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1999 Fall Central Sectional Meeting
Austin, TX, October 810, 1999
Meeting #948
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Free Surface Interfaces and PDEs

Saturday October 9, 1999, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Free Surface Interfaces and PDEs, I
Room 7.112, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Kirk Lancaster, Wichita State University lancaste@twsuvm.uc.twsu.edu
Thomas Vogel, Texas A & M University tvogel@math.tamu.edu

9:00 a.m.
PhragmenLindelof theorems for quasilinear elliptic partial differential equations.
Kirk E Lancaster*, Wichita State University
(94835110)

9:30 a.m.
Asymptotic Behavior of Minimal Surfaces Over Strips and Sectors.
David Siegel*, University of Waterloo
(94835226)

10:00 a.m.
Equilibrium Configurations for a Floating Drop.
Alan R Elcrat*, Wichita State University
(9483578)

10:30 a.m.
Bubble Development of Known Radius from Capillary Surfaces.
Kevin M Hemphill*, Wichita State University
(94835213)

11:00 a.m.
Wetting barriers and local minimizers in the calculus of variations.
Erich Miersemann*, Department of Mathematics, Leipzig University, Germany
(9484984)

Saturday October 9, 1999, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Free Surface Interfaces and PDEs, II
Room 7.112, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Kirk Lancaster, Wichita State University lancaste@twsuvm.uc.twsu.edu
Thomas Vogel, Texas A & M University tvogel@math.tamu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Csingular solutions of the capillary problem.
Robert Finn*, Stanford University
Robert W Neel, Universität Leipzig
(94835150)

3:30 p.m.
Uniqueness of the singular solution to the capillary equation.
Radoslav P Nickolov*, Stanford University
(94835183)

4:00 p.m.
Instability of nonspherical liquid bridges.
Paul Concus, Lawrence Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley
Robert Finn, Stanford University
John McCuan*, Georgia Tech
(94853181)

4:30 p.m.
Behaviour of singularities for the rotationally symmetric, volumepreserving mean curvature flow.
Maria Athanassenas*, Monash University
(94835234)

5:00 p.m.
Sufficient Conditions for Capillary Surfaces to be Energy Minima.
Thomas I Vogel*, Texas A&M University
(94853163)

5:30 p.m.
Constant mean curvature surfaces of annular type.
Henry C Wente*, University of Toledo
(9484927)

6:00 p.m.
A general variational method for crystalline triple junction motion.
Jean Taylor*, Rutgers University
(94849355)

Sunday October 10, 1999, 10:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Free Surface Interfaces and PDEs, III
Room 7.112, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Kirk Lancaster, Wichita State University lancaste@twsuvm.uc.twsu.edu
Thomas Vogel, Texas A & M University tvogel@math.tamu.edu

10:00 a.m.
Approximating Finite 3energy Maps from the 4 Ball to the 2 Sphere.
Robert M Hardt*, Rice University
Tristan Riviere, Ecole Norm. Sup.Cachan
(94835134)

10:30 a.m.
Gauss map omissions of minimal surfaces.
Helen Moore*, Stanford University/Bowdoin College
(94853302)

11:00 a.m.
Triunduloids: embedded threeended surfaces of constant mean curvature.
John M Sullivan*, Univ. of Illinois
Rob Kusner, Univ. of Massachusetts
Karsten GrosseBrauckmann, Uni. Bonn
(94853232)

11:30 a.m.
Dirac's Equation and Prescribing Mean Curvature.
George I Kamberov*, Washigton University in St. Louis
(94853299)

12:00 p.m.
Geometry, topology and conformal structure of properly embedded minimal surfaces.
Rob Kusner*, University of Massachusetts
(94853313)
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