GMR Seminar List
for period 8 August to 23 December 2005
Tuesday 09 August | ||
10:30-11:30 | Berger, B (National Science Foundation) | |
Gowdy Cosmologies: Theorems and Simulations Working Together | Sem 2 |
Thursday 11 August | ||
10:30-12:00 | Reula, O, Sarbach, O (Cordoba/California Inst. of Technology) | |
The Bianchi system | Sem 2 |
Monday 15 August | ||
15:30-17:00 | Choptuik, M (British Columbia) | |
Numerical analysis and numerical relativity | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 16 August | ||
10:30-11:30 | Andersson, L (A.E.I.) | |
On the interaction of mathematical and numerical general relativity | Sem 2 |
Wednesday 17 August | ||
10:30-12:00 | Gundlach, C (Southampton) | |
Hyperbolicity of second order in space systems of evolution equations | Sem 1 |
Monday 22 August | ||
10:00-11:00 | Rees, M (Cambridge) | |
Current status of black hole observations | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Rodnianski, I (Princeton) | |
Harmonic coordinates and the stability of Minkowski space-time | Sem 1 | |
14:00-15:00 | Choquet-Bruhat, Y (Paris) | |
Global properties of space-times with one Killing vector | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:30 | Dafermos, M (Cambridge) | |
Cosmic censorship in spherical symmetry | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 23 August | ||
10:00-11:00 | Bizon, P (Cracow) | |
Singularity formation in non-linear wave equations | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Klainerman, S (Princeton) | |
Radius of injectivity and curvature estimates | Sem 1 | |
14:00-15:00 | Lehner, L (Louisiana) | |
Numerical black hole simulations | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:30 | Anderson, M (Stony Brook) | |
Conformal compactifications | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 24 August | ||
10:00-11:00 | Galloway, G (Miami) | |
Some mathematical aspects of dynamical horizons | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Tao, T (UCLA) | |
Progress in nonlinear wave equations | Sem 1 |
Thursday 25 August | ||
10:00-11:00 | Wald, R (Chicago) | |
Quantum field theories in curved spacetimes, mathematical aspects | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Schoen, R (Stanford) | |
Controlling global properties of solutions of the constraint equations | Sem 1 | |
14:00-15:00 | Isenberg, J (Oregon) | |
Numerical relativity and mathematics | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:30 | Ringstroem, H (KTH Stockholm) | |
Dynamical properties of cosmological models | Sem 1 |
Friday 26 August | ||
10:00-11:00 | Gibbons, G (Cambridge) | |
Black holes in higher dimensions | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Lohkamp, J (Augsburg) | |
Positivity of energy | Sem 1 | |
14:00-15:00 | Rendall, A (AEI Golm) | |
Asymptotic expansions for cosmological solutions of the Einstein equations | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:30 | Moncrief, V (Yale) | |
Curvature propagation in general relativity - exploiting the Yang-Mills analogy | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 30 August | ||
15:30-16:30 | Bray, H (Duke) | |
Negative point mass singularities in general relativity | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 31 August | ||
15:30-16:30 | Louko, J (Nottingham) | |
Geons with spin and charge | Sem 1 |
Thursday 01 September | ||
14:00-15:00 | Hawking, S (Cambridge) | |
Information loss in black holes | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:30 | Horowitz, G (UCSB) | |
A new endpoint for Hawking evaporation | Sem 1 |
Friday 02 September | ||
10:00-11:00 | Hafner, D (Bordeaux) | |
On scattering theory for field equations in the Kerr metric | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Galloway, G (Miami) | |
On the topology of black holes in higher dimensions | Sem 1 | |
14:00-15:00 | Reall, H (California) | |
Higher dimensional black holes | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:30 | Dafermos, M (Cambridge) | |
Decay of radiation in spacetimes with black holes | Sem 1 |
Monday 05 September | ||
14:00-15:00 | Gibbons, G (Cambridge) | |
Self-similar gravitational collapse and gravitational instantons | Sem 1 | |
15:30-16:30 | Ishibashi, A (Chicago) | |
On stability of higher dimensional static black holes | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 06 September | ||
15:30-16:30 | Nicolas, J-P (Bordeaux 1) | |
