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Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Jan 25, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Hilbert Complexes, Finite Element Exterior Calculus, and Problems on Riemannian Hypersurfaces
Dr. Ari Stern
Department of Mathematics, University of California at San Diego

Laboratory for Physical Sciences Seminar
Wed, Jan 26, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level Laboratory for Physical Sciences

Condensed Matter without Matter: Simulating Condensed Matter Systems with Interacting Photons
Andrew Houck
Princeton University

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Jan 27, 2011
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

Scenarios of Generalized Synchronization in Chaotically Driven Systems
Thounaojam Umeshkanta Singh
Jawaharial Nehru University School of Physical Sciences

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Feb 1, 2011
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Modeling the Dynamics of Gene Regulatory Networks
Michelle Girvan
University of Maryland, College Park

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Feb 1, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Efficient Iterative Solvers for Stochastic Galerkin Discretizations of the Lognormal Diffusion Problem
Elisabeth Ullman
Department of Mathematics, Technische Universitat Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Feb 1, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Physics (Bldg. 091)

PandaX: A Dark Matter Experiment in Sichuan, China
Xiangdong Ji
University of Maryland

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, Feb 2, 2011
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

First-Principles Calculations of the Optical Properties of Materials
Dr. Eric Shirley
NIST

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Feb 2, 2011
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC (Bldg. 406)

On the Dynamics of Cancer Stem Cell and Drug Resistance
Doron Levy
Department of Mathematics and CSCAMM, University of Maryland

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Feb 3, 2011
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

Crowd Synchrony and Quorum Sensing in Semiconductor Lasers
Jordi Zamora-Munt
Department of Physics, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya

Biophysics Seminar
Mon, Feb 7, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Mechanism of Collagen Degradation Revealed by Single-Molecule Tracking of Matrix Metalloprotease MMP1 on Type-I Collagen Fiber
Dr. Keir C. Neuman
Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, NHLBI, National Institutes of Health

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Feb 8, 2011
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Controlling Aggregation in Non-Polar Colloidal Suspensions Through Electrostatics
Dr. Sara Hashmi
Yale University

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Feb 8, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

A Porous Media Approximation of the Stokes-Poisson-Nernst-Plank Equations
Dr. Markus Schmuck
Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Feb 8, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Physics (Bldg. 091)

Jefferson Lab Science: Today and Tomorrow
Robert McKeown
Jefferson Lab

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, Feb 9, 2011
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

TBA
Professor Akos Vertes
George Washington University

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Feb 9, 2011
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC (Bldg. 406)

Operator splitting for the dissipative quasi-geostrophic equation
Dr. Trygve Karper
CSCAMM, University of Maryland

Laboratory for Physical Sciences Seminar
Wed, Feb 9, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level Laboratory for Physical Sciences

Multi-Photon Interferometry and Quibits of Thermal Light
Yanhua Shih
UMBC

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Feb 10, 2011
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

Dynamics and Control of Collective Behavior in Biological and Engineered Groups
Professor Derek Paley
Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Thu, Feb 10, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Regularity Issues for the Surface Quasi-Geostrophic and Related Equations
Professor Peter Constantin
Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Fri, Feb 11, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Aziz Lecture: Complex Fluids
Professor Peter Constantin
Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago

Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminar
Mon, Feb 14, 2011
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
2400 CSS (Bldg. 224)

TRD-II Status and the CREAM Recovery in Antarctica
Alexander Malinin
University of Maryland

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Feb 15, 2011
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Principles of Active Transport in Filopodia
Professor Garegin Papoian
University of Maryland College Park

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Feb 15, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Energy Estimates in Semidiscrete Time-Domain Boundary Integral Equations
Professor A. Javier Sayas
Department of Mathematics, University of Delaware

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Feb 15, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Physics (Bldg. 091)

Working with Fermi at Chicago and Los Alamos
Richard Garwin
IBM Fellow Emeritus

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, Feb 16, 2011
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

