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Friday, January 25, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Linde Hall 255

Math Graduate Student Seminar

Harmonic Maps and Teichmuller Theory
Nathaniel Sagman, Department of Mathematics, Caltech,
I will introduce the subject of harmonic maps between Riemannian manifolds and discuss some applications to rigidity problems in geometry. I will then outline some basic aspects of Teichmuller theory and its interactions with the study of harmonic maps between surfaces. Time permitting, I will discuss some recent developments: universal Teichmuller space and the Schoen conjecture
For more information, please phone 626-395-4335 or email mathinfo@caltech.edu.