17 may 2018 - 19 may 2018 [open in google calendar]
Mathematical Institute, Oxford
A conference has been organized in celebration of Professor Sir John Ball’s 70th birthday and in honour of his impressive mathematical contributions. The conference will provide a unique opportunity for researchers and current PhD students to learn about recent exciting developments in some of the areas most associated with John Ball’s name and most influenced by his work, both in the UK and internationally.
The Conference will focus on aspects of John Ball’s research interests and wider mathematical interests including Analysis of Nonlinear PDEs, General Aspects of Mathematical Research, Calculus of Variations, Liquid Crystals and Materials Science.
Organizers: Gui-Quiang Chen, Konstantinos Koumatos, Jan Kristensen, Endre Suli.
Speakers: Michael Atiyah, Andrea Braides, Constantine Dafermos, Ingrid Daubechies, Maria Esteban, Martin Grötschel, Duvan Henao, Tomonari Inamura, Tadeusz Iwaniec, David Kinderlherer, Fang-Hua Lin, Pierre Louis Lions, Shigefumi Mori, Barbara Niethammer, Laure Saint-Raymond, Peter Sarnak, Vladimir Sverak, Arghir Zarnescu.