International Workshop on Elliptic and Kinetic Partial Differential Equations

IMPA, Rio de Janeiro, July, 6 – 17

Thematic Program on Current Trends in Analysis and Partial Differential Equations


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1st Week – School (July 6-10, 2015)  | Schedule 
2nd Week – Conference (July 13-17, 2015) | Schedule 



Escola de Altos Estudos: 

Luis Caffarelli (Texas – Austin)
Free Boundary Problems: Common aspects and methods.



Luigi Ambrosio (Scuola Normale Superiore – Pisa)
Flow of nonsmooth vector fields and applications. Part I.

Henri Berestycki (CNRS/EHESS – Paris)
Reaction-diffusion and propagation in non-homogenous media

Alessio Figalli (Texas – Austin)
Flow of nonsmooth vector fields and applications. Part II.

Irene Gamba (Texas – Austin)
Analytical issues for non-local multi-linear interaction models: The Boltzmann and related equations

Lecture Presentation

Arshak Petrosyan (Purdue)
The Thin Obstacle Problem.

Laure Saint-Raymond (École Normale Supérieure – Paris)
From particle systems to collisional kinetic equations.

Yannick Sire (Aix-Marseille)

Lihe Wang (Iowa) 
Regularity theory of elliptic equations


Contributed Talks

Friday – July 10th

Nome: Dennis Kriventsov (University of Texas at Austin – USA) 
Título: Free boundary problem related to thermal insulation
Hora: 14:00 – 14:20 

Nome: Robin Neumayer (University of Texas at Austin – USA) 
Título: A strong form of the quantitative Wulff inequality
Hora: 14:20 – 14:40 

Nome: Juliana F.S. Pimentel (ICMC – USP – Brazil) 
Título: Asymptotic behavior of nondissipative scalar reaction-diffusion equations
Hora: 14:40 – 15:00 

Nome: Javier Morales (University of Texas at Austin – USA) 
Título: Self propelled particles, Optimal transportation and the logarithmic Sobolev inequality
Hora: 15:00 – 15:20 

Nome: Roberto Velho (KAUST – Saudi Arabia) 
Título: A Short Introduction to Mean Field Games
Hora: 15:20 – 15:40 

Nome: David Evangelista da Silveira Junior (KAUST – Saudi Arabia) 
Título: Generalised mean-field games with congestion
Hora: 15:40 – 16:00 

COFFEE BREAK: 16:00 – 16:30

Nome: Yash Jhaveri (University of Texas at Austin – USA) 
Título: Nonlinear Behavior of the Monge-Ampère Equation in Holder Spaces
Hora: 16:30 – 16:50 

Nome: Léonard Monsaingeon (University of Texas at Austin – IST-Lisbon) 
Título: A new optimal transport distance between nonnegative measures in R^d
Hora: 16:50 – 17:10 

Nome: Maja Taskovic (University of Texas at Austin – USA) 
Título: Exponential tails for solutions to the homogeneous Boltzmann equation
Hora: 17:10 – 17:30 

Nome: Edgard Pimentel (UFC & UFSCAR – Brazil) 
Título: Elliptic Mean Field Games Systems
Hora: 17:30 – 17:50 

Nome: Juan Spedaletti (Universidad de San Luis – CONICET Argentina) 
Título: Convergence Results for the Steklov eigenvalue and optimal windows in Oscillating Domains
Hora: 17:50 – 18:10 

Nome: Rohit Jain (University of Texas at Austin – USA) 
Título: The Fully Nonlinear Stochastic Impulse Control Problem
Hora: 18:10 – 18:30 


Poster Session

The acalmar Chern-Simons equation 
Adilson Eduardo Presoto (Universidade Federal de São Carlos – UFSCAR)

Elliptic equations in thin domains with oscillatory boundary 
Ariadne Nogueira (Instituto de Matemática e Estatística IME – USP)

Estimativas a Priori para Problemas Elípticos via Desigualdade de Hardy-Sobolev 
Jose Miguel Mendoza Aranda (Universidade Federal de São Carlos – UFSCAR)

Periodic solutions for a 1D-model with nonlocal velocity field via mass transport 
Julio Cesar Valencia Guevara (IMECC – UNICAMP)

PDEs in Neuronal Dynamics and Brain Disorders 
Pedro Doria Maia (University of Washington – UW)


Organizing Committee 

Ricardo Alonso (PUC – Rio)
Emanuel Carneiro (IMPA)
Diego Moreira (UFC)
Boyan Sirakov (PUC – Rio) 
Eduardo Teixeira (UFC) 

Scientific Committee

Ricardo Alonso (PUC – Rio)
Luis Caffarelli (Texas – Austin)
Emanuel Carneiro (IMPA) 
Lawrence C. Evans (Berkeley)
Irene M. Gamba (Texas – Austin)
Diego Moreira (UFC)
Boyan Sirakov (PUC – Rio) 
Eduardo Teixeira (UFC)


Postal Address: 

Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada 
Estrada Dona Castorina 110, Jardim Botânico
Rio de Janeiro, RJ, CEP 22460-320, Brasil 
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