## PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar – Past Talks

*All talks in or after Spring 2019 are accessible through the UConn Events Calendar.*

The table below is of talks prior to Spring 2019.

The table below is of talks prior to Spring 2019.

3/21/05

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Analysis of the Lagrangian averaged Euler and other and related equations

Congming Li (University of Colorado)

Analysis of the Lagrangian averaged Euler and other and related equations

Congming Li (University of Colorado)

10/9/06

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Quadruple junction solutions in phase separation

Changfeng Gui (University of Connecticut)

Quadruple junction solutions in phase separation

Changfeng Gui (University of Connecticut)

10/16/06

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Blood Vessel Segmentation Using Local Binary Fitting Active Contours/Surfaces

Chunming Li (Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science)

Blood Vessel Segmentation Using Local Binary Fitting Active Contours/Surfaces

Chunming Li (Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science)

10/23/06

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Hamiltonian identity for PDE and it’s applications

Changfeng Gui (University of Connecticut)

Hamiltonian identity for PDE and it’s applications

Changfeng Gui (University of Connecticut)

10/30/06

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Computer-assisted Proofs for Nonlinear Elliptic Boundary Value

Michael Plum (University of Karlsruhe)

Computer-assisted Proofs for Nonlinear Elliptic Boundary Value

Michael Plum (University of Karlsruhe)

11/27/06

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Gidas-Ni-Nirenberg results for finite difference equation: estimates

Joe Mckenna (University of Connecticut)

Gidas-Ni-Nirenberg results for finite difference equation: estimates

Joe Mckenna (University of Connecticut)

12/4/06

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

A priori bounds for semilinear equations on non-smooth domains

Joe Mckenna (University of Connecticut)

A priori bounds for semilinear equations on non-smooth domains

Joe Mckenna (University of Connecticut)

2/19/07

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Bubbling solutions for Liouville type equation in dimension 2

Feng Zhou (East China Normal University)

Bubbling solutions for Liouville type equation in dimension 2

Feng Zhou (East China Normal University)

3/12/07

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

TITLE: Nonlinear Elastic Deformations of a Sphere

Sarah Frey (University of Connecticut)

TITLE: Nonlinear Elastic Deformations of a Sphere

Sarah Frey (University of Connecticut)

9/10/07

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Kullback-Leibler(KL) divergence and curve matching methods

Pengwen Chen (University of Connecticut)

Kullback-Leibler(KL) divergence and curve matching methods

Pengwen Chen (University of Connecticut)

9/17/07

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Stability of Rotating Star Solutions of the Compressible Euler-Poisson Equations

Tao Luo (Worcester Polytechnic Institute & Georgetown University)

Stability of Rotating Star Solutions of the Compressible Euler-Poisson Equations

Tao Luo (Worcester Polytechnic Institute & Georgetown University)

9/24/07

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Existence and Uniqueness of Weak Solutions for A General Parabolic Equation

Shulin Zhou (Peking University)

Existence and Uniqueness of Weak Solutions for A General Parabolic Equation

Shulin Zhou (Peking University)

10/1/07

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Multi-bump solutions of $-Delta u=K(x)u^{frac{n+2}{n-2}}$ in ${mathbb R}^n$

Haoyuan Xu (University of Connecticut)

Multi-bump solutions of $-Delta u=K(x)u^{frac{n+2}{n-2}}$ in ${mathbb R}^n$

Haoyuan Xu (University of Connecticut)

10/15/07

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

A variational model from nonlinear elasticity

Xiaodong Yan (University of Connecticut)

A variational model from nonlinear elasticity

Xiaodong Yan (University of Connecticut)

10/22/07

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Image Processing Problems in Pharmaceutical Study

David L Raunig (Pfizer Global Research & Development)

Image Processing Problems in Pharmaceutical Study

David L Raunig (Pfizer Global Research & Development)

10/29/07

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Analysis on Some Parabolic Systems (strongly coupled or higher order)

Li Chen (Tsinghua University)

Analysis on Some Parabolic Systems (strongly coupled or higher order)

Li Chen (Tsinghua University)

11/26/07

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

DISLOCATION DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS IN THIN FILMS USING THE LEVEL SET METHOD

Xiang Yang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

DISLOCATION DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS IN THIN FILMS USING THE LEVEL SET METHOD

Xiang Yang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

11/30/07

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Slow motion of gradient flows

Maria Westdickenberg (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Slow motion of gradient flows

Maria Westdickenberg (Georgia Institute of Technology)

12/3/07

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

On a generalized Faddeev model

Fengbo Hang (Princeton University)

