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2000 Mt. Baldy Conference on Applied Mathematics

General Information

The Department of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College hosted the second annual Mt. Baldy Mathematics Conference on Saturday, October 28th, 2000. The topic this year was Applied Mathematics. There were four keynote speakers, discussing the applications of mathematics to problems arising in physics and biology.

The organizers are Andrew Bernoff and Anette Hosoi.

Keynote Speakers and Schedule

9:00am
Registration, Olin Science Center
9:45am
Dean Sheldon Wettack
Opening Remarks and Welcome
10:00am
Michael Cross (CalTech)
Theoretical Challenges of Spatiotemporal Chaos (abstract)
11:15am
Andrea Bertozzi (Duke University)
Undercompressive Shocks in Driven Films (abstract)
12:15pm
Lunch
1:45pm
L. Mahadevan (MIT)
Folding, Wrinkling, and Crumpling (abstract)
3:00pm
Michael Ward (University of British Columbia)
The Stability and Dynamics of Spikes for the Gierer-Meinhart Model" (abstract)