Carnegie Mellon University 

2004 CNA Summer School 

Advances in Nonlinear Analysis


May 27, 2004 - June 5, 2004


Summer school lectures

The list of lecturers includes:

Luigi Ambrosio, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (ITALY)
Maria-Carme Calderer, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Wilfrid Gangbo, Georgia Tech University
Nassif Ghoussoub, University of British Columbia (CANADA)
Irene Fonseca, Carnegie Mellon University
Stefan Müller, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig (GERMANY)

One or two-hour talks will also be delivered by other speakers from "local" institutions including Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, and Penn State University.

Topics will include:

Transport equation and Cauchy problem for BV vector fields
Phase transitions in liquid crystals
Mass transport problems
Plate and membrane theories derived from nonlinear elasticity by Gamma-convergence
Higher order variational problems

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Advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows are encouraged to apply for financial support.
The deadline for applications and housing is April 1, 2004.

There will be a reception on Friday, May 28 in the Schatz dining room located in the University Center starting - 6:30 PM.

Organizers: Irene Fonseca, David Kinderlehrer, Giovanni Leoni and Shlomo Ta'asan.

For further information please contact:

Center for Nonlinear Analysis
Carnegie Mellon University
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Telephone: (412) 268-2545
Fax: (412) 268-6380