Degenerate evolutionary PDE and applications to stability of geometric singularities

Monday, February 1, 2016 -
3:15pm to 4:30pm
We are going to study a family of degenerate parabolic and hyperbolic differential equations which model stability problems of singularities encountered in geometric evolutionary PDE such as the Ricci flow and the Einstein equations. We will discuss the issue of local existence for these types of equations and time permitting understand the main features of each geometric problem separately.
Speaker: 
Gregorios Fournodavlos
University of Toronto
Event Location: 
Fine Hall 110