Partial Order: Mathematics, Simulations and Applications

January 25 - 29, 2016

Schedule


Monday, January 25, 2016

9:00 - 9:50
Ping Sheng (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Determining hydrodynamic boundary condition from equilibrium fluctuations*
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10:15 - 11:05
Daniel Phillips (Purdue University)

Defects in Smectic C Liquid Crystals

11:30 - 12:20
Epifanio Virga (Università di Pavia)

Drops of twist-bend nematic liquid crystals
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2:30 - 3:20
Arghir Zarnescu (University of Sussex)

Liquid crystal inertia in the Qian-Sheng model
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4:00 - 4:50
Tao Huang (NYU-ECNU Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU Shanghai)

Finite time singularity of the nematic liquid crystal flow in dimension three
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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

9:00 - 9:50
10:15 - 11:05
11:30 - 12:20
Duvan Henao Manrique (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)

Biaxiality near defects in nematic equilibria at low temperatures

 
2:30 - 3:20
4:00 - 4:50

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

9:00 - 9:50
Linda Cummings (New Jersey Institute of Technology)

Modeling free surface flow of nematic liquid crystal
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10:15 - 11:05
Paul Atzberger (University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB))

Fluctuating Hydrodynamics Approaches for Lipid Bilayer Membranes
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11:30 - 12:20
2:30 - 3:20
4:00 - 4:50
Mitchell Luskin (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)

Mathematical Modeling of Incommensurate Materials


Thursday, January 28, 2016

9:00 - 9:50
Miha Ravnik (University of Ljubljana)

Topology of active and passive nematic defects

10:15 - 11:05
11:30 - 12:20
L Mahadevan (Harvard University)

Folded matter: from origami to the brain

2:30 - 3:20
Patrick Dondl (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)

Motion of interfaces in random media: pinning and some applications

 
3:45 - 4:35
Chun Liu (Penn State University)

Complex Fluids in Biological Environments

5:00 - 5:50

Friday, January 29, 2016

9:00 - 9:50
10:15 - 11:05
John Ball (University of Oxford)

Planar discontinuities for liquid crystals
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11:30 - 12:20
Xu Yang (University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB))

Pathway-based mean-field models for E. coli chemotaxis
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