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Applied mathematics seminars

Semester 2, 2016-2017

Mondays at 3:00 p.m. in the School of Mathematics, Level 8 Seminar Room, MALL 1 & 2.

Tea and Biscuits will be served after the seminar in the School of Mathematics (level 9)


Forthcoming seminars

To be announced.


Past seminars
Mon 15th May, 2017
3:00 PM

Sam Pegler (University of Leeds)
The stability of marine ice sheets: tipping points for large-scale collapse controlled by ice-shelf buttressing
Mon 24th April, 2017
3:00 PM

Prof Xiaoyu Luo (University of Glasgow)
Soft tissue mechanics applied to myocardial infarction
Mon 20th March, 2017
3:00 PM

Adrian Barker (University of Leeds)
Tidal flows in extrasolar planets
Mon 20th February, 2017
3:00 PM

Prof Jon Keating (University of Bristol)
Eigenvalue density and eigenstate entanglement in quantum spin chains
Mon 30th January, 2017
3:00 PM

Prof Peter Hydon (University of Kent)
Variations on a theme of Noether
Mon 5th December, 2016
3:00 PM

Prof. Serafim Kalliadasis (Imperial College London)
From the nano- to the macroscale: bridging scales for the moving contact line problem
Mon 21st November, 2016
3:00 PM

Prof. Stephen Coombes (University of Nottingham)
Next generation neural field modelling
Mon 31st October, 2016
3:00 PM

Prof. Ruth Baker (University of Oxford)
Cell biology processes: model building and validation using quantitative data
Mon 10th October, 2016
3:00 PM

Dr. Laurette Tuckerman (CNRS/PMMH-ESPCI)
Can frequencies in thermosolutal convection be predicted from mean flows?
Mon 26th September, 2016
3:00 PM

Dr. Steven Fitzgerald (University of Leeds)
Some mathematical aspects of crystal defects
Mon 23rd May, 2016
2:30 PM

Prof. Royce Zia (Department of Physics, Virginia Tech.)
Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics: a growing frontier of "pure and applied" theoretical physics
Mon 9th May, 2016
4:00 PM

Prof Ray Goldstein, FRS (DAMTP, University of Cambridge)
Synchronization of Cilia
Mon 18th April, 2016
3:00 PM

Dr Cedric Beaume (Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Three-dimensional convectons
Mon 7th March, 2016
3:00 PM

Prof Ernesto Estrada (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Strathclyde)
Communicability and spatial efficiency of networks
Mon 29th February, 2016
3:00 PM

Dr Vincent Caudrelier (Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Leeds)
On the inverse scattering method for integrable PDEs on graphs
Mon 22nd February, 2016
3:00 PM

Prof Chris Budd, OBE (Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath)
Adaptive numerical methods which work on the sphere
Mon 8th February, 2016
3:00 PM

Prof Nigel Wilding (Department of Physics, University of Bath)
Monte Carlo simulation studies of lock-key assembly and phase behaviour in indented colloidal spheres
Mon 9th November, 2015
3:00 PM

Andrew Archer (Loughborough University)
Liquid Droplets on Surfaces
Mon 2nd November, 2015
3:00 PM

Erwin Frey (Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich)
Pattern Formation and Collective Phenomena in Biological Systems
Mon 12th October, 2015
3:00 PM

John Hinch (University of Cambridge)
Instabilities of a thin coating on a vertical fibre: Newtonian, shear-thinning and elastic liquids
Mon 11th May, 2015
3:00 PM

Prof Russell Davies (School of Mathematics, Cardiff University)
Viscoelastic fluids: the mathematical challenges in determining their relaxation spectra
Mon 27th April, 2015
3:00 PM

Prof Nigel Mottram (Dept Mathematics & Statistics, University of Strathclyde)
Bending, flexing, wrinkling and snapping of fluid drops
Mon 2nd March, 2015
3:00 PM

Prof Andy Woods (BP Institute, University of Cambridge)
On viscous instability in a porous rock
Mon 16th February, 2015
3:00 PM

Dr Gustav Delius (Department of Mathematics, University of York)
Should we harvest large or small fish? Answers from a stochastic non-linear, non-local, scale-invariant, size-based fish population model
Mon 26th January, 2015
3:00 PM

Prof Paul Martin (Dept Applied Maths and Stats, Colorado School of Mines)
Acoustic and electric Faraday cages
Mon 12th May, 2014
3:00 PM

Jon Ward (Leeds)
A tale of linear instability in traffic flow models
Mon 28th April, 2014
3:00 PM

Graham Donovan (Auckland)
Spatial pattern formation in the lung
Mon 24th March, 2014
3:00 PM

Nick Polydorides (Edinburgh)
Marine Electrical Sensing for Detecting Small Inhomogeneities
Mon 17th March, 2014
3:00 PM

Steve Balbus (Oxford)
Rotation and convection in the Sun
Mon 10th March, 2014
3:00 PM

