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Helena N. Lopes


Speaker: Helena Nussenzveig Lopes
Title: On Vortex Sheet Evolution
Affiliation: Universidade de Campinas, Brazil
Date: Friday, November 4, 2011
Place and Time: Room 101, Love Building, 3:35-4:30 pm
Refreshments: Room 204, Love Building, 3:00 pm

Abstract. Vortex sheets are an abstract mathematical model for flows which experience intense shear concentrated in a thin region around a curve or surface. In this talk we will give a broad overview of the mathematical theory of vortex sheet evolution in 2D, including several recent results.