## Past Seminars

## Date |
## Speaker |
## Title/Abstract |

Mar 4/19 | McMaster UniversityDario Valdebenito |
A proof of the isoenergetic KAM theorem from the “ordinary” one |

Feb 11/19 | Simon O’Kane |
New Insights into Reaction Kinetics for Lithium-Ion Battery Modelling – Part 2 |

Jan 21/18 | Avesta AhmadiMcMaster University |
1-D structure prediction by integer programming |

Jan 14/18 | Dmitry PelinovskyMcMaster University |
Instability of Peaked Waves |

Dec 3/18 | Afroja ParvinMcMaster University |
tba |

Nov 19/18 | Adilbek KairzhanMcMaster University |
Orbital stability of NLS equation on star graphs. |

Nov 5/18 | Jose Morales,McMaster University |
Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Boltzmann-Poisson Models of Electron Transport in Semiconductors |

Oct 29/18 | Lorena Aguirre Salazar,McMaster University |
On loss of compactness when minimizing two functionals related to the TFDW model |

Oct 22/18 | Walter Craig, McMaster University |
Loss of smoothness for Euler flows |

Oct 15/18 | Bartosz Protas, McMaster University |
Harnessing the Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability: Feedback Stabilization of an Inviscid Vortex Sheet |

Sept 24/18 | Di Kang, McMaster University |
Modeling and Analysis of Thin Viscous Liquid Films in Spherical Geometry |

Sept 17/18 | Uyen Le, McMaster University |
Convergence of Petviashvili’s method near periodic waves in the fractional Korteweg-De Vries equation |

Apr 16/18 | Afroja Parvin, McMaster University |
Waves in multilayer Shallow water system with bottom topography |

Apr 9/18 | Jamie Foster, University of Portsmouth |
Using mathematical models to make better coffee |

Apr 2/18 | Pritpal ‘Pip’ Matharu, McMaster University |
Determination of Optimal Closures for Hydrodynamic Models (continued) |

Mar 26/18 | Bartosz Protas, McMaster University |
Computation of Ground States of the Gross-Pitaevskii Functional via Riemannian Optimization |

Mar 19/18 | Niky HristovMcMaster University |
Poeschel’s proof of a Nekhoroshev theorem for cubic NLS |

Mar 12/18 | Nicholas KevlahanMcMaster University |
Dynamically Adaptive Climate Modelling |

Mar 5/18 | Pritpal ‘Pip’ MatharuMcMaster University |
Determination of Optimal Closures for Hydrodynamic Models |

Feb 26/18 | Tyler MeadowsMcMaster University |
A model of self cycling fermentation with two essential nutrients |

Feb 12/18 | Ramsha KhanMcMaster University |
Detection of Ocean Bathymetry from Free Surface Wave Propagation: A Literature Review |

Feb 5/18 | Niky HristovMcMaster University |
Poeschel’s proof of a Nekhoroshev theorem for NLS |

Jan 29/18 | Tin-Hao HsuMcMaster University |
Number and Stability of Relaxation Oscillations for Predator-Prey Systems with Small Death Rates |

Jan 15/18 | Yurij Salmaniw,McMaster University |
“Existence of Solutions to Parabolic Systems with Singular Nonlinearities – Continued” |

Jan 8/18 | Vitali Vougalter |
Solvability of some integro-differential equations with anomalous diffusion in two dimensions |

Dec 4/17 | Tyler MeadowsMcMaster University |
Population dynamics in Rivers |

Nov 27/17 | Tyler MeadowsMcMaster University |
Population dynamics in rivers |

Nov 20/17 | Lorena Aguirre SalazarMcMaster University |
On the Thomas-Fermi-Dirac-Von Weizacker model |

Nov 13/17 | Yurij SalmaniwMcMaster University |
Existence of Solutions to Parabolic Systems with Singular Nonlinearities |

Nov 6/17 | Adilbek KairzhanMcMaster University |
The stability of dynamical systems |

Oct 23/17 | Dario ValdebenitoMcMaster University |
Composition operators |

Oct 2/17 | Ramsha KhanMcMaster University |
A Data Assimilation Scheme for the Shallow Water Equations with Incomplete Bathymetry Information |

