Winter School on

Calculus of Variations in Physics and Materials Science

February 10-14, 2014

The school is open to scientists and students interested in the Calculus of Variations and its applications.

In particular we encourage Master and PhD students to participate.


  • Gianni Dal Maso, SISSA, Trieste, Italy
    Variational Models in Fracture Mechanics
  • Mark Peletier, TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Stochastic Origins of Energies and Gradient Flows: a Modeling Guide
  • Maria G. Westdickenberg, RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Energy, Energy-Dissipation, and Distance in Gradient Flow Systems

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