Seeing Better with Polarization: From Material Inspection to Astrobiology
Dr. Tom Germer
NIST

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Feb 16, 2011
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC (Bldg. 406)

PACS Systems, Present and Future
Dr. Shai Dekel
Imaging Solutions, GE Healthcare IT, Israel

Laboratory for Physical Sciences Seminar
Wed, Feb 16, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level Laboratory for Physical Sciences

Nano
Min Ouyang
University of Maryland

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Feb 17, 2011
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

Dynamics of Heterogeneous Networks
Professor Joel Bader
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Biophysics Seminar
Mon, Feb 21, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

A Simple Ising-Like Model for Protein Folding
Dr. William A. Eaton
National Institutes of Health

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Feb 22, 2011
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Computing Transition Paths for Rare Events
Professor Maria Cameron
University of Maryland, College Park

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Feb 22, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Born-Oppenheimer approximation and accuracy of molecular dynamics
Professor Petr Plechak
Department of Mathematics, University of Delaware

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Feb 22, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Physics (Bldg. 091)

The Dangers of Drilling Deep
James Glanz
The New York Times

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, Feb 23, 2011
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

Low Energy Electron Damage to Amorphous Pyrene-Water Ices
Dr. Irene Li Barnett
Institute for Physical Science and Technology, UMCP

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Feb 23, 2011
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC (Bldg. 406)

Simulation and Assimilation of Denmark Strait Overflow
Professor Tom Haine
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Feb 24, 2011
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

Search for Euler Singularity Using Vortex Filaments
Sahand Hormoz
Harvard University

Mathematics Colloquium
Fri, Feb 25, 2011
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Avron Douglis Lecture: Mathematical Strategies for Real Time Filtering of Turbulent Dynamical Systems
Andrew Majda
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, Mar 2, 2011
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

TBA
Dr. Jacek Capala
NIH

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Mar 2, 2011
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC (Bldg. 406)

Optimal Control Problems with Budget Resets
Professor Alexander Vladimirsky
Department of Mathematics, Cornell University

Laboratory for Physical Sciences Seminar
Wed, Mar 2, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level Laboratory for Physical Sciences

Spin transport in silicon
Ian Appelbaum
University of Maryland

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Mar 3, 2011
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

Local Action, Global Impact: Forcing Nonperiodicity with a Single Tile
Professor Joshua Socolar
Department of Physics, Duke University

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Mar 8, 2011
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Evidence for a Diverging Length Scale in Granular Packings at the Onset of Unjamming
Dr. Mitch Mailman
University of Maryland, College Park

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Mar 8, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

A Numerical Scheme for Ideal MHD and its Application to Turbulence Simulations in Astrophysics
Professor Christian Klingenberg
Universität Würzburg, Germany

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Mar 8, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Physics (Bldg. 091)

What is a Plasma Wave?
Nathaniel Fisch
Princeton University

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, Mar 9, 2011
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

Collective Plasmon Modes in Nanoparticle Assemblies
Professor Stephan Link
Rice University

Laboratory for Physical Sciences Seminar
Wed, Mar 9, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level Laboratory for Physical Sciences

Superconducting Qubits
Will Oliver
Lincoln Labs

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Mar 10, 2011
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

The Computational Structure of Spike Trains
Professor Cosma Shalizi
Department of Statistics, Carnegie Melon University

Mathematics Colloquium
Fri, Mar 11, 2011
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Keller-Segel, Fast-Diffusion and Functional Inequalities
José Carrillo
University of Barcelona

Biophysics Seminar
Mon, Mar 14, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Biophysics of Lungs – Molecular Model of the Airway Surface Layer
Dr. Michael Rubinstein
University of North Carolina

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Mar 15, 2011
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Lessons from Polymers: Controlled Self-Assembly of Inorganic Nanoparticles
Professor Zhihong Nie
University of Maryland, College Park