On a generalized Faddeev model

Fengbo Hang (Princeton University)

3/17/08

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Variational vs. PDE methods in image processing: from Mumford-Shah to Perona-Malik

Bernd Kawohl (the University of Cologne, Germany)

Variational vs. PDE methods in image processing: from Mumford-Shah to Perona-Malik

Bernd Kawohl (the University of Cologne, Germany)

3/31/08

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Existence and Uniqueness of positive solutions of semi-linear elliptic equations

Qiuyi Dai (Hunan Normal University)

Existence and Uniqueness of positive solutions of semi-linear elliptic equations

Qiuyi Dai (Hunan Normal University)

4/7/08

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

The Concept of Dynamic Materials and Applications to Material Design in Dynamics

Konstantin A. Lurie (Department of Mathematical Sciences, Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

The Concept of Dynamic Materials and Applications to Material Design in Dynamics

Konstantin A. Lurie (Department of Mathematical Sciences, Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

4/14/08

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

HELLINGER DISTANCE BASED MASS TRANSPORT MODEL

Pengwen Chen (University of Connecticut)

HELLINGER DISTANCE BASED MASS TRANSPORT MODEL

Pengwen Chen (University of Connecticut)

8/29/08

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

On a Quasilinear System for Anisotropic Superconductors and Related Problems

Xingbin Pan (East China Normal University)

On a Quasilinear System for Anisotropic Superconductors and Related Problems

Xingbin Pan (East China Normal University)

2/9/09

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Stabilized Finite Element Solutions to the Advection-Dominated Optimal Control Problems

Dmitriy Leykekhman (University of Connecticut)

Stabilized Finite Element Solutions to the Advection-Dominated Optimal Control Problems

Dmitriy Leykekhman (University of Connecticut)

3/16/09

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Non-rigid matching models based on Hellinger distance

Pengwen Chen (University of Connecticut)

Non-rigid matching models based on Hellinger distance

Pengwen Chen (University of Connecticut)

4/13/09

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Transonic problems in 2-dimensional conservation laws

EunHeui Kim (California State University at Long Beach)

Transonic problems in 2-dimensional conservation laws

EunHeui Kim (California State University at Long Beach)

5/1/09

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Recent results for Special Lagrangian equations

Yu Yuan (Institute for Advanced Study)

Recent results for Special Lagrangian equations

Yu Yuan (Institute for Advanced Study)

9/21/09

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Gradient Estimates for the Perfect and Insulated Conductivity Problems

Biao Yin (University of Connecticut)

Gradient Estimates for the Perfect and Insulated Conductivity Problems

Biao Yin (University of Connecticut)

9/28/09

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

A novel kernel correlation model with the correspondence estimation

Pengwen Chen (University of Connecticut)

A novel kernel correlation model with the correspondence estimation

Pengwen Chen (University of Connecticut)

10/5/09

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Lane-Emden problem : survey about symmetries

Christopher Grumiau ()

Lane-Emden problem : survey about symmetries

Christopher Grumiau ()

11/2/09

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Hongjie Dong (Brown)

*L*-estimates for higher-order elliptic and parabolic systems with BMO coefficients^{p}Hongjie Dong (Brown)

11/16/09

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Scattering for the fourth-order wave equation

Benoit Pausader (Brown)

Scattering for the fourth-order wave equation

Benoit Pausader (Brown)

11/16/09

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Stability and instability in th Stefan problem with surface tension

Mahir Hadzic (Brown)

Stability and instability in th Stefan problem with surface tension

Mahir Hadzic (Brown)

2/22/10

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

The regularity of the free boundary for one-phase problems

Daniela Silva ()

The regularity of the free boundary for one-phase problems

Daniela Silva ()

2/26/10

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Nonrigid Image Registration Problem and Image

Xiang Huang (University of Connecticut)

Nonrigid Image Registration Problem and Image

Xiang Huang (University of Connecticut)

3/29/10

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Nonlinear Schrodinger Problems: Mountain Pass algorithms

Christopher Grumiau ()

Nonlinear Schrodinger Problems: Mountain Pass algorithms

Christopher Grumiau ()

4/2/10

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Global Dynamics and Traveling Wave of Reaction Diffusion Systems Arising from Auto-Catalysis

Yuanwei Qi (University of Central Florida)

Global Dynamics and Traveling Wave of Reaction Diffusion Systems Arising from Auto-Catalysis

Yuanwei Qi (University of Central Florida)

5/13/10

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

The scalar curvature flow on $S^n$ – Perturbation result revisited

Xingwang Xu (National University of Singapore)

The scalar curvature flow on $S^n$ – Perturbation result revisited

Xingwang Xu (National University of Singapore)

