AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:10:31
2003 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
New York, NY, April 1213, 2003
Meeting #986
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations in Differential Geometry

Saturday April 12, 2003, 9:10 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations in Differential Geometry, I
Room 804, Main Building
Organizers:
John C. Loftin, Columbia University loftin@math.columbia.edu
MuTao Wang, Columbia University mtwang@math.columbia.edu

9:10 a.m.
Singular Real Projective SurfacesAn Analytic Approach.
John C. Loftin*, Columbia
(98653149) 
9:50 a.m.
Analysis of Geometric Stability.
T Sean Paul*, Columbia University
Gang Tian, M.I.T.
(98632223) 
10:30 a.m.
An Isoperimetric Estimate for the Ricci Flow.
Xiaodong Cao*, Columbia University
(98653212)

9:10 a.m.

Saturday April 12, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations in Differential Geometry, II
Room 804, Main Building
Organizers:
John C. Loftin, Columbia University loftin@math.columbia.edu
MuTao Wang, Columbia University mtwang@math.columbia.edu

2:30 p.m.
Stability for the Kahler Ricci Flow on complete noncompact Kahler manifolds.
Albert Chau*, Harvard University
Oliver C. Schnuerer, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
(98653237) 
3:10 p.m.
A fully nonlinear equation on 4manifolds with positive scalar curvature.
Jeff A. Viaclovsky*, MIT
(98653236) 
3:50 p.m.
Infinite boundary value problem for MongeAmpere equations.
Bo Guan*, University of Tennessee
Huaiyu Jian, Tsinghua University
(98635233) 
4:30 p.m.
Differential Harnack Estimates in the Ricci Flow.
Bing Cheng*, Harvard University
(98653202) 
5:10 p.m.
On the $L^2$ cohomology of convex cocompact hyperbolic manifolds.
Xiaodong Wang*, M.I.T.
(98653167)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday April 13, 2003, 8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations in Differential Geometry, III
Room 405, Main Building
Organizers:
John C. Loftin, Columbia University loftin@math.columbia.edu
MuTao Wang, Columbia University mtwang@math.columbia.edu

8:30 a.m.
Remarks on a Class of Solutions to the Minimal Surface System.
MuTao Wang*, Columbia University
(98653137) 
9:10 a.m.
Analytic properties of harmonic maps into Teichmuller spaces.
Sumio Yamada*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(98658145) 
9:50 a.m.
Special Lagrangian Submanifolds with Boundary and Lagrangian Free Boundary Plateau Problem.
Weiyang Qiu*, Harvard University
(98653140) 
10:30 a.m.
Deformations of $G_2$ Structures on Manifolds.
Spiro Karigiannis*, Harvard University
(98653139)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 13, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations in Differential Geometry, IV
Room 405, Main Building
Organizers:
John C. Loftin, Columbia University loftin@math.columbia.edu
MuTao Wang, Columbia University mtwang@math.columbia.edu

2:30 p.m.
Alexandrov type inequalities for CartanHadamard manifolds.
Joel Spruck*, Johns Hopkins University
(98635101) 
3:10 p.m.
The Local Isometric Embedding Problem for 2Dimensional Riemannian Manifolds.
Marcus A. Khuri*, University of Pennsylvania
(98635172) 
3:50 p.m.
A glueing theorem for the GinzburgLandau equations in higher dimensions.
Simon A Brendle*, Princeton University
(9865376) 
4:30 p.m.
Almost Rigidity and Stability.
Christina Sormani*, Lehman College, CUNY
(98658189) 
5:10 p.m.
Mean Curvature Flows and Homotopy of Maps Between Spheres.
MaoPei Tsui*, Columbia University
(98653148)

2:30 p.m.