The 2012 fall applied mathematics colloquium begins on Sept. 7 with “Optimal Control in Data Assimilation” given by Richard Moore, associate professor in the department of mathematical sciences. Presentations are set to include: Pushpendra Singh, professor in NJIT’s department of mechanical engineering, “Dispersion of Particles on Fluid-Liquid Interfaces”; Panayotis Kevrekidis, University of Massachusetts, “Stability and Dynamics of Solitary Waves and Vortices in Superfluids: From Theory to Experiments”; Mikko Haataja, Princeton University, “Compositional Interface Dynamics within Symmetric and Asymmetric Planar Lipid Bilayer Membranes”; and Gregor Kovacic, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, “Is Our Sensing Compressed?” Other speakers will include: Jun Zhang, New York University; Philip Rack, University of Tennesee, Knoxville; German Mato, Balseiro Institute, Argentina; David Edwards, University of Delaware; Yixin Guo, Drexel University; Edsel A. Pena, University of South Carolina; and Yoichiro Mori, University of Minnesota.
Colloquia are held on Fridays at 11:30 a.m. in Cullimore Lecture Hall II, unless noted otherwise. Refreshments are served at 11:30 am. For questions about the seminar schedule, please contact Yuan-Nan Young.