Colloquia and Seminar Series
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  Nonlinear Science Seminars

--ALL LECTURES Thursday, 11am in Conference Room N110 UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED
08/18 First Day of Class
08/21 None due to first week of classes
08/28 Mike Schatz, School of Physics, Georgia Tech
Optical Manipulation of Microscale Fluid Flow

09/04 Ted Hill, Professor of Mathematics, Georgia Tech
Dynamical Systems and Benford's Law
09/11 TBA
09/18 Andrey Shilnikov, School of Mathematics and Statistics Georgia State University
Saddle-node periodic orbits in two time scale systems. The ghosting effect in neurobiology.
09/24 Shmuel Fishman, Technion, Haifa, Israel
Physics Colloquium - 4:00 pm in lecture room 5
Nonlinear Quantum Resonances in Atom Optics
09/25 Shmuel Fishman, Technion, Haifa, Israel
Quantum resonances and decoherence for kicked cold atoms

10/02 Jane Wang, Cornell University, New York
Falling Paper, Flapping Flight, and a Virtual Insect
10/07 Roman Grigoriev, Physics Georgia Tech
Fluid Mechanics Seminar - 11:15 am Love, Room 210
Chaotic Mixing in Microdroplets
10/09 Chris Jarzynski, Los Alamos National Laboratory,
New Mexico
Nonequilibrium behavior and canonical distributions in path space
10/16 Robert J. Dorfman, Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland
The Random Lorentz Gas and it's Lyapunov Exponents, Classical and Semi-Classical
10/20 Sandro Graffi, Mathematical Physics, University of Bologna
Comparison between quantum ergodicity and classical ewrgodicity: The case of infinite billiards l
10/23 Minami Yoda, Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Nano-Particle Image Velocimetry Measurements of Electroosmotic Flow in Rectangular Microchannels
10/30 Divakar Viswanath, University of Michigan
Shuffling cards for Black-Jack and other card games
(joint work with Mark Conger)

11/06 Stephan Koehler, School of Physics, Emory University
Research on the Cutting Edge
11/13 Greg Huber, University of Mass. at Boston
"T. B. A." (or Turbulently Bizarre Addition)
11/14CDSNS Seminar, 4:30 - 5:30 Skiles,Rm 255 Turgay Uzer, Center for Nonlinear Science, School of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology
Direct Construction of Transition State
11/17 Please note different day Theo Geisel, Director, Max Planck Institute feur Stroemungsforschung
Pattern formation in the developing visual cortex
11/20 Carl Dettmann, University of Bristol, England
Stochastic stabilization of cosmological chaos

12/04 Robert Butera, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Weak coupling in neural oscillators: evidence for feasibility, limitations for practicality
12/05 Last Day of Class