organizer: R. Kuperman
  The ninth  Applied and Computational Math workshop
 
July 15
M. Ben-Artzi
HUJI
 Dispersive Equations and Oscillatory Integrals  
 July 16
Wednesday at 11:00
 R. Hadani
 University of Chicago
  The finite harmonic oscillator
  with applications to radar and communication
Nadler
July 17
Thursday at 10:00
JP Eckman
U. of Geneve
A model of heat conduction Titi
July 22
S. Damelin
GSU and Wits
  A Walk through Energy, Discrepancy, Numerical Integration and
Group Invariant Measures on Measurable Subsets of Euclidean Space
Nadler
July 31
Thursday at 10:00
H. Kocak
University of Miami
  Shadowing: Rigorous Computations in Chaotic Systems
Titi
Aug  5 E. Tadmor   TBA Titi

Winter 2008:

Date Speaker Title Host
Jan 8
 Omri Sarig
Pennsylvania State University
 Critical exponents for dynamical systems   Zvika
Jan 15 M.  Margaliot
TAU
 A Simplification of the Agrachev-Gamkrelidze Maximum Principle     
Jan 22
room 261
 Eli Tziperman
WIS & Harvard
  Dinosaur forecast: cloudy. (or: a high latitude atmospheric
convection mechanism for equable climate dynamics)
  
Jan 29
room 261
 David Kessler
Bar Ilan University
  The SIR Epidemic Model: The Difference a Delay Makes   
Feb 5 
Avy Soffer
Rutgers & WIS
Decay estimates for soutions of wave equations on Asymptotically conical domains.   
Feb 28

Avy Soffer
Rutgers & WIS
   Dispersive Wave equations in a box, a numerical challenge.
 
March 11 Professor Vladimir Oliker
Emory
The Aleksandrov problem of existence of hypersurfaces with given
integral Gauss curvature and optimal mass transport on $S^n$

Solomyak

April 1
Dan Mangoubi
MPIM, Bonn
 Tubular Neighborhoods of Nodal Sets.  
April 7
MONDAY
AT 14:30
De Witt Sumners
Florida State University
Random Knotting and Viral DNA Packing Katsnelson
April 8 Prof. Rosenblum 
Gotenburg, Sweden
 Spectral properties of the perturbed Landau Hamiltonian. Solomyak
April 15 Koby Rubinstein
 Technion &  Indiana University
Partial Differential Equations in Lens Design Titi
April 29 V.  Ivrii
U. Of Toronto
Spectral Asymptotics and Dynamics Solomyak
April 29
AT 14:00
in Pekeris room
L. Kartashova
J. Kepler University
Dynamics of nonlinear resonances Titi
May 4
SUNDAY
at 11:00
in Pekeris room
G. Ariel
University of Taxas, Austin
A multiscale method for highly oscillatory ODEs Artstein
May 6 T. Solomon
Bucknell University
The effects of chaotic mixing on fronts, patterns, and synchronization of chemical reactions    
May 6
AT 15:00
in Pekeris room
B. Haak
UniversitÚ Bordeaux 1
On Kato's method for Navier-Stokes Equations   
May 13 M. Sodin
TAU
Weighted density of the exponents and non-classical
Sturm-Liouville spectral measures
  
May 27 S. Zelik
 U. of Surray
Damped wave equations with supercritical nonlinearities Titi


Fall 2007:

Date Speaker Title Host
September 11
R. Lewandowski
 University of Rennes 1
 Recent advances on large Eddy simulations of turbulent models  Edriss
October 23 L. Lerman
U. of Nizhny Novgorod
 Plane and radial solutions to the generalised Swift-Hohenberg equation on the plane        Vered   
October 25 Workshop @ WIS
D. Holcman & E. Korkotian
  Experimental biologists meet Theoreticians  
October 30 D. Turaev
BGU
  Unbounded energy growth in Hamiltonian systems with a slowly varying parameter.  Vered
November 6
D. Holcman
WIS
 Vesicles, microtubule and actin networks underlie neurite growth
   
