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Recent Advances in Nonlinear Problems

  • The Science Center (Rm. 4102) at The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 5th Ave. New York, NY 10016 USA (map)

Nonlinear PDE is an important mathematical area that impacts many different fields in mathematics and physics. This one-day event, which is now part of a symposium series at the Graduate Center, CUNY, aims to explore recent trends, applications, and future directions in this very active area.

9:00 AM Coffee

9:30 AM Immersed 2-spheres in ℝ3 from a Morse theoretic perspective
Tristan Rivière, ETH Zürich (Switzerland)

10:30 AM Coffee

10:45 AM Boundary operator associated to 𝜎𝑘 curvature
Yi Wang, Johns Hopkins University (USA)

11:45 AM Lunch

1:30 PM Topological & variational methods for the supercritical Moser-Trudinger equation
Luca Martinazzi, University of Padua (Italy)

2:30 PM Coffee

3:00 PM Symmetries and concentration in variational problems
Mónica Clapp, Universidad Nacional Autónoma (México)

Register here.
Download printable event pdf here.
Download event packet with full speaker abstracts here.
Download Full Series PDF here.

Sponsored by the Initiative for the Theoretical Sciences, and by the CUNY Graduate Center departments of Math and Physics, as well as College of Staten Island. Organized by Marcello Lucia ( and Zeno Huang (
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