## Applied Mathematics Seminar Series
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The seminar series of the Applied Maths Group, School of Mathematics. Our interests include: Nonlinear Waves; Reaction-Diffusion Theory, Asymptotic Methods; Applied Dynamical Systems; Fluid Mechanics, Aerodynamics, Stability, Free Surface Flows, Bubble Dynamics; Mathematical Biology, Systems Biology and Biofluids; Mathematical Modelling in Chemical Engineering; Inverse Problems; Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing. 4 upcoming talks and ## Mathematical modelling of cell polarity to system-level responsesVeronica Grieneisen, Cardiff University. Thursday 16 January 2020, 12:00-13:00 ## Structure, function and growth in asthmatic airways: towards integration of mechanistic models and experimental dataBindi Brook, University of Nottingham. Thursday 12 December 2019, 13:00-14:00 ## A computational model of vascular regressionNote date and place outside of usual slot. Jessica Crawshaw, University of Melbourne. Tuesday 10 December 2019, 13:00-14:00 ## Slow travelling wave solutions of the nonlocal Fisher-KPP equationJohn Billingham, University of Nottingham. Thursday 05 December 2019, 13:00-14:00 ## Critical Transitions: from bifurcations to personalized medicineNote date and place outside of usual slot Viktor Jirsa, Institute de Neurosciences des Système. Tuesday 03 December 2019, 12:00-13:00 ## Dynamic wrinkling of elastic sheetsDoireann O'Kiely, University of Oxford. Thursday 21 November 2019, 13:00-14:00 ## Low-order divergence-free finite element methodsGabriel Barrenechea, University of Strathclyde. Thursday 14 November 2019, 13:00-14:00 ## Continuum Model for the Collective Behaviour of Gyrotactic Micro-SwimmersLloyd Fung, Imperial College. Thursday 07 November 2019, 13:00-14:00 ## Dynamic modulation of glucose utilisation by glucocorticoid rhythms in health and diseaseEder Zavala. Thursday 31 October 2019, 13:00-14:00 ## Wetting-dewetting hysteresis in porous and fractured mediaRan Holtzman, Coventry University. Thursday 24 October 2019, 13:00-14:00 ## Mathematical modelling of vibrotaction: From excitation to the sensationLunch with the speaker at staff house 12, tea after the seminar James Andrews, UoB. Thursday 17 October 2019, 13:00-14:00 ## CancelledSeminar originally planned for 10/10/2019 cancelled, will rearrange talk on a later date Andreas Hellander, Uppsala. Thursday 10 October 2019, 13:00-14:00 ## Centrosome positioning and asymmetric division in polarized cells: Torque generation in the early C. elegans embryoLunch with the speaker at staff house 12, tea after the talk Adriana Dawes, Ohio State University. Thursday 03 October 2019, 13:00-14:00 ## Integration of mathematical models and cell culture experiments in order to unravel cell migration mechanobiologyJose Manuel Garcia Aznar, University of Zaragoza. Thursday 13 June 2019, 12:00-13:00 ## Extreme Event Quantification for Rogue Waves in Deep SeaTobias Grafke, University of Warwick. Thursday 16 May 2019, 12:00-13:00 ## Parameter estimation for pedestrian dynamics modelsSusana Gomes, University of Warwick. Thursday 02 May 2019, 12:00-13:00 ## Simulating flexible filament suspensions and their sedimentationAdam Townsend, Imperial College. Thursday 28 March 2019, 12:00-13:00 ## Localized bulging in inflated hyperelastic cylindrical tubes: theory, experiments, and numerical simulationsYibin Fu (Keele University). Thursday 21 March 2019, 12:00-13:00 ## The geometric influence of domain-size on the dynamical behaviour of reaction-diffusion systemsWakil Sarfaraz (Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences) . Thursday 14 March 2019, 12:00-13:00 ## The geometry of Lagrangian averaging in fluidsJacques Vanneste, University of Edinburgh. Thursday 07 March 2019, 12:00-13:00 ## Copying vs self-assembly: What's the fundamental difference?Thomas Ouldridge, Imperial College. Thursday 28 February 2019, 12:00-13:00 ## Elastic jumps on networks - towards a mathematical framework for predicting retinal haemorrhagePeter Stewart, University of Glasgow. Thursday 21 February 2019, 12:00-13:00 ## Of Mice and Men: Modelling the differences in tumour growth kinetics and response to treatmentJames Yates, AstraZeneca. Thursday 07 February 2019, 12:00-13:00 ## Mechanical models for cellular mechanotransductionCarina Dunlop, Surrey. Thursday 31 January 2019, 12:00-13:00 ## Modelling Extrusion-Based Printing of Entangled PolymersClaire McIlroy, University of Nottingham. Thursday 24 January 2019, 12:00-13:00 ## Numerical Investigation of Acoustic Cavitation as a Novel Method of Dental Plaque RemovalKawa Manmi (School of Mathematics). Thursday 17 January 2019, 12:00-13:00 ## Enhancement of microorganism swimming speed in active matterNote the unusual date and time Thomas Powers, Brown University. Friday 11 January 2019, 11:00-12:00 ## Motion on the microscale: synthetic and sperm-driven microrobotsVeronika Magdanz, TU Dresden. Thursday 13 December 2018, 13:00-14:00 ## Should Biologists Care About Quantum Mechanics? New Quantum Models of Biological PhenomenaGalane J. Luo (Birmingham). Thursday 06 December 2018, 13:00-14:00 ## Linear mapping approximation of gene regulatory networks with stochastic dynamicsRamon Grima, Edinburgh. Thursday 29 November 2018, 13:00-14:00 ## Tales of motion at the microscale: microbots, bacteria and phage virusesPanayiota Katsamba, Birmingham. Thursday 22 November 2018, 13:00-14:00 ## The Impact of Microbial Community Interactions on the Evolution of Virulence and Antibiotic ResistanceIvana Gudelj, Exeter. Thursday 15 November 2018, 13:00-14:00 ## Qualitative and quantitative coarse-graining in molecular dynamicsHong Duong, Birmingham. Thursday 08 November 2018, 13:00-14:00 ## Instabilities in BlisteringDraga Pihler-Puzović, University of Manchester . Thursday 01 November 2018, 13:00-14:00 ## The unreasonable effectiveness of small neural ensembles in high-dimensional brainAlexander Gorban, University of Leicester. Thursday 25 October 2018, 13:00-14:00 ## Rhythms for Life: GnRH pulse generation and frequency decoding - a mathematical perspectiveNote the unusual room in Biosciences. Krasimira Tsaneva-Atanasova, Exeter. Thursday 18 October 2018, 13:00-14:00 ## Cancer evolution in a changing microenvironmentXiaowei Jiang (Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, UoB) . Thursday 11 October 2018, 13:00-14:00 ## Toward small-scale laboratory dynamosVassilios Dallas, Oxford. Thursday 04 October 2018, 13:00-14:00 ## TBCDebarjyoti Choudhuri, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India. Friday 04 May 2018, 12:00-13:00 ## Title to be confirmedSpeaker to be confirmed. Civil and Mechanical Engineering G26. Friday 23 March 2018, 12:00-13:00 ## Towards improved metal detection using (generalised) magnetic polarizability tensorsPaul Ledger, Swansea. Civil and Mechanical Engineering G26. Friday 16 March 2018, 12:00-13:00 ## Hybrid methods based on domain decomposition for multi-resolution modelling in fluid dynamicsSergey Karabasov, Queen Mary University of London. Civil and Mechanical Engineering G26. Friday 09 March 2018, 12:00-13:00 ## Cytoskeleton self-organization is robust and depends on cell geometry aloneLyuba Chumakova, University of Edinburgh. Civil and Mechanical Engineering G26. Friday 02 March 2018, 12:00-13:00 ## Mechanistic Analysis of Invasive Patterning in Squamous Cell CarcinomaRobert Jenkins, Francis Crick Institute. Civil and Mechanical Engineering G26. Friday 23 February 2018, 12:00-13:00 ## Title to be confirmedSpeaker to be confirmed. Civil and Mechanical Engineering G26. Friday 16 February 