November 13  P.R.Popivanov
IMI ,Bulgaria
 On the Gevrey solvability and hypoellipticity of several classes of
linear partial differential operators
 Yakar
November 20
Vladimir Golubyatnikov,
Novosibirsk
 Existence and stability of closed cycles in nonlinear dynamical systems of kinetic type.  Yomdin
November 27  B. Mityagin
Ohio State & WIS
  Instability zones of 1D periodic Schrodinger and Dirac operators
 whose potential is a trigonometric polynomial
 Michail
December 4
Special presentation

for the Faculty
Ehud Hausman
Adv. and Patent Attorney,
Reinhold Cohn Partners

  Software-related inventions and patents       Zvika
December 11           
December 16-19 Workshop @ WIS
M. Aizenmann, G. Falkovich, V. Rom-Kedar
  Mathematical Physics Days at WIS    
December 25
Adi Ditkowski
TAU
    Infinity simulating boundary conditions for the heat equation
   
December 27 Workshop @ BIU
J. Schiff
   Applied Math meeting     


2006-2007:

Date Speaker Title Host
Nov 7, 2006 Zvi Artstein
WIS
Averaging of ordinary differential equations revisited
 
Nov 14, 2006 Vered Rom-Kedar
WIS
G-CSF control of white blood cells (neutrophils) dynamics in the blood.  
Nov 21, 2006 Gadi Fibich
TAU
Waves in Nonlinear Lattices - Ultrashort optical pulses
and Bose-Einstein Condensates
 
Nov 28, 2006  Lennie Friedlander
U. of Arizona
 Regularized determinants of elliptic operators Michail Solomyak
Dec  5, 2006  No Seminar - Weizac event
     
Dec 12, 2006      
Dec 19, 2006
Shmuel Friedland
UIC
Boaz Nadler
Dec 26, 2006 Itzhak Barkana
Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc.
A Modified Invariance Principle and Parameter
Convergence in Control with Uncertainty
Zvi Artstein
Dec 27, 2006
Wednesday at 11:00
Zyskind 261
Avner Peleg
U. of Arizona
Intermittent dynamics in massive multichannel
optical fiber communication systems
Edriss Titi
Jan 2, 2007 Raanan Fattal
UC Berkeley
  Non-Linear Image Filtering     
Jan 8, 2007
Monday at 13:15
  Lubomir Gavrilov
  Universite Paul Sabatier
   Quadratic centers of genus one  Dmitry Novikov
Jan 16, 2007  V. Ivrii
U. of Toronto
 Magnetic Schr÷dinger Operator: Geometry, Classical and Quantum Dynamics and Spectral Asymptotics  Michail Solomyak
Jan 23, 2007 Haim Brezis -
Distinguished lecture series
   Moni Naor
Jan 30, 2007       
Feb 6, 2007      
March 6, 2007 Gady Kozma
WIS
One cannot hear the winding number
March  13         
March 20 Amit Singer
Yale
  The 3D random computed tomography structuring of proteins and the spectral non-linear ICA algorithm  
April 17 C. Bardos
 University of Paris VII
  Analyticity and instabilites for the
   Kelvin Helmholtz and Rayleigh Taylor problems
Edriss Titi
May 1 Leah Edelstein-Keshet 
UBC
 Models of cell motility and polarization  
June 12 Vered Rom-Kedar
WIS
Can billiards approximate motion in multi-dimensional steep potentials?   
June 14, 2007
Thursday - all day
The Seventh Israeli Applied Math workshop
at Weizmann

     
June 19 Sergey Gonchenko
 Nizhny Novgorod
Towards a classification of Smale horseshoes
  
