Workshop I: Aspects of Optimal Transport in Geometry and Calculus of Variations

Part of the Long Program Optimal Transport
March 31 - April 4, 2008

Schedule


Monday, March 31, 2008

9:00 - 9:50
David Kinderlehrer (Carnegie-Mellon University)

Modeling transport at small scales and related issues

10:15 - 11:05
11:30 - 12:20
2:30 - 3:20
4:00 - 4:50
Karl Sturm (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)

 


Tuesday, April 1, 2008

9:00 - 9:50
10:15 - 11:05
11:30 - 12:20
2:00 - 2:50
Michael Westdickenberg (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Optimal Transport for the System of Isentropic Euler equations

3:15 - 4:05
4:30 - 5:20
Panagiota Daskalopoulos (Columbia University)

On the Harmonic Mean Curvature FLow
PDF Presentation


Wednesday, April 2, 2008

9:00 - 9:50
Juan Vazquez (Autonomous University of Madrid)

Asymptotics of Fast Diffusion Equations by Entropy Meethods
PDF Presentation

10:15 - 11:05
Dejan Slepcev (Carnegie-Mellon University)

On a nonlocal model of biological aggregation
PDF Presentation

11:30 - 12:20
2:30 - 3:20
Nassif Ghoussoub (University of British Columbia)

A new polar decomposition for vector fields

4:00 - 4:50
Luis Caffarelli (University of Texas at Austin)

Non local minimal surfaces
Presentation (PowerPoint File)


Thursday, April 3, 2008

9:00 - 9:50
Peter Markowich (University of Cambridge)

Reaction-Diffusion (-Convection) Equations, Entropies and Sobolev Inequalities
PDF Presentation

10:15 - 11:05
Gerard Misiolek (University of Notre Dame)

Singularities of the exponential map on the group of volume-preserving diffeomorphisms

11:30 - 12:20
Klemens Fellner (University of Cambridge)

 
PDF Presentation

2:30 - 3:20
4:00 - 4:50
Shizan Fang (Université de Bourgogne (Dijon))

Wasserstein space over the Wiener sapce
PDF Presentation


Friday, April 4, 2008

9:00 - 9:50
10:15 - 11:05
Eric Carlen (Rutgers University New Brunswick/Piscataway)

 
PDF Presentation

11:30 - 12:20
Stefano Bianchini (International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA/ISAS))

On the c-monotonicity condition for optimal transportation