Invited Presentations

Room: Ballrooms I, II & III

Fifth SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems

May 23-27, 1999,
Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, Snowbird, Utah


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Sunday, May 23

8:30 AM-9:30 AM
IP1 Diffraction of Atoms by Real, Complex and Imaginary Crystals of Light
Sir Michael Berry, H. H. Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

1:30 PM-2:30 PM
IP2 Analysis of a Class of Strange Attractors
Lai-Sang Young, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles; and Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University

Monday, May 24

8:30 AM-9:30 AM
IP3 Dynamics of Microstructure/Flow Interactions
M. Gregory Forest, Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

1:30 PM-2:30 PM
IP4 Life at the Boundary of Chaos Theory and Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics
J. Robert Dorfman, Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park

Tuesday, May 25

8:30 AM-9:30 AM
IP5 Attractors in Evolutionary Equations
Jack Hale, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology

1:30 PM-2:30 PM
IP6 Finite Element Analysis of Nonsmooth Contact
Michael Ortiz, Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories, California Institute of Technology

Wednesday, May 26

8:30 AM-9:30 AM
IP7 Application of Dynamical Systems Theory to Spacecraft Trajectory Design Including GENESIS
Kathleen C. Howell, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University, West Lafayette

1:30 PM-2:30 PM
IP8 Quantitative Studies of the Fertilization Wave in Eggs
Joel Keizer, Institute of Theoretical Dynamics, University of California, Davis

Thursday, May 27

8:30 AM-9:30 AM
IP9 DNA Evolution and Computation
Albert J. Libchaber, Center for Studies in Physics and Biology, Rockefeller University

12:15 PM-1:15 PM
IP10 Stability and Instability in Hamiltonian Dynamics
Zhihong Jeff Xia, Department of Mathematics, Northwestern University