July 11
at 15:00, Zyskind 1
Alexei Novikov
Penn State University
Diffusion in fluid flows Edriss Titi
August 7, 2007 Ross Heath, University of Texas, Austin
 A discontinuous Galerkin method for the approximation of
collisionless plasmas  
Edriss Titi
September 11
Roger Lewandowski
 University of Rennes 1
     
Edriss Titi
October 23 *                 
        
November 13 Michael Margaliot
TAU
                   



Spring 2006:

Date Speaker Title Host
March 21, 2006 Michael Margaliot
TAU
Mathematical Modeling of Biological Systems: a Fuzzy Logic Approach Pavel Chigansky
March 29, 2006

Maxim Arnold
Sinai's Lab, Moscow


Ruling Parameter in 2D and 3D Navier-Stokes System


Edriss Titi
April 4, 2006 Gershon Wolansky
Technion
Dynamics of adhesive particles  and optimal transportation of mass  
May 16, 2006 Boris Zaltzman.
BGU
Transition from quasi-equilibrium to non-equilibrium double layer and 
onset of electroconvective instability
May 23, 2006  Special vision seminar      
May 30, 2006     Special vision seminar
June 6  Phill Holmes -
 Distinguished Lecturer  Series
 
Princeton
Optimal decisions in the brain? From neural oscillators to stochastic
differential equations
June 13, 2006 Avi Soffer
Rutgers
June 20, 2006 Arik Yochelis
Berkeley
Reciprocal oscillons and nonmonotonic fronts in forced nonequilibrium systems
June 27, 2006 Leonid Kontorovich
Carnegie Mellon
A Concentration of Measure Inequality for Weakly Contracting Markov
Chains
            

Fall 2005:

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

September 20, 2005

Horacio G. Rotstein
 Boston University

Canard structures and subthreshold oscillations in single neuron models

Vered Rom-Kedar

November 1, 2005

L. Lerman
Nizhny Novgorod

Behavior of a singularly perturbed Hamiltonian system near its slow manifold

Vered Rom-Kedar

November 8, 2005

David Holcman
WIS

Modeling diffusion of receptors in cellular microstructures

 

November 15, 2005

G. Tadmor
Northeastern U.

Low order Galerkin models for feedback design in fluid flow

Zvi Artstein

November 22, 2005

Yosef Yomdin
WIS

Closed trajectories of plane systems of ODE's: Moments, Compositions,
and Algebraic Geometry of the Center equations

 

November 29, 2005

Milena Radnovic
WIS

Foliations of energy surfaces and singularities of curves
 

 

December 6, 2005

 Pavel Chigansky
WIS

Lyapunov exponents in Hidden Markov Models

 

December 13, 2005

 Nir Sochen
TAU

Certainty and Uncertainty in Filter Bank Design

 

December 20, 2005

J. Gibbon
 Imperial College, UK

The 3D-Euler equations & quaternions

Edriss Titi

December 27, 2005

Vladimir Derkach
Ukraine

Spectral problems for generalized Jacobi matrices

Harry Dym

January 3, 2006

Semi-Annual applied math day
TAU

 

 

January 10, 2006

Peter Gordon
NJIT

 Propagation of fronts in porous media combustion

 

January  17, 2006

Boaz Nadler
WIS

Ionic permeation through open protein channels:
Atomic detail and continuum descriptions

  

January 24, 2006

Mark Agranovsky
Bar-Ilan

 CR foliations and extensions into attached analytic discs
(the strip-problem, Globevnik-Stout conjecture and a Morera type theorem
 for CR manifolds)

Yosi Yomdin

January 31, 2006

Daniel Michelson
WIS

The asymptoticly periodic solutions of the radial Kuramoto-Sivashinsky equation

 

February 7, 2006

Boaz Tsaban
WIS

A taste of Infinite-Combinatorial Real Analysis

 

 

Winter-Spring 2005:

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

January 2, 2005
SUNDAY

 

QUANTUM SPECTRA AND DYNAMICS
Physics & Math at WIS

 

