Manchester Applied Mathematics and Numerical Analysis Seminars

Winter 2000/01

Unless stated otherwise, the seminars are held on Wednesdays in lecture theatre OF/B9 in Oddfellows Hall which is part of the Material Sciences complex.

September 27, 2000
2.30 pm
Dr. Elena Grekova
(Institute for Problems in Mechanical Engineering, St. Petersburg)
Moment interactions of rigid bodies
October 3, 2000
Special Seminar Room 1-10, Maths Tower, Oxford Road
3.00 pm
Prof. T. Kambe
(Dept. of Physics, University of Tokyo; currently at the Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge))
Geometrical description of fluid flows and dynamical systems
October 4, 2000

2.30 pm
Dr. Peter Hydon
(Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Surrey)
Symmetry methods - a beginners' guide
October 11, 2000
No Seminar (Board meetings)
October 18, 2000

2.30 pm
Prof. Richard B. Pelz
(Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University; currently at the Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge)
On the Hydrodynamic Blowup Problem
October 25, 2000
2.30 pm
Dr. Hinke Osinga
(School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Exeter)
Two-dimensional global manifolds of vector fields
November 1, 2000

2.30 pm
Dr. Clive Temperton
(European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts )
Numerical Weather Prediction
November 8, 2000
2.30 pm
Dr. Vanessa Styles
(School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Sussex)
Analysis of vortex density models in superconductivity
November 15, 2000

2.30 pm
Dr. John Billingham
(School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Birmingham)
Zero gravity sloshing
November 20, 2000
Special Seminar Room G-07, Maths Tower, Oxford Road
2.00 pm
Prof. Peter Lancaster, FRSC
(Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Calgary)
Spectra and stability of quadratic eigenvalue problems
November 22, 2000
2.30 pm
Prof. Andrew Stuart
(Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick)
Analysis and Simulation for Coupled Particle-Field Models
November 29, 2000

No Seminar
Conference of Professors of Applied Mathematics
November 30, 2000
Special Seminar Room N6 in the UMIST Maths tower
1.00 pm
Dr. Keith Briggs
(BTexaCT Research, Suffolk)
Simultaneous Diophantine approximation and linearization of C2 maps
December 6, 2000
No Seminar (Board meetings)
December 8, 2000
Special Seminar Room G.14 Maths Tower Oxford Road
12.00 noon
Prof. John Harris
(Dept. of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Rayleigh Wave Propagation in Curved Waveguides
December 13, 2000
2.30 pm
Dr. Dwight Barkley
(Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick)
Twisted scrolls in excitable media
December 20, 2000

2.30 pm
Prof. David Needham
(Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of Reading)
Phase Waves in Reaction-Diffusion Systems
February 7, 2001

All day
Organiser: Prof. Christopher Baker Causal problems -- problems with after-effect or delay.

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