UK Nonlinear News, May 2003
|Professor Roger Grimshaw||Loughborough University|
|Professor Tom Bridges||University of Surrey|
Aim: The aim of this workshop is to review what is known about the structure and stability of nonlinear interfacial waves, and to chart the way forward in the immediate future. Interfacial waves ride on the interface between two fluids of different densities and different background depths. In the limit when the upper density is zero, this system reduces to the well-known and much studied water wave problem. While much is now known about nonlinear water waves, the state of knowledge about interfacial waves is relatively sparse, with correspondingly few theoretical or numerical results currently available. As well as being of fundamental interest, interfacial waves are an important and commonly occurring feature in the world's oceans, and arise naturally in several other physical contexts. The workshop will bring together UK and European workers in this field, with the aim of obtaining a clear view of what we now know, and what should be the targets of research in this field over the next few years.
Programme: There will be five or six invited talks of 45 minutes each, a number of 20 minute contributions and two discussion sessions. At this time Frederic Dias (ENS-Cachan, Paris), John Grue (University Oslo), Gerard Iooss (INLN, Universite Nice), Alexei Slunyaev (Institute of Applied Physics, Nizhny Novgorod) and Jean-Marc Vanden-Broeck (UEA, Norwich) are expected as invited speakers.
Participation: Those wishing to participate should contact one of the organisers by April 17 2003, indicating whether they will need accommodation arranged in Loughborough for the evening of May 15 or 16.
Fees: There will be no registration fee. Morning and afternoon coffee/tea will be provided during each of the three sessions.
Professor Roger Grimshaw
Professor Tom Bridges
Further details as they become available will be on the web sites:
Professor Roger Grimshaw
Invited speakers and titles of the talks:
D. Armbruster, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ : "Localized
Structures in Parametrically Forced Systems"
E. Bodenschatz, Cornell University, NY: "Experiments in Thermal Convection and Spatiotemporal Chaos"
C. B. Ermentrout, University of Pittsburg, PA: "Patterns in Neuronal Networks"
M. Golubitsky, University of Houston, TX: "Symmetries, Pattern Formation, and Geometric Visual Hallucinations"
G. Gunaratne, University of Houston, TX: "Characterizations of Complex Patterns and their Applications"
J. Lega, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ: "Phase Diffusion and Weak Turbulence"
E. Knobloch, University of California, Berkeley, CA: "Bursts and Intermittency in Fluid Mechanics"
I. Melbourne, University of Surrey, UK: "Mathematical Foundations of Ginzburg Landau Theory"
M. Proctor, DAMTP Cambridge, UK: "Hydrodynamic Instabilities"
H. Riecke, Northwestern University, IL: "to be announced"
M. Silber, Northwestern University, IL: "Bifurcation with Symmetry and Superlattices"
Themes of the workshop include: - stability, bifurcation and dynamics of patterns, - reduction of the governing equations, - the role of symmetry.
Contributed talks and posters are solicited.
There is no tax fee for the conference and partial financial support is offered to graduate students and young researchers from US (post-docs and faculty with a PhD less than six years old).
For further details please check the conference web page: http://www.math.colostate.edu/~juliana/DynBifPat.html
Source: Iuliana Oprea (email@example.com)
Complete meeting information is included in http://www.dynamicpublishers.com/DSA/DSA_main.htm
Abstracts can be submitted at http://at.yorku.ca/cgi-bin/amca/submit/cajw-01
Conference abstracts can be viewed in http://at.yorku.ca/cgi-bin/amca/cajw-01
Abstract Submission: March 31, 2003
Motel cut off date: April 16, 2003
Pre-Registration: US $175.00 (on or before March 31, 2003) : US $100.00 (Students).
Registration: US $200.00 (on or after April 01, 2003): US $125.00 (Students).
Banquet: May 22, 2003
For more information, contact M. Sambandham (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Source: International Conference on Dynamic Systems and Applications (email@example.com)
The goal of the conference is to gather participants representing various branches of dynamical systems. We plan to publish proceedings of the conference.
