UBC Math Department Colloquium: Richard M. Schoen

  • Date: 02/16/2015
  • Time: 15:30
Lecturer(s):
Richard M. Schoen, Stanford and UC Irvine
Location: 

University of British Columbia

Topic: 

New results on the Bartnik mass

Description: 

We will introduce the Bartnik mass and survey the progress toward its understanding. We will then present a new upper bound which is sharp in certain cases. It is contained in a recent joint work with C. Mantoulidis and has relevance to a conjecture of G. Gibbons.

Other Information: 

Location: ESB 2012 (tentative)