9/27/10

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Convexity of level sets of solutions to nonlinear PDEs

Pengfei Guan (McGill University)

Convexity of level sets of solutions to nonlinear PDEs

Pengfei Guan (McGill University)

10/4/10

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

On Hamilton’s Ricci Flow and Bartnik’s Construction of Metrics of Prescribed Scalar Curvature

Chen-Yun Lin (University of Connecticut)

On Hamilton’s Ricci Flow and Bartnik’s Construction of Metrics of Prescribed Scalar Curvature

Chen-Yun Lin (University of Connecticut)

10/11/10

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Ground states for the nonlinear Schroedinger-equation with interface

Wolfgang Reichel (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

Ground states for the nonlinear Schroedinger-equation with interface

Wolfgang Reichel (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

10/18/10

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Regularity results for the mean curvature flow

Nam Le (Columbia University)

Regularity results for the mean curvature flow

Nam Le (Columbia University)

10/19/10

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

On the best constant in the Moser-Aubin-Onofri inequality on S^2

Nassif Ghoussoub (UBC)

On the best constant in the Moser-Aubin-Onofri inequality on S^2

Nassif Ghoussoub (UBC)

10/25/10

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Weak solution to Yang-Mills Flow in Dimension n geq 4

Weidong Yin (University of Connecticut)

Weak solution to Yang-Mills Flow in Dimension n geq 4

Weidong Yin (University of Connecticut)

11/2/10

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Axial Symmetry of Some Entire Solutions of Nonlinear Elliptic Equations

Changfeng Gui (University of Connecticut)

Axial Symmetry of Some Entire Solutions of Nonlinear Elliptic Equations

Changfeng Gui (University of Connecticut)

11/15/10

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Epitaxial thin film growth model and its numerical simulation

Cheng Wang (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)

Epitaxial thin film growth model and its numerical simulation

Cheng Wang (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)

12/6/10

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Comparison of Numerical Solutions of Time-Fractional ReactionñDiffusion Equations

Muhammet Kurulay (University of Connecticut)

Comparison of Numerical Solutions of Time-Fractional ReactionñDiffusion Equations

Muhammet Kurulay (University of Connecticut)

1/24/11

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Interaction of Pulses in Nonlinear Wave Equations

Martina Chirilus-Bruckner (Boston University)

Interaction of Pulses in Nonlinear Wave Equations

Martina Chirilus-Bruckner (Boston University)

1/31/11

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Maslov Index for Homoclinic Orbits of Hamiltonian Systems

Chao-Nien Chen (National Changhua University of Education)

Maslov Index for Homoclinic Orbits of Hamiltonian Systems

Chao-Nien Chen (National Changhua University of Education)

2/23/11

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Symmetry of Entire Solutions To the Allen-Cahn Equation

Fang Zhang (University of Connecticut)

Symmetry of Entire Solutions To the Allen-Cahn Equation

Fang Zhang (University of Connecticut)

10/10/11

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Optimal Regularity and Nondegeneracy for minimizers of an energy arising from the fractional Laplacian

Ray Yang (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences)

Optimal Regularity and Nondegeneracy for minimizers of an energy arising from the fractional Laplacian

Ray Yang (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences)

10/17/11

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Nonnegative solutions of nonlinear elliptic equations and their nodal structure

Peter Polacik (University of Minnesota)

Nonnegative solutions of nonlinear elliptic equations and their nodal structure

Peter Polacik (University of Minnesota)

2/21/12

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Some uniqueness problems for a class of two-dimensional nonlocal problems

Marcello Lucia (City University of New York)

Some uniqueness problems for a class of two-dimensional nonlocal problems

Marcello Lucia (City University of New York)

9/10/12

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Global Stability for the n-Species Lotka-Volterra Tree Systems of Reaction-Diffusion Equations

Xinhua Ji (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Global Stability for the n-Species Lotka-Volterra Tree Systems of Reaction-Diffusion Equations

Xinhua Ji (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

10/1/12

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Surfaces in

Oscar Perdomo (Central Connecticut State University)

Surfaces in

**R**^{3}with constant mean curvatureOscar Perdomo (Central Connecticut State University)

10/15/12

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Hölder continuous solutions to complex Monge-Ampère equations

Slawomir Dinew (Rutgers University)

Hölder continuous solutions to complex Monge-Ampère equations

Slawomir Dinew (Rutgers University)

10/17/12

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Recent developments on the hydrodynamic flow of nematic liquid crystals

Changyou Wang (University of Kentucky)

