New methods in free boundary problems

Mark Allen
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 -
11:15am to 12:05pm
VinH 570

In this talk we will give an introduction to the area of free boundary problems. We will discuss some of the inherent difficulties in studying free boundary problems. After reviewing classical techniques and their limitations, we will discuss new techniques that have emerged over the past couple of years (some in the past couple of months) to solve open problems. We will conclude by discussing various open problems and future directions in free boundary problems.