2018, 12:00-13:00 ## Nonlocal models for cell-cell interactionsProf Kevin Painter, Heriot Watt University. Civil and Mechanical Engineering G26. Friday 09 February 2018, 12:00-13:00 ## Shear-thinning: A stabilising effect? Yes, no, maybe?Paul Griffiths, University of Coventry. Civil and Mechanical Engineering G26. Friday 02 February 2018, 12:00-13:00 ## Some mathematics of sound in aircraft enginesDr Ed Brambley, University of Warwick. Civil and Mechanical Engineering G26. Friday 26 January 2018, 12:00-13:00 ## Rethinking pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systemsNote unusual date. If you would like to meet the speaker, please email f.spill@bham.ac.uk Professor Erwin Frey. Thursday 18 January 2018, 12:00-13:00 ## How do antibiotics work? Linking antibiotic inhibition to bacterial physiology using theoretical models and experiments.Rosalind Allen, University of Edinburgh. Thursday 07 December 2017, 12:00-13:00 ## Surrogate Models in Large-Scale Bayesian Inverse ProblemsAretha Teckentrup, University of Edinburgh. Thursday 30 November 2017, 12:00-13:00 ## Towards a model of growth and patterning in the vertebrate neural tubePilar Guerrero, University College London. Thursday 23 November 2017, 12:00-13:00 ## Brain Networks in Epilepsy: From (mathematical) models to manJohn Terry, University of Exeter. Thursday 16 November 2017, 12:00-13:00 ## Coupled Thermal Hydraulics and Neutronics Analysis of Nuclear ReactorsJian Su. European Research Institute G52. Wednesday 15 November 2017, 14:00-15:00 ## Recent progress in mathematical ecology: an overviewProfessor Sergei Petrovskii, University of Leicester. Wednesday 15 November 2017, 12:00-13:00 ## Mathematical descriptions of molecular spatio-temporal organisation during T cell signallingDr Dylan Owen, King's College London. Physics West Large Lecture Theatre. Tuesday 14 November 2017, 15:00-16:00 ## Counting small subgraphs in multi-layer networks(Joint work with Kitty Meeks) Jess Enright, University of Stirling. Thursday 09 November 2017, 12:00-13:00 ## Adaptivity in geophysical flowsTristan Pryer, University of Reading. Thursday 02 November 2017, 12:00-13:00 ## Ammonites' shells as mechanical oscillatorsAlexander Erlich, University of Manchester. Thursday 26 October 2017, 12:00-13:00 ## Mathematical models of the flow of aqueous humour of the eyeJennifer Tweedy, Imperial College London. Thursday 12 October 2017, 12:00-13:00 ## Electrohydrodynamics of particles and drops in strong electric fieldsDr Debasish Dash, University of Cambridge. Thursday 05 October 2017, 12:00-13:00 ## Geometric tuning of self propulsion of catalytic particlesDr Sebastien Michelin, LadHyX - Ecole polytechnique. Thursday 04 May 2017, 16:00-17:00 ## Modelling bacteria: how can mathematics contribute to combatting AMR?Dr Jamie Wood, University of York. Monday 20 March 2017, 15:00-16:00 ## Cultivating genetically modified bacteria for industrial harvest: multiscale problems of nutrient transport and reaction kineticsDr Mohit Dalwadi, University of Oxford. Monday 13 March 2017, 15:00-16:00 ## Multiscale Image Based Modelling in BiologyProfessor Tiina Roose, University of Southampton. Monday 06 March 2017, 15:00-16:00 ## Diffusion of finite-size particles and application to porous mediaDr Maria Bruna, University of Oxford. Monday 27 February 2017, 15:00-16:00 ## On long time approximation of ergodic stochastic differential equations; examples from homogenization and molecular dynamicsDr Kostas Zygalakis, University of Edinburgh. Monday 20 February 2017, 15:00-16:00 ## Simplified models of Water entry and exitProfessor Alexander Korobkin, University of East Anglia. Monday 13 February 2017, 15:00-16:00 ## A space-time Trefftz dG method for the second order acoustic wave equationDr Lehel Banjai, Heriot-Watt University. Monday 30 January 