January  4, 2005

Dr. Boaz Ilan
U. of Colorado at Boulder

Carrier-envelope phase slip of ultrashort optical solitons

Vered Rom-Kedar

January 4, 2005
AT 14:00, room 261

Prof. E. Tadmor
U. of  Maryland

Critical Thresholds in Eulerian Dynamics

 

January 18, 2005
AT 14:00, room 261

Dr. Yair Glasner
University of Chicago

Amenable group actions

Itai Benjamini

February 1, 2005

no-MAAA seminar -special lecture

 

 

February  8, 2005

Prof. Itai Shafrir
Technion

A logarithmic HLS inequality for systems on compact manifolds

David Holcman

February 15, 2005

Daphne Zelig
Technion

Properties of eigenvalues and eigenfunctions of Schrodinger operator
 on two-dimensional binary trees.

David Holcman

February  22, 2005
AT 14:00
in Zyskind 261

Prof. V. Golubyatnikov,
Sobolev Institute of Mathematics,
Novosibirsk, Russia

Closed cycles and Hopf bifurcation in modeling of gene networks

Yosef Yomdin

March 8, 2005

Prof. Lazar Friedland
Racach Inst., HU

Autoresonant excitation and control of nonlinear waves.

Vered Rom-Kedar

March 9, 2005
Wednesday at 16:00
in Zyskind 261

Prof. A. Shilnikov
Georgia State University

Homoclinic saddle-node periodic orbits in singularly perturbed systems
of Hodgkin-Huxley type

Vered Rom-Kedar

April 5, 2005

Prof. G. Rozenblum
Chalmers University, Gotenburg
Sweden

Zero modes of the Pauli operator and related problems in
function theory.

Michail Solomyak

April 12, 2005

Prof. E. Titi
WIS & UC Irvine

 Global Regularity for the Three-dimensional Primitive Equations of Ocean and Atmosphere Dynamics

 

April 19, 2005

Professor Il'ya Goldsheid
London

Towards a constructive approach to Lyapunov Exponents

Michail Solomyak

May 3, 2005

Professor A. Nepomnyashchy
Technion

Global Feedback Control of Morphological Instabilities in Directional
Solidification

Edriss Titi

May 10, 2005

Dr. Haggai Katriel
HU

Differentially Algebraic functions

Edriss Titi

May 16, 2005
MONDAY AT 10:00
Botnar Auditorium
JOINT seminar with
BigRoc

http://bioinfo.weizmann.ac.il/BigRoc

Dr. Mark Borodovsky
Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University

Modeling and Recognition of Functionally Important Regions in Biomolecular Sequences

 

May 16, 2005
MONDAY AT 10:00,
Zyskind 261

Professor Tudor Ratiu

EPFL- Switzerland
Some properties of the second grade fluid equations

Edriss Titi

May 17, 2005

Dr. Lavi Karp
Braude College, Carmiel

The initial value problem for the Einstein-Euler system

Edriss Titi

May 24, 2005

Distinguished lecture series-
Prof. S. P. Novikov

Topology of the generic Hamiltonian Systems on the Riemann Surfaces

Sergei Yakovenko

May 25, 2005
Wednesday at 16:15
Room 261

Yuri Burago
Steklov Mathematical Institute,
St. Petersburg

Bi-Lipschitz equivalence of Alexandrov surfaces and Chebyshev coordinates.

Michail Solomyak

May 26, 2005
Thursday at 14:00
Zyskind 261

Prof. Sergey Zelik
University of Sttutgart, Germany

Finite and infinite dimensional
attractors for degenerate parabolic equations

Edriss Titi

May 31, 2005

Prof. Danial Liberzon
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Stability of switched systems

Zvika Artstein

June 2, 2005
Thursday at 14:00
Zyskind 261

Prof. Leonid Piterbarg
University of Southern California

Mixing Properties of a Stochastic Flow Modeling Lagrangian
Turbulence

Edriss Titi

June 7, 2005

Applied math workshop, HU

 

 

June 14, 2005

Distinguished lecture series-
Prof. I. Kervekidis
Princeton U.

