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Week 1











Tue, Sep 23
10 am
AUD
Coordinators
Organizational meeting
no recording needed
Tue Sep 23
1pm
AUD
Markus Mueller
Marginal stability, avalanches and pseudogaps in glassy systems I

Wed, Sep 24
10 am
AUD
Markus Mueller
Marginal stability, avalanches and pseudogaps in glassy systems II

Thu, Sep 25
10 am
AUD
Matteo Palassini
Avalanches in the electron glass

Fri, Sep 26
10 am
AUD
Bulbul Chakraborty
Shear induced rigidity in athermal materials

Fri Sep 26
1pm
AUD
Jennifer Schwarz
Disordered mechanical networks: From jamming graphs to anisotropic rigidity percolation

Week 2





Monday
1 pm
SSR
Lippiello
Avalanches and complex spatial-temporal patterns: branching process approaches to seismic occurrence

Tue Sep 30
10:15 am
SSR
Diamond
Avalanches in Confined Plasma Turbulence

Wed Oct 1
10:15 am
AUD
Rosso
Memory effects in avalanche dynamics: a key to the statistical properties of earthquakes

Thu Oct 2
10:15 am
SSR

Discussion on earthquake models
no recording needed
Fri Oct 3
10:15 am
AUD
Yip
Bridging the mesoscale gap

Week 3





Mon Oct 6
10 am
AUD
Robbins
Avalanches in quasistatic shear of disordered solids: Does inertia destroy critical behavior ?

Tue
Oct 7
10:30 am
SSR
Ponson
Introduction to the fracture mechanics of homogeneous and disordered materials

Wed Oct 8
10:30 am
AUD
Fineberg
Crack Front Dynamics in Rapid Fracture

Thur Oct 8
10:30 am
SSR
Kolton
Magnetic domain wall dynamics and correlated activated events below the depinning threshold

Fri Oct 10
10:30 am
AUD
Manning
Identifying defects in disordered solids: building blocks for avalanches?

Week 4





Mon Oct 13
12 noon
AUD
Corey O'Hern
blackboard lunch seminar on
"Granular versus Conventional Solids"

Tue Oct 14
10:30 am
SSR
Wright
Metallic Glasses: Experimental Challenges and Opportunities

Wed Oct 15
10:30
am
AUD
Behringer
Shear, jamming, and avalanches in granular materials

Thu Oct 16
10:30
am
SSR
Langer
Length and Time Scales in Glass Forming Fluids

Fri Oct 17
10:30
am
AUD
Langer
An effective-temperature theory of dislocation mediated plasticity

Week 5




CONFERENCE







Week 6






Mon Oct 27
10 am
AUD
Sperl
Glassy Dynamics in a Cup of Coffee: Higher-Order Glass-Transition Singularities

Tue Oct 28
10:30 am
SSR
Hayakawa/Weiss
Discussion:
"Shear modulus caused by stress avalanches for jammed granular materials under oscillatory shear" (Hayakawa) and
"From continuous to crackling plasticity" (Weiss)

Wed Oct 29
10:30 am
AUD
Wyart
Unified Theory of Inertial Granular Flows and Non-Brownian Suspensions

Thur Oct 30
10:30 am
SSR
Tarjus
Avalanches and functional renormalization group: Same universality class for the critical behavior in and out of equilibrium in a quenched random field

Fri Oct 31
10:30 am
AUD
Sethna
Sloppy Models and how science works






Week 7





Mon Nov 3rd
10:00 am
AUD
Rottler
Finding structural defects with soft vibrational modes: From (athermal) crystals to (thermal) glasses

Tue Nov 4th
10:30 am
AUD
Fisher
Spatial spread of beneficial mutations and epidemics

Wed Nov 5th
10:30 am
AUD
Barrat
Elastoplastic (and related) descriptions of amorphous plasticity

Thu Nov 6th
12:30 pm
AUD
Discussion
Elasto-plastic models (see reference materials link for related papers) (Craig Maloney)

Fri Nov 7th
10:30 am
AUD
Del Gado/
Maloney
Poorly connected soft solids: dynamical processes, shear localisation and yielding in colloidal gels (Del Gado) /Elastic response of jammed packings. (Maloney)






Week8






Mon Nov 10
10:30 am
SSR
Shattuck/Geshkenbein
Statistics of frictional families in granular materials.(Shattuck)
Current Voltage Curves in the regime of strong pinning and the Coulomb's Law of Friction
(Geshkenbein)

Tue Nov 11
no talks


Holiday (Veterans Day)

Wed Nov 12
10:30 am
AUD
Nattermann/Truskinovsky
Crack formation and propagation in heterogeneous materials (Nattermann) /
Integer automaton behind crystal plasticity (Truskinovsky)

Th Nov 13
10:30 am
SSR
Samwer
Relaxation phenomena in bulk metallic glasses; from beta relaxations to nano shear bands

Fri Nov 14
10:30 am
AUD
Angheluta
Statistics of intermittent fluctuations in dislocation-mediated plasticity






Week9






Mon Nov 17
10:30 am
AUD
Shattuck
Plasticity in model granular media during vibration and shear

Tue Nov 18
12:00 pm
SSR
Birnir
Erosion, a paradigm for a mathematical theory
of complex systems ?

Wed Nov 19
10:30 am
SSR
Atis
Avalanches and dynamical phase transition of reaction waves in adverse flow

Thu Nov 20
10:30 am
SSR
Fedorenko/Maloney
Quantum creep and localization in disordered quantum rotors (Federenko)/
Avalanches, diffusion, and rheology in frictionless packings: the role of inertia, dissipation mechanism, and proximity to jamming (Maloney)

Fri Nov 21
10:30 am
AUD
Santucci
Avalanche dynamics in imbibition







Week 10






Mon Nov 24
10:00 am
AUD
Wiese
Field theory of avalanches at depinning and relation to sandpiles

Tue Nov 25
10:30 am
SSR
Pruessner
The status quo of Self-organized Criticality

Wed Nov 26
10:30 am
AUD
Andresen
Single spin dynamics vs. magnetization conserving dynamics in disordered systems

Thu Nov 27


Thanksgiving Holiday



Fri Nov 28


Thanksgiving Holiday









Week 11






Mon Dec 1
12:15 pm
AUD
de Arcangelis
Avalanches in the Brain

Tue Dec 2
10:30 am
SSR
Gurarie
Logarithmic scaling and logarithmic correlations in critical phenomena

Wed Dec 3
10:30 am
AUD
Marchetti
Active granular matter: phase separation, sorting and jamming

Th Dec 4
10:30 am
SSR
Shklovskii
Screening of charge in a Coulomb glass

Fri Dec 5
10:30 am
AUD
Ramos/Sportiello
When scale-invariant avalanches depart from criticality (Ramos)Emergence of patterns in the 2D Abelian Sandpile Model (Sportiello)







Week 12






Mon Dec 8
10:30 am
SSR
Schall
Intermittency, criticality and nonequilibrium phase transitions: insight from experimental models

Tue Dec 9
10:30 am
SSR
Wilson
Local statistics of the abelian sandpile model

Wed Dec 10
10:30 am
SSR
O'Hern
Segregation, jamming, and glass-forming ability of binary hard spheres

Thu Dec 11
10:30 am
SSR
de Arcangelis
Temporal correlations in avalanching processes

Fri Dec 12
10:30 am
SSR
Egolf
The Chaotic Dynamics of Jamming

*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room FR=Founders' Room
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