Previous Talks

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Spring Term 2016


Marco Radeschi. Metrics on spheres with all geodesics closed. (Thursday 21st January)
Ivaldo NunesMinimal surfaces with free boundary. (Thursday 4th February)
Gregory Chambers. The Log-Convex Density Conjecture. (Thursday 11th February)
Anton Petrunin. On the total curvature of minimizing geodesics on convex surfaces. (Thursday 18th February)
Miguel Ortega. nabla-Einstein 3-Sasakian homogeneous manifolds (Wednesday 24th February)
Simon Donaldson
. G2 manifolds, Torelli-type questions and maximal submanifolds. (Thursday 25th February)
Luca Spolaor. Regularity theory for two dimensional almost area minimizing currents. (Thursday, 10th March)

Autumn Term 2015


Spyros Alexakis The impossibility of periodic motion in general relativity. (Monday 12th October)
Niels Moller. The gluing perspective on non-compactness of moduli spaces of minimal surfaces (Monday 19th October)
Otis Chodosh Minimal surfaces with bounded index in three-manifolds (Monday 2nd November)
Toby Wiseman Applications of geometry to quantum field theory using the AdS-CFT correspondence (Monday 16th November)
Marco Mendez Guaraco Min-max, phase transitions and minimal hypersurfaces (Monday 30th November)
Marc Lackenby Non-positively curved surfaces and the topology of knots (Monday 7th December)

Summer Term 2015


Yakov Shlapentokh-Rothman Stability and Instability of Scalar Fields on Kerr Spacetimes (Thursday 23rd April)
Nikolai Nowaczyk Existence of Dirac Eigenvalues of higher Multiplicity (Thursday 30th April)
Martin Taylor Stability of Minkowski Space for the Massless Einstein–Vlasov system (Thursday 7th May, 2-3pm)
Yong Wei On the Laplacian flow for closed G_2 structures. (Thursday 14th May)
Carlo Sinestrari Mean curvature flow of submanifolds of complex projective space (Thursday 28th May)
Christos Mantoulidis Bartnik quasilocal mass of apparent horizons (Thursday 18th June)
Rui Albuquerque Higher degree Cartan structural equations (Thursday 25th June)

Spring Term 2015


Jonas Hirsch Boundary regularity of Dirichlet minimizing Q-valued functions (Thursday 15th January)
Eleonora Di Nezza Regularizing properties and uniqueness of the Kaehler-Ricci flow (Thursday 22nd January)
Nicola Gigli Nonsmooth differential geometry (Thursday 29th January)
Reto Mueller The Chern-Gauss-Bonnet formula for singular non-compact four-dimensional manifolds (Thursday 5th February)
Jonathan Luk Stability and instability of Cauchy horizon in black hole interior (Thursday 12th February)
Anda Degeratu Analysis on QAC spaces (Thursday 19th February)
Lucas Ambrozio Static manifolds and Einstein manifolds with edge-cone singularities (Thursday 26th February)
Yanir Rubinstein The degenerate special Lagrangian equation (Thursday 5th March)
Ben Sharp Compactness theorems for minimal hypersurfaces with bounded index (Thursday 12th March)
Emanuele Spadaro An improved estimate of the singular set of Dir-minimizing multiple valued functions (Thursday 19th March)
Hans-Bert Rademacher Closed geodesics, the free loop space and string topology (Thursday 26th March)

Autumn Term 2014


Ezequiel Barbosa. A type of positive mass theorem and applications. (9th October)
Lu Wang. A Sharp Lower Bound for the Entropy of Closed Hypersurfaces up to Dimension Six. (16th October)
Katrin Leschke. Integrable system methods for minimal surfaces. (23rd October)
Arick Shao. Unique continuation from infinity for linear waves. (13th November)
Costante Bellettini. Regularity of semi-calibrated 2-cycles (20th November)
Jan Sbierski. A dezornification of the proof of the existence of a maximal Cauchy development for the Einstein equations (27th November)
Jose’ Espinar. Escobar type Theorems for fully nonlinear conformal equations on subdomains of the sphere (4th December)
Laurent Mazet. Minimal hypersurfaces asymptotic to the Simons cone (11th December)

There were no seminars on 30th October and 6th November.

Summer Term 2014


Igor Wigman. Topologies of nodal sets of random band limited functions (1st May)
Florent Balacheff. Systolic contact geometry(8th May)
Alexander Volkmann. Isoperimetric structure of asymptotically conical manifolds (15th May)
Panagiota Daskalopoulos. Ancient Solutions to Geometric Flows (12th June)
There were no seminars on 22nd, 29th May and 5th, 19th, 26th June.

Spring Term 2014


Huy The Nguyen. Conformal Immersions of Surfaces into Riemannian Manifolds (16th January)
Gustav Holzegel. Linear Stability of the Schwarzschild solution(23rd January)
Panagiotis Gianniotis. Boundary estimates for the Ricci flow(30th January)
Eleonora Di Nezza. Monge-Ampère equations on quasi-projective varieties(6th February)
Claude Warnick. Asymptotically anti-de Sitter manifolds (13th February)
Goncalo Oliveira. Monopoles(27th February)
Tobias Lamm. Global estimates for harmonic maps from surfaces (6th March)
Mariel Saez. A Minimax Construction of Embedded Hypersurfaces with Prescribed Constant Mean Curvature in Riemannian Manifolds (20th March)
Alix Deruelle. Stability of non compact expanding gradient Ricci solitons (27th March)
There were no seminars on 20th February and 13th March.