Recent developments on the hydrodynamic flow of nematic liquid crystals

Changyou Wang (University of Kentucky)

10/22/12

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

A Nonlocal-PDE Model From Population Genetics

Linlin Su (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

A Nonlocal-PDE Model From Population Genetics

Linlin Su (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

11/5/12

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

TBA

Joseph McKenna (University of Connecticut)

TBA

Joseph McKenna (University of Connecticut)

11/12/12

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Embedded constant mean curvature surfaces in Euclidean three space

Christine Breiner (Columbia University)

Embedded constant mean curvature surfaces in Euclidean three space

Christine Breiner (Columbia University)

12/3/12

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

On the Bubbling set of the Yang Mills flow

Adam Jacob (Harvard University)

On the Bubbling set of the Yang Mills flow

Adam Jacob (Harvard University)

2/25/13

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Standing Pulse Solutions to FitzHugh-Nagumo equations

Yung-Sze Choi (University of Connecticut)

Standing Pulse Solutions to FitzHugh-Nagumo equations

Yung-Sze Choi (University of Connecticut)

3/4/13

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Efficient Numerical Methods for Water Waves in Unbounded Domains

Geri Jennings (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Efficient Numerical Methods for Water Waves in Unbounded Domains

Geri Jennings (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

3/25/13

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

The Strauss conjecture on black holes

Mihai Tohaneanu (Johns Hopkins University)

The Strauss conjecture on black holes

Mihai Tohaneanu (Johns Hopkins University)

4/1/13

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Mathematics Meets Astrophysics: An Overview of General Relativity and Dark Matter in Galaxies

Alan Parry (Duke University)

Mathematics Meets Astrophysics: An Overview of General Relativity and Dark Matter in Galaxies

Alan Parry (Duke University)

4/8/13

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Rigidity results for Kahler-Einstein and nearly Kahler manifolds

Thomas Murphy (Universite Libre de Bruxelles)

Rigidity results for Kahler-Einstein and nearly Kahler manifolds

Thomas Murphy (Universite Libre de Bruxelles)

4/15/13

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

On generalizing the Yamabe Problem to smooth metric measure spaces

Jeffrey Case (Princeton University)

On generalizing the Yamabe Problem to smooth metric measure spaces

Jeffrey Case (Princeton University)

4/22/13

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Compact Kahler manifolds with nonpositive bisectional curvature.

Gang Liu (University of Minnesota)

Compact Kahler manifolds with nonpositive bisectional curvature.

Gang Liu (University of Minnesota)

9/30/13

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Volumes of compact anti-de Sitter 3-manifolds.

David Constantine (Wesleyan University)

Volumes of compact anti-de Sitter 3-manifolds.

David Constantine (Wesleyan University)

10/7/13

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

The boundary of the Kahler cone

Trisian Collins (Columbia University)

The boundary of the Kahler cone

Trisian Collins (Columbia University)

10/21/13

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Energy-based fracture evolution

Christopher Larsen (WPI)

Energy-based fracture evolution

Christopher Larsen (WPI)

10/28/13

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

A decomposition technique for integrable functions with applications to the divergence problem

Fernando Lopez (WPI)

A decomposition technique for integrable functions with applications to the divergence problem

Fernando Lopez (WPI)

11/4/13

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Material Geometry in Space and Time as a Means to Control the Wave Propagation

Konstantin Lurie (WPI)

Material Geometry in Space and Time as a Means to Control the Wave Propagation

Konstantin Lurie (WPI)

11/11/13

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Express Your Cells

Maryann Hohn (UConn)

Express Your Cells

Maryann Hohn (UConn)

11/18/13

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Variational approximation schemes for polyconvex elastodynamics.

Alexey Miroshnikov (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Variational approximation schemes for polyconvex elastodynamics.

Alexey Miroshnikov (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

3/3/14

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

The geometry of Ricci solitons and manifolds with smooth densities

Ovidiu Munteanu (University of Connecticut)

The geometry of Ricci solitons and manifolds with smooth densities

Ovidiu Munteanu (University of Connecticut)

3/24/14

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

On the structure of complete hypersurfaces in a Riemannian manifold of nonnegative curvature and $L^2$ harmonic forms

Gabjin Yun (Myong Ji University)

On the structure of complete hypersurfaces in a Riemannian manifold of nonnegative curvature and $L^2$ harmonic forms

Gabjin Yun (Myong Ji University)

3/31/14

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

The evolution problem for Einstein’s equations coupled to viscous fluids

Marcelo Disconzi (Vanderbilt University)

The evolution problem for Einstein’s equations coupled to viscous fluids

Marcelo Disconzi (Vanderbilt University)

