**Penn State University**

**Department of Mathematics**

Mondays 3:30-4:30 PM

103 Osmond Laboratory

September 16th |
Thomas Podgorski Department of Mathematics Penn State University |
Surface Folds in Viscoelastic Fluids |

September 30th |
Thomas G. Mason ExxonMobil Research |
Rotational Brownian Motion of Optically Trapped Microdisks |

October 7th |
Milton W. Cole Department of Physics Penn State University |
Wetting Transitions |

October 28th |
Leonid Berlyand Department of Mathematics Penn State University |
Network approximation for highly packed fluid and solid composites |

November 11th |
Stephen Childress Courant Institute, New York University |
Transition from Ciliary to Flapping Mode in a Swimming Mollusc: a Bifurcation in Reynolds Number |

December 9th NOTE: Mon 4:00-5:00 in 317 Boucke |
Ralph H. Colby Dept. of Material Sci. / Eng. Penn State University |
Dielectric Measure of Polyelectrolyte Charge and Interaction with Water |

MON 9/23, 4:00 PM 103 Osmond |
Alexandre Madureira LNCC, Brazil |
Asymptotic Analysis and Modeling of PDEs in Domains with Wrinkled Boundaries
(in the PDEs and Numerics Seminar Series) |

MON 11/4, 3:30 PM 103 Osmond |
Vladimir Mityushev Instytut Matematyki, Poland |
Method of functional equations for boundary
value problems in complex geometries
(in the PDEs and Numerics Seminar Series) |

The two seminars will alternate approximately every other week.

If you have a speaker to suggest for this series, please contact Andrew Belmonte at belmonte@math.psu.edu