Minimization Problems for the Willmore functional

TitleMinimization Problems for the Willmore functional

SpeakerProf. Ernst Kuwert (Freiburg University)

Time16:00-17:00 pm, March 26, 2015

PlaceConference Room A304, Department of Mathematical Sciences

AbstractFor a two-dimensional surface in space, the Willmore energy is the square integral of its mean curvature. We review some variational problems where the functional is minimized under constraints.

ContactYuxiang Li