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IMA Annual Program
Phase Transitions and Free Boundaries
September 1990 - June 1991

Organizers: R. Fosdick, M.E. Gurtin, Wei-Ming Ni, L.A. Peletier

Brief selection of research accomplishments

September 1990 - January 1991: Phase Transitions

Tutorial: The Evolution of Phase Boundaries, Sep 10-14, 1990.

Workshop: On the Evolution of Phase Boundaries, Sep 17-21, 1990.
Organizers: M.E. Gurtin, G. McFadden

Workshop: Connecting to Industry, Oct 12-13, 1990.
Organizer: A. Friedman

Workshop: Shock Induced Transitions and Phase Structures in General Media, Oct 15-19, 1990.
Organizers: R. Fosdick, E. Dunn, M. Slemrod

Workshop: Microstructure and Phase Transition, Nov. 12-16, 1990.
Organizers: D. Kinderlehrer, R. JAMES, J.L. Ericksen, M. Luskin

Workshop: Statistical Thermodynamics and Differential Geometry of Microstructured Material, Jan 21-25, 1991.
Organizers: H. T. Davis, J.C.C. Nitsche

February - June 1991: Free Boundary and Diffusion Problems

 Workshop: Free Boundaries in Viscous Flows, Mar 11-15, 1991.
Organizers: R. Brown, S. Davis, S. Kistler

Workshop: Variational Problems, Apr 15-19, 1991.
Organizers: A. Friedman, J. Spruck

Workshop: Degenerate Diffusions, May 13-18, 1991.
Organizers: W.-M. Ni, L.A. Peletier, J.-L. Velazquez

Minisymposium: Nonlinear Diffusion Equations and their Equilibrium States, May 24-25, 1991.
Organizers: W.-M. Ni, L.A. Peletier, J. Serrin

Workshop: Polymer Configurations: Nonlinear and Nonlocal Diffusion Problems, May 30-31, 1991.
Organizers: F.S. Bates, A. Halperin, T.P. Lodge, M. Tirrell