There will be five plenary (50 minutes) talks by :
You are invited to register and to deliver a 20 minute talk at http://www.towiem.com/reg.asp
Housing will be provided on UNT campus dormitories. You may also book a room in hotels near campus. For more information and reservation links at http://www.towiem.com/hotels.asp
Mariusz Urbanski UNT
phone. : 940.565.3323
web : http://www.math.unt.edu/~urbanski
Alex Clark UNT
phone. : 940.565.4701
web : http://www.math.unt.edu/~alexc
The conference is organised by Accademia dei Lincei and sponsored by the GNFM-INdAM, Universita' of Roma Tor Vergata and Universita' di Roma La Sapienza. The organising committee is composed by R. Esposito, R. Marra, E. Presutti and M. Pulvirenti.
The aim of the conference is to get the status of the art and the perspective on a few selected topics in Physics and Mathematical Physics whose connections are becoming more and more important in the recent developments of the research. The hope is that people and young people in particular could be attracted to doing research on these topics. For this reason we have requested the main specialists in the different sectors to give long (90') talks including an introductory part for non specialist, the current status of the research, the main technical problems and the perspectives.
The topics covered in the conference include quantum and classical equilibrium and non equilibrium, kinetic descriptions, macroscopic limits, phase transitions, interfaces evolution.
The list of the invited speakers is:
* to be confirmed.
Further information will be made available at the web page: http://www.fisica.uniroma2.it/lincei2003/
Interested people are requested to register by sending an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org, including institution and the period of stay
The Institute of Mathematics of the University of Barcelona (IMUB) organises a summer school on nonlinear phenomena in computational chemical physics. The course is addressed to graduate and postgraduate students, and young researchers with an interest in computational chemistry and applied dynamical systems.
The school consists of 8 main courses of 3 hours each, plus several short seminars. The seminars are more specialised lectures given by some of the participants. The main courses are:
For more details, visit http://www.imub.ub.es/cochem/
Source: COCHEM'03 (email@example.com)
This conference, which is the fifth in the series of Dublin Differential Equations conferences, aims to cover the theory, applications and numerical solution of differential equations and the interplay between these. The forthcoming conference will have talks centred around three key themes: functional differential equations, plasmas and biological systems.
Invited Speakers include:
Contact for further information: firstname.lastname@example.org
For updates see: http://www.deconf.dcu.ie/
Source: Dana Mackey (Dana.Mackey@dcu.ie)
The meeting will cover aspects of the fluid dynamics of complex fluids, including non-Newtonian fluids, superfluids, stratified interfacial flows and related numerical methods.
Invited speakers are:
For further details and to register your interest, please see www.cems.uwe.ac.uk/~klhender/complexfluids or email Dr Karen Henderson (Karen.Henderson@uwe.ac.uk)
Source: Karen Henderson (Karen.Henderson@uwe.ac.uk)
Sponsors: American Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), Cal Polytech Pomona, the National Science Foundation (pending).
Topics: the conference covers all the major research areas in analysis and dynamics. Equally emphasised are real-world applications in terms of modelling and computations.
Description: The conference will provide a unique international forum for the international community of mathematicians and scientists working in analysis, differential equations, dynamical systems, and their applications to real world problems in the forms of modelling and computation. The aim of this conference is to bring together the worldwide senior experts and young researchers as well to this beautiful city, Pomona, CA, to report recent achievements, exchange ideas, and address future trends of research, in a relaxing but stimulating environment.
Format: There will be one-hour plenary talks, 30-minute special session talks, and 20-minutes contributed talks.
Plenary Speakers (tentative): Peter Bates, Peter Constantin, Mark Lewis, Fanghua Lin, Stanley Osher, Ka-kit Tung, Jean-Christopher Yoccoz.
Organising Committee: Ioana Mihaila, Martin Nakashima, Claudia Pinter-Lucke, Stephen Wirkus, Weiqing Xie (Chair).
Scientific Committee: Jerry Bona, Shouchuan Hu (Chair) Xin Lu (Coordinator) Wei-Ming Ni, Mitsuharu Otani, Roger Temam, Kak Lay Teo.
Deadlines: Early registration and abstract submission: March 1.
Proceedings: The conference proceedings will be published by AIMS-Press.
Funding: Some limited funding from NSF is expected to support graduate students and young researchers.
Information: How to submit abstracts and register, housing, deadlines, plenary speakers, special sessions, and more details will be posted at http://AiMSciences.org. For local information, contact Dr. W. Xie. To organise a special session, contact Dr. S. Hu.