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Mar 15, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Sinking, Merging and Stationary Plumes in a Coupled Chemotaxis-Fluid Model: A High-Resolution Numerical Approach
Professor Alina Chertock
North Carolina State University

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Mar 15, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Physics (Bldg. 091)

Fiat Lux: Light from Bubbles, X-Rays from Peeling Tape and Nuclear Fusion from Crystals
Seth Putterman
University of California, Los Angeles

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, Mar 16, 2011
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

Ultra-selective Carbon Nanochemistry: Functionalization Patterns and Chemical Propagation in an Electron Sea
Prof. Yu Huang Wang
University of Maryland, College Park

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Mar 16, 2011
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC (Bldg. 406)

Large Time Step FVEG Schemes for Shallow Water Flows
Professor Maria Lukacova
Institute of Mathematics, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Laboratory for Physical Sciences Seminar
Wed, Mar 16, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level Laboratory for Physical Sciences

Nanoscale Optics
Marko Loncar
Harvard

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Mar 17, 2011
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

How Size and Cyclic Shear Determine the Strength of Soft Materials
Professor Daniel Blair
Georgetown University, Department of Physics

Mathematics Colloquium
Fri, Mar 18, 2011
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

TBA
Professor Richard Falk
Rutgers University

Biophysics Seminar
Mon, Mar 28, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Chemomechanics of Cell-Material Interactions: Pulling it all Together
Professor Krystyn J. Van Vliet
MIT

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Mar 29, 2011
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Is the Casimir Force Always Attractive?
Professor Michael Levin
University of Maryland, College Park

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Mar 29, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Modeling and simulation of vectorfields on membranes
Professor Georg Dolzmann
Regensburg University, Germany

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Mar 29, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Physics (Bldg. 091)

Quantum Magnetism from the Bottom Up
Christopher Monroe
Joint Quantum Institute & University of Maryland

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, Mar 30, 2011
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

Current Issues in Efficient Photocatalysts
Dr. Burtrand Lee
ACS

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Mar 30, 2011
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC (Bldg. 406)

The NIST Digitial Library of Mathematical Functions
Dr. Charles W. Clark and Dr. Bruce R. Miller
NIST

Laboratory for Physical Sciences Seminar
Wed, Mar 30, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level Laboratory for Physical Sciences

SAW photovoltaic device
Victor Yakovenko
University of Maryland, College Park

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Mar 31, 2011
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

Cantilever Dynamics with Nonlinear Tip Interaction Forces
Ishita Chakraborty
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland

Mathematics Colloquium
Fri, Apr 1, 2011
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

TBA
Federico Rodriguez-Hertz
Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay

Biophysics Seminar
Mon, Apr 4, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Fluctuations and Dynamic Arrest in Cells
Professor David Weitz
Harvard University

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Apr 5, 2011
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

The Role of Reinforcement on Social Dynamics
Professor Sidney Redner
Boston University

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Apr 5, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Design and Analysis of the New Discontinuous Petrov-Galerkin Schemes
Professor Jay Gopalachisnan
Department of Mathematics, University of Florida

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Apr 5, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Physics (Bldg. 091)

Photons and Fluctuations in a Two-D Degenerate Gas
Eric Cornell
NIST

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, Apr 6, 2011
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

Recent Progress in the Time-Dependent Calculation of Two Photon Ionization of Atoms and Simple Molecules in Short Intense Laser Pulses
Dr. Barry Schneider
NSF

Laboratory for Physical Sciences Seminar
Wed, Apr 6, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level Laboratory for Physical Sciences

RF Photonics
Dennis W. Prather
College of Engineering Distinguished Professor University of Delaware

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Apr 7, 2011
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

Non-Ergodic Dynamics of Economic Systems
Ole Peters
Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London

Mathematics Colloquium
Fri, Apr 8, 2011
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Questions on regularity of liquid crystals
Maria Schonbek
University of California, Santa Cruz

