Math Modeling Seminar: Hydrodynamic stability at high Reynolds number

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Jacob Bedrossian math modeling seminar

Math Modeling Seminar
Hydrodynamic stability at high Reynolds number

Dr. Jacob Bedrossian
Professor of Mathematics
Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling
University of Maryland

You may attend this lecture in person at 2305 Gosnell Hall or virtually via Zoom.
If you’d like to attend virtually, you may register here for Zoom link.


The stability of equilibria solutions of the incompressible Euler and Navier-Stokes equations at high Reynolds number has been studied since the 1800s with the work of Kelvin, Rayleigh, Reynolds and others. However, only in recent years have we started to get a firm mathematical understanding of this field, even for the deceptively simple case of shear flows and vortices. I will outline some of the many recent advances in the area, including inviscid damping, enhanced dissipation, subcritical transition, vortex axi-symmetrization, and the local well-posedness of vortex filaments.

Speaker Bio:
Dr. Jacob Bedrossian is a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Maryland, College Park. He earned his PhD from UCLA in 2011. His research focuses on the analysis of deterministic and stochastic PDEs arising in fluid mechanics and plasma physics, especially on understanding stability, mixing, chaos, and turbulence. He has earned the 2019 SIAG/APDE prize (joint with Nader Masmoudi), the 2019 IMA prize, the 2020 Peter Lax Award, a 2020 Simons Fellowship, and is an invited speaker at the 2022 ICM.
Read more here.

Intended Audience:
Undergraduates, graduates, and experts. Those with interest in the topic.

The Math Modeling Seminar will recur each week throughout the semester on the same day and time. Find out more about upcoming speakers on the Mathematical Modeling Seminar Series webpage.
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When and Where
November 30, 2021
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Room/Location: See Zoom Registration Link

Open to the Public

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