Conformal scattering and the Goursat problem, main ideas and what perspectives for black hole space-times? | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 07 September | ||
15:30-16:30 | Simon, W (University of Salamanca) | |
Stability of marginally trapped surfaces and local existence of dynamical and trapping horizons | Sem 1 |
Monday 12 September | ||
16:00-17:00 | Bizon, P (Jagellonian) | |
Vacuum gravitational collapse in 4+1 dimensions | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 13 September | ||
16:00-17:00 | Ringstroem, H (AEI Golm) | |
Dynamics of Bianchi space-times | Sem 1 |
Thursday 15 September | ||
16:00-17:00 | Heinzle, M (Max Planck Institute) | |
Asymptotic expansions and nonlinear stability of power-law inflation models | Sem 1 |
Friday 16 September | ||
09:00-10:00 | Berger, B (National Science Foundation) | |
Numerical studies of expanding $T2$-symmetric cosmologies | Sem 1 | |
10:00-11:00 | Lim, WC (Dalhousie) | |
Dynamical systems approach to inhomogeneous cosmology | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Uggla, C (Karlstad) | |
What have we learned and what can we learn from spatially homogenous cosmology? | Sem 1 | |
14:30-15:30 | Andreasson, H (Chalmers) | |
Cosmological solutions of the Einstein-Vlasov system | Sem 1 | |
16:00-17:00 | Andersson, L (A.E.I) | |
Future asymptotics of cosmological spacetimes | Sem 1 |
Monday 19 September | ||
16:00-17:00 | Lee, H (Max-Planck-Institut ) | |
Accelerated expanding models with Vlasov matter | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 20 September | ||
16:00-17:00 | Tchapnda, B (Yaounde I) | |
The surface-symmetric Einstein-Vlasov system with positive cosmological constant | Sem 1 |
Thursday 22 September | ||
16:00-17:00 | Calogero, S (Minho Portugal) | |
Global classical solutions to the 3D Nordstrom-Vlasov system | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 27 September | ||
16:00-17:00 | Bourguignon, J-P (IHES) | |
Killing spinors, from general relativity to supergravity | Sem 2 |
Wednesday 28 September | ||
16:00-17:00 | Herzlich, M (Montpellier) | |
Eigenvalue extremality for the Dirac operator on the sphere | Sem 2 |
Thursday 29 September | ||
16:00-17:00 | Qing, J (UCSC) | |
On the uniqueness of the foliation of spheres of constant mean curvature in asymptotically flat 3-manifolds | Sem 2 |
Friday 30 September | ||
16:00-17:00 | Anderson, MT (Stony Brook) | |
Conserved quantities and rigidity for locally AdS spaces | Sem 2 |
Monday 03 October | ||
10:00-11:00 | Graham, CR (Washington) | |
Dirichlet-to-Neumann map for Poincare-Einstein metrics | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Singer, M (Edinburgh) | |
Toric Poincare-Einstein metrics | Sem 1 | |
14:30-15:30 | Albin, P (MIT) | |
The Gauss-Bonnet theorem for Poincare-Einstein metrics | Sem 1 | |
16:00-17:00 | Skenderis, K (Amsterdam) | |
Conserved charges and positivity of energy for asymptotically locally AdS spacetimes | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 04 October | ||
16:00-17:00 | Woolgar, E (Alberta) | |
A gradient flow for the nonlinear sigma model at 1-loop: the physics of Perelman's entropy | Sem 1 |
Thursday 06 October | ||
16:00-17:00 | Biquard, O (Strasbourg) | |
Einstein metrics on product spaces | Sem 1 |
Friday 07 October | ||
16:00-17:00 | Hall, G (Aberdeen) | |
Sectional curvature and general relativity | Sem 1 |
Monday 10 October | ||
16:00-17:00 | Goldman, W (Maryland) | |
Complete Flat Lorentzian 3-Manifolds | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 11 October | ||
16:00-17:00 | Bartnik, R (Monash) | |
Barriers and CMC hypersurfaces | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 12 October | ||
10:00-11:00 | Beguin, F (Paris-Sud) | |
AdS geometry and Mess' work | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Benedetti, R (Pisa) | |
Canonical Wick rotations in 3D gravity | Sem 1 | |
14:30-15:30 | Barbot, T (Lyon) | |
A geometric insight into BTZ multi black-holes | Sem 1 | |
16:00-17:00 | Schlenker, J-M (Paul Sabatier) | |
Minimal surfaces in singular constant curvature manifolds | Sem 1 |
Thursday 13 October | ||
16:00-17:00 | Zeghib, A (Lyon) | |
On CMC foliations | Sem 1 |
Monday 17 October | ||
16:00-17:00 | Bartnik, R (Monash) | |
Second variation in general relativity | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 18 October | ||