2017, 15:00-16:00 ## Title to be confirmedSpeaker to be confirmed. Civil and Mechanical Engineering G26. Thursday 26 January 2017, 12:00-13:00 ## Modeling swimming microbes with a regularized Stokeslet boundary element methodDr Rudi Schuech, University of Lincoln. Monday 23 January 2017, 15:00-16:00 ## Title to be confirmedSpeaker to be confirmed. Civil and Mechanical Engineering G26. Thursday 19 January 2017, 12:00-13:00 ## Singularities for internal, external, and artificial microbiofluiddynamicsDr Tom Montenegro-Johnson, University of Birmingham. Monday 05 December 2016, 15:00-16:00 ## Optimal discretisation in Banach spacesDr Kris van der Zee, University of Nottingham. Monday 28 November 2016, 15:00-16:00 ## Fluctuations in stochastic systems with memoryDr Rosemary Harris, Queen Mary University of London. Monday 21 November 2016, 15:00-16:00 ## Stability and dynamics of bubbles with particle-laden interfacesDr Valeria Garbin, Imperial College London. Monday 14 November 2016, 15:00-16:00 ## Drawing microstructured optical fibres: the inverse problemDr Yvonne Stokes, University of Adelaide. Monday 07 November 2016, 15:00-16:00 ## Mathematical Musings on Blindness & BacteriaDr Paul Roberts, University of Birmingham. Monday 17 October 2016, 15:00-16:00 ## TestSpeaker to be confirmed. Lecture Room C, Watson Building. Thursday 08 September 2016, 11:00-12:00 ## Using mathematical modelling to predict optimal antibiotic treatment strategies.Dr Pia Abel zur Weisch, University of Tromsø. Lecture Room C, Watson Building. Wednesday 04 May 2016, 11:00-12:00 ## How magnets and mathematics can help solve the current water crisisDr Ian Griffiths, University of Oxford. Lecture Theatre 2, Strathcona Building. Monday 21 March 2016, 14:00-15:00 ## Dynamic networks and network dynamicsDr Jon Pitchford, University of York. Lecture Theatre 4, Strathcona Building. Monday 14 March 2016, 15:00-16:00 ## Beyond integrability: the far-reaching consequences of thinking about boundary conditionsThis talk is a School of Mathematics Colloquium Professor Beatrice Pelloni, University of Reading. Lecture room A, Watson building. Wednesday 09 March 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Data Assimilation and its applications to meteorologyProfessor Chris Budd. Friday 04 March 2016, 14:00-15:00 ## Plants and Fat Pads: The Elasticity of Cellular Bodies in High DeformationDr Angela Mihai, Cardiff University. Lecture Theatre 4, Strathcona Building. Monday 22 February 2016, 15:00-16:00 ## Image registration with uncertain landmarksDr Tony Shardlow, University of Bath. Lecture Theatre 4, Strathcona Building. Monday 15 February 2016, 15:00-16:00 ## Singular asymptotics of surface-plasmon resonanceDr Ory Schnitzer, Imperial College. Lecture Theatre 4, Strathcona Building. Monday 08 February 2016, 15:00-16:00 ## Maxwell-Stefan diffusion limit for gas mixturesJoint Analysis/Applied seminar, please note unusual location and time Dr Harsha Hutridurga. Lecture room B, Watson building. Monday 25 January 2016, 16:00-17:00 ## Uncertainty in cardiac electrophysiology models - identifiability, parameterisation and model selectionDr Gary Mirams, University of Oxford. Lecture Theatre 4, Strathcona Building. Monday 18 January 2016, 15:00-16:00 ## Numerical integration of the Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert equationDirk Praetorius (Vienna University of Technology). Thursday 07 January 2016, 12:00-13:00 ## Modelling eye growthPlease note the unusual venue Dr Laura Kimpton, University of Oxford. Monday 07 December 2015, 14:00-15:00 ## Modelling the Microvasculature using a new Boundary Integral Formulation for Biphasic Mixture TheoryDr Richard Clarke, University of Auckland. Monday 30 November 2015, 14:00-15:00 ## Cell- and tissue-scale interactions in asthmatic airwaysDr