Calculus of Variations and Geometric Measure Theory

Curves and Networks in Geometric Analysis

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26 jun 2017 - 30 jun 2017   [open in google calendar]

Pisa: Centro De Giorgi

Optimization and evolution problems involving systems of curves and surfaces, and more generally networks or branched structures are ubiquitous: they arise in a variety of contexts, embracing classical geometric problems such as mean curvature flow, Plateau problem and Steiner tree problem, as well as more general geometric evolution problems of physical interest and optimal (branched) transportation models in economics, biology, image processing and data analysis. Such kind of problems have attracted a lot of attention in recent years, and several sophisticated tools from geometric analysis, partial differential equations and geometric measure thery have been developed to handle, theoretically and numerically, suitable weak notions of solutions and analyse the presence or the formation of singularities within the models under investigation. Aim of this workshop is to bring together senior experts in the geometric analysis of curves, surface and networks with young researchers interested to share state-of-the-art techniques and different perspectives and point of views in this research field.

Organizers: Carlo Mantegazza, Matteo Novaga, Giandomenico Orlandi.

Speakers: Giovanni Bellettini, Mauro Bonafini, Annalisa Cesaroni, Antonin Chambolle, Maria Colombo, Anna Dall'Acqua, Guido De Philippis, Michael Goldman, Emanuele Haus, Shokhrukh Kholmatov, Lami Kim, Tim Laux, Gian Paolo Leonardi, Chun-Chi Lin, Simon Masnou, Cyrill Muratov, Emanuele Paolini, Alessandra Pluda, Paola Pozzi, Berardo Ruffini, Oliver Schnürer, Felix Schulze, Luca Spolaor.