Sept 25/17 | Alexandr ChernyavskiyMcMaster University |
Krein signature in Hamiltonian systems and beyond |

Sept 18/17 | Diogo PocasMcMaster University |
Analog Computability in Differential Equations |

Mar 20/17 | Francesc FontMcMaster University |
Mathematical model of binder distribution during drying of lithium-ion battery electrodes |

Mar 13/17 | Adilbek Kairzhan |
The structure of critical energy levels for the cubic NLS equation on star graphs |

Mar 6/17 | Lee van Brussel |
A Closed-Form Solution of the Small Particle Limit in Landau–de Gennes Theory |

Feb 6/17 | Diogo PocasMcMaster University |
Analog networks in function data streams |

Jan 30/17 | Vitali Vougalter |
Solvability of some integro-differential equations with anomalous diffusion |

Jan 16/17 | Dmitry PelinovskyMcMaster University |
Kummer’s equation and its application to the interface dynamics |

Jan 9/16 | Adam SliwiakMcMaster University |
Computational tricks in solving variational optimization problems |

Dec 5/16 | Xin Yang LuMcMaster University |
Centroid Voronoi Tessellations and Gersho’s conjecture in 3D |

Nov 28/16 | Adam SliwiakMcMaster University |
Variational Optimization Method for Finding Maximum Enstrophy Growth in Navier-Stokes System on a Bounded Domain |

Nov 21/16 | Alessandro SelvitellaMath & Stats Dept McMaster University |
The Ubiquity of the Simpson’s Paradox |

Nov 14/16 | Yurij SalmaniwMath & Stats Dept McMaster University |
Global Existence of a Singular Gierer-Meinhardt System |

Nov 7/16 | Dongfang YunMcMaster University |
Growth Rate of Enstrophy in the Fractional Burgers Equation |

Oct 31/16 | Jan FeysMcMaster University |
Adaptive wavelet simulation of the multi-layer shallow water equations on a sphere |

Oct 24/16 | Bartosz ProtasMcMaster University |
Linear Stability of Hill’s Vortex to Axisymmetric Perturbations (continued from last week) |

Oct 3/16 | Kyle MacDonaldMcMaster University |
Schrodinger in disguise: spectral and measure-theoretic questions in heat flow and quantum gravity |

Sept 26/16 | Ramsha Khan |
Data Assimilation for the two-dimensional Shallow Water Equations |

Sept 19/16 |
Adrian TudorascuWest Virginia University |
Hamilton-Jacobi equations in the Wasserstein space of probability measures |

April 4/16 | Yusuke ShimabukuroMcMaster University |
On spectral stability of line soliton in the 2D Benney-Luke equation |

Feb 29/16 | Alexander Chernyavsky |
PT-symmetric chain of coupled pendula |

Feb 8/16 | Tyler MeadowsMath & Stats Dept McMaster University |
Anaerobic Digestion |

Feb 1/16 | Livia CorsiMath & Stats Dept McMaster University |
Response solutions for dissipative wave equations |

Jan 25/16 | Ihsan TopalogluMath & Stats Dept McMaster University |
Nonlocal shape optimization via interactions of attractive and repulsive potentials |

Jan 18/16 | D. PelinovskyMath & Stats Dept McMaster University |
Global solutions of shallow water equations |

Nov 9/15 | Jamie FosterDept of Math&Stats McMaster University |
Poroviscoelastic modelling of mechanical ageing in lithium-ion batteries |

Nov 2/15 | Yusuke ShimabukuroDept of Math&Stats McMaster University |
Derivation of the derivative nonlinear Schrodinger equation in the context of magneto fluid dynamics |

Sept 28/14 | Jan FeysMcMaster University |
Stability characteristics of an inviscid Couette flow destabilized by stable stratification |

Nov 26/14 | Xavier LamyUniversity Lyon I |
A two-sided obstacle problem arising in the study of thin superconducting shells |

Nov 12/14 | Jamie FosterMcMaster University |
The ‘reversing’ of contact lines in solutions to the porous medium equation with ‘strong’ absorption |

