The workshop will be held in the CNA Seminar Room, Physical Plant Building 300

Center for Nonlinear Analysis

Workshop on the Calculus of Variations in 2005
October 17-19, 2005

  Monday, October 17 Tuesday, October 18 Wednesday, October 19
8:00-9:00 Continental Breakfast Continental Breakfast Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:50 G. Dal Maso B. Dacorogna J. Maly
  S.I.S.S.A. Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne Charles University
  Time-Dependent Systems of Existence of Minimizers Weak Forms of
  Generalized Young Measures for Non Convex Problems Jacobian and Hessian
10:00-10:50 M. Morini M. Kowalczyk  J. Manfredi 
  S.I.S.S.A. University of Chile University of Pittsburgh
  A Model for the Epitaxial Growth of an  Nonlinear Schrodinger Equations: The Neumann Problem for the
  Elastic Thin Film on a Lattice- Concentration on Weighted -Laplacian and the Monge-Kantorovich
  Mismatched Substrate Geodesics in the Semi-Classical Limit Mass Transfer Problem
10:50-11:10 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
11:10-12:00 V. Millot P. Hajlasz P. Santos
  Carnegie Mellon University University of Pittsburgh Instituto Superior Tecnico
  Relaxed Energies for S2- Sobolev Mappings Between Manifolds A-Quasiconvexity
  Valued Maps, Nonhomogeneous 
  Distances and Minimal Connections    
12:00-2:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch
2:00-2:50 G. Francfort M. Baia P. Marcellini
  L.P.M.T.M., Universite Paris-Nord Instituto Superior Tecnico University of Florence
  A Variational Approach to Quasi- Gamma-Convergence of Functionals Nonlinear Elliptic Systems
  Static Evolution for a Class with Periodic Integrands with General Growth
  of Dissipative Materials
6:30   Dinner  

Chairmen: Monday Irene Fonseca

Tuesday = David Kinderlehrer

Wednesday= Giovanni Leoni