4/7/14

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

On the stability of the surface area preserving mean curvature flow

Longzhi Lin (Rutgers University)

On the stability of the surface area preserving mean curvature flow

Longzhi Lin (Rutgers University)

4/14/14

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

On the search for a hypo-elliptic Laplace-Beltrami operator

Thomas Laetsch (University of Connecticut)

On the search for a hypo-elliptic Laplace-Beltrami operator

Thomas Laetsch (University of Connecticut)

4/21/14

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Quasi-local mass in general relativity

Po-Ning Chen (Columbia)

Quasi-local mass in general relativity

Po-Ning Chen (Columbia)

4/28/14

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Null singularities in general relativity

Jonathan Luk ()

Null singularities in general relativity

Jonathan Luk ()

6/2/14

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

A Spacetime Alexandrov Theorem

Ye-Kai Wang (Columbia)

A Spacetime Alexandrov Theorem

Ye-Kai Wang (Columbia)

9/29/14

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Fundamental Groups of Spaces with Bakry-Emery Ricci Tensor Bounded from Below

Maree Jaramillo (University of Connecticut)

Fundamental Groups of Spaces with Bakry-Emery Ricci Tensor Bounded from Below

Maree Jaramillo (University of Connecticut)

10/6/14

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Stability of Ricci solitons

Huai-Dong Cao (Lehigh University)

Stability of Ricci solitons

Huai-Dong Cao (Lehigh University)

11/3/14

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Continuous maximal regularity on manifolds with singularities and applications to geometric flows

Yuanzhen Shao (Vanderbilt University)

Continuous maximal regularity on manifolds with singularities and applications to geometric flows

Yuanzhen Shao (Vanderbilt University)

11/10/14

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Ginzburg-Landau and Gross-Pitaevskii Vortices on Surfaces

Ko-Shin Chen (University of Connecticut)

Ginzburg-Landau and Gross-Pitaevskii Vortices on Surfaces

Ko-Shin Chen (University of Connecticut)

11/17/14

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

An Introduction to the Geometric Theory of Backlund Transformations

Ian Anderson (Utah State University)

An Introduction to the Geometric Theory of Backlund Transformations

Ian Anderson (Utah State University)

11/18/14

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Maple DifferentialGeometry Package Tutorial

Ian Anderson (Utah State University)

Maple DifferentialGeometry Package Tutorial

Ian Anderson (Utah State University)

12/1/14

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Bernstein type theorem in Minkowski space

Ling Xiao (Rutgers University)

Bernstein type theorem in Minkowski space

Ling Xiao (Rutgers University)

1/26/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Why physicists are interested in differential geometry (RESCHEDULED to 2/23)

Philip Mannheim (University of Connecticut)

Why physicists are interested in differential geometry (RESCHEDULED to 2/23)

Philip Mannheim (University of Connecticut)

2/2/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Recent gluing constructions in Differential Geometry (CANCELED)

Nicolaos Kapouleas (Brown University)

Recent gluing constructions in Differential Geometry (CANCELED)

Nicolaos Kapouleas (Brown University)

2/9/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Regularity scales and convergence of the Calabi flow (RESCHEDULED to 3/30)

Haozhao Li (Massachussetts Institute of Technology)

Regularity scales and convergence of the Calabi flow (RESCHEDULED to 3/30)

Haozhao Li (Massachussetts Institute of Technology)

2/16/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Sobolev trace inequalities on manifolds with boundary

Antonio Ache (Princeton University)

Sobolev trace inequalities on manifolds with boundary

Antonio Ache (Princeton University)

2/23/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Why physicists are interested in differential geometry

Philip Mannheim (University of Connecticut)

Why physicists are interested in differential geometry

Philip Mannheim (University of Connecticut)

3/30/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Regularity scales and convergence of the Calabi flow

Haozhao Li (Massachussetts Institute of Technology)

Regularity scales and convergence of the Calabi flow

Haozhao Li (Massachussetts Institute of Technology)

4/6/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

On shape of charged drops: an isoperimetric problem with a competing non-local term.

Cyrill Muratov (New Jersey Institute of Technology)

On shape of charged drops: an isoperimetric problem with a competing non-local term.

Cyrill Muratov (New Jersey Institute of Technology)

4/20/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

K‰hler-Einstein metrics with negative curvature on quasi-projective manifold and applications

Henri Guenancia ( we will describe an application of these results to the semistability of the tangent sheaf of some singular varieties. This is based on joint work with Damin Wu.”)

K‰hler-Einstein metrics with negative curvature on quasi-projective manifold and applications

Henri Guenancia ( we will describe an application of these results to the semistability of the tangent sheaf of some singular varieties. This is based on joint work with Damin Wu.”)

