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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 the message "subscribe esam-seminar " to listserv@listserv.it.northwestern.edu


2021

10/4/2021 
Stephen H. Davis Lecture: Harry Swinney, University of Texas at Austin
Crystallization in a Periodically Perturbed Random Granular Medium

5/24/2021 
Ron Milo, Weizmann Institute of Science
Conversion of Escherichia coli to Generate All Biomass Carbon from CO2

5/20/2021 
Julio M. Ottino, Northwestern University
Prediction, Understanding, and the Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics: A View Through the Window of Mixing 

5/17/2021 
Eric Keaveny, Imperial College London
Coordinated Motion of Active Filaments

5/10/2021 
Ermin Wei, Northwestern University
Robust and Flexible Distributed Optimization Algorithms for Networked Systems

5/3/2021 
Arezoo Ardekani, Purdue University
Hydrodynamics-Mediated Trapping of Microbes

4/26/2021 
Peter Thomas, Case Western Reserve University
Neural Circuitry for Multilayered Motor Control

4/12/2021 
Alexis Kaminski, UC Berkeley
Scouring and Overturning in Asymmetric Stratified Shear Instabilities

3/8/2021 
Michal Zochowski, University of Michigan
From Neuromodulation, Via Network Dynamics, to Memory Consolidation During Sleep

3/1/2021 
Paul Atzberger, University of California, Santa Barbara
Surface Fluctuating Hydrodynamic Methods for Soft Materials with Fluid-Structure Interactions within Curved Fluid Interfaces

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2/22/2021 
Heather Zinn Brooks, Harvey Mudd College
Bounded-Confidence Models for Opinion Dynamics on Online Social Networks

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2/8/2021 
Istvan Kovacs, Northwestern University
Emergence of Functional Interactions in Complex Systems

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2/1/2021 
Ian Tobasco, University of Illinois at Chicago
Simple Rules for the Wrinkle Patterns of Confined Elastic Shells

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1/25/2021 
Daniel Forger, University of Michigan
The Mathematics of the Wearable Revolution, with Applications to Circadian Rhythms and COVID Detection

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1/11/2021 
Geoff Vasil, University of Sydney
The Mechanics of a Large Pendulum Chain

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