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2001 Fall Southeastern Section Meeting
Chattanooga, TN, October 56, 2001
Meeting #970
Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS
bryant@math.fsu.edu
Special Session on Variational Problems for Free Surface Interfaces

Friday October 5, 2001, 2:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Variational Problems for Free Surface Interfaces, I
Room 351, Metro Complex
Organizers:
John E. McCuan, Georgia Institute of Technology
Thomas I. Vogel, Texas A\&M University tvogel@math.tamu.edu
Henry C. Wente, University of Toledo hwente@math.utoledo.edu

2:30 p.m.
Equilibrium Configurations for a Floating Drop.
David Siegel*, University of Waterloo
Alan Elcrat, Wichita State University
Robert Neel, Harvard University
(9707690)

3:30 p.m.
Complete embedded CMC surfaces with many coplanar ends.
John M Sullivan*, University of Illinois
(97053217)

4:30 p.m.
Local Energy Minimality of Capillary Surfaces in the Presence of Symmetry.
Thomas I Vogel*, Texas A&M University
(97053125)

5:00 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday October 6, 2001, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Variational Problems for Free Surface Interfaces, II
Room 351, Metro Complex
Organizers:
John E. McCuan, Georgia Institute of Technology
Thomas I. Vogel, Texas A\&M University tvogel@math.tamu.edu
Henry C. Wente, University of Toledo hwente@math.utoledo.edu

9:00 a.m.
Bifurcation Phenomena for Capillary Surfaces and Exotic Containers.
Henry C Wente*, University of Toledo
(97049179)

9:30 a.m.
Regularity at the free boundary for solutions of systems of elliptic equations in divergence form.
Joseph F Grotowski*, Universit\"at ErlangenN\"urnberg
(97035173)

10:00 a.m.
Discontinuous reversal of comparison relations for capillary surfaces.
Robert Finn*, Stanford University
A. A. Kosmodem'yanskii, Jr., Moscow Railroad University
(9707696)

10:30 a.m.
Soap bubbles and Riemann surfaces.
Robert B Kusner*, University of Massachusetts
(9705366)

Saturday October 6, 2001, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Variational Problems for Free Surface Interfaces, iII
Room 351, Metro Complex
Organizers:
John E. McCuan, Georgia Institute of Technology
Thomas I. Vogel, Texas A\&M University tvogel@math.tamu.edu
Henry C. Wente, University of Toledo hwente@math.utoledo.edu

2:30 p.m.
Big MEMS.
John McCuan*, Georgia Tech
John Pelesko, Georgia Tech
(97035183)

3:00 p.m.
Locally convex hypersurfaces of vanishing Gauss curvature.
Bo Guan*, University of Tennessee
Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins University
(97053215)

3:30 p.m.
Recovering surfaces from the restoring force.
George I Kamberov*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Gerda L Kamberov, Hofstra University
(97053211)
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