**Penn State University**

**Department of Mathematics**

Tuesdays 4:00-5:00 PM
( odd weeks )

320 Whitmore Lab

September 14th |
Dinara Khalmanova Dept of Engineering Science & Mechanics Penn State University |
Mathematical model for the productivity index of an oil well |

September 28th |
Robert Leheny Dept of Physics & Astronomy Johns Hopkins University |
Anisotropic particles in anisotropic fluids |

October 12th |
Erin Rericha Center for Nonlinear Dynamics University of Texas Austin |
Shocks and persistant holes in granular fluids |

October 26th |
Christine Heitsch Dept of Mathematics University of Wisconsin - Madison |
Encoding structures in sequences:
plane trees and RNA secondary structure |

December 7th |
Phil Pincus Dept of Physics University of California Santa Barbara |
Biopolymer bundles |

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