Coagulation–Fragmentation and Liquid Crystals

A day of talks in honour of Professor Iain W. Stewart, FRSE

14:00–19:00 Thursday May 4th 2023, University of Strathclyde, Livingstone Tower, room LT908


  • Prof. J. Banasiak (Univ. Pretoria)
  • Prof. P. Laurencot (Univ. Savoie Mont-Blanc)
  • Prof. S. McKee (Univ. Strathclyde)
  • Prof. A. Majumdar (Univ. Strathclyde)
  • Prof. M. Osipov (Univ. Strathclyde)

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2:00-2:10 John Mackenzie Opening Address
2:15-2:55 Jacek Banasiak Transport–fragmentation–coagulation equations: modelling and analysis
3:00-3:40 Philippe Laurencot The collision-induced fragmentation equation
3:45-4:15    Tea Break
4:15-4:45 Apala Majumdar Mathematics and applications of liquid crystals: the Strathclyde legacy and beyond
4:50-5:20 Sean McKee Boundary layers in pressure-driven flow in Smectic A liquid crystals and other topics
5:25-5:55 Mikhail Osipov Continuum theory of Smectic C liquid crystals and a collaboration between Iain Stewart and Frank Leslie
6:00-6:10  Iain Stewart Closing Words
6:15-6:45   Wine Reception

Abstract bookletCoagulation-Fragmentation and Liquid Crystals - abstracts


Funded by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of Strathclyde and the School of Mathematics & Statistics at the University of Glasgow.