4/27/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

The Einstein-Klein-Gordon Equations, Wave Dark Matter, and the Tully-Fisher Relation

Andrew Goetz (Duke University)

The Einstein-Klein-Gordon Equations, Wave Dark Matter, and the Tully-Fisher Relation

Andrew Goetz (Duke University)

8/31/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

A Shi-type estimate for Ricci curvature along the Ricci flow

Chih-Wei Chen (National Taiwan University)

A Shi-type estimate for Ricci curvature along the Ricci flow

Chih-Wei Chen (National Taiwan University)

9/14/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

On the Morse index in the min-max theory of minimal surfaces

Xin Zhou (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

On the Morse index in the min-max theory of minimal surfaces

Xin Zhou (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

9/21/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Curvature dimension inequalities on Riemannian manifolds and sub-Riemannian manifolds

Bumsik Kim (University of Connecticut)

Curvature dimension inequalities on Riemannian manifolds and sub-Riemannian manifolds

Bumsik Kim (University of Connecticut)

10/5/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

A Tikhonov regularization for the inverse nodal

C.K. Law (National Sun Yat-sen University)

A Tikhonov regularization for the inverse nodal

C.K. Law (National Sun Yat-sen University)

10/12/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Ricci flow and the moduli spaces of positive isotropic curvature metrics on four manifolds

BingLong Chen (Sun Yat-sen University)

Ricci flow and the moduli spaces of positive isotropic curvature metrics on four manifolds

BingLong Chen (Sun Yat-sen University)

10/19/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Minimizing Closed Geodesics

Ian Adelstein (Trinity College)

Minimizing Closed Geodesics

Ian Adelstein (Trinity College)

11/9/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Singularities of Minimal Graphs

Spencer Hughes (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Singularities of Minimal Graphs

Spencer Hughes (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

11/16/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Sharp log-Sobolev inequalities on closed manifolds

Marcos Montenegro (Federal University of Minas Gerais)

Sharp log-Sobolev inequalities on closed manifolds

Marcos Montenegro (Federal University of Minas Gerais)

11/30/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

TBA

Georgios Daskalopoulos (Brown University)

TBA

Georgios Daskalopoulos (Brown University)

12/7/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Shedding Light on Dark Matters

Alan Parry (University of Connecticut)

Shedding Light on Dark Matters

Alan Parry (University of Connecticut)

12/10/15

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

On the instability of the Riemannian Penrose inequality in higher dimensions

Armando Cabrera (University of Miami)

On the instability of the Riemannian Penrose inequality in higher dimensions

Armando Cabrera (University of Miami)

2/1/16

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Eigenvalue of the Laplacian and the Steklov eigenvalue

Pak Tung Ho (Sogang University, Seoul)

Eigenvalue of the Laplacian and the Steklov eigenvalue

Pak Tung Ho (Sogang University, Seoul)

3/21/16

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Weakly asymptotically hyperbolic solutions to the Einstein constraint equations

Paul Allen ()

Weakly asymptotically hyperbolic solutions to the Einstein constraint equations

Paul Allen ()

4/4/16

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Geometry past and present – a stroll through curved spaces

Martina Z‰hle (Friedrich Schiller University Jena)

Geometry past and present – a stroll through curved spaces

Martina Z‰hle (Friedrich Schiller University Jena)

4/11/16

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Singularity Formation of the Yang-Mills Flow

Casey Kelleher (University of California – Irvine)

Singularity Formation of the Yang-Mills Flow

Casey Kelleher (University of California – Irvine)

4/18/16

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Geometric methods to study parabolic PDE’s

Mihai Bailesteanu (Central Connecticut State University)

Geometric methods to study parabolic PDE’s

Mihai Bailesteanu (Central Connecticut State University)

4/25/16

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Infinite dimensional geometries on the space of Kahler metrics and applications

Tamas Darvas (University of Maryland)

Infinite dimensional geometries on the space of Kahler metrics and applications

Tamas Darvas (University of Maryland)

5/16/16

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Energy Scaling and Asymptotic Properties of Step Bunching in Epitaxial Growth with Elasticity Effects

Yang Xiang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

Energy Scaling and Asymptotic Properties of Step Bunching in Epitaxial Growth with Elasticity Effects

Yang Xiang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)

10/3/16

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

About slips and uniqueness in Von Mises elastoplastic evolutions

Gilles Francfort (Universite-Paris 13, currently visiting professor at Courant)

