Wednesday, May 14

10:30 AM-12:10 PM
Peale B Room

Variational Methods (Part II of II)

(For description, see Part I, MS8.)

Organizers: David Kinderlehrer and Irene M. Fonseca
Carnegie Mellon University

10:30-10:50 Variational Convergence and Nonlinear Membrane Theory
Hervé LeDret, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France; and Annie Raoult, Université Joseph Fourier, France
10:55-11:15 The Variational Principle of the Fokker-Planck Equation
Richard Jordan, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; David Kinderlehrer, Organizer; and Felix Otto, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
11:20-11:40 Numerical Analysis of Oscillating Problems
Michel Chipot, University of Zürich, Switzerland; and Vincent Lécuyer, University of Metz, France
11:45-12:05 On the Relaxation of an Optimal Design Problem for Plates
Pablo Pedregal and Julio Munoz, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

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