PSU Mark
Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

Seminar on Mathematics in the Bio and Geo Sciences (2011 Archive)

Wednesdays from 01:00pm to 02:00pm in MB106

A new seminar focused on mathematical problems arising
in various areas of biology or the geophysical sciences (or both),
held in 106 McAllister Building.

DateSpeaker(s)Title
31 Aug 2011Francesco Costanzo, Dept of Engineering Science & Mechanics, Penn StateThe misuse of the Laplace Law for estimating stiffness of biological vessels and an alternative method
14 Sep 2011Melik Demirel, Dept of Engineering Science & Mechanics, Penn StateBioinspired directional fluidics
21 Sep 2011Derek Elsworth, Dept of Energy & Mineral Engineering, Penn StateComplex process feedbacks related to energy recovery and the sequestration of energy wastes
28 Sep 2011Will Hancock, Dept of Bioengineering, Penn StateNanoscale stepping dynamics of the molecular motor kinesin
5 Oct 2011Steven Schiff, Center for Neural Engineering / Dept of Engineering Science & Mechanics, Penn StateClimate drives infant hydrocephalus in East Africa
19 Oct 2011Eric Forgoston, Dept of Mathematical Sciences, Montclair State UniversityThe optimal path to epidemic extinction
2 Nov 2011John Fricks, Dept of Statistics, Penn StateBridging scales in molecular motor models: from diffusing heads to multiple steps
9 Nov 2011Diane Henderson, Dept of Mathematics, Penn StateRecovering the water-wave profile from pressure measurements
16 Nov 2011Dan Thompson, Dept of Mathematics, Penn StateTopological pressure and a priori coding sequence density estimation in the human genome
7 Dec 2011Tong Qiu, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Penn StateSmoothed Particle Hydrodynamics simulations of geomaterials
Archives 2012, 2011
If you have a speaker to suggest for this series, please contact Andrew Belmonte (belmonte "at" math.psu.edu)