Bindi Brook, University of Nottingham. Monday 23 November 2015, 14:00-15:00 ## Feedback control of falling liquid filmsDr Alice Thompson, Imperial College London. Monday 16 November 2015, 14:00-15:00 ## Developing PDE-compartment hybrid frameworks for modeling cell migrationDr Christian Yates, University of Bath. Monday 09 November 2015, 14:00-15:00 ## Stress and fibre orientation in plant growth - making the twain meet mathematicallyDr Jeevanjyoti Chakraborty, University of Birmingham. Monday 02 November 2015, 14:00-15:00 ## Variational problems involving rearrangements of functionsJoint Analysis / Applied Mathematics seminar Professor Geoffrey Burton. Lecture Theatre 4, Strathcona Building. Monday 19 October 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Unravelling the complexity of blood clotting and thrombosis using mathematical techniquesDr Joanne Dunster, University of Reading. Monday 12 October 2015, 14:00-15:00 ## Capillary Breakup of a Liquid Bridge: Identifying Regimes and TransitionsDr Yuan Li, University of Birmingham. Monday 05 October 2015, 15:00-16:00 ## Domain decomposition and heterogeneous problemsSébastien Loisel (Heriot-Watt). Poynting Small Lecture Theatre. Thursday 26 March 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Adaptivity and polytopic meshes for convection-diffusion-reaction problemsAndrea Cangiani (Leicester). Poynting Small Lecture Theatre. Thursday 05 March 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Robust and adaptive control for managed ecologiesStuart Townley (Exeter). Poynting Small Lecture Theatre. Thursday 26 February 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Localised structures in nonlocal neural field modelsDaniele Avitabile (Nottingham). Poynting Small Lecture Theatre. Thursday 19 February 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Evolutionary game-theoretic modelling of cyber-security, crime prevention, inspection and corruptionVassili Kolokoltsov (Warwick). Lecture room A, Watson building. Wednesday 11 February 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Scaling Limits in Computational Bayesian InversionClaudia Schillings (Warwick). Poynting Small Lecture Theatre. Thursday 05 February 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Singularities, Slip, Substrates and Structure: Challenges of modelling the moving contact line problemSerafim Kalliadasis (Imperial). Poynting Small Lecture Theatre. Thursday 29 January 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Oscillatory kinetics in cluster-cluster aggregationColm Connaughton (Warwick). Poynting Small Lecture Theatre. Thursday 22 January 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Mathematical Models for Tissue EngineeringRoom changed Sarah Waters (Oxford). Poynting Small Lecture Theatre. Thursday 15 January 2015, 16:00-17:00 ## Multiscale analyses of tissue growth and front propagationReuben O'Dea (Nottingham). Thursday 04 December 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## The many faces of magnitudeMathematics Colloquium Tom Leinster (Edinburgh). Lecture room A, Watson building. Wednesday 03 December 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Three-wave interactions, quasipatterns and spatiotemporal chaos in systems with two length scales.Alastair Rucklidge (Leeds). Thursday 27 November 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Transport driven self-organisation in chemical systemsAnnette Taylor (Sheffield). Thursday 20 November 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Advection-condensation of water vapour in a model of coherent stirringYue-Kin Tsang (Edinburgh). Thursday 13 November 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## A kinematic explanation for gamma-ray burstsMathematics Colloquium Robert MacKay (Warwick). Lecture room