# 2010 Wave Phenomena IV

## Topic

The conference theme is *Waves in fluids from the microscopic** to the planetary scale*.

## Details

The wave concept is arguably the most widely used single concept in all of physical science. It links together such diverse disciplines as geophysics, oceanography, meteorology, astrophysics, and physiology. The wave concept is one that unifies many areas of science and the underpinning mathematical theory of waves finds an enormous spectrum of cross/disciplinary applications. There have been enormous advancements made in both theory and application since Waves III and the strong groups here in Canada will greatly benefit from a meeting bringing together the best scientists in the world to interact with these groups.

- Mark Ablowitz, Dept. Applied Mathematics, U. Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO
- David Benney, Department of Mathematics, MIT, Cambridge, MA
- John Bush, Department of Mathematics, MIT, Cambridge, MA
- Roberto Camassa, Department of Mathematics, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
- Colm-cille Caulfield, BP Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
- Hsueh-Chia Chang, Dept. Chemical and Biomolecular Eng., U. Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
- Richard Craster, Dept. Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, U. Alberta, Edmonton, AB
- Roger Grimshaw, Dept. Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
- Darryl Holm, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, London, UK
- Tom Hou, Applied Mathematics, CalTech, Pasadena, CA
- Paul Linden, Dept. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UCSD, San Diego, CA
- Chris Linton, School of Mathematics, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
- John Lister, Dept. Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
- Andrew Majda, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU New York, NY
- Alan Newell, Dept. of Mathematics, U. Arizona, Tucson, AZ
- Richard Peltier, Dept. Physics, U. Toronto, Toronto, ON
- Colin Rogers, Dept. Mathematics, Polytechnic University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- Harvey Segur, Dept. Applied Mathematics, U. Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO
- Patrick Weidman, Dept. Mechanical Engineering, U. Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO

The scientific program is composed of 50-minute plenary lectures followed by contributed talks.

Program, registration and other information are available at the conference website:

http://www.math.ualberta.ca/~waves/

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**Scientific, Conference**

**June 14â€“19, 2010**

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