Equation-free modeling for complex/multiscale systems

Edriss Titi

June 21, 2005

Prof. Norman Zabusky
Rutgers U.

Vorticity deposition and evolution in shock-accelerated flows:
analysis, computation and experiment.

 

July 5, 2005

Professor Martin Schechter
UCI

Critical Point Techniques Applied to PDE

Yakar Kannai

July 26, 2005

Prof. Jean-Pierre Eckmann
U. de Geneve

Boundary driven problems of hypoelliptic type (a review)

Edriss Titi

Aug 2, 2005

Prof. Eitan Tadmor
University of Maryland

A multiscale image representation using hierarchical $(BV,L^2)$-decompositions

Edriss Titi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* = tentatively reserved. 



 

Fall 2004:

Date

Speaker

Title

Host

Oct 19, 2004

Prof. Y. Yomdin
WIS

Closed trajectories of plane systems of ODE's, Moments, Iterated
Integrals, and Compositions

 

Oct 26, 2004

Prof. Y. Kifer
Hebrew U.

New directions in fully coupled averaging for dynamical systems

David Holcman

Nov 2, 2004

Prof. R. Pinsky
Technion

Positive solutions of reaction diffusion equations with super-linear absorption:
universal bounds, uniqueness for the Cauchy problem, boundedness of stationary solutions.

David Holcman

Nov 9, 2004

Distinguished lecture series

 

Moni Naor

Nov 16, 2004

Prof. S. Kamin
Tel Aviv University.

Metastable Behavior of Premixed Gas Flames in
Rectangular Channels

David Holcman

Nov 23, 2004

Dr. Michael Margaliot
EE, Tel Aviv University.

Stability Analysis of Switched Systems and Differential Inclusions

Vered Rom-Kedar

Nov 30, 2004

 

 

 

Dec 7, 2004

Prof. P. Rosenau
Tel Aviv University.

On transport processes with a flux limited diffusion 

David Holcman

Dec 12, 2004
SUNDAY AT 11:00

Prof. I. Kupka
Paris  VI, France

New minimality criteria for geodesics of the Hofer metric

David Holcman

Dec 14, 2004

Prof. V. Afraimovich
UASLP, Mexico

Complexity functions and complexity measures in dynamical systems.

Vered Rom-Kedar

Dec 21, 2004
AT 11:00, Ziskind 1

Prof.  A. Gabrielov
Purdue U.

Degree of the real Wronski map

Yosef Yomdin

Dec 21, 2004
AT 14:00, Ziskind 261

Prof. I. Sigal
Notre Dame University

Collapse and blowup dynamics in Yang-Mills, nonlinear Schroedinger and Keller-Segel equations.

 

Dec 23, 2004
Thursday

 

APPLIED MATH DAY AT BAR-ILAN

 

Dec 26, 2004
SUNDAY AT 11:00

Prof. O. Schramm
Microsoft

Dynamic percolation, exceptional times, and harmonic analysis of boolean functions

Itai Benjamini

Dec 28, 2004
AT 11:00, Ziskind 1

Prof. G. Zaslavsky
NYU

Chaotic and Pseadochaotic field lines

Vered Rom-Kedar

Dec 28, 2004
AT  14:00, Ziskind 261

Dr. Boaz Nadler
Yale

Diffusion Maps, Spectral Clustering and Reaction Coordinates of Dynamical Systems

 

 

 

 

Winter 2004:

January 6, 2004

Prof. E. Gutkin
Penn State

Security and Billiards

January 8, 2004
THURSDAY AT 13:00
AT Zyskind 261

Prof. A. Chorin
UC Berkeley

Prediction from Partial Data
and Nonequilbrium Statstical Mechanics

January 13, 2004
Joint with Bioinformatics

Dr. E. Tannenbaum

Semiconservative Replication in the Quasispecies Model

January 20, 2004

Ilan Degani,
WIS

Right Correction Magnus Series Integrators for Oscillatory ODE's

January 27, 2004

 