If you are interested, we can help you become a host for a future conference in this series.
Source: Shouchuan Hu
The 2003 SIAM annual meeting will be held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 16-20, 2003, at the Fairmont, Queen Elizabeth Hotel.
Invited Plenary Speakers
Invited Topical Speakers
Von Neumann Lecturer
More information is available at http://www.siam.org/meetings/an03/index.htm
Source: David McLaughlin
The International Centre for Mathematical Sciences will be holding an Instructional Conference in Edinburgh this June on Mathematical Analysis of Hydrodynamics. The aim of this 10-day course is to instruct mathematicians at an early stage in their research career. The conference takes the form of a series of courses supplemented by single research-level talks on recent advances. Topics addressed will include: Euler equations; Quasi-geostrophic equations; Statistical hydrodynamics; Related models; Mathematical aspects of physical turbulence; and Water waves.
We would be grateful if you could advertise the meeting to staff and postgraduate students who might be interested in attending. We have funds from the EC to support the attendance of EU nationals who are 35 years of age. The closing date for applications is 17 February. Although there may be places available after this date for those who can cover their own costs, this is the absolute deadline for those requiring financial support.
There are more details, and online application forms, on the webpages.
Source: John Toland (email@example.com)
Organisers: St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg University of Airspace Instrumentation, Institute for Informatics, Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute, Institute of Mechanical Engineering Problems, St. Petersburg Mathematical Society, Pavlov Institute of Physiology, Editorial Board of the Electronic Journal "Differential Equations and Control Processes".
Local Organiser: Department of Mathematics and Laboratory "Nonlinear Analysis and Mathematical Modelling" of St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University,
Conference Chair: George Osipenko (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Local Organising Committee:
Topics: A list of possible topics includes (but is not limited to) the following: mathematical modelling, fuzzy theory, control theory, mathematical physics, computer algebra, computer simulation, design techniques, numerical methods, parallel and distributed algorithms, computer modelling in dynamical systems, mathematical models in biology, medicine etc., applications to physics, mechanics, electrotechnics and electronics, dynamic economic models, general macro-economic models, market models, tools for mathematical education.
For more information, see the website: http://www.neva.ru/journal/eng/e_main.htm
Source: Lidiya Linchuk (email@example.com)
The deadline for the registration is May 22, 2003
Further information is available on web-site http://www.imath.kiev.ua/~appmath/conf.html
or mirror http://www.bgu.ac.il/~alexzh/appmath/conf.html
Source: Alexander Zhalij (zhalij@CRM.UMontreal.CA)
The next meeting of the Dynamics, Bifurcations and Unfoldings
Group in the South (DynaBUGS) is a
Workshop on Attractors and Coupled Systems
on Friday 27th June 2002 at the University of Exeter.
Speakers will include: Marc Timme (Goettingen), Steve Coombes (Loughborough), Jeroen Lamb (Imperial), Rob Sturman (Leeds), Ben Mestel (Exeter).
For further details contact
Peter Ashwin, telephone: 01392-263969 or see the webpage http://www.maths.ex.ac.uk/~PAshwin/workshop_27_6_03.html.
DynaBUGS is supported by an LMS Scheme 3 grant; for information contact David Chillingworth, telephone: 02380-769027.
Source: David Chillingworth
Location: National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder, Colorado, USA
Dates: July 14 to 26, 2003.
The purpose of this interdisciplinary summer school is to bring together graduate students and young researchers on the one hand, and, on the other hand specialists of meteorology and oceanography, and applied mathematicians interested in geophysical fluid dynamics (GFD). It is hoped in this way:
1. To initialise or further develop the communication and interactions between specialists of different fields working on diverse frontiers of GFD, to discuss new ideas and methods that will advance the field in the next decade, and
2. To equip the students in these fields with the necessary tools and to bring them to the frontiers of this challenging and important area. In particular to expose advanced students and young researchers in one field to basic concepts and tools of the other field, and as well to advanced developments in their own field.
The summer school consists of background pedagogical lectures in the mornings, invited lectures and informal discussions in the afternoons. The invited talks as well as the informal discussions will cover several important scientific issues; both state of the art knowledge and future directions will be addressed.