Karima Khusnutdinova (Loughborough University)
On KP and Ostrovsky type models and waves in fluids
Mon 3rd March, 2014
3:00 PM

Oliver Jensen (Manchester)
Modelling plant cell and tissue growth
Mon 24th February, 2014
3:00 PM

Mike Smith (University of York)
Dynamical systems which arise in the study of urban traffic control and route choice
Thu 20th February, 2014
4:00 PM

Leo Maas (NIOZ)
Wave attractors
Mon 10th February, 2014
3:00 PM

Gustav Delius (York)
CANCELLED (Scale invariance in fish population dynamics and balanced harvesting)
Mon 3rd February, 2014
3:00 PM

Yanfei Jin (Beijing Institute of Technology)
Analysis of Dynamical Systems with Time-delayed Feedback Control
Thu 5th December, 2013
3:00 PM

Valerio Lucarini (Universität Hamburg)
Statistical Mechanics of Climate
Mon 2nd December, 2013
3:00 PM

James Gleeson (University of Limerick)
Dynamics on complex networks
Mon 25th November, 2013
3:00 PM

Nikolai Brilliantov (Leicester)
Ballistic Aggregation and Fragmentation Kinetics: Application to Planetary Rings
Mon 18th November, 2013
3:00 PM

Sergei Lukashuk (University of Hull)
Laboratory Experiments with Surface Wave Turbulence
Mon 11th November, 2013
3:00 PM

Alexandra Tzella (University of Birmingham)
Front Propagation in Steady Cellular Flows: A Large-Deviation Approach
Mon 4th November, 2013
3:00 PM

Tom Bridges (University of Surrey)
How modulation generates geometry in dynamical systems and nonlinear waves
Mon 28th October, 2013
3:00 PM

Catherine Powell (University of Manchester)
Fast Solvers for Stochastic Finite Element Discretisations of PDEs with Uncertainty
Mon 14th October, 2013
3:00 PM

Peter Dueben (University of Oxford)
The use of imprecise processing to improve accuracy in weather & climate prediction
Mon 30th September, 2013
3:00 PM

Robert McLachlan (Massey University)
Successes and Prospects of Geometric Numerical Integration
Mon 29th April, 2013
3:00 PM

Sandro Azaele (University of Leeds)
Stochastic neutral modelling of spatial macroecological patterns
Mon 22nd April, 2013
3:00 PM

Andrew Gilbert (University of Exeter)
Landau poles, quasi-modes, and the formation of structures on planar vortices
Mon 15th April, 2013
3:00 PM

Jon Keating (University of Bristol)
Spectral asymptotics of a non-standard operator in the context of the theory of the Riemann zeros
Thu 14th March, 2013
4:00 PM

Yoshimasa Nakamura (Kyoto University)
Why are integrable algorithms accurate?
Mon 4th March, 2013
3:00 PM

Andy Furnas (School of Design, University of Leeds)
Quantifying textile conformability and anisotropy
Mon 25th February, 2013
3:00 PM

Onno Bokhove (University of Leeds)
Compatible Finite Element Discretizations of Variational and Hamiltonian Systems
Mon 18th February, 2013
3:00 PM

Paul Glendinning (University of Manchester)
High dimensional attractors and the curse of dimensionality for nonsmooth (switched) systems
Mon 11th February, 2013
3:00 PM

Gavin Esler (UCL)
Statistical mechanics of a neutal point vortex gas
Mon 4th February, 2013
3:00 PM

Sam Evans (Cardiff University)
Errors and uncertainties in the identification of material parameters using an inverse finite-element approach
Mon 28th January, 2013
3:00 PM

Colin Cotter (Imperial College London)
Numerical methods for next generation weather forecasting
Mon 3rd December, 2012
3:00 PM

Michael Reeder (Monash University, Melbourne)
How Do Real Hurricanes Intensify?
Mon 26th November, 2012
3:00 PM

Mike Evans (Leeds)
Statistical mechanics of Nonequilibrium Polydisperse Systems
Mon 19th November, 2012
3:00 PM

Melina Freitag (Bath)
Regularization parameter estimation and resolution of sharp fronts in variational data assimilation
Mon 12th November, 2012
3:00 PM

Stephen Cox (Nottingham)
Mathematical models for class-D amplifiers
Mon 29th October, 2012
3:00 PM

Eliot Fried (McGill)
Stability and bifurcation in a simple model for conversions between discoidal and spheroidal HDL.
Mon 15th October, 2012
3:00 PM

Markus Kirkilionis (Warwick)
Generalised Reaction Schemes and Agent-based Modeling
Mon 8th October, 2012
3:00 PM

Jens Eggers (Bristol)
Breaking drops and collapsing cavities
Mon 1st October, 2012
3:00 PM

Matthew Hubbard (Computing, Leeds)
Residual Distribution Schemes for Hyperbolic Conservation Laws
Mon 14th May, 2012
3:00 PM