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Apr 12, 2011
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Monte Carlo Methods for Rough Free Energy Landscapes
Professor Jonathan Machta
University of Massachusetts

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Apr 12, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Goal-Oriented Error Estimation and Adaptivity of Interface Problems: Free Boundaries and Diffuse Interfaces
Professor K.G. Van der Zee
Multiscale Engineering Fluid Dynamics, Eindhoven University of Technology

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Apr 12, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Physics (Bldg. 091)

The Large Hadron Collider: Entering a New Era of Fundamental Science
Rolf-Dieter Heuer
CERN

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, Apr 13, 2011
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

Broadband Coherent Raman Microscopy: Label-Free Chemical Imaging for Biology
Dr. Marcus Cicerone
NIST

Eighth Monroe H. Martin Prize Lecture
Wed, Apr 13, 2011
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Finding structure with randomness: Probabilistic algorithms for constructing low-rank matrix decompositions
Joel A. Tropp
California Institute of Technology

Eighth Monroe H. Martin Prize Lecture
Wed, Apr 13, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Discrete Geometric game interpretations of nonlinear elliptic partial differential equations
Adam Oberman
Simon Fraser University

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Apr 14, 2011
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

Bifurcations and Pattern Formation in a System of Continuum-Coupled Maps Modeling a Heart Rhythm Instability
Juan Restrepo
Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado

Mathematics Colloquium
Fri, Apr 15, 2011
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Randomized Search and Optimization
Alexander Stanoyevitch
California State University, Dominguez Hills

Biophysics Seminar
Mon, Apr 18, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Understanding how cells choose between different fates: using order parameters to manipulate choice
Dr. Sharad Ramanathan
Harvard University

Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminar
Mon, Apr 18, 2011
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
2400 CSS (Bldg. 224)

Search for Magnetic Monopoles with the ANTARES Underwater Neutrino Telescope
Nicolas Picot-Clemente
University of Maryland

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Apr 19, 2011
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Molecular Aggregation and Chromonic Liquid Crystals
Professor Peter Collings
Swarthmore College

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Apr 19, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Error Analysis of Time-Discrete Higher Order ALE Formulations
Dr. Irene Kyza
Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Apr 19, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Physics (Bldg. 091)

The Influence of Cosmology on the Interpretation of Dark Matter Experiments
Savvas Koushiappas
Brown University

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, Apr 20, 2011
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

Analysis of bisphenol A leachable from medical devices and beyond
Dr. Seungil Cho
Food and Drug Administration

Laboratory for Physical Sciences Seminar
Wed, Apr 20, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level Laboratory for Physical Sciences

Structural measurements of polymer-fullerene blend films for organic photovoltaics
Dean M. DeLongchamp
NIST

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Apr 21, 2011
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

Equilibrium and Stability of Animal Flocks
Nicholas Mecholsky
Department of Physics, University of Maryland

Mathematics Colloquium
Fri, Apr 22, 2011
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Experimental Geometry Lab
William Goldman
Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland

Biophysics Seminar
Mon, Apr 25, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

The Yin and Yang of Amyloids: Insights from a-Synuclein and the Pmel17 Repeat Domain
Dr. Jennifer Lee
NHLBI, National Institutes of Health

Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminar
Mon, Apr 25, 2011
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
2400 CSS (Bldg. 224)

Cosmic Ray Proton and Helium Spectra Above TeV from CREAM-I and CREAM-III Flights
Youngsoo Yoon
University of Maryland

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, Apr 26, 2011
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Physics of Cell Migration and Collective Cell Behavior
Professor Wolfgang Losert
University of Maryland, College Park

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, Apr 26, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

The Stability of GMRES Convergence, with Application to Preconditioning by Approximate Deflation
Dr. Josef Sifuentes
Courant Institute

Physics Colloquia
Tue, Apr 26, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Physics (Bldg. 091)

