Fluid Dynamics Seminar Series

Department of Mathematical Sciences,
Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics,
Department of Mechanical Engineering

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Fall 2009

Seminars are held on Mondays at 4:00 p.m. in 611 Cullimore Hall, unless noted otherwise.  Faculty are encouraged to bring students as most of the seminars will include a short introduction at the beginning. For questions about the seminar schedule, please contact Yuan-Nan Young (yyoung@oak.njit.edu). 


Speaker and title

August 31

Daniele Chiappini, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Rome ``TOR VERGATA"
Title: Simulation of Multiphase Flows through Kinetic Approach. (abstract)

September 21

Paulo Arratia, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania
Title: The effects of polymer molecular weight on filament thinning and drop breakup in microchannels. (abstract)

October 5

Juhi Jang, Courant Institute of Mathematics, New York University
Title: On the Hilbert expansion of the Boltzmann equations (abstract)

October 8

Michael Higley, Department of Mathematics, Penn State University
Title: Floating and Falling: the motion of a sphere in a bubbly fluid (abstract)
Michael Siegel

October 9

Carlo Fazioli, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois, Chicago
Title: Theoretical and Numerical Investigations of Variations of the Dirichlet-Neumann Operator (abstract)
Michael Siegel

October 12

Huaxiong Huang, York University, Toronto, Canada
Title: Numerical solution of problems with moving contact lines. (abstract)
Robert Miura

October 21 (Joined Wave Seminar)

Maria Cameron, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Title: Analysis of methods for the study of rare events and transition paths (abstract)

October 28 (Joined Wave seminar)

Jean-Marc Vanden-Broeck, University College London, London, England
Title: TBA (abstract)
Linda Cummings

November 2

Charles Schroeder, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Title: Manipulating Single Polymer Chains and Single Particles in Flow (abstract)

November 16 (Special Applied Math Seminar)

Kevin Lin, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
Title: Spike-Time Reliability of Layered Neural Oscillator Networks (abstract)