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VMPD2015 - Variational Methods for Plasticity and Dislocations

Monday, 23 February, 2015 to Friday, 15 May, 2015

The intensive period on Variational Methods for Plasticity and Dislocations will take place at SISSA, Trieste, Italy, in the framework of the ERC Advanced Grant Quasistatic and Dynamic Evolution Problems in Plasticity and Fracture, from February 23 to May 15, 2015.
The activities will be organized around one-week minicourses with daily lectures.


Invited Speakers
Amit Acharya – Carnegie Mellon University
Roberto Alicandro – Università di Cassino
Andrea Braides – Università di Roma Tor Vergata
Marco Cicalese – Technische Universität München
Sergio Conti – Universität Bonn
Gilles Francfort – Université Paris-Nord
Adriana Garroni – Sapienza - Università di Roma
Alessandro Giacomini – Università di Brescia
Cyril Imbert – Université Paris-Est, Créteil
Giovanni Leoni – Carnegie Mellon University
Jean-Jacques Marigo – École Polytechnique, Palaiseau
Alexander Mielke – WIAS and Humboldt-Universität
Marcello Ponsiglione – Sapienza - Università di Roma
Tomas Roubicek – Charles University
Lucia Scardia – University of Bath
Ulisse Stefanelli – Universität Wien

Talks on related subjects will be given by the participants and by other visitors.

Funding for participants
Funds will be available to support early-career participants. The organization can provide a reimbursement towards travel and living expenses up to 600€ per week for a limited number of participants.