Events
Colloquia & Seminars

During the academic year, the Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics holds a weekly applied math colloquium. 

  • Mondays at 4:00 p.m.
  • Tech M416
  • Refreshments served at 3:45 p.m.

To subscribe to the Applied Mathematics Colloquia Listserv, send an email to seminar-join@esam.northwestern.edu

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Fall 2015

10/5/15
Professor Raissa D'Souza of University of California, Davis
"Steering and controlling systems of interdependent networks"

10/12/15
Professor Ariel Amir of Harvard University
"Simultaneous regulation of cell size and chromosome replication in bacteria"

10/19/15
Professor Agnese Seminara of Harvard University and University of Nice (France)
"Olfactory based navigation in mice"

10/26/15
Professor Alexander Levine of University of California, Los Angeles
"Nonequilibrium Semiflexible Network and the Mechanics of the Cell"

11/2/15
Dr. Lucy Colwell of University of Cambridge
"Using evolutionary sequence variation to make inferences about protein structure and function: Modeling with Random Matrix Theory"

11/9/15
Professor Karin Leiderman of University of California, Merced
"Mathematical Modeling of Thrombus Formation Under Flow"

11/16/15
Professor Jasmine Foo of University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
"Understanding the Cancer Field Effect"

11/30/15
Professor Miranda Holmes-Cerfon of Courant Institute, New York University
"Kinetics of Particles with Short-ranged Interactions"

12/7/15
Dr. Wenxiao Pan of The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
"Mesoscale Modeling of Complex Fluids and Materials"

12/9/15 (Wednesday @ 4pm)
Dr. Ivana Bozic of Harvard University
"Stochastic evolutionary modeling of cancer development and resistance to treatment"

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WINTER 2016

1/7/16 (Thursday @ 4pm)
Dr. Sabetta Matsumoto of Harvard University
"Biomimetic 4D Printing"

1/11/16
Dr. Enkeleida Lushi of Brown University
"Active Micro-Particles in Free Space and Confinement"

1/14/16 (Thursday @4pm)
Dr. Brian Camley of University of California, San Diego
"Emergent Collective Chemotaxis Without Single-Cell Gradient Sensing"

1/21/16 (Thursday @ 4pm)
Dr. Shravan Veerapaneni of University of Michigan
"Fast Algorithms for Particulate Flows"

1/25/16
Dr. Mattia Gazzola of Harvard University
"Inverse Design of Swimming Dynamics"

2/22/2016
Dr. Laura Stricker of Max Planck Institute for Dynanics and Self Organization (Germany)
"Numerical study of artificial microswimmers propelled by Marangoni flow"

3/7/16
Professor Randy LeVeque of University of Washington
Numerical Modeling of Tsunamis and Other Geohazards

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SPRING 2016

4/4/16
Professor Ernest Barreto of George Mason University
Collective Dynamics in Populations of Oscillators

4/11/16
Dr. Douglas Zhou of Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Sparsity and compressed coding in neuronal networks

 4/18/16
Professor Seppe Kuehn of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Determinism and Contingency in Microbial Communities

 4/25/16
Dr. Asghar Esmaeeli of Southern Illinois University
Computational Simulations of Electrohydrodynamics of Suspensions of Liquid Drops

5/2/16
Professor Grae Worster of University of Cambridge
Freezing of solutions and colloidal suspensions

5/9/16
Professor L. Mahadevan of Harvard University (Reiss Lectures)
Predicting Shape: geometry, physics and biology

5/10/16
Professor L. Mahedevan of Harvard University (Reiss Lectures)
Programming Shape: geometry, physics and engineering

5/16/16
Dr. Ian Griffiths of University of Oxford
How magnets and mathematics can help solve the current water crisis

5/23/16
Professor Shmuel Rubinstein Harvard University
The maximally crumpled state: crumpling dynamics and the evolution of damage networks