Anastasia Molchanova

I am currently FWF Lise Meitner postdoc in the Reseach Group "Multiscale Calculus of Variations and PDEs", at the Institute of Analysis and Scientific Computing of TU Wien.

On March, 19th, 2020, I won the REWIRE grant (Maria Skłodowska-Curie Actions COFUND) with a project "Injectivity, Regularity, and Extensibility of Deformations". The project will be carried out at the University of Vienna in the near future.


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My research is primarily concerned with quasiconformal and functional analysis, as well as analitical problems in materials science.
The aim of my research is to apply the methods of quasiconformal analysis to the various problems of nonlinear elasticity theory. In particular, the use of so-called mappings of finite distortion, rather than those traditionally used in such a context, should confer significant benefits since they directly encode much of the underlying physics.
Currently I am carrying out the Lise-Meitner project “Mappings of finite distortion for Nonlinear Solid Mechanics” (with Elisa Davoli as a co-applicant).
My research interests include:

quasiconformal analysis
Sobolev spaces
calculus of variations
geometric measure theory
function spaces

Submitted publications

Selected publications

Dissertation thesis

A. Molchanova, Mappings with finite distortion and their applications in elasticity theory, Novosibirsk, 2016 (Rus.).

Conferences and meetings

Upcoming events

Organized events

  • First Austrian Day of Women in Mathematics Vienna, Austria, February 23, 2021.
  • International conference on Geometric Analysis in honor of the 90th anniversary of academician Yu. G. Reshetnyak, Novosibirsk, Russia, September 22–28, 2019.
  • Youth Workshop on Analysis, Novosibirsk, Russia, June 27-29, 2018.
  • Mathematics in the Modern World, Novosibirsk, Russia, August 14-19, 2017.
  • Geometric Analysis and Control Theory, Novosibirsk, Russia, December 8-12, 2016.
  • School and Workshop on Dynamical systems, Geometry and Control Theory, Baikal Lake, Russia, July 6-17,2015.
  • Geometric Control Theory and Analysis on Metric Structure, Baikal Lake, Russia, August 3-8, 2014.
  • Geometric Control Theory and Analysis on Metric Structure, Teletskoe Lake, Gorno-Altaisk, Russia, July 25-30, 2014.
  • Multi-subject Workshop of Geometric Control Theory Laboratory of Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Novosibirsk, Russia, December 16-27, 2013.



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