Shanks Workshop

Dynamics of Interfaces and Structures in Fluid Flows
Vanderbilt University
October 18-19, 2008

Organizers: Emmanuele DiBenedetto, Misha Perepelitsa, Gieri Simonett
All talks in SC 1308

Saturday, October 18:

9:00-9:50 am Steve Shkoller: A hyperbolic free-boundary problem for 3D compressible Euler flow in physical vacuum
10:00-10:50 am David Ambrose: On weak solutions for interfacial flows with surface tension
11:10-12:00 pm Gui Qiang Chen: Compressible vortex sheets and free boundary problems
2:00-2:50 pm Roman Shvydkoy: On the energy balance relations for incompressible singular flows
3:00-3:50 pm Alexey Cheskidov: On the maximal enstrophy growth rate for solutions to
the 3D Navier-Stokes equations


Sunday, October 19:

9:00-9:50 am Giovanni P. Galdi: On the motion of a rigid body in a Navier-Stokes liquid under the influence of a time-periodic driving mechanism
10:00-10:50 am Peter Constantin: The Onsager equation in metric spaces and complex fluids
11:10-12:00 pm Misha Perepelitsa: Instantaneous boundary tangency and cusp formation in two-dimensional fluid flows


Abstract is available here
Shanks Workshop