Support: Partial funding is confirmed from NSF (Division of Mathematical Sciences and Geoscience Division), IMA and NCAR. Registrations and Application for Support: Both students and young scientists in the relevant fields are encouraged to participate, and partial financial support is available. Applications should be sent as early as possible to Barbara Hansford at NCAR firstname.lastname@example.org, and electronic submissions are encouraged.
For more information visit the website: http://www.asp.ucar.edu/gtp/mcao.htm
Source: Roger Temam (email@example.com)
Organisers: Richard Rebarber (Nebraska), Stuart Townley (Exeter)
The workshop will be held over 5 days on the campus of the University of Exeter, UK. It is hoped to accommodate all speakers on campus. There is no registration fee.
The majority of talks are by invitation but there will be a small number of contributed talks. If you are interested in attending, possibly giving a talk, then email firstname.lastname@example.org
The latest information concerning the workshop can be found at www.maths.ex.ac.uk/~townley/IDDS03.html
Source: Stuart Townley (email@example.com)
Contact Peta McAllister if interested.
Source: Andrew Stuart.
|A. Fogelson||University of Utah, USA|
|P. Hogeweg||University of Utrecht, Netherlands|
|L. Keshet||University of British Columbia, Canada|
|P. Maini||University of Oxford, UK|
|J. Murray||University of Seattle, USA|
|A. Stevens||Max Plank Institute, Mathematical Sciences, Leipzig, Germany|
|Angiogenesis and Invasion||M. Chaplain|
|Chemotherapy and Cancer Modelling||C. Panetta, D. Cameron|
|Contributions and Aspects of the Work of J.D. Murray||P. Nelson|
|Developmental Biology||N. Monk, M. Owen|
|Individual-based Modelling Techniques||A. Anderson|
|Whole Cell Modelling||I. Goryanin|
On 31st January 2003 the above web-site will be opened up for conference participation and registration.
Submissions of abstracts for contributed talks and posters will be accepted up until 30 May.
Registration for the meeting will be accepted up until 27 June.
Source: Raymond Mejia.
Supercomputers and chaos theory have shaped our sense for the long-term dynamics of planetary systems. The summer school aims at a better understanding of the dynamical stability, the role of resonances and the appearance of chaos in the motion of solar system bodies but also in the recently discovered extrasolar planetary systems.
Special lectures on supercomputing and also the opportunity to work with state-of-the-art codes are offered to study the dynamics of these systems in detail. One interesting new aspect are the stability studies of Earth-like planets in so-called habitable zones.
|Science Director||Rudolf Dvorak||University Vienna|
|Lecturers||Jack Lissauer||Ames Research Center, NASA|
|Thomas Quinn||University Washington|
|Joachim Stadel||University Zurich|
|Sylvio Ferraz-Mello||University Sao Paulo|
Applications are invited from students, graduate students, post-docs and researchers working in scientific disciplines related to the content of the summer school. Deadline for application is May 31 2003.
Grants are available to cover accommodation, travel and living expenses. Numbers will be limited and those interested are advised to make an early application.
Information and application form on the web:
Source: M. Carmen Romano.
A conference on Free Boundary Problems in Fluid Mechanics is to be held at the University of Nottingham, UK, from 15th-18th September 2003. Topics to be covered include: Hele-Shaw flow, Stokes flow, water waves, impact problems, thin films and contact lines.
The meeting is supported by the EPSRC and the London Mathematical Society, and in particular, funds are available to support the attendance of a limited number of postgraduate students. Further information can be obtained by contacting either Linda Cummings or John King, or from the conference website: http://www.maths.nott.ac.uk/Conference.
Source: Linda Cummings
Held under the auspices of the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS), and incorporating the twelfth Scottish Computational Mathematics Symposium (SCMS). The meeting is supported by EPSRC and LMS. The first day will follow the usual SCMS format of five invited lectures, and the second and third days will involve a mixture of invited and contributed talks.
