Pacific Northwest Geometry Seminar

  • Start Date: 10/17/2015
  • End Date: 10/18/2015

University of Washington


The Pacific Northwest Geometry Seminar (PNGS) is a regional meeting for geometers of all kinds. It is held every fall and spring, and every other winter, rotating among the following participating institutions:

Oregon State University
Portland State University
Stanford University
University of British Columbia
University of Oregon
University of Washington

Abstracts / Downloads / Reports: 

Saturday, October 17, 2015


10:30-11:00 Coffee and breakfast snacks


11:00-12:00 Jeffrey Case (Penn State University)

Title: A Notion of the Weighted σk Curvature for Manifolds with Density


12:00-2:00 Lunch


2:00-3:00 Greg Galloway (University of Miami)

Title: On the Geometry and Topology of Initial Data Sets in General relativity 


3:00-3:15 Coffee break


3:15-4:15 Lan-Hsuan Huang (University of Connecticut)

Title: Localized Deformation for the Einstein Constraint Map  


4:15-4:45 Coffee break


4:45-5:45 Niky Kamran (McGill University)  

Title: Lorentzian Einstein Metrics with Prescribed Conformal Infinity  


6:30 Dinner (location to be announced)


Sunday, October 18, 2015


9:00-9:30 Coffee and breakfast snacks


9:30-10:30 Iva Stavrov Allen (Lewis & Clark College)

Title: On Intrinsic Flat Stability of the Positive Mass Theorem


10:30-11:00 Coffee break


11:00-12:00 Xiaodong Wang (Michigan State University)

Title: Boundary Effects of the Ricci Curvature




Jack Lee (
Dan Pollack (

Other Information: 

Location: University of Washington


For more information please visit the webpage here.


Full scientific report available here.