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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

11/1/2021 
Ivan C. Christov, Purdue University
Nonlinear Dynamics of Magnetic Fluid Interfaces

This event will be held in person, and will be simultaneously broadcast via Zoom. To join the Zoom, click here.

10/25/2021 
Michael Loewenberg, Yale University
A Lubrication Theory for Permeable Particles

This event will be held in person, and will be simultaneously broadcast via Zoom. To join the Zoom, click here.

10/11/2021 
Chad Topaz, Williams College
Mathematical and Computational Approaches to Social Justice

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

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

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

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

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

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