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Conference location: Giant Eagle Auditorium, Baker Hall.
Time  Friday, May 30  Saturday, May 31  Sunday, June 1 
8.009.00  Continental breakfast
(Giant Eagle Auditorium, Baker Hall) 
Continental breakfast
(Giant Eagle Auditorium, Baker Hall) 
Continental breakfast
(Giant Eagle Auditorium, Baker Hall) 
9.009.45 
Chair: Irene Fonseca
G. Dal Maso,
SISSA, Trieste
Existence results for variational models in fracture mechanics 
Chair: David Kinderlehrer
R. D. James, Minneapolis
The possible existence of some interesting hybrid materials nominally forbidden by basic physics 
Chair: Victor Mizel
G. Alberti, Pisa
GinzburgLandau functionals and the Plateau problem. A variational approach 
10.0010.45  K. Bhattacharya,
Caltech
Free boundary problems in heterogeneous bodies 
B. Dacorogna,
Lausanne
Viscosity solutions and almost everywhere solutions of first order partial differential equations 
G. Dolzmann,
Maryland
Variational problems in the analysis of solidsolid phase transformations 
10.4511.15  Coffee break  Coffee break  Coffee break 
11.1512.00  J. Malý, Charles
University, Prague
Scalar minimizers with fractal singular sets 
G. Buttazzo,
Pisa
Optimal networks in mass transportation problems 
P. Marcellini,
Florence
Implicit partial differential equations 
12.002.00  Lunch break  Lunch break  Lunch break 
2.002.45 
Chair: David Owen
A. Garroni, Rome
Gammalimit of a variational model for dislocations 
Special sessions, see table below 
Chair: Gianni Dal Maso
E. Acerbi, Parma
From plaplacian to p(x)laplacian 
3.003.45  A. Braides,
Rome
Multiple scale effects in the passage from discrete to continuum variational problems 
G. Friesecke,
Warwick
Minimum energy configurations of large atomistic systems 

3.454.15  Coffee break  Coffee break  
4.155.00  Free for discussions  R. V. Kohn,
Courant, New York
A continuum approach to structure of twist grain boundaries 

6.30  Welcome reception
(Schatz Dining Room, University Center) 
Special sessions on Saturday, May 31, afternoon:
Room: Wean Hall 6423  Room: Wean Hall 8427  Room: Wean Hall 5403  
Time  I A Partial Differential Equations
Chair: Massimiliano Morini 
II A Phase Boundaries and
Geometrical Evolution Chair: Georg Dolzmann 
III Calculus of Variations
Chair: Marc Oliver Rieger 
2.00  G. Pisante,
Lausanne
Sufficient conditions for the existence of viscosity solutions for non convex Hamiltonians 
S. Watson,
Northwestern Univ.
Coarsening dynamics of faceted crystal surfaces 
Q. Xia, Univ.
of Texas
Variational problems in the intersection homology theory of singular varities 
2.20  A. Domokos,
Univ. of Pittsburgh
Regularity results for the pLaplacian in the Heisenberg group 
H. Merdan,
Univ. of Pittsburgh
Renormalization group methods and regimes in interface problems 
S. Levine,
Duquesne Univ., Pittsburgh
Nonstandard Growth Functionals in Image Restoration 
2.40  A. Tudorascu,
Carnegie Mellon
General FokkerPlanck Equations via MongeKantorovichTheory 
Y. Altundas,
Univ. of Minnesota
Parallel Computation of Phase Field Model and Comparision with the Experiment 
L. Freddi, Udine
A Young measures theory for martensitic thin films via dimension reduction 
3.00  C. Rios, Mc
Master Univ.
A higher dimensional Partial Legendre Transform and regularity of degenerate Monge Ampere equations 
J. S. Moll,
Valencia
The Total Variation Flow with Measure Initial Conditions 
V. Kucher,
San Diego
The second variation of a twophase potential and some necessary conditions for local minimizers at an interface 
3.20  Coffee break in the Lounge (Wean Hall 6620)  Coffee break in the Lounge (Wean Hall 6620)  Coffee break in the Lounge (Wean Hall 6620) 
I B Partial Differential Equations and Numerical Analysis  II B Homogenization and Calculus of Variations  III Calculus of Variations (cont.)  
4.00  X. Yao, Texas
A&M Univ.
A Minimax Method for Finding the Eigenpairs of Nonlinear Operators 
M. CamarEddine,
Univ. of Utah
Determination of the closure of the set of elasticity functionals 
N. Jung, UrbanaChampaign
Continuity Properties of Distributional Determinant of the Hessian 
4.20  I. Nikolova,
Univ. of Pittsburgh
Level Setlike Method Applied to Solving Markstein (Eiconal) Equation 
C. Wang, Univ. of Kentucky
The Aronsson equation for absolute minimizer of Linfinity functional associated with vector fields satisfying Hormander's condition 
J. Zimmer,
Caltech, Passadena
On the computation of certain nonconvex hulls 
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