PANDA (Patterns, Nonlinear Dynamics and Applications)

Friday 10 June 2011

Department of Mathematical Sciences

University of Bath

The second PANDA (Patterns, Nonlinear Dynamics and Applications) meeting of 2011 will be held on Friday 10 June 2011 in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath. The meeting is funded by the LMS and forms part of a network involving Surrey, Bath, Leeds and Nottingham.

The theme of the meeting will be Localised pattern formation

The first talk will be of a pedagogical nature and aimed generally at research students in applied mathematics.


10.30am COFFEE (4 West cafe)
11.00am Edgar Knobloch (Berkeley) Localised states: an overview
12.00pm Andrew Dean (Nottingham) Exponential asymptotics of homoclinic snaking in the Swift-Hohenberg equation
12.30pm Steve Houghton (Leeds) Swift-Hohenberg equation with broken cubic-quintic nonlinearity
1.00pm LUNCH
2.30pm Alexander Mikhailov (Leeds) Wave fronts and soliton webs - exact solutions of the 2D Volterra chain
3.00pm Jonathan Sherratt (Heriot-Watt) The separation distance in source-sink pairs in the complex Ginzburg-Landau equation
3.30pm Matthew Buckley (Newcastle) Localised states in magnetoconvection
4.00pm Soumendu Jana (Strathclyde) Moving and colliding localised states and localised patterns

The meeting will take place in the Wolfson Lecture Room on level 1 (the ground floor) of building 4 West, in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY. A campus map and travel directions are available.

Limited funding is available to cover travel expenses of participants, in particular research students who are strongly encouraged to attend and contribute talks. Claim forms will be available on the day.