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--ALL LECTURES Thursday 11:00 am in Conference Room N110 UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED


01/13 Tatiana Savin, Northwestern University
Cahn-Hilliard-type models for faceted crystal surface
01/27 Luca Perotti, Como
Quantization of the double pendulum

02/10 Cristel Chandre,
Centre de Physique Théorique, Marseille
Control of chaos in Hamiltonian systems
02/28 Wendy Zhang
U. Chicago
Singular Surfaces: breakup, collapse & entrainment

03/03 Angel Jorba
University of Barcelona
Invariant curves of Hamiltonian-Hopf bifurcations of 4D symplectic maps
03/10 Gareth McKinley, MIT
Elasto-Capillary Thinning and the Breakup of Complex Fluids
Note: This is a Woodruff Colloquium, MaRC Auditorium, 11:00 am
03/17 Henry Greenside (cancelled)

Jie Zhang,
U. Pittsburgh
The thermal convection in a vertical soap film

04/07 Karol Zyczkowski,
Institute of Physics, Jagiellonian University
Quantisation of irreversible chaotic maps 
04/14 Roberto  Morandotti, INRS, Canada
Discrete Optical Solitons  
04/21 Peter Mucha, GT School of Mathematics
Computer-Generated Animation of Fluids: An Applied Math Perspective

04/25 Monday Howey 505
Bruno Eckhardt, University of Marburg (schedule)
Double ionization in strong laser fields: The classical origin of correlated electrons
John Gibson, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Dynamical-systems models of coherent structures in wall-bounded turbulence 
04/27 Wednesday 3pm Room 1
Bruno Eckhardt, University of Marburg
How does flow in a pipe become turbulent?
Lecture Room 5
Dave Weitz, Harvard University (schedule)
Dripping, Jetting, Drops and Wetting: The Magic of Microfluidics