UK Nonlinear News Issue 49, December 2007
Articles and Reviews
The School of Mathematics at the University of Leeds has appointed three new
lecturers and one professor in Nonlinear Sciences, who join
active groups working on Applied Nonlinear Dynamics and on Integrable
Mikhail Ivanchenko works on energy localisation, redistribution and
equipartition processes in anharmonic Hamiltonian lattices, and on bursting
and synchronisation in neuronal networks.
Thomas Wagenknecht investigates homoclinic snaking and homoclinic
bifurcations from degenerate equilibria, and structured pseudospectra for
eigenvalue problems arising in delay differential equations.
Jitse Niesen works on the numerical analysis of ODEs, Evans function
methods and on algorithms for determining Lie symmetries of PDEs to find
Professor Simon Ruijsenaars investigates difference operators associated
with quantum many-body problems, and is building a comprehensive theory of
analytic difference equations from the perspective of Hilbert space theory.
Statistical Physics and Nonlinear Dynamics Group at the Instituto
de Fisica de Cantabria (CSIC-UC) has an opening for a postdoctoral
position starting as early as possible in 2008. Interested candidates
should send a CV with publication list to Dr. Juan M. Lopez.
aiming to appoint researchers, both national and foreign, on a
temporary or permanent basis, with special emphasis on applied and
The Courant Institute Department of Mathematics anticipates having a
small number of faculty positions in mathematics to begin in September
2008. Appointments may be made at either a junior or senior level.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at San Diego State University invites applications for
a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Applied Mathematics,
beginning in Fall 2008.
The Centre for Nonlinear PDE at the Mathematical Institute, University
of Oxford are inviting applications for two postdoctoral reseach
fellowships in the analysis on nonlinear PDE.
School of Physical, Environmental and
Mathematical Sciences University of New
South Wales, Canberra, Australia is offering a fixed term Research Associate position
The Centre for Discrete
Mathematics and Applications (DIMAP), Warwick University, is offering
three postdoctoral fellowships.
Meetings, Conferences and Events
Dynamics Days 2008
- Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. 3-6 Jan
Analysis and Applications of Partial Differential Equations . UK Dynamical Systems Graduate School.
- University of Surrey. 7-10 Jan 2008
Multiscale Modeling and Singular Perturbations. One week course for PhD students and advanced Master students.
University of Twente. 7-11 Jan 2008.
Complex Dynamics. UK Dynamical Systems Graduate School.
- University of Liverpool. 14-18 Jan 2008
Workshop on the Mountain Pass Theorem and its Applications
University of Surrey, Friday 25 Jan 2008.
III International Conference BIFI 2008 on Large Scale Simulations of Complex Systems, Condensed Matter and Fusion
Zaragoza, Spain, 6-8 Feb 2008.
- ICMS, Edinburgh. 17-19 Mar 2008
Understanding Cellular Calcium Signals
- Nottingham. 4 Apr 2008
Nonlinear Dynamics in Polymeric Systems
- New Orleans, USA. 6-10 Apr 2008
Bifurcation, Symmetry and Pattern Formation. UK Dynamical Systems Graduate School.
- University of Leeds. 7-11 Apr
PANDA: Coupled Cell and
- University of Leeds. 11 Apr
The 7th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications
- University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, USA. 18-21 May 2008
Systems Biology Dynamics: from Genes to Organisms
- McGill, Montreal.
20-30 May 2008
- Saint Petersburg, Russia. 30 Jun-4 Jul 2008
EPSRC Workshop: Cellular Automata Theory and Applications
Bristol, UK, 12-14 Jun 2008.
Oscillations and Dynamic Instabilities in Chemical Systems
- Waterville, ME, USA. 13-18 Jul, 2008
The 5th European Congress of Mathematics
Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 14-18 Jul 2008.
SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures (NW08)
- Universita di Roma "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy. Jul 21-24, 2008
Difference Equations and Applications
21-25 Jul 2008
Society for Mathematical Biology Conference
Fields Institute, Toronto.
30 Jul - 2 Aug 2008
Dynamics Days Europe 2008
- TU Delft, The Netherlands. 25-29 Aug 2008
Euromech Fluid Mechanics Conference
- Manchester. 14-18 Sep
WWW addresses for Publishers
- New from Birkhauser
- New from World Scientific
Issue Fifty: March 2008
Issue Fifty is scheduled for March 2008. Submission of news
(new courses, meetings, conferences, new appointments, jobs, new
research directions etc.), comments or articles about any aspect of
nonlinearity in the UK are very welcome and should arrive by 14