Our Changing View of the TeV Sky
Jordan Goodman
University of Maryland

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, Apr 27, 2011
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

TBA
Professor Sergei Sheiko
University of North Carolina

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, Apr 27, 2011
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC (Bldg. 406)

Optimized Schwarz waveform relaxation for heterogeneous problems
Prof. Caroline Japhet
Université Paris XIII and CSCAMM

Laboratory for Physical Sciences Seminar
Wed, Apr 27, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level Laboratory for Physical Sciences

Quantum Illumination
Saikat Guha
BBN

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, Apr 28, 2011
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

Vortex Reconnection Calculations for Superfluids Modeled by the GP Equation
Cecilia Rorai
Universita degli Studi di Trieste and University of Maryland

Mathematics Colloquium
Fri, Apr 29, 2011
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

TBA
Panagiotis Souganidis
University of Chicago

Biophysics Seminar
Mon, May 2, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Defining Microscopic Environments for Small Cellular Populations
Professor Jason Shear
University of Texas

Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminar
Mon, May 2, 2011
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
2400 CSS (Bldg. 224)

Effects of Self-Amplified Alvén Waves in the Shock Acceleration and Transport of Solar Energetic Particles
Chee K. Ng
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

Informal Statistical Physics Seminar
Tue, May 3, 2011
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Stochastic Model for Epitaxial System in 1 + 1 Dimensions
Professor Dio Margetis
University of Maryland, College Park

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, May 3, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Interior-Point Methods in Wide Neighborhoods of the Central Path
Professor Florian Potra
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Physics Colloquia
Tue, May 3, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Physics (Bldg. 091)

A Common Thread: Spin-Fluctuation Pairing
Douglas Scalapino
University of California, Santa Barbara

Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics
Wed, May 4, 2011
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
0112 Marker Room, Chemistry (Bldg. 091)

TBA
Professor So-Jung Park
University of Pennsylvania

CSCAMM Seminar
Wed, May 4, 2011
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4122 CSIC (Bldg. 406)

Bayesian Analysis of Compressed Sensing and Improved Reconstruction from Quantized Samples
Professor Vivek Goyal
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Research Laboratory of Electronics at MIT

Laboratory for Physical Sciences Seminar
Wed, May 4, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level Laboratory for Physical Sciences

Nano
Pablo Jarillo-Herrero
MIT

Applied Dynamics Seminar
Thu, May 5, 2011
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
1207 Energy Research Facility (Bldg. 223)

Using Biomimetic Design to Increase Digging Efficiency in Granular Substrates
Dawn M. Wendell
Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT

Mathematics Colloquium
Fri, May 6, 2011
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Dynamics on character varieties
Richard Canary
University of Michigan

Biophysics Seminar
Mon, May 9, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Single-Molecule Dynamics and Coupled Binding-Folding of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins
Dr. Ashok Deniz
Scripps Institute

Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminar
Mon, May 9, 2011
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
2400 CSS (Bldg. 224)

Magnetic fluctuation studies on SSX: merging and selective decay
Dr. Timothy Gray
Swarthmore College

Numerical Analysis Seminar
Tue, May 10, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
3206 Mathematics (Bldg. 084)

Superconvergent DG Methods for Elliptic Problems
Professor Bernardo Cockburn
Department of Mathematics, University of Minnesota

Physics Colloquia
Tue, May 10, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1410 Physics (Bldg. 091)

Chemical Patterns in Time and Space
Ken Showalter
West Virginia University

Laboratory for Physical Sciences Seminar
Wed, May 11, 2011
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Seminar Room, Lower Level Laboratory for Physical Sciences

Thermal Management
Avram Bar-Cohen
DARPA

Biophysics Seminar
Fri, May 13, 2011
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1116 IPST (Bldg. 085)

Mathematical Models of Leukemia, Cancer Stem Cells, and Drug Resistance
Professor Doron Levy
University of Maryland, College Park