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KITP Weekly Program of Scientific Activities

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Tuesday, Jan 17

9:00am Confronting MHD Theories of Accretion Disks with Observations Founder's Room
All Participants
Coffee and Discussion
10:30am Recurrent Flows: The Clockwork Behind Turbulence Auditorium
Brad Marston (Brown)
El Niño as a Topological Insulator: A Surprising Connection Between Geophysical Fluid Dynamics and Quantum Physics
Kai Schneider (ENS Paris)
Marie Farge (ENS Paris)
Energy dissipation caused by boundary layer instability at vanishing viscosity
2:00pm Confronting MHD Theories of Accretion Disks with Observations Auditorium
Yan-Fei Jiang (KITP)
3D Global Radiation MHD Simulations of AGN accretion disks
4:00pm Physics Department Colloquium Broida 1640
Alex Frano Pereira (UC Berkeley)
Periodically modulated electronic wavefunctions in transition metal oxides explored by resonant x-ray scattering

Wednesday, Jan 18

9:00am Confronting MHD Theories of Accretion Disks with Observations Founder's Room
All Participants
Coffee and Discussion
12:30pm Recurrent Flows: The Clockwork Behind Turbulence Small Seminar Room
All Participants
Brown Bag and Discussion: Asymptotics (Discussion leader: Greg Chini)

Thursday, Jan 19

9:00am Confronting MHD Theories of Accretion Disks with Observations Founder's Room
All Participants
Coffee and Discussion
10:30am Recurrent Flows: The Clockwork Behind Turbulence Auditorium
Tapio Schneider (Caltech)
Computing Clouds: Why Turbulent Coherent Structures are Crucial for Predicting Climate Change
2:00pm Confronting MHD Theories of Accretion Disks with Observations Auditorium
Geoffroy Lesur (IPAG)
Steve Tobias (Univ. of Leeds)
Challenges in Simulating Multiple Scales in Accretion Disk Turbulence
2:00pm High Energy Seminar Small Seminar Room
Chiara Toldo (Columbia)
New goals for AdS black holes
3:30pm Special Seminar Main Seminar Room
David Patterson (Harvard)
Special Physics Colloquium: Precision Spectroscopy, Chirality, & Quantum Manipulation of Polyatomic Molecules

Friday, Jan 20

9:00am Confronting MHD Theories of Accretion Disks with Observations Founder's Room
All Participants
Coffee and Discussion
9:00am Recurrent Flows: The Clockwork Behind Turbulence Small Seminar Room
Coordinators
Organizational Meeting
10:30am Recurrent Flows: The Clockwork Behind Turbulence Auditorium
Ivan Marusic (Univ. of Melbourne)
Modeling high Reynolds number wall turbulence using the attached eddy hypothesis
Javier Jimenez (UP Madrid)
Can we see coherent structures in wall-bounded turbulence?
1:30pm Recurrent Flows: The Clockwork Behind Turbulence Small Seminar Room
Open Discussion
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Seminar Rooms, Auditorium, Commons Room, and Founders' Room are located on the 1st floor of Kohn Hall. Coffee and cookies are served daily in Kohn Hall Commons Room at 3:15 p.m. except on those Tuesdays when there is a Physics Department Colloquium.
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