Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Rod Halburd

Feb. 18, 2014

Singularity and Integrability Please Note Time Rod Halburd Department of Mathematics , University College London Date and time: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 5:00pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: The nature of singularities of solutions of equations has long been used as a tool for detecting integrability. For ordinary differential equations...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Gino Biondini

Feb. 5, 2014

The modulational instability revisited Gino Biondini Department of Mathematics , SUNY Buffalo Date and time: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 2:00pm Location: ECCR 257 Abstract: The modulational instability (MI), known as Benjamin-Feir instability in water waves, is one of the most widespread phenomena in nonlinear science. In many cases, the...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Nalini Joshi

Jan. 21, 2014

Geometry and Asymptotics Nalini Joshi School of Mathematics and Statistics , University of Sydney Date and time: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 2:00pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: Techniques of algebraic geometry and resolution of singularities that allow us to analyse asymptotic behaviors of nonlinear differential and difference equations will be...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Douglas Baldwin

Oct. 29, 2013

Dispersive shock waves and shallow ocean-wave line-soliton interactions Douglas Baldwin Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 4:00pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: Many physical phenomena are understood and modeled with nonlinear partial differential equations (PDEs). A special subclass of these nonlinear PDEs...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Thomas Ivey

Oct. 22, 2013

Bäcklund Transformations for Equations of Sine-Gordon Type Thomas Ivey Department of Mathematics visiting scholar, University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 4:00pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: A geometric formulation of Bäcklund transformations between wavelike Monge-Ampere equations (for one function of two variables) leads to an...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Yi-Ping Ma

Oct. 15, 2013

Localized patterns in driven dissipative systems Yi-Ping Ma Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 4:30pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: This talk provides an overview of some recent development in the study of spatially localized states in pattern forming systems. These localized...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Samuel Butler

Oct. 8, 2013

Nonlinear dynamics of surface plasmons Samuel Butler Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 4:00pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: Surface Plasmon Polaritons (SPPs) are electromagnetic waves that propagate along metal/dielectric interfaces. They have many interesting properties such as wavelength reduction and spatial...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Virgil Pierce

Sept. 24, 2013

Continuum Limits of the Toda Lattice for Map Enumeration Virgil Pierce Department of Mathematics , University of Texas - Pan American Date and time: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 4:00pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: We are considering a family of N-by-N Hermitian random matrices whose entries are Gaussian normal random...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Igor Rumanov

Sept. 17, 2013

Classical Integrability, Quantum Integrability and Dyson beta ensembles of random matrices (Part II) Igor Rumanov Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 4:30pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: Probability distributions of eigenvalues of random matrix ensembles (RME)with symmetries are known to satisfy various...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Igor Rumanov

Sept. 10, 2013

Classical Integrability, Quantum Integrability and Dyson beta ensembles of random matrices. Igor Rumanov Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 4:00pm Location: ECOT 226 Abstract: Probability distributions of eigenvalues of random matrix ensembles (RME)with symmetries are known to satisfy various integrable PDEs...

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