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1995 Burlington Mathfest
Burlington, VT, August 68, 1995
Meeting #902
Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS
daverman@math.utk.edu
Donovan H Van Osdol, MAA
dv@christa.unh.edu
AMS Special Session on Soap Bubble Geometry

Sunday August 6, 1995, 1:40 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Soap Bubble Geometry, I
Organizers:
Frank Morgan, Williams College

1:40 p.m.
Soap bubble geometry.
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
(9024931)

2:00 p.m.
Bubble beginnings.
Frederick J. Almgren, Jr.*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Jean E. Taylor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(9024915)

2:40 p.m.
Soap film singularities in higher dimensions.
Kenneth A. Brakke*, Susquehanna University
(9024918)

3:05 p.m.
On convex soap bubble clusters.
Aladar Heppes*, Budapest, Hungary
(9024923)

3:30 p.m.
The standard double soap bubble in ${\bf R}^2$ uniquely minimizes perimeter.
Joel S. Foisy*, Duke University
Jeffrey F. Brock, University of California, Berkeley
Manuel Alfaro, Williams College
Nich Hodges, Williams College
Jason Zimba, University of California, Berkeley
(9024917)

3:55 p.m.
The double bubble on $S^2$.
Joseph David Masters*, University of Texas, Austin
(9024946)

4:20 p.m.
The structure of areaminimizing double bubbles.
Michael L. Hutchings*, Harvard University
(9024922)

4:45 p.m.
The double bubble conjecture.
Joel Hass*, University of California, Davis
Roger Schlafly, Real Software, Soquel, California
(9024934)

Monday August 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Soap Bubble Geometry, II
Organizers:
Frank Morgan, Williams College

1:00 p.m.
Counterexample to Kelvin's conjecture.
Robert Phelan*, Trinity College, Republic of Ireland
(9024928)

1:25 p.m.
TCP structures as clusters of equalvolume bubbles.
John M. Sullivan*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(9024927)

1:50 p.m.
Optimal partitions of ndimensional domains.
Italo Tamanini*, University of Trento, Italy
(90249115)

2:15 p.m.
Topological transitions during foam flow.
Andrew M. Kraynik*, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Douglas A. Reinelt, Southern Methodist University
(9024926)

2:40 p.m.
The planar double Wulff crystal.
Christopher P. French*, Williams College
(9024914)

3:05 p.m.
Polygonal double Wulff clusters in ${\bf R}^2$.
Scott R. Greenleaf*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(9024943)

3:30 p.m.
Double salt crystals.
Megan Barber*, Williams College
Jennifer Tice*, Williams College
Brian Wecht*, Williams College
(9024930)

3:55 p.m.
Edge and surface energy minimizing crystalline structures.
Jenny Kelley*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(9024921)

4:20 p.m.
Conical points on equilibrium crystal shapes.
Joel D. Shore*, McGill University
Dirk Jan Bukman, Cornell University
(9024993)

4:45 p.m.
Wetting transitions in anisotropic surfaces,
John W. Cahn*, National Institute of Standards and Technology
(9024929)

5:10 p.m.
The enduring appeal of soap bubbles.
Ivars Peterson*, Science News, Washington, DC
(9024935)

5:35 p.m.
Discussion

Tuesday August 8, 1995, 1:40 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Soap Bubble Geometry, III
Organizers:
Frank Morgan, Williams College

1:40 p.m.
Mimimal submanifolds with various curvature bounds.
Helen Moore*, Bowdoin College
(90249100)

2:10 p.m.
Numerical examples of compact mean curvature surfaces.
Karsten GrosseBrauckmann*, University of Bonn, Germany
(9025311)

2:40 p.m.
On the moduli spaces of embedded constant mean curvature surfaces.
Robert Barnard Kusner*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(9025310)

3:10 p.m.
Constant mean curvature surfaces with boundary.
Rafael Lopez*, University of Granada, Spain
(9024961)

3:40 p.m.
Soap bubble catastrophes.
Henry C. Wente*, University of Toledo
(9025865)

4:10 p.m.
Soap bubble geometry and future math, a spiritual view.
James Ossi*, Darien, Connecticut
(9024933)

4:40 p.m.
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