Convex Integration and Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations
Convex integration and nonlinear partial differential equations
ICMS, The Bayes Centre, 47 Potterrow, Edinburgh EH8 9BT
13-17 July 2020
Scientific Advisory Committee
Gui-Qiang Chen, University of Oxford
Marshall Slemrod, University of Wisconsin
Laszlo Szekelyhidi, University of Leipzig
Local Organising Committee
Heiko Gimperlein, Heriot-Watt University
Robin Knops, Heriot-Watt University
Beatrice Pelloni, Heriot-Watt University
Significant advances in the field of convex integration will be explained and discussed by leading specialists involved in the subject's resurgence. Convex integration originated with the Nash-Kuiper (1954/55) isometric embedding theorem and is central to Gromov's h-principle (1986). The highly irregular (wrinkled) solutions which are a prominent feature have recently found application in other important contexts. Long standing conjectures such as that by Onsager on turbulence have been successfully resolved. Connexions have been established with several nonlinear partial differential equations including those for fluid and solid continuum mechanics. Numerical simulation of solutions has enhanced intuition and illustrated geometrical and physical properties. Challenging open problems remain, however and offer a rich potential for future research. These topics form the main themes of the Workshop.
The workshop, which will include of an expository course by Clay lecturer De Lellis, to supplement the research presentations, is open to all and especially those from the UK and international communities who wish to either acquire or expand knowledge of this intriguing theory and its striking applications.
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This workshop is organised in partnership with the Clay Mathematics Institute.
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