VISITS

Click on a visitor in the alphabetical list below.
 
Brock, F.
Correa, D.
Cossey, J.
Jonoska, N.
Koszmider, P.
Krasilshchik, I.
Lutscher, F.
Marvan, M.
Mkrtchyan, R.
Müller, W.
Nivoche, S.
Pelinovsky, D.
Savitt, D.
Shinohara, K.
Talipova, T.
Robins, S.
Vu, V.H.
Hoefer, M.
Turowska, L.


Earlier Visits notices can be found in the Published Issues.



VISIT OF L. TUROWSKA

Published online 02 August 2012

Professor Lyudmila Turowska (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden) will be visiting the UK from 2 to 12 October 2012. Her research area is functional analysis, especially spectral synthesis and operator synthesis for compact groups. Recently she investigated the spectral theory of Beurling-Fourier algebras on compact groups, and C*-algebras of the Heisenberg group and threadlike Lie groups. Professor Turowska will give talks at

  • Lancaster, Wednesday 3 October at 4 pm: Sets of multiplicity and closable multipliers on group algebras
  • Newcastle, Thursday 4 October at 4 pm: Sets of multiplicity and closable multipliers on group algebras
  • London Analysis Seminar in UCL, Thursday 11 October at 3 pm: Schur multipliers and closability properties

Further details can be obtained from Dr Zinaida Lykova (Z.A.Lykova@ncl.ac.uk). The visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.

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VISIT OF M. HOEFER

Published online 02 August 2012

Dr Mark Hoefer (North Carolina State University, USA) will be visiting the UK during October 2012.  His research area is fluid dynamics of dispersive media. Dr Hoefer will give the following talks: 

  • 4 October, University of Edinburgh: Dispersive shock waves and instabilities, contact Noel Smyth (N.Smyth@ed.ac.uk)
  • 10 October, Loughborough University: Excitation, propagation and control of nanoscale magnetic solitons,  contact Gennady El (g.el@lboro.ac.uk)
  • 12 October, University of Cambridge: Supersonic superfluids, contact Natalia Berloff, N.G.Berloff@damtp.cam.ac.uk

Further details can be obtained from Gennady El (G.El@lboro.ac.uk).  The visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.

 

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VISIT OF V. H. VU

Published online 02 August 2012

Professor Van H. Vu (Yale University, New Haven, CT) will be visiting the UK from 21 to 28 October. His research interests include combinatorics, probabilistic methods, random structures, additive number theory, and random matrices. During his visit he will give lectures at:

  • University College London, 22 October
  • Oxford, 23 October
  • Cambridge, 25 October

For further information contact Professor Imre Barany, UCL, (barany@math.ucl.ac.uk). This visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.

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VISIT OF S. ROBINS

Published online 02 August 2012

Professor Sinai Robins (NTU, Singapore) will be visiting the UK from 6 to 16 October 2012. His main field of interest is harmonic analysis, discrete geometry, number theory and modular forms. During his visit he will give seminars at:

  • Oxford, 9 October
  • Cambridge, 11 October
  • University College London, 15 October

 

For further information contact Professor Imre Barany, UCL (barany@math.ucl.ac.uk). This visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.

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VISIT OF T. TALIPOVA

Published online 02 August 2012

Professor Tatiana Talipova (Institute of Applied Physics) will be visiting the UK from 1 to 14 October 2012. Her research concerns propagation of nonlinear dispersive waves in various media, such as ocean waves, waves in the atmosphere and in plasmas. Professor Talipova will give lectures at:

  • University of Sheffield, Hicks Building Wave propagation in nonreflected media
  • University of Loughborough Transformation of interface solitary wave on the bottom step
  • University of Keele Variable-coefficient Gardner equation and its role in the nonlinear
    dynamics of the oceanic internal waves

Whilst in Sheffield she will be working with Professor Michael Ruderman on nonreflective wave propagation in magnetic field guides in the solar atmosphere. Whilst in Loughborough she will collaborate with Professor Roger Grimshaw on propagation of nonlinear internal waves. Whilst in Keele she will be studying properties of Gardner equation with Professor Victor Shrira. For further information about the visit of Professor Talipova contact Professor Ruderman (M.S.Ruderman@sheffield.ac.uk). The visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.

 

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VISIT OF F. LUTSCHER

Published online 18 June 2012

Professor Frithjof Lutscher (University of Ottawa, Canada) will be visiting the UK from 14 June to 2 July 2012. He specializes in applying mathematics as a scientific tool in biology and ecology. Specific interest areas include: river ecosystems modelling; invasion and conservation biology; modelling dispersal in discrete-time systems; individual movement behaviour, random walks and pattern formation. Professor Lutscher will give seminars at:

  • University of Glasgow, Tuesday 19 June: Species persistence and spread in patchy landscapes
  • Heriot-Watt University, Wednesday 27 June: Life in the flow: modeling river ecosystems
  • Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Oxford, Friday 29 June: Life in the flow: modeling river ecosystems

Whilst at Glasgow University from 14 to 28 June, Professor Lutscher will be working with Dr Christina Cobbold (Glasgow) and Professor Jonathan Sherratt (Heriot-Watt). Whilst in Oxford he will be working with Dr Steven White and will be visiting the Centre for Mathematical Biology. For further information about the visit of Professor Lutscher contact Dr Cobbold (Christina.Cobbold@glasgow.ac.uk). The visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.