Prof. Tom Mullin (University of Manchester)
Balancing a ball on a moving vertical wall covered in viscous fluid
Wed 9th May, 2012
3:00 PM

Stefan Llewellyn Smith (UCSD)
Hollow Vortices
Mon 30th April, 2012
3:00 PM

Prof. Peter Olmsted (Department of Physics, University of Leeds)
Apparent fracture in entangled polymeric liquids
Mon 23rd April, 2012
3:00 PM

Dr. Hayder Salman (University of East Anglia)
Nonlinear Waves and Quantized Vortex Dynamics in Superfluids
Mon 16th April, 2012
3:00 PM

Prof. Steve Coombes (University of Nottingham)
Patterns and waves in cortical models
Mon 12th March, 2012
3:00 PM

Prof. Roger Grimshaw (University of Loughborough)
The effect of rotation on internal solitary waves
Mon 5th March, 2012
3:00 PM

Prof. Rosemary Renaut (Arizona State University)
Solution of ill-posed inverse problems pertaining to image restoration
Mon 27th February, 2012
3:00 PM

Prof. Sam Falle (University of Leeds)
Microbial Chemotactic Waves in Groundwater
Mon 20th February, 2012
3:00 PM

Prof. Hans Munthe-Kaas (University of Bergen)
Through the Kaleidoscope; Symmetries, Groups and Chebyshev Approximations from a Computational Point of View
Mon 13th February, 2012
3:00 PM

Dr. David Lloyd (University of Surrey)
Some Open Problems in Multi-Dimensional Localised Patterns
Mon 6th February, 2012
3:00 PM

Dr. Gordon Ogilvie (University of Cambridge)
Astrophysical tides and planet-star interactions
Mon 30th January, 2012
3:00 PM

Dr. Euan Spence (University of Bath)
Synthesis, as opposed to separation, of variables
Mon 23rd January, 2012
4:00 PM

Prof. John Lister (University of Cambridge)
Capillary Billiards and the Fluid-mechanical Sewing Machine
Mon 5th December, 2011
3:00 PM

Prof. Darren Crowdy (Imperial College)
Simple models of low-Reynolds-number swimmers in confined domains
Mon 28th November, 2011
3:00 PM

Nicholas Britton (University of Bath)
Intra- and interspecific kleptoparasitism
Mon 21st November, 2011
3:00 PM

Colm Connaughton (University of Warwick)
Gelation phenomena in cluster-cluster aggregation
Mon 24th October, 2011
3:00 PM

Dinh Nho Hao (Institute of Mathematics, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology)
Coefficient identification in elliptic problems
Mon 17th October, 2011
3:00 PM

Michael Proctor (Cambridge University)
Pattern formation in convection with a melting boundary
Mon 10th October, 2011
3:00 PM

Jeroen Lamb (Imperial College)
On the geometry of Penrose tilings: projection and substitution
Mon 3rd October, 2011
3:00 PM

Des Higham (Strathclyde University)
Models and algorithms for dynamic networks
Mon 26th September, 2011
3:00 PM

Richard Graham (University of Nottingham)
Molecular modelling and simulation of flow induced nucleation in polymers
Mon 16th May, 2011
3:00 PM

Prof. Erik van Doorn (Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Twente (The Netherlands))
Quasi-stationary distributions (I2M Workshop)
Thu 5th May, 2011
4:00 PM

Prof. Eleuterio F. Toro (University of Trento and University of Cambridge)
[Moved to Fluids & MHD series] Mathematical model for blood flow in vessels with discontinuous material properties: analysis exact solutions
Mon 21st March, 2011
3:00 PM

Dr Radek Erban (Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford)
Stochastic modelling of reaction, diffusion and taxis processes in biology
Mon 14th March, 2011
3:00 PM

I2M Workshop
Mon 28th February, 2011
3:00 PM

Dr Jan Sieber (Department of Mathematics, University of Portsmouth)
Tracking unstable phenomena in physical experiments
Mon 21st February, 2011
3:00 PM

Mr James Currie & Mr Sakarin Yoo-Kong (University of Leeds)
J. C.: Mathematical Models for T-cell Binding: How do T-cells activate? --- S. Y.-K.: Discrete-time Calogero-Moser and Lagrangian 1-form structure.
Mon 14th February, 2011
3:00 PM

Prof. Carlo Barenghi (School of Mathematics and Statistics, Newcastle University)
Quantum turbulence: fluid dynamics near absolute zero
Mon 7th February, 2011
3:00 PM

Prof. David Dritschel (School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews)
Jets and vortices in planetary atmospheres
Mon 31st January, 2011
3:00 PM

Dr Joab Winkler (Department of Computer Science, The University of Sheffield.)
The computation of multiple roots of polynomials whose coefficients are inexact.
Mon 24th January, 2011
3:00 PM

Dr Paul Zegeling (Department of Mathematics, Utrecht University)
Travelling waves in a non-equilibrium Richard's equation