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--ALL LECTURES Thursday at 11:00 am in Conference Room N110

8/22 Leonid Bunimovich, CNS
Deterministic Walks in Random Environments

9/5 - 2PM Fotis Sotiropoulos, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computational & Experimental Studies of Lagrangian Coherent Structures: Exploring Complexity in Fluid Trajectories

9/16 - 11AM Joao Lopes-Dias, DAMTP, University of Cambridge
Renormalization of vector fields

10/3 Steven Potter, Biomedical Engineering
Using multi-electrode arrays and optical recording to study the dynamics of living neural networks

10/10 At 2:00PM - Joint CNS & Condensed Matter Seminar:
Anupam Garg, Northwestern University
Spin Tunneling in Magnetic Molecules - A Playground for Mathematical Physics

10/17 Daniel Wojcik, CNS
Diffusive-ballistic crossover in 1D quantum walks

10/24 Lev S. Tsimring, Institute for Nonlinear Science, University of California, San Diego
Order parameter description of the stress-driven fluidization of granular matter

10/31 Yehuda Braiman, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Dynamics and Synchronization of Semiconductor Laser Arrays

11/7 Laurette Tuckerman, LIMSI-CNRS, Orsay, France
Heteroclinic cycles and Kelvin-Helmholtz instability in the flow between exactly counter-rotating disks

11/14 Gabor Vattay, Eotvos Univ., Budapest
Symbolic Description of Chaos in Computer Networks

11/14 - 2PM
Wolfgang Losert, U Maryland
Understanding and controlling pattern formation on the microscale

11/15 - 4PM Wolfgang Losert, U Maryland
Emory Physics Colloquium
Granular shear flow: Memory in Sand

11/21 Igor Mezic, UC Santa Barbara
Model validation and reduction using spectral properties of Koopman operator

Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29, 2002-- Thanksgiving Break

12/5 Katepalli Sreenivasan, Institute of Physical Science & Technology, University of Maryland
Turbulent convection

12/12 Linda Smolka, Duke University
Filament Dynamics of Non-Newtonian Fluids

Dec ?? - ??: final exams
Dec ?? - end of fall term