Autumn Term 2013


Thomas Marquardt. A Neumann free boundary value problem for inverse mean curvature flow (October 10th)
Dan Ketover. Degeneration of min-max sequences in 3-manifolds Jeremie Szeftel. The resolution of the bounded L2 curvature conjecture in general relativity (October 17th)
Heudson Mirandola. The ADM mass for graphical manifolds (October 24th)
Alessandro Carlotto. Complete minimal surfaces in asymptotically flat spaces and localized solutions of the Einstein constraint equations (October 31st)
Mircea Petrache. Singular bundles and regularity of Yang-Mills minimizers in
supercritical dimension
(November 7th)
Magdalena Rodríguez. Minimal surfaces in H2xR with finite total curvature and related problems (November 14th)
Stéphane Sabourau. Sweepouts and volume on Riemannian manifolds (November 28th)
Mahir Hadžić. Stability of steady states in the classical Stefan problem. (December 5th)
No talks on October 3rd, November 21st, December 12th.


Summer Term 2013

Hojoo Lee. Generalizations of Calabi’s correspondence. (May 9th)
Geometry Day IV at King’s College London.(May 10th)
Special lecture series by Simon Donaldson and Song Sun. Kähler-Einstein metrics on Fano manifolds. (16th, 23rd May, 6th June)
Dan Knopf. Type-II singularities of Ricci flow. (May 29th)
Warwick-Imperial-Cambridge Geometric Analysis Seminar. Frank Pacard, Antonio Ros, Tom Ilmanen. (May 30th)
Geometry and Topology Days (Event 3: Geometric Analysis) at University College London. (May 31st)


Spring Term 2013


Willie Wong. A measure of closeness-to-Kerr-Newman for stationary electro-vacuum space-times and applications. (Mar 21)
Ari Laptev. Spectral properties of Schrödinger operators on compact manifolds: rigidity, flows, interpolation and spectral estimates. (Mar 14)
Melanie Rupflin. Teichmueller harmonic map flow. (Mar 7)
Anda Degeratu. Witten spinors on nonspin manifolds. (Feb 28)
Esther Cabezas-Rivas. A generalization of Gromov’s almost flat manifold theorem. (Feb e14)
Jake Solomon. The space of positive Lagrangian submanifolds. (Feb 7)
Qian Wang. Rough solutions of Einstein vacuum equations in CMCSH gauge. (Jan 24)
Lorenzo Foscolo. A gluing construction for periodic monopoles. (Jan 10)


Autumn Term 2012


Reto Müller. Łojasievicz-Simon inequalities for the Ricci flow and applications. (Dec 13)
Jason Cantarella. The geometry of random (closed) space polygons. (Nov 29)
Jacob Bernstein. A curious variational property of classical minimal surfaces. (Nov 22)
Giuseppe Tinaglia. The geometry of constant mean curvature surfaces embedded in \mathbb{R}^3. (Nov 15)
Mike Munn. Metric perspectives of the Ricci flow. (Nov 8 )
Felix Schulze. The half-space property and entire positive minimal graphs in M \times \mathbb{R}. (Nov 1)
Robert Kusner. The space of CMC surfaces. (Oct 25)
Sergio Almaraz. Convergence of scalar-flat metrics on manifolds with boundary under the Yamabe flow. (Oct 18)
Jan Metzger. Minimizers of the Willmore functional with prescribed area. (Oct 11)
Gustav Holzegel (Imperial College London). The black hole stability problem. (Oct 4)


Summer Term 2012


Jingyi Chen. Longtime existence of Lagrangian mean curvature flow for entire Lipschitz graphs. (Jun 22)
André Neves. Min-max theory, Willmore conjecture, and the energy of links. (June 21)
Cristiano Spotti. Deformations of singular KE Del Pezzo surfaces and applications to moduli spaces. (Jun 14)
Hans-Joachim Hein. A local regularity theorem for the Ricci flow. (Jun 7)
Jason Lotay. Deforming G_2 conifolds. (May 24)
Diarmuid Crowley. On classifying simply connected 7-manifolds. (May 17)
Special event: Warwick-Imperial-Cambridge Geometric Analysis Seminar. in Warwick. Speakers: Fernando Codá Marques, Francesco Maggi, Sergiu Klainerman (May 10)
Brian Krummel. The regularity and existence of branched minimal submanifolds. (May 3)


Spring Term 2012


Ben Sharp. Compensation phenomena arising in Geometric PDE. (Mar 22)
Olivier Biquard. Desingularization of Einstein orbifolds. (Mar 15)
Yohsuke Imagi. A uniqueness theorem for gluing special Lagrangian submanifolds. (Mar 8 )
Paul Laurain. Surfaces with constant mean curvature in a Riemannian manifold of dimension 3. (Mar 1)
Vlad Moraru. Splitting of 3-manifolds and rigidity of area-minimising surfaces. (Feb 23)
Peter Hornung. Analysis of intrinsically flat surfaces and the Willmore functional. (Feb 16)
Simon Blatt. Analysis of O’Hara’s knot energies. (Feb 9)
Robert Haslhofer. Singularities in 4d Ricci flow. (Feb 2)
Andrea Mondino. The Willmore and other L^2 curvature functionals in Riemannian manifolds. (Jan 26)
Thomas Walpuski. G_2-instantons on generalised Kummer constructions. (Jan 19)
Simon Donaldson. Normalised energy and singular limits in Riemannian geometry. (Jan 12)