A, Watson building. Wednesday 29 October 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## From the microscale to the macroscale: How the hierarchical structure of ligaments and tendons affects their mechanical behaviourTom Shearer (Manchester). Thursday 16 October 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## A classical problem in Elliptic PDEJoint Analysis/Applied Mathematics Seminar Debajyoti Choudhuri (National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India). Monday 13 October 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Mathematical Modelling of Liquid SnowflakesAndrew Lacey (Heriot-Watt). Thursday 09 October 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## Microbiology’s N-body Problem: Interspecies Metabolite Transfer in Spatially-Structured PopulationsRoom changed Rob Clegg (University of Birmingham). Thursday 02 October 2014, 16:00-17:00 ## A posteriori error estimates for a finite element approximation of transmission problems with sign changing coefficientsNote unusual time/day Serge Nicaise (Université de Valenciennes, France).. Tuesday 06 May 2014, 14:00-15:00 ## Galerkin methods for (fully) nonlinear elliptic equationsOmar Lakkis (Sussex). Monday 24 March 2014, 14:00-15:00 ## Front propagation in cellular flows for fast reaction and small diffusivityAlexandra Tzella (Birmingham). Monday 17 March 2014, 14:00-15:00 ## A posteriori error estimation for stochastic Galerkin approximationsAlex Bespalov (Birmingham). Monday 10 March 2014, 14:00-15:00 ## Multilevel Markov Chain Monte Carlo with Applications in Subsurface FlowRobert Scheichl (Bath). Monday 24 February 2014, 14:00-15:00 ## Rates of mixing in models of fluid flow.Note that this talk will be particularly accessible to undergraduates! Rob Sturman (Leeds). Monday 17 February 2014, 14:00-15:00 ## Periodic orbits for real planar polynomial vector fields of degree $n$ having $n$ invariant straight lines.Ana Rodrigues (Exeter). Monday 10 February 2014, 14:00-15:00 ## Cells, cell sheets and insect embryos: modelling the role of mechanics in tissue DevelopmentCarina Dunlop (Surrey). Monday 03 February 2014, 14:00-15:00 ## Numerical modelling of surface and internal tidesVladimir Lapin (Leeds). Monday 27 January 2014, 14:00-15:00 ## Guiding Experiments using ContinuationFrank Schilder (DTU, Denmark). Monday 13 January 2014, 14:00-15:00 ## Vibro-acoustic energy distributions in complex structures at high frequenciesDavid Chappell (Nottingham Trent University). Monday 09 December 2013, 14:00-15:00 ## Statistical mechanics for complex, multiphase fluidsBen Goddard (University of Edinburgh). Monday 02 December 2013, 14:00-15:00 ## Modelling polymer crystallisation under flow: from molecular shape to flow properties and crystallisation.*This talk will be particularly accessible to year 4 undergraduates.* Richard Graham (University of Nottingham). Monday 25 November 2013, 14:00-15:00 ## Physical modelling and Bayesian inference elucidates the debated mechanism of the mtDNA bottleneckIain Johnston (Imperial College). Monday 18 November 2013, 14:00-15:00 ## Optimising chiral structures for micro-scale propulsionEric Keavney (Imperial College). Monday 11 November 2013, 14:00-15:00 ## Non-smooth dynamics in spiking neural models.Kyle Wedgwood (University of Nottingham). Monday 21 October 2013, 14:00-15:00 ## Exponential asymptotics and homoclinic snaking in continuous and discrete systemsAndrew Dean (University of Leeds). Monday 14 October 2013, 14:00-15:00 If you have a question about this list, please contact: David Smith; Meurig Gallagher; Fabian Spill; Dr Paul Roberts; Dr Tom Montenegro-Johnson; F.Xu.2; F.Xu.2; F.Xu.2; F.Xu.2; Dr Panayiota Katsamba. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser. |
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