About slips and uniqueness in Von Mises elastoplastic evolutions

Gilles Francfort (Universite-Paris 13, currently visiting professor at Courant)

10/17/16

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Existence of Special Lagrangian Discs in ellitpic K3 surfaces via Tropical Geometry

Yu-Shen Lin (Columbia University)

Existence of Special Lagrangian Discs in ellitpic K3 surfaces via Tropical Geometry

Yu-Shen Lin (Columbia University)

10/24/16

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

On $C^1$, $C^2$, and weak type-$(1,1)$ estimates for linear elliptic operators

Seick Kim (Yonsei University, currently on sabbatical leave at Brown University)

On $C^1$, $C^2$, and weak type-$(1,1)$ estimates for linear elliptic operators

Seick Kim (Yonsei University, currently on sabbatical leave at Brown University)

11/7/16

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

New doubling constructions for minimal surfaces

Peter McGrath (Brown University)

New doubling constructions for minimal surfaces

Peter McGrath (Brown University)

11/14/16

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Bartnik’s quasi-local mass in general relativity

Jeff Jauregui ( and minimizes the total (ADM) mass among such spaces. He conjectured that this infimum is attained. In joint work with Michael Anderson)

Bartnik’s quasi-local mass in general relativity

Jeff Jauregui ( and minimizes the total (ADM) mass among such spaces. He conjectured that this infimum is attained. In joint work with Michael Anderson)

2/13/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Machine Learning: Empowering Complex and Big Data Analytics in Healthcare

Jinbo Bi (UConn Computer Science and Engineering)

Machine Learning: Empowering Complex and Big Data Analytics in Healthcare

Jinbo Bi (UConn Computer Science and Engineering)

3/6/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Harmonic maps into metric spaces with upper curvature bounds

Christine Breiner (Fordham University)

Harmonic maps into metric spaces with upper curvature bounds

Christine Breiner (Fordham University)

3/20/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Static manifolds of positive scalar curvature

Lucas Ambrozio (University of Chicago)

Static manifolds of positive scalar curvature

Lucas Ambrozio (University of Chicago)

3/27/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Regularity theory for Type I Ricci flows

Pannagiotis Gianniotis (University of Waterloo)

Regularity theory for Type I Ricci flows

Pannagiotis Gianniotis (University of Waterloo)

4/3/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

A construction of infinitely many solutions to the Strominger system

Teng Fei (Columbia University)

A construction of infinitely many solutions to the Strominger system

Teng Fei (Columbia University)

4/10/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Metrics of Positive Holomorphic Sectional Curvature of Projectivized Vector Bundles over Compact Complex Manifolds

Angelynn Alvarez (University of Connecticut)

Metrics of Positive Holomorphic Sectional Curvature of Projectivized Vector Bundles over Compact Complex Manifolds

Angelynn Alvarez (University of Connecticut)

4/17/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

The fractional Hardy-Schrˆdinger operator with interior singularity

Mingfeng Zhao (Tianjin University)

The fractional Hardy-Schrˆdinger operator with interior singularity

Mingfeng Zhao (Tianjin University)

4/24/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Dislocation climb models from atomistic scheme to dislocation dynamics

Xiaohua Niu (Hongkong University of Science and Technology)

Dislocation climb models from atomistic scheme to dislocation dynamics

Xiaohua Niu (Hongkong University of Science and Technology)

9/11/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Laplacian comparison theorems in sub-Riemannian geometry

Fabrice Baudoin (University of Connecticut)

Laplacian comparison theorems in sub-Riemannian geometry

Fabrice Baudoin (University of Connecticut)

9/18/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Weak* Solutions of Conservation Laws: The vacuum in Lagrangian gas dynamics

Alexey Miroshnikov (UCLA)

Weak* Solutions of Conservation Laws: The vacuum in Lagrangian gas dynamics

Alexey Miroshnikov (UCLA)

9/25/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Sub-Riemannian model spaces

Erlend Grong (Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France)

Sub-Riemannian model spaces

Erlend Grong (Universite Paris Sud, Orsay, France)

10/2/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Bi-Lipschitz embedding of Grushin-type spaces into Euclidean spaces

Vyron Vellis (Uconn)

Bi-Lipschitz embedding of Grushin-type spaces into Euclidean spaces

Vyron Vellis (Uconn)

10/9/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

A Minkowski problem for nonlinear capacity

Murat Akman (UConn)

A Minkowski problem for nonlinear capacity

Murat Akman (UConn)

10/16/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Linear stability of Schwarzschild spacetime

Pei-Ken Hung (Columbia University)

Linear stability of Schwarzschild spacetime

Pei-Ken Hung (Columbia University)