 

February 3, 2004

Leonid Fridman
National Autonomous University of Mexico

Singularly perturbed relay control systems

February 10, 2004

 

 

February 17, 2004

Prof. Uzy Smilansky
WIS

Comments on quantum dissipation

February 24, 2004

Prof. Michail Solomyak
WIS

On a differential operator appearing in the theory of irreversible
quantum graphs.

March 2, 2004

Prof. Yakar Kannai
WIS


Concave utility functions on finite sets

March 9, 2004

Dr. Lilach Hadany
Stanford University

A new look on an old problem: How parameter dependence can help explain
the evolution of recombination

March 16, 2004

Dr. Milena Radnovich

Poncelet's theorem and analytical conditions for periodic trajectories of
ellipsoidal billiards

March 23, 2004

Dr. David Holcman

Diffusion of receptors on a postsynaptic membrane and synaptic
plasticity, the role of diffusion.

March 30, 2004

Faculty Distinguished lecture series.

 

April 6

Passover

 

April 13, 2004

Prof. Kyril Tintarev

Nonlinear Schroedinger equation with magnetic field.

April 20, 2004

Prof. Jean-Pierre Eckmann
U. of Geneva

Liapunov exponents and Decay of correlations

April 27, May 4, 2004

Yom Haatzmaut, Faculty trip - no seminars

 

May 11, 2004

Prof. Gregory Falkovich,
Physics, WIS

Breakdown of symmetries in turbulence

May 18, 2004

Prof. Meir S Smorodinsky
TAU

Standard extension of stochastic processes (OR: If God is not playing dice,
Does He plays the Roulette?)

May 25, 2004

Shavuot - no seminar

 

June 1, 2004

Faculty Distinguished lecture series.

 

June 8, 2004

Prof. Boris Tsirelson
TAU

Random complex zeros: perturbed lattice

June 15, 2004

Workshop on Variational Limits
 June 15-18 at Weizmann.

 

June 22, 2004

Workshop on Dynamical Systems and control
June 20-22 at the Technion.

 

June 24, 2004
Thursday at 14:00.

Gady Kozma,
TAU

Analytic representation of functions and a new type of quasi-analyticity

 

* = tentatively reserved. 

 

 

 

 


Previous seminars:

Fall 2000    Winter 2001        Spring 2001     Summer 2001     Fall 2001    Winter 2002       Spring 2002  Fall 2002 

Winter 2003   Fall 2003

 

Fall 2003:

 


November 4, 2003


Prof. Edriss Titi
WIS                          


The Navier-Stokes-alpha model and Turbulence Theory


November 11, 2003



         


November 18, 2003


Prof. Victor Ivrii
Toronto U.


Sharp Spectral Asymptotics for Operators with Irregular Coefficients


November 25, 2003


Prof. Yehuda Pinchover
Technion


Large time behavior of the heat kernel


December 2, 2003


Dr. Pavel Chigansky
Tel Aviv University.


Stability of nonlinear filtering equation for nonmixing signals.


Decemebr 9, 2003


Dr. Misha Sodin
Tel Aviv University.


Nodal domains of harmonic functions and Laplace eigenfunctions


Decemebr 16, 2003


Prof. Vitali Liskevich
Bristol, UK


Estimates for fundamental solutions of second-order parabolic equations with singular lower order terms


December 21, 2003
NOTE: A SUNDAY!


Prof. Milman


Differentiable functions defined in closed sets. A problem of Whitney


December 23, 2003


Mini-workshop on Applied Math:

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register to help us in the organization

 


December 28, 2003
NOTE: A SUNDAY!


