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Singularity formation in geometric flows

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Thursday, February 28, 2019
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3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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Simon Brendle (Columbia University, Mathematics)
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Geometry/topology Seminar

Geometric evolution equations like the Ricci flow and the mean curvature flow play a central role in differential geometry. The main problem is to understand singularity formation. In this talk, I will discuss recent results which give a complete picture of all the possible limit flows in 2D mean curvature flow with positive mean curvature, and in 3D Ricci flow.