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Singularities in mechanics :
formation, propagation, and microscopic description.

Workshop : “Formation and structure of singularities”

Practical informations
Dates : from January 21st to January 25th, 2008
List of speakers

Slides of the talks:
Main lecturers
Jay Fineberg (Hebrew University, Israel), "1) The dynamics of rapid fracture. 2) Frictional motion"

Miguel Escobedo (Universidad del País Vasco, Spain), "Singular solutions for the Uehling-Uhlenbeck equation" talk1 talk2

Jeffrey Rauch (U. Michigan), "Asymptotic Analysis of internal layers" talk1 talk2

Tom Witten (James Franck Institute, Chicago), "Crumpling singularities"
talk1 talk2


Raphaël Cote (Ec. Polytechnique) "The Blowup problem for critical wave maps"

Walter Craig (Mac Master U.)
 "Bounds on Kolmogorov spectra for the Navier - Stokes equations"

Christophe Eloy (IRPHE, Marseille)
"Flag Flutter: Potential flow around a rectangular plate"

Marco Fontelos (Universidad Autonoma, Madrid) "Singularities in the evolution of charged drops"

Hamid Kellay (CPMOH, Bordeaux) "Some experiments displaying singular behaviors"

Laurent Limat (MSC, Paris VII): "Sliding drops"

Clement Mouhot (CEREMADE, Paris)
"Cooling process and self-similarity in the mathematical kinetic
theory of granular gases"

Evariste Sanchez-Palensia (IJLRA, Paris)
"Examples of propagating and non-propagating singularities in
thin shell theory

Sylvia Serfaty (Paris)
"Vortex patterns in the 2D Ginzburg-Landau Model with Magnetic Field" 

Hatem Zaag (Paris)
"Existence of caracteristic points for blow-up solutions of a semilinear wave equation"