Nov 5/14 | Livia CorsiMcMaster University |
Degenerate resonant tori…continued |

Sept 24/14 | Dmitry PelinovskyMcMaster University |
Stability of Periodic Waves |

Oct 1/14 | Nicholas KevlahanMcMaster University |
Brinkmann Penalilzation of the Shallow-Water Equation |

Oct 08/14 | Jamie FosterMcMaster University |
A poroviscoelastic model for the delamination of the binder matrix in lithium-ion battery cathodes |

Oct 15/14 | Jamie FosterMcMaster University |
A poroviscoelastic model for the delamination of the binder matrix in lithium-ion battery cathodes –Continued from October 8. |

Oct 22/14 | Diogo PocasMcMaster University |
Partial Differential Equations in Analog Systems |

Oct 29/14 | Livia CorsiMcMaster University |
Degenerate resonant tori |

Monday Apr 8/13 |
Diego Ayala | Collision Dynamics of Vortex pairs |

Monday Mar 25/13 |
Nicholas Kevlahan | The Role of Compressible Turbulence in Star Formation |

Monday Mar 18/13 |
Seshasai Srinivasan | Mathematical Modeling of Lithium-Ion Battery |

Monday Mar 11/13 |
Anton Sakovich | Non-nearest-neighbour interactions in Klein–Gordon lattices |

Monday Mar 4/13 |
Amanda French | Nonlinear wave equations, the null condition, and three wave resonant interactions |

Monday Dec 3/12 |
Carlos Garcia | Local Induction Approximation For a Vortex Filament |

Monday Nov 26/12 |
Dmitry Pelinovsky | Global solutions in Burgers-Ostrovsky equation |

Monday Oct 1/12 |
Bartosz Protas | On Optimal Identification of Invariant Manifolds in Dynamical Systems |

Monday Jun 18/12 |
Andrei Biryuk | On the Rossby equation |

Mar 19/12 | Diego Ayala | Conformal Maps and Laplace Equation |

Mar 12/12 | Abdus Sattar Mia Brock University |
Complex MKDV Solitons with Time Varying Phase |

Mar 5/12 | Wei Zhao Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
Riesz Bases in Weighted Sobolev Spaces and Applications |

Feb 27/12 | Matthew Betti Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
Periodic Travelling Waves In Granular Chains |

Feb 13/12 | Anton Sakovich Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
On Born’s Approximation in Computational Optical Lithography |

Feb 6/12 | Bartosz Protas Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
On Symbolic Generation of Adjoint Systems in PDE Optimization Problems |

Jan 30/12 | Dmitry Pelinovsky Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
Laplace’s method for viscous Burger’s equation |

Jan 23/12 | Yun Wang Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
Geometric Measure Theory and Singular Sets for Navier-Stokes Equations |

Jan 16/12 | Ben Mares Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
Convexity, stability, and vortices II |

Jan 9/12 | Walter Craig Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
Title TBA |

Dec 12/11 | Ben Mares Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
Convexity, stability, and vortices |

Dec 5/11 | Catalin Trenchea University of Pittsburgh |
Title TBA |

Nov 21/11 | Yun Wang Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
Brownian Motion and Diffusion Equations |

Nov 14/11 | Alessandro Selvitella Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
Morawetz and Interaction Morawetz Estimates for a Quasilinear Schrodinger Equation |

Nov 7/11 | Wei Zhao Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
Discrete Models and Fast Algorithms in Image Denoising |

Oct 31/11 | Jonathan Gustafsson Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
Solving steady Navier-Stokes in unbounded domains using spectral methods |

Oct 24/11 | Carlos Garcia Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
Breaking of symmetries in a periodic dNLS equation |

Oct 17/11 | Dmitry Ponomarev Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
On justification analysis for wave-Maxwell system |

Oct 3/11 | Diego Ayala Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
Enstrophy and Palinstrophy grow in 2-Dimensional Flows |

Sep 26/11 | Dmitry Pelinovsky Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
Enstrophy growth in Burgers equation |

Sep 19/11 | Walter Craig Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
TBA |

Sep 12/11 | Alessandro Selvitella Mathematics & Statistics McMaster University |
Some questions about some geometric flows |