
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES 

April 16, 2014  
Thematic Program on Partial Differential EquationsFields Institute Seminar

2004


Jan 7  Victor Ivrii, University of Toronto Sharp Spectral Asymptotics for Operators with Irregular Coefficients 
Jan 14  Robert Brandenberger, Brown University Floquet Theory, Early Universe Cosmology and Anderson Localization 
Jan 21  Jim Colliander, University of Toronto
Global wellposedness and scattering for the H^1 critical quintic NLS on R^3 
Jan 28  Dejan Slepcev, University of Toronto Dynamics of longwave unstable thinfilm equations 
Feb 4  Dario CorderoErausquin, Universite
de MarnelaVallee On the extension of Prekopa's Inequality to Plurisubharmonic Functions 
Feb 11  Sarah Raynor, University of Toronto & The
Fields Institute Fixed Boundary Regularity for an Elliptic Free Boundary Problem 
Feb 18  No Seminar 
Feb 25  Adrian Butscher, University of Toronto 
Mar 3  Najma Ahmad, University of Toronto The Geometry of Shape Recognition Via Optimal Transport 
Mar 10  Andrei Biryuk, The Fields Institute Flows with no Pressure, Geometry, and Turbulence 
Mar 17  No Seminar 
Mar 24  Pedro Goldbaum 
Mar 31  Alexandru Tamasan, University of Toronto Inverse scattering in Dbar equations and reconstruction of convection terms 
Apr 7  Alvaro Cartea Generalised FractionalBlackScholes Equation: Pricing and Hedging 
Apr 14  Yi Long Ni 
Apr 21  JeanClaude Saut, Universite de
ParisSud The Program of P.H.Roberts et al on the GrossPitaevski Equation 
Apr 28  Anne de Bouard, Universite de ParisSud Stochastic Perturbations of Nonlinear Schrodinger Equations 
May 5  Guillaume van Baalen, Universite
de Geneva Phase Turbulence in the Complex GinzburgLandau Equation, a Rigorous Approach 
May 14 **Date/Room Change** 
Andrei Biryuk, Fields Institute
and McMaster An application of the degree theory for PDE (to be held in room 210) 
May 19  Nikolai Melnikov, Moscow State University Bifurcations of Periodic Solutions in Hamiltonian Systems 
2003


Sept 10  Walter Craig, McMaster University & The
Fields Institute Zakharov's Hamiltonian for Surface Water Waves and its Long Wave Limits 
Sept 17  J. Douglas Wright, McMaster University &
The Fields Institute How Accurate is the KdV Approximation to the Water Wave Equation? 
Sept 24  No speaker due to the short course on Fluid Dynamics 
Oct 1  Gunther Uhlmann, University of
Washington (as part of the Symposium on Inverse Problems) 
Oct 8  Stefanella Boatto, McMaster University
& The Fields Institute The Dynamics of Billiards 
Oct 15  Avi Soffer, Rutgers University Multichannel Nonlinear Dispersive Waves: The Case of NLS with Potentials 
Oct 22  *2:10  3:00* Pieter Blue, Rutgers University Decay estimates for the wave equation on the Schwarzschild manifold 
Oct 29  No seminar due to McMaster Britton Lectures 
Nov 5  No seminar due to 2003 CRMFields Prize Lectures 
Nov 12  Emanuelle Servat, The Fields Institute Resonances for the Schrodinger Operator 
Nov 19  Mattheus Grasselli, McMaster University Partial Differential Equations in Mathematical Finance 
Nov 26  Rustum Choksi, The Fields Institute On Some Direct Methods in the Calculus of Variations 
Dec 3  Tadashi Tokieda, CUNY Graduate
Center and AIMS Openness of momentum maps and symmetric Hamiltonian dynamics 
Dec 10 
1:102:00 p.m. 
Dec 17  No seminar 
Dec 24  No seminar 
Dec 31  No seminar 