Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Surface Water Waves

13 Aug--31 Aug 2001

Organisers: Dr SE Belcher (Reading), Professor TJ Bridges (Surrey), Dr SG Sajjadi (John C. Stennis Space Center)


Spitalfields Day

Thursday 16th August 2001

Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Seminar Room 1, 20 Clarkson Road, Cambridge

Mathematical Aspects of Water Waves

Organiser: T J Bridges (Surrey)

11.30 11.45    Coffee & Registration

11.45 12.30    Walter Craig (McMaster)

Resonances in Hamiltonian systems and water waves

12.30 14.00    Lunch

14.00 14.45    Brenny van Groesen (Twente)

Construction and (a priori) justification of low-dimensional models for water waves

14.45 15.30    Gerard Iooss (INLN, Nice)

A new type of codimension-one bifurcation for infinite dimensional reversible vector fields with application to water waves

15.30 16.00    Tea

16.00 16.45    Guido Schneider (Bayreuth)

The validity of 2D water wave models

16.45 17.30    John Toland (Bath)

Global mathematical aspects of some classical water-wave problems

17.30 18.30    Wine Reception at the Newton Institute

These lectures are linked to the Isaac Newton Institute Programme on Surface Water Waves.

Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Lunch will be provided at a nominal charge. For catering purposes, please advise Tracey Andrew at the Isaac Newton Institute, 20 Clarkson Road, Cambridge CB3 0EH by 6 August 2001 if you intend to come.

There are limited funds available to assist research students to attend. Please apply by 6 August 2001 to Tracey Andrew at the Isaac Newton Institute.

Scientific enquiries may be addressed to Professor Tom Bridges.

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