Workshop on Nonlinear Water Waves
In honor of Professor Mitsuhiro Tanaka on the occasion of his retirement

Tuesday, May 22
15:00-17:00 Free discussion
19:00- Welcome party

Wednesday, May 23
9:30-11:30 Free discussion
13:00-13:10 Opening
13:10-13:40 Murashige, S.   (Ibaraki Univ.)
Large-amplitude solitary waves on a linear shear current
13:40-14:10 Niwa, Y.   (Univ. of Tokyo)
Estimation of baroclinic tide energy available for deep ocean mixing based on three-dimensional global numerical simulations
14:10-14:30 Coffee break
14:30-15:20 Akhmediev, N.   (Australian National Univ.)
Classifying the rogue wave solutions of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation
15:20-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:20 Choi, W.   (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
On spectral formulation for nonlinear water waves and their applications

Thursday, May 24
9:20-9:50 Kakinuma, T.   (Kagoshima Univ.)
A numerical calculation for internal waves over a slope or a mound
9:50-10:20 Kataoka, T.   (Kobe Univ.)
Transverse instability of surface solitary waves and breaking
10:20-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:20 Akylas, T.   (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Parametric subharmonic instability of internal waves: locally confined beams versus monochromatic wavetrains
11:20-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:20 Camassa, R.   (Univ. of North Carolina)
Hydrodynamic models and boundary confinement effects
12:20-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 Waseda, T. ,   Fujimoto, W.   &   Kita, Y.   (Univ. of Tokyo)
Modulational instability in realistic directional seas
14:30-15:00 Yokoyama, N.   (Doshisha Univ. / Kansai Univ.)   &   Takaoka, M.   (Doshisha Univ.)
Energy budget in stratified turbulence
15:00-15:10 Coffee break
15:10-16:00 Shrira, V. I.   (Keele Univ.)
Evolution of wind wave angular spectra: kinetic equations vs direct numerical simulations and observations
16:00-16:10 Coffee break
16:10-17:00 Tanaka, M.   (Gifu Univ.)
Wave turbulence in a two-layer fluid system
19:00- Banquet at Kaji (Japanese, English)   (invitation only)

Friday, May 25
9:20-9:50 Maruno, K.   (Waseda Univ.)
The interactions of dark line solitons in the Davey-Stewartson II system
9:50-10:20 Ohta, Y.   (Kobe Univ.)
Time-localized solutions for some soliton equations
10:20-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:20 Kodama, Y.   (Ohio State Univ.)
Mach Reflection of a Solitary Wave: Revisited
Part I: Theory
11:20-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:20 Yeh, H.   (Oregon State Univ.)
Mach Reflection of a Solitary Wave: Revisited
Part II: Experiments
12:20-14:30 Group photo & Lunch
14:30-15:20 Lannes, D.   (The Université de Bordeaux)
The Boussinesq equations with a floating obstacle
15:20-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:00 Matsuno, Y.   (Yamaguchi Univ.)
The N-soliton formulas for a multi-component modified nonlinear Schrödinger system with nonzero boundary conditions
16:00-16:30 Mizumachi, T.   (Hiroshima Univ.)
On the phase shift of line solitary waves for the KP-II equation
16:30-17:00 Iguchi, T.   (Keio Univ.)
Kakinuma model for internal gravity waves in the rigid-lid case

Saturday, May 26
9:30-12:00 Free discussion

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