Sponsored by the SIAM Activity Group on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures.


Invited Plenary Speaker presentation slides are now posted with the Invited Presentations.

A summary of the Forward Looking Session is now posted with the Program.

Organizing Committee

Organizing Committee Co-chairs
Peter Miller, University of Michigan
Constance Schober, University of Central Florida

Organizing Committee
Gianne Derks, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Roy H. Goodman, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Tamara Grava, SISSA, Italy
Peter Janssen, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, United Kingdom
William Kath, Northwestern University
Panayotis Kevrekidis, University of Massachusetts
Gregor Kovacic, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Gregory Luther, Northrop Grumman
Antonmaria Minzoni, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
James Rossmanith, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Michael Weinstein, Columbia University


Theoretical aspects of applied mathematical research on nonlinear waves and coherent structures are relevant to subjects as diverse as general relativity, high-energy particle and plasma physics, fluid and solid mechanics, nonlinear electrical circuits, Bose-Einstein condensation, nonlinear optics, random media, atmosphere and ocean dynamics, chemical reactions, and biology. Remarkable agreement between theory and experiments can be claimed in many of these fields.

The goals of NW10 are to provide a forum for the development of mathematical methods and tools, to foster cross-fertilization among different fields of application, and most crucially to enable communication between the mathematicians who build the theory and the scientists who use it. The conference program will consist of presentations on subjects ranging from basic mathematical research to concrete applications.

Funding Agency


SIAM and the Conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the U.S. National Science Foundation for its support of this conference.


Important Deadlines

February 1, 2010:  Minisymposium proposals
March 1, 2010:  Abstracts for contributed speakers

January 16, 2010: February 8, 2010: SIAM Student Travel Award and Post-doc/Early Career Travel Award Applications

July 19, 2010

July 19, 2010 Deadline Extended to Tuesday, July 27, 2010!

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