Waseda Workshop on Theoretical and Computational Methods of Nonlinear Water Waves

An Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Nonlinear Water Waves

·       Date:  May 16-17, 2016

·       Location:  Large Meeting Room, Building No.62W, Nishi-Waseda Campus, Waseda University

·       Intensive Lecture Speakers
      Prof. Roberto CamassaUniversity of North Carolina

         Prof. Wooyoung ChoiNew Jersey Institute of Technology

·       Schedule


   May 16

     May 17


 1:00pm -2:30pm


Fundamentals of fluid mechanics and free surface flows


                   Prof. Roberto Camassa


Unidirectional wave propagation and integrable models in shallow water


Prof. Roberto Camassa


2:45pm -4:15pm


Asymptotic theories for nonlinear water waves


Prof. Wooyoung Choi


Periodic waves and stability in deep water


Prof. Wooyoung Choi




 A meshless numerical approach to spectral wave modeling


Adrean Webb


Effect of phase modulation on parametric instability of oceanic internal waves 


Yohei Onuki




 On the wave geometry of unstable Stokes’ waves in deep water


Hidetaka Houtani


Multisymplectic structures and variational integrators

for higher order field theories 


Linyu Peng






Simulating observed freak waves in deep water near Japan using WAVEWATCH III and the higher order spectral method


Wataru Fujimoto 


·       Other Speakers:

Wataru Fujimoto (University of Tokyo), Yohei Onuki (University of Tokyo), Linyu Peng (Waseda University), Hidetaka Houtani (National Maritime Research Institute), Adrean Webb (University of Tokyo)


Abstract (PDF)



·       Support:

Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

JST CREST “Developments of validated numerical computations for modeling”


·       Related workshop:

Mini-Workshop on Nonlinear Waves in Fluids, In honor of Professor Mitsuaki Funakoshi on the occasion of his retirement , May 19-20, 2016 at RIMS, Kyoto University




                                                                                                     Organizers  Kenichi MarunoWaseda University

                                                                                                                             Sunao Murashige (Ibaraki University)