Workshop in Calculus of Variations and Applications

Departamento de Matemática

Instituto Superior Técnico

September 1-2, 2006

Scientific Program
PDE thematic semester


The "Workshop on Calculus of Variations and Applications" is part of a thematic semester on Partial Differential Equations to be held on the Mathematical Department of IST (see venue).


The main goals of this workshop is to bring together researchers in the area of the Calculus of Variations and create a stimulating environment for research exchanges.


  • Differential inclusions, Γ-convergence, homogenization
  • Young-measures, Relaxation, Regularity
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Applications to material science

  • List of Invited Speakers

  • Ana Barroso, Universidade de Lisboa
  • Andrea Braides, Universita degli Study di Roma Tor Vergata
  • Sergio Conti, Universitat Duisburg-Essen
  • Gianni Dal Maso, SISSA, Italy
  • Antonia Passarelli di Napoli, Universita degli Study di Napoli Federico II
  • Adriana Garroni, Universita di Roma La Sapienza
  • Diogo Gomes, Instituto Superior Tecnico de Lisboa
  • Jan Kristensen, University of Oxford
  • Felipe Linares, IMPA, Brasil

  • Workshop Schedule: Please see Scientific Program


  • Deadline: July 31, 2006

  • List of participants

    Scientific committee

  • Irene Fonseca (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh)
  • Diogo Gomes (Instituto Superior Tecnico)
  • Giovanni Leoni (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh)

  • Organizing committee

    Margarida Baía, José Matias and Pedro Santos (Instituto Superior Tecnico)