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VISIT OF F. BROCK

Published online 14 May 2012

Professor Friedemann Brock (American University of Beirut, Lebanon) will be visiting the UK from 13 to 19 June 2012. His research concerns qualitative properties of solutions to elliptic and parabolic PDE, such as their symmetry, monotonicity, multiplicity, and regularity. Professor Brock will give lectures at:

  • King’s College London, Strand Building, Room S5.20, Thursday 14 June at 3 pm: Asymptotic estimates and symmetry of ground states; contact Yuri Safarov (yuri.safarov@kcl.ac.uk)
  • University of Bath, Wolfson Lecture Theatre (Building 4 West, Room 1.7), Friday 15 June at 4:15 pm: Continuous rearrangements, and symmetry and monotonicity of solutions to some elliptic problems; contact Roger Moser (r.moser@bath.ac.uk)
  • University of Bristol, Howard House, Monday 18 June at 4 pm: Weighted isoperimetric inequalities; contact Isaac Chenchiah (Isaac.Chenchiah@bristol.ac.uk)

For further information about the visit of Professor Brock contact Isaac Chenchiah. The visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.


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VISIT OF D. CORREA

Published online 14 May 2012

Dr Diego Correa (Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina) will be visiting the UK from 12 to 25 May 2012. His research is on diverse topics of the gauge/gravity correspondence. In particular, his recent work is concerned with the use of integrability tools and other exact descriptions. Dr Correa will give a lecture on Cusp anomalous dimension in N = 4 super Yang–Mills from integrability on:

  • Tuesday 15 May at 4 pm, Room 39/40 AA 04, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Surrey
  • Thursday 17 May at 1 pm, Potter Room, Pavilion B, CMS, University of Cambridge
  • Thursday 24 May at 4:20 pm, Room G/109, James College, University of York

Dr Correa will be based at the University of Surrey during his stay, hosted by Martin Wolf (m.wolf@surrey.ac.uk). The visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.


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VISIT OF N. JONOSKA

Published online 14 May 2012

Professor Natasha Jonoska (University of South Florida at Tampa) will be visiting the UK during June 2012. Her research is on applications of topology and graph theory to problems in biomathematics. Professor Jonoska will give the following lectures:

  • Monday 4 June, Tuesday 5 June and Wednesday 6 June at 2 pm, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University, Room CM221: Mini-course on mathematical models for DNA recombination processes
  • Tuesday 12 June at 12:45 pm, Imperial College, London, Huxley 139: Biomathematics seminar on Homologous DNA recombination through spatial graphs
  • Friday 15 June at 1:15 pm, York Centre for Complex Systems (YCCSA), University of York: Biomathematics seminar on Describing self-assembly of nanostructures

For further details contact Anne Taormina (anne.taormina@durham.ac.uk). The visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.


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VISIT OF D. PELINOVSKY

Published online 14 May 2012

Professor Dmitry Pelinovsky (McMaster University, Canada) will be visiting the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Loughborough University from 19 June to 8 July 2012. His main research area is the theory of nonlinear partial differential equations and discrete dynamical systems, with applications to nonlinear waves in fluids, crystals, and atomic gases. During his visit Professor Pelinovsky will give the following seminars:

  • Loughborough University, 20 June at 2 pm: Rigorous justification of the short-pulse equation; contact Karima Khusnutdinova (K.Khusnutdinova@lboro.ac.uk)
  • University of Surrey, 22 June at 4 pm: Bäcklund transformation and L2-stability of NLS solitons; contact Tom Bridges (T.Bridges@surrey.ac.uk)
  • University of Nottingham, 26 June at 3 pm: On the validity of the variational approximation in discrete nonlinear Schrödinger equations; contact Jonathan Wattis (Jonathan.Wattis@nottingham.ac.uk)

For further details contact Karima Khusnutdinova (K.Khusnutdinova@lboro.ac.uk). The visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.


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VISIT OF K. SHINOHARA

Published online 14 May 2012

Dr Katsutoshi Shinohara (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro) will be visiting the UK from 1 to 23 June 2012. Dr Shinohara’s research area is dynamical systems theory, with a focus on generic properties of dynamical systems and the Closing Lemma. During his visit he will give seminars at:

  • University of Warwick, 12 June
  • University of Surrey, 15 June
  • Imperial College London, 21 June

Dr Shinohara will be based at Imperial College London during his stay. For more information contact Dmitry Turaev (dturaev@imperial.ac.uk). The visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.