16:00-17.00 | Lewandowski, J (Warsaw) | |
Mathematical introduction to loop quantum gravity | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 19 October | ||
11:00-12:30 | Fewster, CJ (York) | |
Introduction to algebraic quantum field theory in curved spacetime | Sem 2 | |
16:00-17:00 | Ehrlich, P (Florida) | |
Comparison theory in Lorentzian geometry | Sem 1 |
Thursday 20 October | ||
16:00-17.00 | Bojowald, M (Max-Planck-Institute) | |
Loop quantum cosmology | Sem 1 |
Friday 21 October | ||
11:00-12:30 | Fewster, CJ (York) | |
Energy conditions in quantum field theory | Sem 2 | |
16:00-17:00 | Nicolo, F (Rome Tor Vergata) | |
A global solution for a characteristic problem for the Einstein vacuum equations with small initial data | Sem 1 |
Monday 24 October | ||
11:00-12:30 | Ashtekar, A | |
Discussions on recent developments in mathematical quantum gravity | Sem 2 |
Tuesday 25 October | ||
15:30-16:30 | Sahlmann, H (Utrecht) | |
Uniqueness of the kinematical representation of loop quantum gravity | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 26 October | ||
11:00-12:30 | Ashtekar, A | |
Discussions on recent developments in mathematical quantum gravity | Sem 2 |
Thursday 27 October | ||
16:00-17.00 | Ashtekar, A (Pennsylvania State) | |
Quantum geometry and space-time singularities | Sem 1 |
Friday 28 October | ||
11:00-12:30 | Moss, I, Jennings, D (Newcastle upon Tyne) | |
Radiation-reaction on timelike surfaces in AdS | Sem 2 |
Tuesday 01 November | ||
16:00-17:00 | Louko, J (Nottingham) | |
Constrained systems: Dirac and post-Dirac quantisation | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 02 November | ||
11:00-12:30 | Thiemann, T (Perimeter Institute) | |
The Hamiltonian constraint in loop quantum gravity | Sem 2 |
Thursday 03 November | ||
16:00-17:00 | Vickers, J (Southampton) | |
Colombeau algebras in GR | Sem 1 |
Friday 04 November | ||
11:00-12:30 | Thiemann, T (Perimeter Institute) | |
The master constraint programme for loop quantum gravity | Sem 2 |
Monday 07 November | ||
14:00-15:00 | Ashtekar, A (Penn State) | |
Quantum riemannian geometry and its ramifications | Sem 1 | |
15:00-16:00 | Danzmann, K (Albert Einstein Institut and Hannover) | |
Gravitational wave astronomy: The large detectors are going into operation! | Sem 1 | |
16:30-17:30 | Penrose, R (Oxford) | |
Before the big bang? A new perspective on the Weyl curvature hypothesis | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 08 November | ||
16:00-17:00 | Barrett, J (Nottingham) | |
Spin foam quantum gravity | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 09 November | ||
11:00-12:30 | Perez, A (Centre de Physique Théorique, Marseille) | |
The representation ambiguity in loop quantum gravity | Sem 2 |
Thursday 10 November | ||
16:00-17:00 | Rovelli, C (Marseille) | |
Definition of n-point function in nonperturbative quantum gravity and low energy limit of the loop-spin foam formalism | Sem 1 |
Friday 11 November | ||
11:00-12:30 | Rovelli, C (Marseille) | |
Discussions on n-point functions in non-perturbative quantum gravity | Sem 2 |
Monday 14 November | ||
16:00-17:00 | Valiente Kroon, J (London) | |
Time asymmetric spacetimes near null and spatial infinity | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 15 November | ||
16:00-17:00 | Hollands, S (Gottingen) | |
Asymptotically AdS-spacetimes | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 16 November | ||
16:00-17:00 | Blue, P (Toronto) | |
Decay and the conformal energy of waves around the Schwarzschild black hole | Sem 1 |
Thursday 17 November | ||
16:00-17:00 | Ishibashi, A (Chicago) | |
Asymptotic flatness at null infinity in higher dimensional gravity | Sem 1 |
Friday 18 November | ||
16:00-17:00 | Flores, JL (Malaga) | |
A new development of the causal boundary of spacetimes | Sem 1 |
Monday 21 November | ||
10:00-11:00 | Mason, LJ (Oxford) | |
The twistor theory of the Ernst Equation | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Alekseev, GA (Steklov Mathematical Institute) | |
Integrable reductions of Einstein's field equations: monodromy transform and the linear integral equation methods | Sem 1 | |
14:30-15:30 | Meinel, R (Jena) | |
Quasi-stationary routes to the Kerr black hole | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 22 November | ||
11:30-12:30 | Korotkin, D (Concordia) | |
Isomonodromic tau-functions on Hurwitz spaces and their applications | Sem 1 | |
