AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Saturday, October 29, 2005 01:24:04
2005 Fall Central Section Meeting
Lincoln, NE, October 2123, 2005
Meeting #1011
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Calculus of Variations

Friday October 21, 2005, 1:45 p.m.3:35 p.m.
Special Session on Calculus of Variations, I
Room 203, Burnett Hall
Organizers:
Mikil Foss, University of NebraskaLincoln mfoss@math.unl.edu
Giovanni Leoni, Carnegie Mellon University giovanni@andrew.cmu.edu

1:45 p.m.
New variational principles for models of dielectric breakdown and polycrystal plasticity.
Marian Bocea*, University of Utah
(10114946) 
2:15 p.m.
Variational Methods in the Study of Imaging, Foams, Quantum Dots ... and More.
Irene Fonseca*, Carnegie Mellon University
(10114939) 
2:45 p.m.
On the extension of Lipschitz maps.
B. Dacorogna*, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
(101135378) 
3:15 p.m.
Necessary Conditions for a Minimum at a Radial Cavitating Singularity in Nonlinear Elasticity.
S. J. Spector*, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
J. Sivaloganathan, University of Bath
(10114941)

1:45 p.m.

Saturday October 22, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Calculus of Variations, II
Room 203, Burnett Hall
Organizers:
Mikil Foss, University of NebraskaLincoln mfoss@math.unl.edu
Giovanni Leoni, Carnegie Mellon University giovanni@andrew.cmu.edu

8:00 a.m.
$A$quasiconvexity.
Pedro M Santos*, Instituto Superior Técnico
(101149270) 
8:30 a.m.
On GCompactness of Beltrami operators.
Tadeusz Iwaniec*, Syracuse University
(101135348) 
9:00 a.m.
Inversion of deformations.
Jan Mal\'y*, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Stanislav Hencl, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Pekka Koskela, University of Jyv\"asky'\"a, Finland
(101149240) 
9:30 a.m.
The Newton's problem of minimal resistence.
Marino Belloni*, Dipartimento di Matematica, Universita' di Parma, Italy
(101149105) 
10:00 a.m.
The Gauss Green theorem for a bounded vector field whose divergence is a measure.
William P Ziemer*, Indiana Univesity (Bloomington)
(101128116) 
10:30 a.m.
Implicit partial differential equations.
P. Marcellini*, Università di Firenze
(101149379) 
11:00 a.m.
Action Minimization and Sharp Interface Limits.
Maria G. Reznikoff*, Princeton University
(10114938)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 22, 2005, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Calculus of Variations, III
Room 203, Burnett Hall
Organizers:
Mikil Foss, University of NebraskaLincoln mfoss@math.unl.edu
Giovanni Leoni, Carnegie Mellon University giovanni@andrew.cmu.edu

3:00 p.m.
RateIndependent Evolution Problems in ElastoPlasticity: a Variational Approach.
Gianni Dal Maso*, SISSA
(101149297) 
3:30 p.m.
A variational approach to quasistatic evolution for a class of dissipative materials.
Gilles A. Francfort*, L.P.M.T.M., Université ParisNord
(101174111) 
4:00 p.m.
Quasistatic evolution of steps along a phase boundary.
Anna Vainchtein*, Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
(101149234) 
4:30 p.m.
Asymptotic stability of solitary waves in models of water wave dynamics.
Robert L Pego*, Carnegie Mellon University
(101135339)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 23, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Calculus of Variations, IV
Room 203, Burnett Hall
Organizers:
Mikil Foss, University of NebraskaLincoln mfoss@math.unl.edu
Giovanni Leoni, Carnegie Mellon University giovanni@andrew.cmu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Global Lipschitz regularity of minimizers for asymptotically convex integrals.
Mikil Foss*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(101149320) 
8:30 a.m.
Variational multiscale problems and applications to thin films.
Margarida N Ba\'ia*, Instituto Superior T\'ecnico
(101149273) 
9:00 a.m.
A model for the epitaxial growth of an elastic thin film on a latticemismatched substrate.
Irene Fonseca, Carnegie Mellon University
Nicola Fusco, University of Naples
Giovanni Leoni, Carnegie Mellon University
Massimiliano Morini*, International School for Advanced Studies of Trieste
(101149232) 
9:30 a.m.
Periodic phase separation: the periodic CahnHilliard and isoperimetric problems.
Peter J Sternberg*, Department of Mathematics, Indiana University
Rustum Choksi, Department of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University
(10114997) 
10:00 a.m.
Vortices in 2D BoseEinstein condensates.
Radu Ignat, Laboratoire J.L. Lions, University Paris 6
Vincent Millot*, Carnegie Mellon University
(101135167) 
10:30 a.m.
Lagrangian cartesian currrents and weak continuity of the determinant of the Hessian.
Robert L Jerrard*, University of Toronto
(101158258) 
11:00 a.m.
A twodimensional compressible membrane theory as a Gammalimit of threedimensional incompressible elasticity.
Georg K Dolzmann*, Mathematics Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
(101149322)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 23, 2005, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Calculus of Variations, V
Room 203, Burnett Hall
Organizers:
Mikil Foss, University of NebraskaLincoln mfoss@math.unl.edu
Giovanni Leoni, Carnegie Mellon University giovanni@andrew.cmu.edu

2:00 p.m.
The structure of spaces of maps into homogeneous spaces.
Dave Auckly*, Kansas State University
Lev Kapitanski, University of Miami
(10115824) 
2:30 p.m.
Homogeneous spaces and FaddeevSkyrme model.
Sergiy V. Koshkin*, Kansas State University
(101158275)

2:00 p.m.