Conference Themes:: Mathematical modelling and numerical simulation play a major role in many important medical applications. The meeting will be organised around the two interlinked themes of The Vascular and Pulmonary Systems and Soft Tissue Mechanics. The purpose is to bring together people who work on mathematical modelling, numerical analysis, simulation and direct medical applications related to these areas, and to act as a focus to stimulate further research and development of even more realistic medical simulations.
|J. Barbenel||Strathclyde, UK||A. Cuschieri||Dundee, UK|
|M. Heil||Manchester, UK||N. Hill||Glasgow, UK|
|J. Humphrey||Texas A&M, US||O. Jensen||Nottingham, UK|
|C. Johnson||Utah, US||A. Quarteroni||Lausanne, Switz|
|S. Shaw||Brunel, UK||J.A. Sherratt||Heriot-Watt, UK|
|R.T. Tranquillo||Minnesota, US|
Registration Deadline: July 4 (deadline for SCMS day only is September 5)
Registration Details & Call For Papers: http://www.ma.hw.ac.uk/icms/meetings/2003/cmm
The 13th ECMI conference will take place from 21-25 June 2004 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The conference will be devoted to mathematical and statistical modelling, analysis and simulation of problems arising in a practical context. In particular the following application areas have been chosen: Aerospace, Electronic industry, Chemical technology, Life sciences, Materials, Geophysics, Financial mathematics, Water flow.
The conference is intended for mathematicians, statisticians, scientists and engineers, both from industry and academia. ECMI conferences have a long-standing tradition of bringing together researchers from various disciplines, who work on often only seemingly different disciplines. The transversality of mathematics makes it a versatile tool in a large variety of applications, in particular when using it in computational modelling.On each of the main topics there will be invited lectures by distinguished researchers. Besides, the conference will have minisymposia on these topics, both invited and contributed ones. Moreover there will an opportunity to give a contributed paper and a poster. A topic will typically be concentrated to period of 1-2 days, to accommodate attendees with less available time. Herewith we invite you to submit proposals on a topic in line with the themes of the conference.
Minisymposia: A minisymposium has a slot of 2 hours and will
consist of 4 speakers. A proposal should consist of a two page
abstract, with names and affiliations of potential speakers. The details
are left to the organiser/proposer.
Contributed papers: A contributed oral paper will have 20 minutes. A proposal should contain a one page abstract and include full address.
Posters: There will be a number of poster sessions throughout the week.
There will be refereed conference proceedings, to be published by Springer Verlag.
Invited Plenary Speakers Among the speakers who have already accepted an invitation are:
|S. Bisgaard||Amherst, MA & Amsterdam|
|A. Friedman||Columbus, OH|
|M. Waterman||Los Angeles, CA|
|Submission of interest||now|
|Deadline for submission of proposals for minisymposia||January 30, 2004|
|Deadline for papers and posters||February 25, 2004|
|Notification of acceptance||March 25, 2004|
For further information, please consult the web page: http://www.ecmi2004.tue.nl.Address:
As part of the "6th Hellenic European Research For Computer Mathematics and its Applications" a mini-symposium on "Theoretical, Modelling and Simulation Aspects of Smart Materials and Structures" has been organised by Ayech Benjeddou (Lab. for Engrg Mech. Syst & Materials ISMCM-CESTI, Saint-Ouen, France), Dimitris A. Saravanos (Applied Mechanics & Materials Section, University of Patras, Greece) and Leonidas S. Xanthis (Ctre for Techno-Maths & Sci. Comput. Lab. University of Westminster, London).
The purpose of the mini-symposium is to provide a forum for presentation of ideas and recent developments in the evolving area of smart or intelligent materials and structures; more specifically on issues of pure, applied and computational mathematics, analytical modelling, numerical simulation or engineering applications. Contributions are welcome from such diverse areas as piezoelectric materials, shape-memory materials, electro-rheological fluids, fibre-optics, smart composites and so forth.
The organisation of the mini-symposium will follow the conference schedule. Please note the deadlines for this mini-symposium have been extended to May 12th, 2003. For further details and to register your interest in participation, please contact Professor L.S. Xanthis.
Source: Leonidas Xanthis .
The Gordon Research Conference on "Oscillations & Dynamic Instabilities in Chemical Systems" will be held July 18 - 23, 2004 at historic Bates College in scenic Lewiston, Maine
Information on the conference will always be available at http://www.grc-oscillations.org
Source: John A. Pojman (firstname.lastname@example.org)