ICIAM 2011 Mini-Symposium — MS229



Geometry, Mechanics, and Dynamics: Part I of II
Wednesday July 20, 2011, 10:00-12:00
Room: 214
[ For Part II, see MS288 ]

These two minisymposia comprising a total of 8 lecturers are dedicated to the memory of Jerrold E. Marsden. The topics of the talks illustrate Marsden’s interests. They cover fluid dynamics, elasticity theory, geometric methods in Hamiltonian dynamics, bifurcation theory, geometric mechanics, nonholonomic mechanics, control, variational numerical integrators, and mission design problems.

Organizer: Tudor S. Ratiu, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

TIME TALK TITLE
Dedication
SPEAKER SLIDES
10:00-10:25 Quasiconvexity Conditions and the Nucleation of Austenite* John Ball
& Konstantinos Koumatos
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
10:30-10:55 Quantum Spin and Nonholonomic Dynamics Anthony M.  Bloch
University of Michigan, USA
11:00-11:25 Momentum Maps and Classical Fields Mark Gotay
Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences,
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
11:30-11:55 Bifurcations in Coupled Systems Martin Golubitsky
The Ohio State University, USA
[ * Slides are not available ]

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