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



Tuesday, May 22


15:0017:00  Free discussion 
19:00  Welcome party 
Wednesday, May 23 

9:3011:30  Free discussion 
13:0013:10  Opening 
13:1013:40  Murashige, S. (Ibaraki Univ.) Largeamplitude solitary waves on a linear shear current 
13:4014:10  Niwa, Y. (Univ. of Tokyo) Estimation of baroclinic tide energy available for deep ocean mixing based on threedimensional global numerical simulations 
14:1014:30  Coffee break 
14:3015:20  Akhmediev, N. (Australian National Univ.) Classifying the rogue wave solutions of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation 
15:2015:30  Coffee break 
15:3016:20  Choi, W. (New Jersey Institute of Technology) On spectral formulation for nonlinear water waves and their applications 
Thursday, May 24 

9:209:50  Kakinuma, T. (Kagoshima Univ.) A numerical calculation for internal waves over a slope or a mound 
9:5010:20  Kataoka, T. (Kobe Univ.) Transverse instability of surface solitary waves and breaking 
10:2010:30  Coffee break 
10:3011:20  Akylas, T. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Parametric subharmonic instability of internal waves: locally confined beams versus monochromatic wavetrains 
11:2011:30  Coffee break 
11:3012:20  Camassa, R. (Univ. of North Carolina) Hydrodynamic models and boundary confinement effects 
12:2014:00  Lunch 
14:0014:30  Waseda, T. , Fujimoto, W. & Kita, Y. (Univ. of Tokyo) Modulational instability in realistic directional seas 
14:3015:00  Yokoyama, N. (Doshisha Univ. / Kansai Univ.) & Takaoka, M. (Doshisha Univ.) Energy budget in stratified turbulence 
15:0015:10  Coffee break 
15:1016:00  Shrira, V. I. (Keele Univ.) Evolution of wind wave angular spectra: kinetic equations vs direct numerical simulations and observations 
16:0016:10  Coffee break 
16:1017:00  Tanaka, M. (Gifu Univ.) Wave turbulence in a twolayer fluid system 
19:00  Banquet at Kaji
(Japanese,
English)
(invitation only)

Friday, May 25 

9:209:50  Maruno, K. (Waseda Univ.) The interactions of dark line solitons in the DaveyStewartson II system 
9:5010:20  Ohta, Y. (Kobe Univ.) Timelocalized solutions for some soliton equations 
10:2010:30  Coffee break 
10:3011:20  Kodama, Y. (Ohio State Univ.) Mach Reflection of a Solitary Wave: Revisited Part I: Theory 
11:2011:30  Coffee break 
11:3012:20  Yeh, H. (Oregon State Univ.) Mach Reflection of a Solitary Wave: Revisited Part II: Experiments 
12:2014:30  Group photo & Lunch 
14:3015:20  Lannes, D. (The Université de Bordeaux) The Boussinesq equations with a floating obstacle 
15:2015:30  Coffee break 
15:3016:00  Matsuno, Y. (Yamaguchi Univ.) The Nsoliton formulas for a multicomponent modified nonlinear Schrödinger system with nonzero boundary conditions 
16:0016:30  Mizumachi, T. (Hiroshima Univ.) On the phase shift of line solitary waves for the KPII equation 
16:3017:00  Iguchi, T. (Keio Univ.) Kakinuma model for internal gravity waves in the rigidlid case 
Saturday, May 26 

9:3012:00  Free discussion 