The Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications will be hosting a workshop on General Relativity from May 23 – 24, 2016. The workshop will be hosted in Room G10 of the CMSA Building located at 20 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. The workshop will start on Monday, May 23 at 9am and end on Tuesday, May 24 at 4pm.
Speakers:
- Po-Ning Chen, Columbia University
- Piotr T. Chruściel, University of Vienna
- Justin Corvino, Lafayette College
- Greg Galloway, University of Miami
- James Guillochon, Harvard University
- Lan-Hsuan Huang, University of Connecticut
- Dan Kapec, Harvard University
- Dan Lee, CUNY
- Alex Lupsasca, Harvard University
- Pengzi Miao, University of Miami
- Prahar Mitra, Harvard University
- Lorenzo Sironi, Harvard University
- Jared Speck, MIT
- Mu-Tao Wang, Columbia University
Please click Workshop Program for a downloadable schedule with talk abstracts.
Please note that lunch will not be provided during the conference, but a map of Harvard Square with a list of local restaurants can be found by clicking Map & Resturants.
Please click here for registration – Registration is capped at 70 participants.
Schedule:
May 23 – Day 1 | |
8:30am | Breakfast |
8:55am | Opening remarks |
9:00am – 9:45am | Greg Galloway, “Some remarks on photon spheres and their uniqueness“ |
9:45am – 10:30am | Prahar Mitra, “BMS supertranslations and Weinberg’s soft graviton theorem“ |
10:30am – 11:00am | Break |
11:00am – 11:45am | Dan Kapec, “Area, Entanglement Entropy and Supertranslations at Null Infinity“ |
11:45am – 12:30pm | Piotr T. Chruściel, “The cosmological constant and the energy of gravitational radiation” |
12:30pm – 2:00pm | Lunch |
2:00pm – 2:45pm | James Guillochon, “Tidal disruptions of stars by supermassive black holes: dynamics, light, and relics” |
2:45pm – 3:30pm | Mu-Tao Wang, “Quasi local conserved quantities in general relativity“ |
3:30pm – 4:00pm | Break |
4:00pm – 4:45pm | Po-Ning Chen, “Quasi local energy in presence of gravitational radiations” |
4:45pm – 5:30pm | Pengzi Miao, “Total mean curvature, scalar curvature, and a variational analog of Brown York mass“ |
May 24 – Day 2 | |
8:45am | Breakfast |
9:00am – 9:45am | Justin Corvino, “Scalar curvature deformation and the Bartnik mass“ |
9:45am – 10:30am | Lan-Hsuan Huang, “Constraint Manifolds with the Dominant Energy Condition“ |
10:30am – 11:00am | Break |
11:00am – 11:45am | Dan Lee, “Lower semicontinuity of Huisken’s isoperimetric mass“ |
11:45am – 12:30pm | Jared Speck, “Shock Formation in Solutions to the Compressible Euler Equations“ |
12:30pm – 2:00pm | Lunch |
2:00pm – 2:45pm | Lorenzo Sironi, “Electron Heating and Acceleration in the Vicinity of Supermassive Black Holes“ |
2:45pm – 3:30pm | Alex Lupsasca, “Near Horizon Extreme Kerr Magnetospheres“ |
* Click titles for talk videos. All videos are also available on “Harvard CMSA” channel on Youtube, grouped into playlist “Workshop on Aspects on General Relativity“.
* This event is sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF) and CMSA Harvard University.
Organizers: Piotr T. Chruściel and Shing-Tung Yau