WAM Seminars

Seminars are held at 3:00 PM on Tuesdays in Lyman 425.

Contact Mark Henle or Heidi Schafer for more information, or if you would like to meet a speaker.
 
See Fall 2007 Seminars
See Spring 2008 Seminars

FALL 2008


September 23: Yariv Kafri,Department of Physics,Technion

Steady-State Chemotaxis in Escherichia Coli


September 30 :Veit Elser,Cornell University

The "divide and concur" strategy for dynamical search


October 7: Marcelo Magnasco,Rockefeller University

Dynamical and Statistical Criticality in a Model of Neural Tissue


October 14 : Govind Menon,Brown University

Models of coagulation, Burgers turbulence and complete integrability


October 21: Avshalom Manela ,MIT (Dept. of Mathematics)

On the stability, sound and forced motion of a flag


October 28 : Tobias Schneider, Harvard University

Edge of chaos and the turbulence transition in pipe flow - How does flow in a pipe become turbulent?


November 4: Lucy Colwell , Harvard University

Electrostatic interactions appear to contribute to Nuclear Pore Selectivity

 


November 11: No seminar - Veteran's Day

 


November 18 : Otger Campas, Harvard University (SEAS)

On the variability of beak morphology in Darwin's finches

 


November 25: Mark Bathe, MIT (Biological Engineering Dept.)

Cytoskeletal filament bundles: In search of Nature's design principles


December 2: Benoit Roman, Ecole Superieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles (ESPCI)

Tearing : when fracture follows geometry


December 9: Wendy Zhang,James Franck Institute, University of Chicago

Bubble disconnection: memory-encoding vibrations & asymmetric collapse


December 16: Natalie Arkus,Harvard (SEAS)

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Harvard Widely Applied Mathematics (WAM) Seminars

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