Workshop II: Random Curves, Surfaces, and Transport

Part of the Long Program Random Shapes
April 16 - 20, 2007

Schedule


Monday, April 16, 2007

9:00 - 9:50
10:30 - 11:20
Nikolai Makarov (California Institute of Technology)

On Coulomb Gas in 2D
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)

11:30 - 12:20
Eli Ben-Naim (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Random Averaging
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
PDF Presentation

2:00 - 2:50
3:00 - 3:50
4:30 - 5:30
Benoit Mandelbrot (Yale University)

The Nature of Roughness in Mathematics, Science and Art


Tuesday, April 17, 2007

9:00 - 9:50
10:30 - 11:20
11:30 - 12:20
Martine Ben Amar (École Normale Supérieure)

Instabilities of Inhomogeneous Lipid Membranes
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
PDF Presentation

2:30 - 3:20
Paul Krapivsky (Boston University)

Smoothing a Rock by Chipping
PDF Presentation

4:00 - 4:50

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

9:00 - 9:50
Jayanth Banavar (Pennsylvania State University)

Statistical physics of Transportation Networks
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

10:30 - 11:20
Shlomo Havlin (Bar-Ilan University)

Anomalous Transport in Complex Networks
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

11:30 - 12:20
Qinglan Xia (University of California, Davis (UC Davis))

A Mathematical Theory of Ramified Transport
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
PDF Presentation

2:30 - 3:20
Raissa D'Souza (University of California, Davis (UC Davis))

Jamming, Counting and Changing Phase
PDF Presentation

4:00 - 4:50

Thursday, April 19, 2007

9:00 - 9:50
Robert Ziff (University of Michigan)

Density Profiles in Critical Percolation
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

10:30 - 11:20
11:30 - 12:20
Maria McGee (Wake Forest University)

Functional Geometry of the Capillary-Tissue Unit

2:00 - 2:50
3:15 - 4:05
Benoit Mandelbrot (Yale University)

New Multifractal Constructions
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)

4:30 - 5:20
Denis Grebenkov (École Polytechnique)

Harmonic Measure and Passivation of 2D and 3D Fractals
PDF Presentation


Friday, April 20, 2007

9:00 - 9:50
Michel Zinsmeister (Université d'Orléans)

Brownian Flights
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

10:30 - 11:20
Marcel Filoche (École Polytechnique)

Diffusion-Reorganized Agregate: a Structure Stabilized by its Distribution of Brownian Bridges
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

11:30 - 12:20
2:30 - 3:20
4:00 - 4:50
José Andrade (Federal University of Ceará)

Flow and Particle Transport in Irregular Structures
Audio (MP3 File, Podcast Ready)
Presentation (PowerPoint File)