14:30-15:30 | Ward, RS (Durham) | |
Periodic instantons \& monopoles in gauge theory (and gravity) | Sem 1 | |
16:00-17:00 | Ferapontov, E (Loughborough) | |
Hydrodynamic reductions of multi-dimensional dispersionless PDEs: the test for integrability | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 23 November | ||
16:00-17:00 | Dunajski, M (Cambridge) | |
Anti-self-dual conformal structures with null Killing vectors | Sem 1 |
Monday 28 November | ||
16:00-17:00 | Beig, R (Vienna) | |
On the motion of a compact elastic body | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 29 November | ||
14:30-15:30 | Heinzle, JM (MPI, Golm) | |
Static perfect fluid models - a dynamical systems approach | Sem 1 | |
16:00-17:00 | Petroff, D (Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena) | |
The extreme distortion of black holes due to matter | Sem 1 |
Thursday 01 December | ||
16:00-17:00 | Winstanley, E (Sheffield) | |
The abundant richness of Einstein-Yang-Mills | Sem 1 |
Friday 02 December | ||
16:00-17:00 | Friedrich, H (MPI, Golm) | |
On the convergence of certain expansions at space-like infinity of asymptotically flat, static vacuum solutions | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 06 December | ||
16:00-16:30 | Chrusciel, P (Tours) | |
The classification of static electrovacuum black holes | Sem 1 | |
16:30-17:00 | Isenberg, J (Oregon) | |
Spherically symmetric dynamical horizons | Sem 1 |
Thursday 08 December | ||
16:00-17:00 | Mars, M (Salamanca) | |
Second order perturbations of rotating bodies in equilibrium; the exterior vacuum problem | Sem 1 |
Friday 09 December | ||
11:00-12:00 | Bartnik, R (Monash) | |
QL Mass definitions with positivity proofs | Sem 1 | |
16:00-17:00 | Holst, M (UC San Diego) | |
Nonlinear Approximation Techniques in General Relativity and Geometric Analysis | Sem 1 |
Monday 12 December | ||
10:00-11:00 | Bartnik, R (Monash) | |
Hilbert structure on the ADM phase space | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Huisken, G (Max Planck Institute for Gravitation) | |
Radial foliations of asymptotically flat 3-manifolds | Sem 1 | |
14:30-15:30 | Dain, S (Max Planck Institute ) | |
Spin-mass inequality for axisymmetric black holes | Sem 1 | |
16:00-16:30 | Delay, E (Universite d'Avignon) | |
Nonsingular stationary metrics with a negative cosmological constant | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 13 December | ||
10:00-11:00 | Khuri, M (Stanford) | |
Global bounds and new existence theorems for the Yamabe problem | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Bahri, A (Rutgers) | |
A variational approach to the Yamabe problem | Sem 1 | |
14:30-15:30 | Pacard, F (Paris 12) | |
Singular solutions of the Yamabe equation | Sem 1 | |
16:00-16:30 | Pollack, D (Washington) | |
Constructing solutions of the constraint equations with sources: the Einstein-Scalar field system | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 14 December | ||
10:00-11:00 | Brendle, S (Princeton) | |
Global convergence of the Yamabe flow | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Maxwell, D (Alaska Fairbanks) | |
Rough initial data | Sem 1 |
Thursday 15 December | ||
10:00-11:00 | Pfeiffer, H (Caltech) | |
Numerical construction of the solutions of the constraint equations | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Lindblom, L (Caltech) | |
Optimal constraint projection in general relativity | Sem 1 | |
14:30-15:30 | Alexakis, S (Princeton) | |
Global conformal invariants and their applications | Sem 1 | |
16:00-16:30 | Corvino, J (Lafayette College) | |
Some applications of scalar curvature deformation in general relativity | Sem 1 |
Friday 16 December | ||
10:00-11:00 | Galloway, GJ (Miami) | |
Rigidity and positivity of mass for asymptotically hyperbolic manifolds | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:30 | Miao, P (Santa Barbara) | |
On problems related to Bartnik's definition of quasi-local mass (sponsored by CQG) | Sem 1 | |
14:30-15:00 | Maerten, D (Montpellier II) | |
Positive energy theorem for asymptotically hyperbolic manifolds | Sem 1 | |
15:00-15:30 | O'Murchadha, N (University College, Cork) | |
Why we should not take the Liu-Yau quasi-local mass seriously | Sem 1 |
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Seminars in the University National and International Scientific Research Meetings |