One World Virtual Seminar Series - Nonlinear Waves and their Applications

This is the webpage for the One World Nonlinear Waves and their Applications Seminar Series

These seminars take place weekly at 15:00 (GMT)

To sign up for this seminar series, please complete this form.

The registration form will shut 30mins before the seminar starts.

The call details will be sent out 30mins before the start of the seminar


These seminars are recorded. All recordings can be found here.


Next Seminar

Wednesday 25 November - 3-4pm (GMT)

Emilian Parau - TBA


Future Seminars

Wednesday 2 December - 3-4pm (GMT)



Wednesday 9 December - 3-4pm (GMT)



Previous Seminars

Wednesday 22 April

David Lannes

Title: The Boussinesq equations with a freely floating object

Katie Olivera

Title: Conservation Laws for Water Waves


Wednesday 29 April

John Carter

Title: Comparisons between bidirectional Whitham systems and experimental measurements

Thibault Congy

Title: Bidirectional soliton gas


Wednesday 6 May

Onno Bokhove

Title: Coupling dispersive water waves to shallow-water bores on a beach

Davide Proment

Title: Sound emission and irreversible dynamics during vortex reconnections in quantum fluids


Wednesday 13 May

Miguel Onorato

Title: Thermalization and conduction in a one dimensional lattice

Olga Tritchtenko

Title: Stability of Solutions to Hamiltonian PDEs via Polynomials


Wednesday 20 May

Erik Wahlen

Title: Large-amplitude solitary waves for the Whitham equation

Valerio Lucarini

Title: A New Mathematical Framework for Atmospheric Blocking Events


Wednesday 27 May

David Andrande

Title: New solutions of the C.S.Y. equation reveal increases in freak-wave occurrence

Jean-Marc Vanden-Broeck

Title: Limiting configurations of steep nonlinear water waves


Wednesday 3 June

Dan Hill

Title: 'Mountains out of Magnets' - Existence of Localised Radial Peaks on the Surface of a Ferrofluid

Dan Ratliff

Title: Entirely Out of Character? Dispersive Dynamics in Moving Frames


Wednesday 10 June

Rafael Granero-Belinchón

Title: Water waves with viscosity

Amir Sagiv

Title: Reversibility loss and phase loss in nonlinear optics


Wednesday 17 June

Andre Nachbin

Title: Wave-mediated Kuramoto-like synchronization with bouncing droplets

Firas Dhaouadi

Title: A hyperbolic augmented model for The Nonlinear Schrödinger equation


Wednesday 1 July

Mozhgan (Nora) Entekhabi

Title: Inverse Source Scattering Problems with Multi- Frequencies


Wednesday 8 July

Wesley Perkins

Title: Uniform Stability to Subharmonic Pertubations


Wednesday 15 July,

Bruno Vergara

Title: Uniqueness and convexity of Whitham’s highest cusped wave.


Wednesday 7 October

Miles Wheeler

Title: Nonexistence of subcritical solitary waves


Wednesday 14 October

Bard Ermentrout

Title: Nonlocal Phase Waves


Wednesday 21 October

Mark Groves

Title: Fully localised three-dimensional gravity-capillary solitary waves on water of infinite depth.


Wednesday 28 October

Ricardo Lopes-Barros

Title: Strongly nonlinear effects on internal solitary waves in a three-layer fluid

Please find the lecture slides here.


Wednesday 4 November

Gennady El (Northumbria University )

Title: Modulational instability and nonlinear spectral theory of soliton gas


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This seminar series is supported as part of the ICMS Online Mathematical Sciences Seminars.