Fluid Dynamics Seminar Series

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

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Spring 2008

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

February 11

Peng Zhang, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
Title: Bouncing, Coalescence and Interface Evolution (abstract)

February 18 (Moved to April 16th)

Mikko Haataja, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Princeton University
Title: Heterogeneous Lipid Bilayers: Evolving Microstructures in Biology (abstract)

March 3

Banavara N. Shashikanth, Department of Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico State University
Title: Hamiltonian Models for the Coupled Dynamics of Vortices and Neutrally Buoyant Rigid Bodies (abstract)
Dennis Blackmore

March 10

Pino Martin, MAE Department, Princeton University
Title: Turbulent Hypersonic Flows: Physics and Simulation (abstract)

March 31

Louis F. Rossi, Department of Mathematics, University of Delaware
Title: High order vortex methods and field interpolation problems (abstract)

April 14th

Mahesh Bandi, Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratories
Title: Lagrangian power fluctuations in Two-dimensional Turbulence (abstract)

April 28th

Saverio Spagnolie, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Title: Direction Reversal in Flapping Flight and Shape Changing Locomotion (abstract)

May 5th

Mark Shattuck, City College of New York, CUNY
Title: Shaken, Not Stirred: Granular Equilibrium (abstract)
Lou Kondic