Special: Michael Calkins

Nov. 7, 2013

Reduced Models and Fast Algorithms: A Synergistic Approach for Modeling Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Turbulence This talk will be followed by an informal lunch with APPM faculty and graduate students Michael Calkins Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 12:15pm Location: ECCR...

Special: Mark Hoefer

Nov. 5, 2013

Modulated Wavetrains in Dispersive Hydrodynamics This talk will be followed by an informal lunch with APPM faculty and graduate students. Mark Hoefer Department of Mathematics , North Carolina State University Date and time: Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 12:15pm Location: ECCR 257 Abstract: Solitary waves and small amplitude dispersive radiation...

Comprehensive Exam: Dustin Keck

Oct. 31, 2013

Aggregation Dynamics: Numerical Approximations and Inverse Problems Dustin Keck Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 2:00pm Location: ECOT 226 - APPM Conference Room Abstract: In this proposal, we investigate the accuracy and robustness of numerical simulations and inverse prob- lems in...

Comprehensive Exam: Henry Romero

Oct. 31, 2013

Capacity of Communication Networks with Common Messages Henry Romero Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 3:30pm Location: Engineering Center, ECOT 831 Abstract: To meet the rising demand for high-rate wireless data services, a clear picture of what communication rates are, or...

M.S. Thesis Defense: Tommaso Buvoli

July 19, 2013

Rogue Waves in Water and Optics Tommaso Buvoli Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Friday, July 19, 2013 - 3:00pm Location: ECOT 831 Abstract: In recent years, large amplitude “rogue” waves have been studied in water and optical fibers. These large waves occur more frequently than...

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: Theodore Galanthay

June 18, 2013

On The Adaptive Use Of Information In Habitat Selection Theodore Galanthay Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 3:00pm Abstract: Integrating evolution and ecology into mathematical models allows one to study the role of natural selection in ecological interactions. The dynamics of...

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: Douglas Baldwin

April 11, 2013

Dispersive Shock Wave Interactions And Two-Dimensional Oceanwave Soliton Interactions Douglas Baldwin Applied Mathematics Ph.D. Program , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 12:30pm Abstract: Many physical phenomena are understood and modeled with nonlinear partial differential equations (PDEs). Unfortunately, nonlinear PDEs rarely have analytic solutions...

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: Dane Taylor

April 9, 2013

Spectral Theory for the Robustness and Dynamical Properties of Complex Networks Faculty Advisor: Juan G. Restrepo Dane Taylor Applied Mathematics Ph.D. Program , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 12:30pm Abstract: From biological processes to critical infrastructures and social phenomena, many complex systems may...

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