AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Saturday, April 23, 2005 00:22:16
2005 Spring Western Section Meeting
Santa Barbara, CA, April 1617, 2005
Meeting #1007
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Ricci Flow/Riemannian Geometry

Saturday April 16, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Ricci Flow/Riemannian Geometry, I
Room 1119, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Guofang Wei, University of California Santa Barbara wei@math.ucsb.edu
Rugang Ye, University of California Santa Barbara yer@math.ucsb.edu

8:00 a.m.
On modified Ricci flow and modified Calabi flow.
Zhuangdan Daniel Guan*, University of California at Riverside
(10073584) 
9:00 a.m.
Linear and dynamical stability of Ricci flat metrics.
Natasa Sesum*, Courant Institute
(10075391) 
10:00 a.m.
Wasserstein space and Ricci flow.
John Lott*, University of Michigan
(100758105)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 16, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Ricci Flow/Riemannian Geometry, II
Room 1119, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Guofang Wei, University of California Santa Barbara wei@math.ucsb.edu
Rugang Ye, University of California Santa Barbara yer@math.ucsb.edu

3:00 p.m.
A parabolic relative volume comparison theorem.
Lei Ni*, UCSD
(10075893) 
4:00 p.m.
Positivity of Ricci curvature under the K\"ahlerRicci flow.
Dan F Knopf*, University of Texas at Austin
(10075352) 
5:00 p.m.
Ricci flow on homogeneous 4manifolds.
James Isenberg, Univ of Oregon
Martin Jackson, University of Puget Sound
Peng Lu*, Univ of Oregon
(10075354)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 17, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Ricci Flow/Riemannian Geometry, III
Room 1119, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Guofang Wei, University of California Santa Barbara wei@math.ucsb.edu
Rugang Ye, University of California Santa Barbara yer@math.ucsb.edu

8:00 a.m.
Generic Properties of Closed Parametrized Minimal Surfaces in Riemannian Manifolds.
John Douglas Moore*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(100753189) 
9:00 a.m.
Qualitative Properties of Solutions to the Yamabe Problem.
Marcus A Khuri*, Stanford University
(100753110) 
10:00 a.m.
Orbifolds and collapsing.
Yu Ding*, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University
(100753155) 
10:30 a.m.
Far Homotopies and the Tangent Cone at Infinity.
Will Wylie*, UCSB
(100753238)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 17, 2005, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Ricci Flow/Riemannian Geometry, IV
Room 1119, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Guofang Wei, University of California Santa Barbara wei@math.ucsb.edu
Rugang Ye, University of California Santa Barbara yer@math.ucsb.edu

3:00 p.m.
Calibrated Exceptional Geometry.
Weiqing Gu*, Harvey Mudd College
(100753235) 
4:00 p.m.
Convergence of manifolds with lower Ricci and $L^1$ sectional curvature bounds.
Chadwick Sprouse*, California State University Northridge Department of Mathematics
(100753148)

3:00 p.m.