Informal Complex Geometry and PDE Seminar

Academic Year 2017-2018

Organizers: D.H. Phong, Z. Huang, S. Picard


The seminar meets on Thursdays from 2:40pm to 3:50pm in 520 Mathematics.

Spring Schedule

January 18
Duong Phong - Introduction

January 25
Zhijie Huang - Limits of Gaussian curvature flow - Reference

February 1
Simon Brendle - Ricci flow in higher dimensions - Reference

February 8
Tristan Collins - The Inverse Monge-Ampere Flow - Reference

February 15
Teng Fei - Equations of 11D supergravity

February 22
Bin Guo - Complete Calabi-Yau metrics - References 1, 2, 3

March 1
Mitchell Faulk, Teng Fei, Sebastien Picard - The dHYM equation - References 1, 2, 3

March 8
Mitchell Faulk, Teng Fei, Sebastien Picard - The dHYM equation - References 1, 2, 3

March 15
Spring Break

March 22:
Freid Tong - Metrics on negatively pinched complete Kahler manifolds - Reference

March 29
Julius Ross - Complex PDEs and Planar Flows - Abstract

April 5
Mitchell Faulk - Introduction to Bridgeland stability conditions

April 12
Xin Fu - Rational connectedness and positivity of curvature - Reference

April 19
Keaton Naff - G2 flows and hypersymplectic 4-manifolds - Reference

April 26
Donovan McFeron - Equations of 11D supergravity

May 10: Room change: we will meet in 507 Math
3:00-4:00pm: Bo Guan - Estimates for some fully nonlinear elliptic equations on manifolds - Abstract



Fall Schedule

September 14
Sebastien Picard - Holder estimates for second derivatives for solutions of parabolic equations - Reference

September 21
Bin Guo - Holder continuity and the complex Monge-Ampere equation - Reference

September 28
Teng Fei - A survey of non-Kahler complex manifolds

October 5
Gregory Edwards - Metric contraction of the cone divisor by the conical Kahler-Ricci flow - Abstract

October 12
Xuwen Zhu - Compactification of the configuration space for constant curvature conical metrics - Abstract

October 19
Zhijie Huang - The Anomaly flow on fibrations over a Riemann surface

October 26
Keaton Naff - Geometry of three-forms - Reference

November 2
Donovan McFeron - Kahler-Ricci flow and optimal degenerations - Reference

November 9
Mitchell Faulk - J-flow on toric manifolds - Reference

November 16
Jacob Sturm - Uniform K-stability - Reference

November 23
Thanksgiving

November 30
Freid Tong - Negative holomorphic curvature and ampleness of the canonical bundle - Reference

December 7
Xin Fu - Uniformization by the Chern-Ricci flow - Reference

Old links: Schedule for 2016-2017, Schedule for 2015-2016