Conference Announcement Poster

Dynamics Days is an annual conference that gathers together a variety of researchers with overlapping interests in topics in nonlinear dynamics. About 150 people generally attend, spanning a wide range of disciplines making use of the language of nonlinear dynamics.




  • Upcoming meetings: Nonlinear Dynamics and Fluid Instabilities in the 21stCentury, Dynamics Days 2012
  • Some conference photos

  • On-site registration: checks should be made payable to "Duke University -- Dynamics Days Conference"
  • Poster sessions: all posters should be displayed in both sessions; set-up occurs during the Thursday evening session, viewing and discussion of posters continues during the Friday afternoon session. Posters should be removed before the end of the conference on Saturday.
  • Conference schedule posted.
  • New links added under Visitor Information.
  • Free wireless access is available throughout the hotel.
  • Conference group code at Carolina Inn hotel: 200289, group rate is $114/night, limited availability -- no longer available via web!! Please call directly at 1-800-962-8519!
  • Tentative overall schedule: Conference begins Weds Jan 5, 9:00 am, Conference ends Sat, Jan 8, noon.
  • Poster presentations: Poster sizes should be (4 feet)*(4 feet) or smaller
  • The invited talks:
    • R. Allen: Evolutionary Dynamics for Migrating Populations
    • B. Andreotti: Ripples, dunes, bars and meanders
    • A. Bertozzi: Swarming by Nature and by Design
    • M. Ben Amar: Shape instability of growing tumors
    • K. Daniels: Faults & Earthquakes as Granular Phenomena: Controls on Stick-Slip Dynamics
    • B. Drossel: The Nonlinear Population Dynamics of Pacific Salmon
    • J. Gollub: Dynamics and Interactions of Swimming Cells
    • P. Holmes: Still Running! Recent Work on the Neuromechanics of Insect Locomotion
    • E. Knobloch: Spatially localized structures in two dimensions
    • J. Kurths: Network of Networks and the Climate System
    • W. Losert: The Path to Fracture: Dynamics of Broken Link Networks in Granular Flows
    • A. Mahadevan: Erosional Channelization in Porous Media
    • T. Nishikawa: Compensatory structures in network synchronization
    • C. O'Hern: Statistical Mechanics of Packing: From Proteins to Cells to Grains
    • E. Ott: Low Dimensional Dynamics in Large Systems of Coupled Oscillators
    • J. Rogers: Nonlinear Programs and DARPA
    • L. Shaw: Stochastic Extinction along an Optimal Path
    • L. Virgin: Rocking and Rolling
Invited Speakers

Conference Registration/Abstract Submission

Abstract submission deadline: November 15, 2010.
Conference registration deadline: December 7, 2010 (extended from Dec 1).

Registration fees: $100 for students; $150 for postdocs; $200 for all others.

All contributed research presentations will be vetted for poster sessions;
a number will be selected for presentation as short talks.

Scientific Advisory Committee Local Organizers Supporting Organizations

Contact for participant information
DUS Assistant: Elena Musty (Duke Physics)

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