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VISIT OF W. MÜLLER

Published online 2 April 2012 (revised)

Professor Werner Müller (Bonn University) will be visiting the UK from 22 to 28 April. His research areas are global analysis, automorphic forms and harmonic analysis on locally symmetric spaces. Professor Müller will give lectures at:
  • Loughborough University, Analysis Seminar, 24 April at 4 pm
    Spectral theory on the moduli space of Riemann surfaces
     
  • King's College London, Number Theory Seminar, 25 April at 4 pm
    Applications of the trace formula to spectral theory of automorphic forms
     
  • University College London, Pure Mathematics Seminar, 27 April at 4 pm
    L2-torsion for locally symmetric spaces
For further information contact Alex Strohmaier (A.Strohmaier@lboro.ac.uk). The visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.


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VISIT OF D. SAVITT

Published online 29 February 2012

Professor David Savitt (University of Arizona) will be visiting the UK from 1 to 31 May 2012. Professor Savitt's research area is number theory, with a focus on p-adic Hodge theory and its applications to the Langlands programme. During his visit he will give seminars at:

  • King's College London, Wednesday 9 May
  • University of Cambridge, Tuesday 15 May
  • University of Sheffield, Wednesday 23 May

Professor Savitt will be based at King's College London and Imperial College during his stay. For more information contact Fred Diamond (Fred.Diamond@kcl.ac.uk). The visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.


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VISIT OF J. COSSEY

Published online 29 February 2012

Dr John Cossey (Australian National University, Canberra) will visit the UK from 1 May to 16 June 2012, when he will be based at Warwick. His current research concerns factorised groups, particularly nilpotent groups, with reference to derived length, class, coclass, breadth and rank. During his visit Dr Cossey will give seminars on these topics at:

  • Birmingham University, Thursday 10 May
  • Warwick University, Thursday 24 May
  • University of East Anglia, Monday 11 June

For further information contact Stewart Stonehewer (S.E.Stonehewer@warwick.ac.uk). The visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.


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VISIT OF I. KRASILSHCHIK

Published online 29 February 2012

Professor Iosif Krasilshchik (Independent University of Moscow and Russian State University for the Humanities) will be visiting the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Loughborough University during March 2012. His main research expertise is geometric theory of integrable partial differential equations. Professor Krasilshchik will give the following talks:

  • Loughborough University Natural coverings over PDEs and integrability
  • University of Leeds Some algebraic constructions related to geometry of PDEs
  • Imperial College London Cohomological invariants of integrable systems

For further details contact Professor E. Ferapontov (E.V.Ferapontov@lboro.ac.uk). The visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.


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VISIT OF M. MARVAN

Published online 29 February 2012

Professor Michal Marvan (Silesian University, Opava, Czech Republic), will be visiting the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Loughborough University during March 2012. His main research expertise is geometric theory of integrable partial differential equations. For details contact Professor E. Ferapontov (E.V.Ferapontov@lboro.ac.uk). The visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 4 grant.


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VISIT OF S. NIVOCHE

Published online 29 February 2012

Professor Stephanie Nivoche (University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France) will visit the UK from 19 to 27 March 2012. Her research is concerned with complex analysis in several variables, and in particular with the application of techniques from pluripotential theory to solve problems in approximation theory. Professor Nivoche will give seminars at:

  • Queen Mary, University of London, 20 March
  • University of Nottingham, 21 March
  • King’s College London, 22 March

Professor Nivoche will be based at Queen Mary, University of London during her visit. For further information contact the host Oscar Bandtlow (o.bandtlow@qmul.ac.uk). This visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.


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VISIT OF R. MKRTCHYAN

Published online 9 January 2012

Professor Ruben Mkrtchyan (Yerevan Physics Institute, Armenia) will be visiting the UK from 16 February to 2 March 2012. His research area is Quantum Field Theory and Mathematical Physics. Professor Mkrtchyan will give lectures at:

  • Imperial College London, Department of Physics, Friday 17 February at 4 pm:
    n → –n duality and universality;
    contact Arkadij Tseytlin (a.tseytlin@imperial.ac.uk)
     
  • Loughborough University, School of Mathematics, Wednesday 22 February at 4 pm:
    Universal Lie algebra, duality and applications;
    contact Alexander Veselov (A.P.Veselov@lboro.ac.uk)
     
  • University of Manchester, School of Mathematics, Thursday 1 March at 4 pm:
    SO(n) ~ Sp(–n), SU(n) ~ SU(–n) dualities, their applications and generalization;
    contact Hovhannes Khudaverdian (khudian@manchester.ac.uk)

For further information about the visit of Professor Mkrtchyan contact Dr Hovhannes Khudaverdian. The visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.


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VISIT OF P. KOSZMIDER

Published online 1 December 2011, revised 27 January 2012

Professor Piotr Koszmider (Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences) will visit the UK from 29 January to 14 February 2012.  He is an expert in the application of set-theoretic methods in Banach space theory; he is particularly known for his constructions of compact Hausdorff spaces with the property that the corresponding Banach spaces of continuous functions acting on them admit only ’few’ operators in various specific ways. During his visit Professor Koszmider will lecture on Predicting, resolutions and the topological representation of operators on Banach spaces C(K) at the following places:

Professor Koszmider will be based at Lancaster University during his stay, hosted by Dr Niels Laustsen. The visit is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant.


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