Applied Mathematics Seminars

Academic Year 2017/2018


Semester 1 Seminars

Semester 2 Seminars


Unless otherwise indicated, seminars will be held in Lecture Theatre D, Mathematical Institute (MI).
All interested are welcome to attend.
Tea will be available afterwards in the Staff Common Room.
External visitors are advised to confirm arrangements with the Secretary: Tel. (01334) 463744/463747.





Michaelmas Semester 2017



Friday 22nd September, 2:00pm

Prof. Marek Stastna, University of Waterloo
A dynamics-based viewpoint on solitary-like internal waves in the presence of rotation



Friday 29th September, 2:00pm

Prof. Jean Clairambault, INRIA/Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
Tumour growth and drug resistance: an evolutionary view with perspectives in therapeutics



Friday 20th October, 2:00pm

Prof. Faustino Sanchez-Garduno, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM)
Emerging patterns on growing domains



Friday 27th October, 2:00pm

Dr. Massimo Frittelli, Universita del Salento, Lecce
Invariant regions for reaction-diffusion systems on evolving surfaces: numerical analysis and applications



Friday 3rd November, 2:00pm

Dr. Helen Burgess, University of St Andrews
Vortex scaling ranges in two-dimensional turbulence



Friday 10th November, 4:00pm (EMS Meeting)

Professor GertJan van Heijst, TU Eindhoven
TBA


Friday 17th November, 2:00pm

Dr. Chuong van Tran, University of St Andrews
The problem of Navier-Stokes regularity: where do we stand?



Friday 24th November, 2:00pm

Dr. Magda Carr, University of St Andrews
From modelling internal waves in the Arctic Ocean to sewage in the Clyde Estuary:
A conformal mapping approach



Friday 1st December, 2:00pm

Dr. Jean Reinaud, University of St Andrews
Interactions between deep vortices and surface shear flows in an idealised ocean



Semester 2: Candlemas Semester 2017



Friday 27th January, 2:00pm

Dr. Agissilaos Athanassoulis, University of Dundee
Emergence of highly localized instabilities from a noisy wave background:
Characterisation and prediction of rogue waves



Friday 3rd February, 2:00pm

Prof. Gunnar Hornig, University of Dundee
Using helicity to characterise complex magnetic and vorticity fields: scope and limitations



Friday 10th February, 2:00pm

Dr. Nikolaos Sfakianakis, Johannes Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz
Modeling lamellipodium induced cell-motility under the influence of chemotaxis and haptotaxis



Friday 17th February, 2:00pm

Prof. Steve Tobias, University of Leeds
Direct statistical simulation of astrophysical and geophysical flows



Friday 24th February, 2:00pm

Dr. Isobel Falconer, University of St Andrews
Mathematics in Thomson and Rutherford`s (1896) collaboration on x-ray ionisation



Friday 3rd March, 2:00pm

Prof. Steven McDougall, Heriot-Watt University
Modelling vasculature in tumours, wounds and retinae: Going with the flow?



Friday 10th March, 2:00pm

Professor Jose Antonio Carrillo de la Plata, Imperial College London
Macroscopic models in collective behaviour: repulsion modelled by diffusion



Friday 17th March and Friday 24th March

Spring Break: No Seminars



Friday 31st March, 2:00pm

Prof. David Burgess, Queen Mary University of London
Shock waves in collisionless plasmas: Do they exist?



Friday 7th April, 2:00pm

Prof. Maarten Ambaum, University of Reading
Wave-mean flow interactions and the validity of low-order models



Friday 14th April, 2:00pm

No Seminar: Good Friday



Tuesday 18th April, 2:00pm

Dr. Joe Lacasce, University of Oslo
The vertical structure of ocean eddies



Friday 21st April, 2:00pm

Dr. Rekha Jain, University of Sheffield
Helioseismology



Friday 28th April, 2:00pm

Prof. Yvonne Elsworth, University of Birmingham
Good vibrations - a solar-stellar connection



Friday 5th May, 2:00pm

Dr Hayder Salman, University of East Anglia
TBA



Friday 12th May, 2:00pm

Dr. Andrew Baggaley, University of Newcastle
A Note on the Propagation of Quantized Vortex Rings Through a Quantum Turbulence Tangle:
Energy Transport or Energy Dissipation?



Friday 19th May, 2:00pm

Prof. Philip Maini, University of Oxford
Modelling collective cell movement



Friday 26th May, 2:00pm

Prof. Ruth Baker, University of Oxford
Quantitative approaches to investigating epithelial morphogenesis