List of participants.
List of participants.
The Twenty First Midwest Geometry Conference, 2016
(supported by Wichita State University, the NSF and the Simons Foundation)
Wichita State University
Wichita, KS, 67260 USA
March 11-13, 2016
The conference will start in the afternoon on March 11th
and will end at 1pm on March 13th.
PARKING ON CAMPUS
Individuals traveling by personal vehicle to Wichita State University will be required to obtain a (free) Visitor Pass at the university police department to park on campus on Friday. Parking on campus may be very limited. Please refer to the campus parking map for police department location and designated parking areas. Permits are not necessary on Saturday or Sunday and parking will probably be readily available during the weekend.
On Friday, you may park at the WSU Metroplex at 29th and Oliver and ride a (free) shuttle bus to the main campus. No parking permit is required to park in the public areas of the Metroplex. The shuttle buses will not be running on Saturday or Sunday.
- Elliptic equations with geometric applications
- Geometric analysis
- Integral Geometry
- Complex Geometry
- David Auckly, Kansas State University
- Ivan Blank, Kansas State University
- Robert Finn, Stanford University
- Peter Kuchment, Texas A & M University
- Chiu-Chu (Melissa) Liu, Columbia University
- Heather Macbeth, MIT
- John McCuan, Georgia Institute of Technology
- Ray Treinen, Texas State University
- Shihshu Walter Wei, University of Oklahoma
The conference will take place in the rooms 127, 353 and 372, Jabara Hall, WSU.
Friday, March 11th
Saturday, March 12th
- 8:00am-8:45am: Refreshments, 353 Jabara Hall
- 8:45am-9:15am: Huy T. Nguyen, University of Oklahoma, 127 Jabara Hall
"Harmonic forms on complete noncompact Kahler manifolds"
- 9:30am-10:30am: Shihshu Walter Wei, University of Oklahoma, 127 Jabara Hall
"Uniqueness and Comparison Theorems with Applications in
Real, Complex and p-Harmonic Geometry, PDE, Geometric Inequalities and Physics"
- 10:30am-11:00am: Refreshments, 353 Jabara Hall
- 11:00am-12:00pm: Peter Kuchment, Texas A & M University, 127 Jabara Hall
"The Nodal Count Mystery"
- 2:00pm-3:00pm: Heather Macbeth, MIT, 127 Jabara Hall
"Kähler-Einstein metrics alpha-invariants"
- 3:15pm-4:15pm: David Auckly, Kansas State University, 127 Jabara Hall
"Smoothly Knotted Spheres"
- 4:15pm-5:00am: Refreshments, 353 Jabara Hall
- 5:00pm-6:00pm: Robert Finn, Stanford University, 127 Jabara Hall
"Mariotte’s Floating Object Legacy"
- 6:00pm-11:00pm: Reception & Dinner, off-campus
Sunday, March 13th
- 8:00am-9:00am: Refreshments, 353 Jabara Hall
- 9:00am-9:30am: Handan Yildirim, Istanbul University & Michigan State University, 127 Jabara Hall
"Bochner flatness of g-natural almost Hermitian metrics on tangent bundles"
- 9:45am-10:45am: Ivan Blank, Kansas State University, 127 Jabara Hall
"The geometry of the triple junction between three fluids in equilibrium"
- 11:00am-11:30am: Nathan Thompson, Wichita State University, 127 Jabara Hall
"An Integral Geometry Problem for Time-Distance Helioseismology"
- 11:30am-12:00pm: Jui-Tang Chen, National Taiwan Normal University, 127 Jabara Hall
"P-Laplacian on Complete Noncompact Manifolds"
- 12:00pm-1:00pm: Chiu-Chu (Melissa) Liu, Columbia University, 127 Jabara Hall
"Counting curves in a quintic threefold"
Thalia Jeffres (Wichita State University)
Zhiren Jin (Wichita State University)
Kirk Lancaster (Wichita State University)
Mark Walsh (Wichita State University)
Shihshu Walter Wei (University of Oklahoma)
Office phone: (316)978-3982
The conference e-mail: email@example.com
Mrs. Deana Beek: (316)978-3961
A limited number of 20 min. contributed talks will be considered.
Contributed Graduate Student Talks
We strongly encourage graduate students to present 20 min. contributed talks, especially when these talks present research which has been or will be submitted for publication in professional journals.
Some financing for travel and lodging will be available (especially for junior faculty and students), although we encourage participants to use other sources of funding available.
Student participation is strongly encouraged.
We have reserved blocks of rooms at the following hotel:
7856 E 36th Street North
Wichita, Kansas 67226
$69.99 + city tax per night (for up to 2 people in the room)
Reservation deadline: March 4th, 2016.
Their Web page
The hotel has nice rooms equipped with microwaves, refrigerators, TVs and VCRs. The price at the North Rock Suites includes a full buffet breakfast. Please mention that you are attending the Midwest Geometry Conference at Wichita State University.
There is no registration fee
Please return this form by March 10th to firstname.lastname@example.org
or paper mail to
Mathematics, Statistics and Physics Department
Wichita State University
Wichita, KS 67260-0033
or FAX to 316-978-3748 (Attn: Kirk Lancaster).
1. Last Name: _______________________________
2. First Name(s): _____________________________
3. E-mail Address: ____________________________
4. Department: ______________________________
5. Institution: ________________________________
6. Mailing address _________________________________________
7. Telephone number: _________________________
Professor or Associate Professor _____
Assistant Professor __________________
Graduate Student _____________________
Undergraduate Student ________________
Other (explain) __________________________________________
9. Planned Arrival Date and Time (notice that the sessions start in the afternoon on March 11th):
10. Planned Departure Date and Time:
11. Do you plan to have a car, or will you require transportation?_________________
12. Will you need a university parking permit? __________________________
13. Will you request financial assistance? _______________________
14. Is there a chance that you can find another means of support?
16. Would you like to contribute a 20-minute talk? ______________
If so, please give a title here. ________________________________
Be sure to send a copy of an abstract to the Organizing
Committee no later than February 29, 2016. We plan to announce a
schedule by March 1, 2016.
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