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--ALL LECTURES Monday 2:00 pm in Conference Room N110 UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED


8/20 Andreas Wirzba, IKP (Theorie), FZ Juelich
Cavity scattering in elastodynamics: wave versus ray dynamics
8/27 Kurt Wiesenfeld, CNS
Huygens' Clocks: Still ticking after 336 years

Monday, September 3, 2001 - Labor Day
9/10 Michael Blank, Mathematics, Georgia Tech
Random perturbations of chaotic dynamics: stability and localization

NOTE: joint CNS/SAAC seminar, Skiles 255 at 2PM
9/17 Luca Perotti, Physics, Clark Atlanta University
Transport of a single ion in an optical lattice and a weak confining field
9/24 Gregory S. Berns, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University
Spatiotemporal dynamics of the human brain

10/1 H.G.E Hentschel, Department of Physics, Emory University
Conformal Map Modelling of the Pinning Transition in Laplacian Growth
10/8 Thomas Papenbrock, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Collective and chaotic motion in self-bound many-body systems
10/15 Georgia Tech Recess
10/22 Gustavo Martinez-Mekler, Centro de Ciencias Fisicas, UNAM, Cuernavaca, Morelos, MEXICO
Scaling Induced by Volcanic Perturbations on Paelolake Fossil Sediments

10/24 at 1:00PM Jose L. Mateos, National Autonomous University of Mexico
Chaotic Transport in Deterministic Ratchets
10/29 Mitchell Feigenbaum, Rockefeller University
Finite fluid in a channel

11/5 Bjorn Sandstede, Math Dept., Ohio State
Spatio-temporal dynamics of spiral waves
11/12 Carl Dettmann, University of Bristol
Chaos and diffusion
11/19 Agapi Emmanouilidou, University of Texas
Floquet Scattering and Signatures of Chaos in an open quantum system

NOTE: conference room 5th floor Howey
Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23, 2001-- Thanksgiving Break
11/26 Tomas Bohr, Technical University of Denmark and Niels Bohr Institute
Pattern formation in laminar flows

12/3 Michael Brenner, Harvard University
The mechanics of electrospinning
NOTE: CDSNS, 4:30PM-5:30PM, Skiles 269
12/6 Diego del-Castillo-Negrete, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Self-consistent chaos

NOTE: conference room 5th floor Howey
12/10 Viviane Baladi, IHES and CNRS
Ruelle zeta functions, Lefschetz zeta functions, and spectrum

NOTE: Math 4:30PM-5:30PM, Skiles 269
12/11 G.T. Seidler, University of Washington, Seattle
Sandpiles, Strings, and Curved Space

NOTE: Tuesday 2:00 PM