Variational problems for the Willmore functional

Workshop on Geometric Functionals: Analysis and Applications
Topic:Variational problems for the Willmore functional
Speaker:Ernst Kuwert
Affiliation:University of Freiburg
Date:Thursday, March 7
Time/Room:2:30pm - 3:30pm/Simonyi Hall 101

Abstract: We discuss some variational problems for the Willmore functional, in ${\mathbb R}^3$ and also in Riemannian manifolds.