Tuesday, May 23

Liquid Crystals: Mathematical and Numerical Aspects - Part III of III

10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: Liberty B

For description, see Part I, MS6; For Part II, see MS13.

Organizers: Maria-Carme Calderer
Pennsylvania State University, USA
Eugene C. Gartland, Jr.
Kent State University, USA
10:00-10:25 Homogenization of the Ginzburg-Landau Functional with a Surface Energy Term
Leonid Berlyand, University of Akron, and Pennsylvania State University, USA
10:30-10:55Modeling of Nematic Liquid Crystal in Composites
Quan Shen, Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA
11:00-11:25 Minimal Surfaces, Topological Defects and All That
Randall D. Kamien, University of Pennsylvania, USA
11:30-11:55 Fine Structure of Defects in Nematic Liquid Crystals
Eugene C. Gartland, Jr., Organizer

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