KSU/AMLCI – CMU/CNA Applied Mathematics Symposium on

 

Advanced Materials

February 9-10, 2019

Kent State University

Program

 

Sat., Feb. 9, 2019
8:30 – 9:00
Registration
coffee and bagels and pastries
9:00 – 9:10
Dean James Blank Introduction and Welcome
9:10 – 9:50
Weinan E Machine Learning and Multi-scale Modeling
9:50 – 10:30
Irene Fonseca Mathematical Analysis of Novel Advanced Materials: Epitaxy and Quantum Dots
10:30 – 10:50
coffee and pastries
10:50 – 11:30
Richard James Materials from Mathematics
11:30 – 12:10
Eugene Gartland Forces and Variational Compatibility for Equilibrium Liquid Crystal Director Models with Coupled Electric Fields
12:10 – 2:00
lunch
2:00 – 2:40
David Kinderlehrer Towards a Gradient Flow for Microstructure
2:40 – 3:20
Dmitry Golovaty Interfaces with Singularities: Understanding Phase Transitions in Nematic Liquid Crystals
3:20 -3:40
coffee and pastries
3:40 – 4:20
Robert Kohn A Variational Perspective on Wrinkling Patterns in Thin Elastic Sheets
4:20 – 5:00
Xiaoyu Zheng Towards an Equation of State for Dense Nematics via a Free Volume Approach
Banquet

 

Sun., Feb. 10, 2019
8:30 – 9:00
coffee and bagels and pastries
9:00 – 9:10
Announcements
9:10 – 9:50
Epifanio Virga Chirality Injection in Liquid Crystal Droplets
9:50 – 10:30
Kaushik Dayal Objective Twisted Electromagnetic and Electronic Waves in
Chiral Materials
10:30 – 10:50
coffee and pastries
10:50 – 11:30
Michael Shelley Self-Organization and Mechanics in the Cell
11:30 – 12:10
Peter Palffy-Muhoray Light Intensity as a Mechanical Potential for Photoactive
Materials