PSU Mark
Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

Meeting Details

For more information about this meeting, contact Victor Nistor, Stephanie Zerby, Mark Levi, Jinchao Xu, Ludmil Zikatanov.

Title:Gamma-Convergence and Minimizing Energies
Seminar:CCMA Luncheon Seminar
Speaker:Marta Lewicka, University of Pittsburgh
Abstract:
We shall introduce the definition and main properties of Gamma-convergence, which is the the key concept in the Calculus of Variations. We will explain how this concept plays central role in the mathematical theory of Elasticity, Phase Transitions and Homogenization.

Room Reservation Information

Room Number:MB114
Date:02 / 22 / 2013
Time:12:20pm - 01:30pm