[Sem-coll] Colloquium talk tomorrow

Peter G. Lykos lykos at iit.edu
Sun Nov 21 11:02:05 CST 2010

Is this at all related to what is called modeling soft materials?

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From: Shuwang Li 
Date: Sunday, November 21, 2010 10:36 am
Subject: [Sem-coll] Colloquium talk tomorrow
To: sem-coll at math.iit.edu

> Hi everyone,
> Please join the Applied Math department for the following 
> Seminars and
> Colloquia. All are welcome to attend, and refreshments will be served
> at some events. For a complete and updated listing of the
> department's seminars, please visit the seminar webpage:
> http://www.iit.edu/csl/am/colloquia/
> Department Colloquium
> Monday, Nov.22 E1 106 4:40 pm
> Qi Wang, University of South Carolina
> see below for the title and abstract of the talk
> SHuwang
> ------------------------------------ 
> Kinetic theories for multiphase complex fluids with applications 
> to 
> biological materials
> Qi Wang
> Department of Mathematics and NanoCenter at USC
> University of South Carolina
> Kinetic theories have long been used in simple and complex 
> fluids to 
> formulation theories to describe the dynamics of the materials. 
> They have 
> been shown to be extremely successful in describing the 
> mesoscopic 
> structures and dynamics in polymeric materials. For instance, 
> the 
> Navier-Stokes equation is derived from the kinetic theory called 
> Boltzmann 
> equation. Kinetic theory applied to multiphase materials is 
> tedious and 
> can be intractable to general practitioners at times. However, 
> by sticking 
> to a few selected physical principles while approximating the 
> others, much 
> simplified kinetic theories can be developed. In this talk, I 
> will talk 
> about the development of kinetic theories for multiphase complex 
> fluids. I 
> will illustrate the point using two examples in immiscible 
> binary fluids 
> and biological fluids.
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