Monday, October 8, 2018

8:30 - 9:00

Conference Registration and Breakfast

Barus & Holley Lobby

9:00 - 9:05

Welcome

Gang Xiao, Department Chair

9:05 – 9:10

Introduction

Bob Pelcovits, Chair

9:10 - 10:30

   Session I

Dima Feldman

9:10 - 9:50

“The Kosterlitz RG: how Mike might have saved himself some trouble if he'd known about conformal invariance”

John Cardy

9:50 - 10:30

“Multiple scale model for cell migration in monolayers: Elastic mismatch between cells enhances mobility”

Martin Grant

10:30 -10:50

Coffee/Tea Break

Barus & Holley Lobby

10:50 - 12:10

    Session II

Bob Pelcovits, Chair

10:50 - 11:30

“Perforations and the crumpling of free-standing graphene”

David Nelson

11:30 - 12:10

“Global Optimization by Conformational Space Annealing and its Applications”

Jooyoung Lee

1:30 - 2:50

    Session III

Andrey Gromov, Chair

1:30 - 2:10

“Can Widom Line Studies Shed Light on the Hypothesized Liquid-Liquid Transition in Liquid Water?”

Gene Stanley

2:10 - 2:50

“From multifractality to Anderson localization: critical scaling in a 1D hopping model”

Anu Jagannathan

2:50 - 3:20

Coffee/Tea Break

Barus & Holley Lobby

3:20 - 4:40

     Session IV

Tapio Ala-Nissila, Chair

3:20 - 4:00

“Evolution and Ecology in High Dimensions”

Daniel Fisher

4:00 - 4:40

“Honeycomb and Twisted States in Systems with Multiple Degenerate Phases”

Ken Elder

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 

9:00 -10:20

      Session V

See-Chen Ying, Chair

9:00 - 9:40

“Phase-Field Crystal Model for Dynamics of Liquid and Solid Phases of Matter”

Tapio Ala-Nissila

9:40 - 10:20

“Non-equilibrium statistical mechanics of turbulence in 2D”

Nigel Goldenfeld

10:20 - 10:45

Coffee/Tea Break

Barus & Holley Lobby

10:45 - 12:45

      Session VI

Brad Marston, Chair

10:45 - 11:25

“Quantized Hall Effects in Coupled Layers”

Bert Halperin

12:05 - 12:45

“Phase transitions in two-dimensional superconducting arrays”

Enzo Granato

12:45-12:50=

Closing

Bob Pelcovits, Chair