Invited talks 2009
Applied Mathematics Colloquium , UCLA, April 23, 2009.
Modern Perspectives in Applied Mathematics: A Meeting in Honor of Andrew J. Majda , Courant Institute, NYU, May 18, 2009.
Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture, SIAM Annual Meeting, Denver, July 6, 2009.
Kinetic and Mean-field models in the Socio-Economic Sciences, Edinburgh, UK, July 28, 2009.
Invited talk, IMA workshop on "Research in Imaging Sciences" sponsored by the Office of Naval Research, October 6, 2009.
Women in Mathematics Seminar, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, October 7, 2009.
Invited talk and co-organizer, IPAM workshop on "Agent Based Complex Systems", October 14, 2009.
Invited address, Southern California-Nevada MAA Section Meeting,
October 17, 2009.
Biomathematics Seminar, UCLA, October 22, 2009
Invited talk, Workshop on Self-Organization and Multi-Scale Mathematical Modeling of Active Biological Systems, Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute, Durham, NC, October 27 2009.
Invited talk, Army Research Office, Durham, NC October 28, 2009.
Invited Seminar, Duke University Department of Mathematics, October 29, 2009.
Invited talk, AMS Regional Meeting, UC Riverside, Special Session on Fluid Mechanics, James Kelliher and Qi Zhang organizers, November 8, 2009.
Invited talk, UBC Vancouver, PIMS mini-symposium in PDE, one hour talk, November 13, 2009.
Invited talk, UC Berkeley, Applied Mathematics, November 18, 2009.
Invited talk on ``A Variational Approach to Hyperspectral Image Fusion'', Minisymposium on Variational Methods in Image Processing and Interface Problems, Maria Westdickenberg and Sung Ha Kang, Organizers, SIAM Conference on Analaysis of Partial Differential Equations, Miami, December 7, 2009.
Invited talk on "Mathematical Models for Urban Crime" Minisymposium on ``Nonlinear Stochastic PDEs and Appilcations to Complex Systems", Hakima Bessaih and Bjorn Birnir, Organizers, SIAM Conference on Analaysis
of Partial Differential Equations, Miami, December 8, 2009.
Invited talk on "Blow-up in Multidimensional Aggregation Equations with Mildly Singular Interaction Kernels", Minisymposium on "Recent Developments in Nonlinear Parabolic Equations and their Applications", E. DiBenedetto, P. Guidotti, and G. Simonett organizers, SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations, Miami, December 9, 2009.
Invited talk on "Review of New Phase Field Models in Image Analysis and Microfluidics", Minisymposium on Analysis of Phase-Field Models: From Geometry and the Materials Sciences to Image Analysis and Processing, R. Choksi and Y. van Gennip organizers, SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations, Miami, December 9, 2009.