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KITP Program: From the Atomic to the Tectonic: Friction, Fracture and Earthquake Physics (Aug 8 - Dec 16, 2005)
Coordinators: J. Dieterich, M. Falk, M. Robbins

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Time Speaker Title
8/10, 12:00 p.m. Gregg Lois
UCSB
Simulations of Dense Granular Flows[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/15-19 Conference: Friction, Fracture and Earthquake Physics[Podcast][Slides][Aud][Cam]
8/23, 10:30 a.m. Discussion Constitutive Formulations of Slip and Plasticity[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/24, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Ralph Archuleta
UCSB
Tutorial on Earthquake Science[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/25, 10:30 a.m. Discussion Dynamics of Slip on Weak Interfaces: What are the Important Questions?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/29, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Michael Falk (U Mich)
Dr. James Dieterich (UCR)
Friction and Fracture at Atomic and Tectonic Scales[Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
8/30, 10:30 a.m. Discussion Leaders: Jean Carlson
Jim Rice
Discussion: Granular Media[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
8/31, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Craig Maloney
UCSB
Dissertation Defense: Amorphous Systems in Athermal Quasistatic Shear[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/01, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Agnès Helmstetter
Columbia University, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory
Earthquake Triggering: Observations, Models, and Application for Earthquake Forecasting[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/06, 10:30 a.m. Dr. James Langer
UCSB
STZ Theory of Deformation and Failure in Amorphous Solids[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/06, 3:30 p.m. Discussion Leader Y. Ben-Zion Discussion: Geometric Complexity[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/07, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Loic Vanel
ENS Lyon
Subcritical Rupture in Heterogenous and/or Plastic Materials: Experiments and Models[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/14, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Oleg Naimark
Institute of Continuum Media Mechanics, Russian Academy of Sciences
Structural-Scaling Transitions in Ensembles of Defects as Mechanisms of Plasticity and Failure[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/15, 10:30 a.m. Discussion Informal Discussion on Mean Field and Statistical Models of Plasticity and Localization
9/16, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Cindy Rountree
Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Dynamic Fracture and Plasticity in Amorphous Silica[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/19, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Mark Robbins
Johns Hopkins University
Friction Mechanisms: Lessons from Simple Analytic Models[Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
9/20, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Nadia Lapusta
Caltech
Earthquake Models that Account for Dynamic Weakening Mechanisms[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/21, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Sergio Ciliberto
ENS Lyon
Failure Time, Critical Behaviour and Activation Processes in Cracks[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/22, 10:30 a.m. Dr. K. Ravi-Chandar
UT Austin
Discussion: Strain localization in a variety of materials systems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/27, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Elisabeth Bouchaud
Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique
Damage and Crack Propagation in Silicate Glasses[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
9/28, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Daniel Bonamy
Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique
On the Scaling Properties of Fracture Surfaces[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9/29, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Donald Turcotte
UC Davis
What Aftershock and Recurrence Interval Statistics Tell Us About the Physics of Earthquakes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/05, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Elisabeth Charlaix
University Lyon
Physics of Contacts, Capillary Condensation and Cohesion Effects in Granular Media[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/06, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Robert Spatschek
IFF Juelich
Phase Field Modelling of Fast Crack Propagation[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
10/06, 3:30 p.m. Discussion Leader: M. Robbins Discussion: Disorder[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/11, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Gert Zöller
University of Potsdam
Quasidynamic Simulations of Long Deformation Histories on a Heterogeneous Fault[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
10/12, 12:00 p.m. Discussion Leaders: J. Fineberg, P. McGuiggan The Origins of Ageing[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/14, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Ryosuke Ando
Columbia University
How Can We Connect the Scales of Earthquakes and Laboratories? Introduction of Multi-Hierarchy into Earthquake Rupture Models[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/18, 10:30 a.m. Dr. M. Carmen Miguel
University de Barcelona
Collective Dislocation Phenomena in Nonequilibrium Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/19, 12:00 p.m. Discussion Leaders: D. Turcotte
K. Dahmen
Discussion: Recurrence and Interevent Times in Complex Systems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/20, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Stefano Zapperi
University la Sapienza, Italy
Inertial Effects in Crackling Noise: From Magnets to Granular Media[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/25, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Michael Marder
UT Austin
Rubber Rupture[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/25, 2:00 p.m. Dr. David Goldsby
Brown University
Creep and Friction of Microscopic Single Contacts in Minerals: Application to Earthquake Mechanics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/26, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Tristan Baumberger
University Paris
Friction/Fracture of Hydrogels[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/27, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Michael Marder
University Texas, Austin
Discussion: Slip Pulses[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10/28, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Emily Brodsky
UCLA
Long-Range Earthquake Triggering[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/01, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Terry Tullis
Brown
Dramatic Reductions in Fault Friction at Earthquake Slip Rates[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/02, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Robert Carpick
University of Wisconsin
Friction at the Nanometer Scale: Recent Experimental Advances[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/03, 10:30 a.m. Drs. Ares Rosakis, Nadia Lapusta
Caltech
Laboratory Earthquakes: Directionality and Supershear[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/03, 3:30 p.m. Discussion TBA
11/08, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Chris Marone
Penn State University
Friction of Sheared Granular Materials[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
11/09, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Martin Müser
University of Western Ontario
Energy Dissipation Mechanisms at the Nanoscale: Computer Simulations[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
11/10, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Miti Ohnaka
Univ Tokyo and UCL
Rational Constitutive Formulation for Earthquake Ruptures and Physical Scaling of Their Scale-Dependence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/10, 3:30 p.m. Discussion Stick-Slip at Different Scales[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/15, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Michael Grinfeld
Army Research Laboratory
Deeply Focused Earthquakes as Phase Transformations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/16, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Maarten de Boer
Sandia National Laboratory
Adhesion and Friction in Surface Micromachined Interfaces[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/17, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Terry Tullis
Brown
Discussion: Possible Explanations for Evolution Effect[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/18, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Bo Persson
IFF Research Center
Contact Mechanics and Rubber Friction on Smooth Surfaces: Some New Results[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/22, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Romualdo Pastor-Satorras
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Avalanches in Complex Systems: From Sandpiles to Internet Storms[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/23, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Kay Jörg Wiese
École Normale Supérieure
Depinning of Domain Walls, Contact Lines...and Cracks?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/29, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Jörg Rottler
University of British Columbia
Fracture of Glassy Polymers[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11/30, 12:00 p.m. Dr. James Dieterich
UC Riverside
Slip and Seismicity of Faults with Fractal Roughness[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/01, 10:30 a.m. Discussion Evolution of Faults[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/07, 12:00 p.m. Martin Müser, Rob Carpick Discussion: Friction Laws for Single Asperity Contacts[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/08, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Robert P. Behringer
Duke University
Friction, Failure and Dynamics of Granular Materials[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/09, 10:30 a.m. Discussion Force Distributions and Chains[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12/12, 10:30 a.m. Complexity Meeting Core: Archuletta, Dahmen, Shaw, Wiese
12/12, 12:00 p.m. Dr. Gregg Lois
UCSB
Contact Forces and Constitutive Modeling in Granular Media[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
12/13, 10:30 a.m. Localization/Granular Flow Meeting Core: Falk, Carlson, Langer, Behringer
12/13, 2:00 p.m. Friction Meeting Core: Carpick, Mueser, Morgan, Robbins, Israelachvilli
12/14, 10:30 a.m. Propagation Meeting Core: Fineberg, Needleman, Ohnaka
12/15, 10:30 a.m. Discussion Summary
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