SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

September 23, 2014

Scientific Activities July 1992- June 1993

THEMATIC PROGRAMS

1992-93 Riemannian Geometry Micro-Program (July '92-August '93

 

Dynamical Systems and Bifurcation Theory

Coordinated by J. Chadam,W. Langford and L. Glass

Workshops

June 7-12, 1993 -- Pattern Formation and Lattice-Gas Automata
Organizers: A. Lawniczak (University of Guelph), R. Kapral (University of Toronto)

March 24-28, 1993 -- Workshop on Applications of Pattern Formation
Organizers: J. Chadam (University of Waterloo), B. Wetton (UBC)

February 22-28, 1993-- Workshop on Pattern Formation and Symmetry Breaking in PDE's
Organizers: W. Langford (University of Guelph), M. Golubitsky (University of Houston)

November 26 - December 4, 1992 -- Introduction to Dynamical Systems, Student Seminar Projects,
Supervised by W. F. Langford (The Fields Institute)

November 13-16, 1992 -- Workshop on Normal Forms and Homoclinic Chaos
Organizers: William F. Langford (University of Guelph), Wayne Nagata (University of British Columbia)

October 21-25, 1992 -- Workshop on Conservative Systems and Quantum Chaos
Organizers: Larry Bates (University of Calgary), David Goodings (McMaster University), David Rod (University of Calgary)

Courses

Jan 15 - April 16, 1993 --
Dynamical Systems Methods In Partial Differential Equations And Mechanics
Coordinator: John Chadam (McMaster University)

January 14 - April 1, 1993 --
Patterns, Symmetry And Dynamics
Coordinator: Martin Golubitsky (University of Houston)

January 13 - March 31, 1993 --
Normally Hyperbolic Invariant Manifolds, Global Perturbation Methods and Phase Space Transport in Systems with Several Degrees-of-Freedon
Coordinator: Stephen Wiggins (California Institute of Technology)

September - December 1992 --
Introduction To Dynamical Systems

Coordinators: Willam Langford (University of Guelph), Wayne Nagata (UBC), X. Liu (University of Waterloo), Stephen Wiggins (California Institute of Technology)

September23 - December 2, 1992 --
Qualitative Behavior of Integrable Hamiltonian Systems
Coordinator: Richard Cushman (University of Utrecht)

September 23 - 26, 1992 --
Lectures on Hamiltonian Bifurcation Theory
Coordinator: Jerrold E. Marsden (The Fields Institute and University of California at Berkeley)

Colloquium/Seminar Series

September 1992- June 1993 -- Colloquium in Dynamical Systems Seminar Series

Seminar Series

June 1992 - January 1993 -- Control Theory Seminars
June 1 - 4, 1992 -- Research Seminar on the Method of Equivalence
February - June 1993 -- Geometric Mechanics Seminars

3. Distinguished Lecture Series

May 29, 1993 -- held at the University of Waterloo
DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES
Sir Michael F. Atiyah (Trinity College, England)
Geometry and Quantum Mechanics

October 22 - 24, 1992 -- held at the University of Waterloo, Davis Centre
DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES
Michael Berry (University of Bristol)
Quantum-to-classical asymptotics, chaology and the Riemann zeros

September 23 - 25, 1992 --held at the University of Waterloo
DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES
Vaughan Jones (University of California, Berkeley)
Lecture 1: Subfactors; Lecture: 2 Knots; Lecture 3: Spin Models

4. General Scientific Activities

Workshops

May 26-29, 1993
G.J. Butler Workshop on Mathematical Ecology
Organizers: H.I. Freedman (Alberta), J. Wu (York)

May 13 - 15, 1993
General Relativity and Astrophysics

May 14, 1993
Presentation of Distinguished Service Award to Prof.'s H.S.M. Coxeter and G.D.Duff
Presentation fo the Certificate of Recognition to Elizabeth Reidt
Official Opening of the Fields Institute Library

March 23, 1993 -- Workshop on Communicating Mathematics: A Workshop for Science Journalists and Mathematicians
Organized by J. E. Marsden and W. F. Shadwick

March 20, 1993 -- Workshop on Dynamics of Animal Locomotion
Organized by J. E. Marsden and W. F. Shadwick

March 5 - 7, 1993
Workshop on Convexity, Monotonicity and Differentiability
Organized by J. Borwein and A. Lewis

January 5, 12 & 19, 1993
Pal Rozsa, Technical University of Budapest
Seminar on Block Matrices, Generalized Band Matrices and Their Inverses, Application of Block Matrices
also see Lecture Series on Control Theory

September 30, 1992 -- Seminar on Industrial Problems
Simon Haykin (McMaster University) Chaotic Signal Processing

Seminar Series

September 1992 - June 1993 -- Director's Seminar Series
September 1992 - March 1993 -- Seminar Series on Differential Systems

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