Prof. Israel Sigal
U. of Toronto


Some mathematical questions related to the Bose-Einstein condensation


December 30, 2003


Dr. Igor Zelenko,
SISSA, Italy


Dynamical Approach to Problem of Equivalence of Rank 2 Vector Distributions

 

 

Winter 2003:

 


January 5, 2003


Noam Berger
Berkeley


Biased random walk on percolation clusters.


January 12, 2003


Dr. Gady Kozma
WIS


Random homeomorphisms and Fourier expansions - the pointwise case


January 19, 2003


Professor Victor Ivrii
University of Toronto


Sharp spectral asymptotics for operators with irregular coefficients


January 21, 2003
(Tuesday)


Dr. Bassam Dally
University of Adelaide


Single-point Raman-Rayleigh-LIF Measurements of Reacting Jet in a Hot and Diluted Coflow


January 26, 2003


Dr. Elza Farhi
Tel-Aviv University


Spline Subdivision schemes for Compact Sets


February 2, 2003


Dr. Elena Litsyn
Ben-Gurion University


On Differential Equations with State Dependent Impulses


February 9, 2003


Prof. Dov Aharonov
Technion


Minimal area problems with side conditions


February 16, 2003


Dr. Gadi Fibich
TAU


Discretization effects in the nonlinear Schrodinger equation


February 23, 2003


Prof. Yakar Kannai
WIS


Uniform asymptotics for heat kernels of degenerate operators


March 2, 2003


Prof. Gershon Wolansky
Technion


Realtions between Moser-Trudinger and Hardy-Littlewood-Sobolev
inequalitis, and some of its applications


March 9, 2003


Prof. Lev Birbrair
Universidade Federal do Ceara (Brazil)


Lipschitz invariants of singularities


March 16, 2003


Prof. Vered Rom-Kedar
WIS


On the structure of near integrable multi-dimensional Hamiltonian systems.

 


March 25, 2003,
(Tuesday)


Prof. Arieh Iserles
Cambridge University, UK


On the Computation of Matrix Exponential


March 30, 2003


Prof. Moshe Marcus
Technion



Semilinear Elliptic PDE with Measure Boundary Data

 


April 6, 2003


Prof. Simeon Reich
Technion


Hyperbolic Monotonicity


April 13, 2003


Prof. Moshe Goldberg
Technion



Stable Difference Schemes for Parabolic Systems--An Update

 


April 27, 2003


Prof. Philip Rosenau
Tel Aviv University


Why singularities are good for you, or: On genuinely nonlinear patterns
in dispersive medium.


May 4, 2003


Prof.  Boris Paneah
Technion


TBA

 


September 18, 2003
(Thursday at 11:00)


Prof. Michael Weinstein


Selection of the ground state for nonlinear Schr÷dinger equation


September 21, 2003


Prof. Michael Grinfeld


Multiplicity of Solutions in Mean Field Theories

 

 

Fall 2002

October 13


Prof. Alexander Ramm                  

                                                                                                                                                                               
Dynamical systems method for solving linear and non-linear ill-posed
and well posed operator equations.

                                                                    

October 15
Tuesday,
Faculty seminar


Dr. Dmitry Turaev
Weierstrass Institute


Richness of chaos in two-dimensional area-preserving maps


November  3


 

 


November  10

 
Dr. Dan Romik
The Weizmann Institute
                

   
Limit shapes of random partitions
         


November  17            

                



Omer Angel

The Weizmann Institute
              

 

Random infinite planar graphs  

           

 
November  24      

             
 Prof. Amy Novick-Cohen
Technion

   

Coupled surface diffusion and motion by mean curvature

December 1

Hanuka -no seminar

 

December 8

 

Prof. Allen Tannenbaum
Georgia Tech & Technion

 

Curvature Driven Flows for Problems in Image Guided Therapy and Surgery


December 15

 

Dr. Daniel Levin
Technion

 

 

On isoperimetric dimensions of product spaces

 

December 17
Tuesday,
Faculty seminar


Dr. Dmitri Vainchtein
UC Santa barbara


By a resonance path to optimal control


December 22

 
Dr. Dmitri Vainchtein
UC Santa barbara

 

Resonance phenomena in Hamiltonian and volume-preserving systems

 


December 29

 
Prof. Alex Eremenko
Purdue U.