10/23/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

A uniqueness theorem for asymptotically cylindrical shrinking Ricci solitons

Brett Kotschwar (Arizona State University)

A uniqueness theorem for asymptotically cylindrical shrinking Ricci solitons

Brett Kotschwar (Arizona State University)

10/30/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Symplectic Laplacians, boundary conditions and cohomology

Lihan Wang ()

Symplectic Laplacians, boundary conditions and cohomology

Lihan Wang ()

11/13/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Optimal Regularity of Degenerate PDE

Ling Xiao (Uconn)

Optimal Regularity of Degenerate PDE

Ling Xiao (Uconn)

12/4/17

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

CONSTRUCTING A POSITIVE DEFINITE ENERGY FUNCTIONAL FOR AXISYMMETRIC PERTURBATIONS OF ROTATING BLACK HOLES

Vincent Moncrief (Yale)

CONSTRUCTING A POSITIVE DEFINITE ENERGY FUNCTIONAL FOR AXISYMMETRIC PERTURBATIONS OF ROTATING BLACK HOLES

Vincent Moncrief (Yale)

2/5/18

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Fractional Operators with Inhomogeneous Boundary Conditions: Analysis Control and Discretization

Harbir Antil (George Mason University)

Fractional Operators with Inhomogeneous Boundary Conditions: Analysis Control and Discretization

Harbir Antil (George Mason University)

2/12/18

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Positive-Definite Energy Functionals for Axially Symmetric Perturbations of Kerr and Kerr de Sitter Black holes

Nishanth Gudapati (Yale)

Positive-Definite Energy Functionals for Axially Symmetric Perturbations of Kerr and Kerr de Sitter Black holes

Nishanth Gudapati (Yale)

2/19/18

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Converging mean curvature flows in warped product manifolds

Zheng Huang (The City University of New York)

Converging mean curvature flows in warped product manifolds

Zheng Huang (The City University of New York)

2/26/18

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Min-Max theory for constant mean curvature (CMC) hypersurfaces

Xin Zhou (UC Santa Barbara)

Min-Max theory for constant mean curvature (CMC) hypersurfaces

Xin Zhou (UC Santa Barbara)

3/5/18

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Ancient Pancakes

Theodora Bourni (University of Tennessee Knoxville )

Ancient Pancakes

Theodora Bourni (University of Tennessee Knoxville )

4/2/18

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

The oblique derivative problem in Lipschitz domains

Hongjie Dong (Brown University)

The oblique derivative problem in Lipschitz domains

Hongjie Dong (Brown University)

4/16/18

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Minimal surfaces and the Allen-Cahn equation on 3-manifolds

Christos Mantoulidis (MIT)

Minimal surfaces and the Allen-Cahn equation on 3-manifolds

Christos Mantoulidis (MIT)

4/23/18

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Recent Advances in Delay-Differential Equations

John Mallet-Paret (Brown University)

Recent Advances in Delay-Differential Equations

John Mallet-Paret (Brown University)

4/30/18

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

TBA

Mohan Ramachandran (University at Bafflo)

TBA

Mohan Ramachandran (University at Bafflo)

4/30/18

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Bochner Hartogs dichotomy on complete Kahler manifolds

Mohan Ramachandran (University at Buffalo)

Bochner Hartogs dichotomy on complete Kahler manifolds

Mohan Ramachandran (University at Buffalo)

10/1/18

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Global well-posedness and scattering for the quintic NLS in two dimensions

Xueying Yu (MIT)

Global well-posedness and scattering for the quintic NLS in two dimensions

Xueying Yu (MIT)

10/15/18

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Reduced Basis Method: Recent improvements and a L1-based variant

Yanlai Chen (UMass)

Reduced Basis Method: Recent improvements and a L1-based variant

Yanlai Chen (UMass)

10/29/18

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

$A_p$ weights and the Landau equation

Nestor Guillen (UMass)

$A_p$ weights and the Landau equation

Nestor Guillen (UMass)

11/5/18

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Global smooth flows for random SQG

Andrea Nahmod (UMass)

Global smooth flows for random SQG

Andrea Nahmod (UMass)

11/12/18

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

A Sharp Divergence Theorem with Non-Tangential Pointwise Traces

Irina Mitrea (Temple University)

A Sharp Divergence Theorem with Non-Tangential Pointwise Traces

Irina Mitrea (Temple University)

12/3/18

PDE and Differential Geometry Seminar

Measures of maximal entropy for suspension flows over the full shift

Tamara Kucherenko (City College of New York)

Measures of maximal entropy for suspension flows over the full shift

Tamara Kucherenko (City College of New York)