CUNY Geometric Analysis Conference 2005

March 19-20, 2005

4214, Fourth Floor
Department of Mathematics
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

Saturday Program:

  • 10:00 am: Sergiu Klainerman, Princeton University:
    Radius of injectivity of null hypersurfaces and uniform curvature bounds in General Relativity.
  • 11:15 am: Penelope Smith, Lehigh University:
    Viscocity Solutions for Quasilinear Symmetric Hyperbolic Systems and an Application to the Einstein Cauchy Problem
  • 1:15 pm:Charles N. Moore, Kansas State University:
    Regularity of the free boundary in the two-phase Stefan problem
  • 2:20 pm: Ivan Blank, Worcester Polytechnic Institute:
    The Hele-Shaw problem as a "Mesa" limit of Stefan problems: existence, uniqueness, and regularity of the free boundary.
  • 3:50 pm: Marianne Korten, Kansas State University:
    A new approach to the regularity of free boundaries via free boundary measures.
  • 5:00 pm: Igor Rodniansky, Princeton University:

Sunday Program:

  • 1:00 pm: Bruce Kleiner, University of Michigan:
    Singular Structure of the Mean Curvature Flow
  • 2:15 pm: Jalal Shatah, Courant Institute, NYU:
    Schrodinger Maps with Applications to Feromagnetics
  • 3:45 pm: Mao-Pei Tsui, Columbia University:
    When minimal graphs are planar: Bernstein type results in higher dimensions
  • 5:00 pm: Jean Taylor, Courant Institute:
    Rotating Crystals: Coupled Motion and Grain Growth

Webpage and Registration Information:

  • Enrollment is limitted so please register right away. Registration is free.
  • A link to the conference website can be found at:
Organizers: Christina Sormani, Robert Sibner, Józef Dodziuk