## Speaker:

Professor Michael Cranston

## Institution:

University of California, Irvine

## Time:

Friday, November 19, 2004 - 4:00pm

## Location:

MSTB 254

In this talk I will discuss some of my recent work on Probability Theory and its applications. The topics will include the rate of dispersion of oil slicks under turbulent random flow, statistical properties of randomly growing surfaces and a model for the behavior of magnetic fields on stars.