Nonlinear PDEs & Gradient Flows:
Analytical and Numerical Aspects
TU Wien, November 21, 2016

Workshop program

08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:10 Opening
09:10-10:00 Nadia Ansini (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy)
Gradient flows with wiggly potential: a variational approach to the dynamics
10:00-10:50 Martin Rumpf (University of Bonn, Germany)
A constrained optimization approach for the evolution of thin films on curved surfaces
10:50-11:20 Coffee break
11:20-12:10 Bertram Düring (University of Sussex, UK)
Lagrangian schemes for Wasserstein gradient flows
12:10-13:00 Sören Bartels (University of Freiburg, Germany)
Gradient flows for constrained geometric partial differential equations
13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-14:50 Riccarda Rossi (University of Brescia, Italy)
Singular perturbations and balanced viscosity solutions of gradient flows in Hilbert spaces
14:50-15:20 Coffee break
15:20-16:10 John W. Barrett (Imperial College London, UK)
Stable parametric finite element approximations for Willmore-type flows
16:10-17:00 Jan Maas (IST Austria, Austria)
Gradient flows and entropy inequalities for quantum systems with detailed balance
17:00-17:10 Closing