Optimal Transport and Optimal Patterns

ICMS, Bayes Centre, 47 Potterrow, Edinburgh EH8 9BT

2 - 5 September 2019


David Bourne, Heriot-Watt University
Riccardo Cristoferi, Heriot-Watt University

The theme of this conference is optimal transport theory and energy-driven pattern formation. In particular this meeting will bring together researchers working on theoretical and computational optimal transport, pattern formation problems for nonlocal particle systems, optimal partitioning problems, and applications in materials science, image processing and big data.

Invited speakers:

Jean-David Benamou, Inria
Dorin Bucur, Université de Savoie 
Filippo Cagnetti, University of Sussex
Rustum Choksi, McGill University
Codina Cotar, University College London
Riccardo Cristoferi, Heriot-Watt University
Lucia De Luca, Università di Pisa
Quentin Mérigot, Université Paris-Sud
Mark Peletier, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Beatrice Pelloni, Heriot-Watt University
Steven Roper, University of Glasgow
Filippo Santambrogio, Institut Camille Jordan
Lucia Scardia, Heriot-Watt University
Bernhard Schmitzer, Technical University of Munich
Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb, University of Cambridge
Florian Theil, University of Warwick
Matthew Thorpe, University of Cambridge
Benedikt Wirth, University of Münster

The organisers are grateful to the following for their generous finanical support which has made this workshop possible:

Edinburgh Mathematical Society Research Support Fund
EPSRC First grant EP/R013527/2 Designer Microstructure via Optimal Transport Theory
Glasgow Mathematical Journal Trust Learning and Research Support Fund
Heriot-Watt University

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Limited funds are available to offer partial financial support for PhD students and postdocs. If you would like to apply for support please send a CV to d.bourne@hw.ac.uk and r.cristoferi@hw.ac.uk by 14 June 2019.

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