 

Oscillation of Fourier Integrals with a spectral gap.

 

 

 

 

Spring 2002:


April 14

Dr. Shahar Mendelson
Australian National Univ.


 Entropy and the Shattering dimension.


April 21

Dr. Marianna Csornyei
Univ. College
London

 Structure of exceptional sets and related problems of geometric measure theory


April 28

Prof. Smadar Karni
U. of
Michigan/WIS

Computations of multiphase flows

May 5


Prof. Poul Hjorth
DTU, Denmark 

Tip of the Iceberg


May 12

Dr. Dmitry Novikov
Purdue University

 Convex-concave hypersurfaces in real projective space


May 19 

 

 

May 26

Prof.  Michael Farber
Tel Aviv U.

 
Topology and Robotics: Instabilities of Robot Motion
 

June 2


Prof. Marshall Slemrod
UW Madison

 Remarks on the Euler Poisson equations.

June 9

                    

                 

June 16

             

             


June 23


Prof. Pierre Milman
University of
Toronto

   
Differentiable functions defined on closed sets.  A problem of Whitney.  

 

 

Winter 2002:


Jan 6 

Prof. A. Shnirelman, TAU

Inverse-cascade solutions of the Euler equations.


Jan 13

Dr. David Holcman, WIS

Small noise perturbations of dynamical systems on manifolds, a PDE approach


Jan 15
(Tuesday, at
11:00)

Dr. David Holcman, WIS

Calcium diffusion in dendritic spines

Jan 20 

Prof. Smadar Karni,
          U. of Michigan/WIS


All Shock Waves - Fast and Slow

Jan 27


Prof.
Vered Rom-Kedar

, WIS

  Soft billiards with corners

Feb 3

Dr. Emilia Fridman, TAU


New Lyapunov Functionals for Stability and Control of Linear Functional Differential Equations


Feb 10

Prof. Ehud Meron,   BGU

Desert Story Patched Together


Feb 17

Prof. Sergei Yakovenko, WIS

Bolibruch impossibility theorem for Riemann--Hilbert problem


Feb 24

Prof. Georgy Burde, BGU

Some symmetry-based methods for finding special solutions of partial differential equations

March 3


Prof.
Itamar Procaccia

, WIS

Statistically Preserved Structures and the Anomalous Statistics of
Turbulent Advection


March 10

Prof. Zvika Artstein

, WIS

Measure-valued solutions to singularly perturbed dynamical systems


Fall 2001 seminars:

Oct  21:     No seminar- meeting with new students

Oct  28:     Prof.

Uzy
Smilansky, WIS      Counting Nodal Domains

Nov 4:        Prof. Yossi Yomdin, WIS     Center-Focus Problem, Moments, Compositions, Plane Algebraic Curves -some new developments

Nov 11:      Prof. Achi Brandt,     WIS     Computational complexity of elementary particles.

Nov 18:      Dr. Alexander Vikhansky, BGU  Free Surface Problems of Granular Materials.

Dec 9:          Prof. Vojkan Jaksic, McGill, Montreal      Spectral theory of corrugated surfaces

Dec 23:       Prof. Hector J. Sussmann, Rutgers University              Selection theorems and needle variations for lower semicontinuous
                                                                                                                differential inclusions

Dec 25:      Prof. Edriss Titi, UC Irvine                                            Mathematical Study of Certain  Geophysical Models
Tuesday,
at 11:00 Faculty seminar

Dec 30:       Prof. Istvan Gyori, University of Veszprem, Hungary,  Mathematical models in population biology.
 
 



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