YoungHeon
Kim’s Research Home Teaching
Here
is my Brief
CV.
Research Interests: Partial
Differential Equations and Geometry:
Collaborators
(in alphabetical order):
Xiaohui Chen
Gonzalo Davila Alessio Figalli
Nassif Ghoussoub
SeungYeal Ha Hyunseok Kim
Seick Kim
Jun Kitagawa
Robert McCann
Emanuel Milman
Hanjin Lee Tongseok Lim Javier
Morales Jinyeong Park Brendan Pass
Jeff Streets
Micah Warren
Jane Wang
Current students:
Malcolm Bowles. PhD student. 2014 
Ahmet Alperen Bulut (Joint supervision with Albert Chau). 2016 .
Current postdoctoral visitors:
Former Students:
PhD:
Tongseok Lim. (Joint supervision with Nassif Ghoussoub). Spring,
2016.
MS:
Kevin Mather. MS student. 2013  2015. (Joint supervision
with Ailana Fraser).
Byeongju (Wordsobe) Mun: MS. 20112013. (Joint supervision with
TaiPeng Tsai).
BS:
Mohammad Bavarian: BS
honors thesis. May 2011. Currently a PhD student at MIT.
NSERC USRA students:
Zion Au: Summer 2010. study of optimal transportation
Saman Gharib: Summer 2012: geometry and analysis of optimal
transport.
Former Postdocs:
Gonzalo Davila: 2012 2014. Currently a tenure track assistant
professor at
Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chile.
Emil
Wiedemann: 2012  2014. Currently a Hausdorff Postdoc at U.
Bonn, Germany.
Jun Kitagawa
: 2011 2013. Currently a tenure track assistant professor
at Michigan State University, USA.
Publications & Preprints:
 Emergence
of phase concentration for the KuramotoSakaguchi equation,
with SeungYeal Ha,
Javier Morales, and Jinyeong
Park. Oct. 2016.
 Dynamics of
Optimal Partial Transport, with Gonzalo Davila. Aug. 2015.
To appear in Calculus of Variations and Partial Differential
Equations (CVPDE).
 Structure
of optimal martingale transport in general dimensions,
with Nassif Ghoussoub
and Tongseok Lim. Aug. 2015.
 Nonpositive
curvature, the variance functional, and the Wasserstein
barycenter, with Brendan Pass.
Submitted. March 22, 2015.
 Wasserstein
Barycenters over Riemannian manfolds, with Brendan Pass.
Submitted. Dec. 25, 2014.
 Prohibiting isolated
singularities in optimal transport, with Jun
Kitagawa. Submitted. March. 2014. To appear in Ann.
Sc. Norm. Super. Pisa Cl. Sci.
 On weak solutions of linear elliptic equations with singular
drift terms, with Hyunseok Kim.
Submitted. March 2014. To appear in SIAM J. Math.
Anal.
 A general condition
for Monge solutions in the multimarginal optimal transport
problem, with Brendan
Pass. Submitted. July 24, 2013. SIAM J. Math.
Anal. 46
(2014) no. 2, 15381550.
 Multimarginal
optimal transport on Riemannian manifolds, with Brendan Pass.
Submitted. March 2013. To appear in Amer. J. Math.
 On
the degeneracy of optimal transportation, with Jun Kitagawa.
Submitted. Jan. 2013. Comm. Partial Differential
Equations, 39(7), pp. 13291363, 2014.
 Lectures on MaTrudingerWang curvature and regularity of
optimal transport maps. Analysis
and Geometry of Metric Measure Spaces: Lecture Notes of the
50th Seminaire De Mathematiques Superieures (SMS), Montreal,
2011, CRM Proceedings and Lecture Notes, 56 (2013),
119143. [This can be easily found in e.g. Google
books.]
 On
supporting hyperplanes to convex bodies, with Alessio Figalli
and Robert J. McCann.
Methods Appl. Anal. Volume 20
(2013) no. 3, 261272.

Hoelder
continuity
and injectivity of optimal maps,with Alessio Figalli
and Robert J. McCann.
Arch. Rational Mech. Anal. 209 (2013)
747795. This paper supercedes the previous paper "Continuity
and injectivity for optimal maps with nonnegatively
crosscurved costs" below.
 Efficient minimax estimation of
highdimensional sparse precision matrices, with Xiaohui Chen and Z. Jane Wang. IEEE Transactions on Signal
Processing, Vol. 60, No. 6, June 2012: 2899 2912.
 Parabolic optimal
transport equations on manifolds, with Jeff Streets
and Micah
Warren. Int Math Res Notices (2012) Vol.
2012 43254350 first published online October 3, 2011
doi:10.1093/imrn/rnr188
 Regularity
of optimal transport maps on multiple products of spheres,
with Alessio
Figalli and Robert J. McCann.
J. Eur. Math. Soc. (JEMS) 15 (2013) 11311166.
 A generalization of
Caffarelli's contraction theorem via (reverse) heat flow,
with Emanuel
Milman. Math. Ann. 354 (3), 827862, 2012
 Partial
regularity of Brenier solutions of the MongeAmpère
equation, with Alessio
Figalli. Discrete
Contin. Dyn. Syst. Series A, 28 (2010), no. 2, 559565.
 When
is multidimensional screening a convex program?
with Alessio
Figalli and Robert J. McCann.
J. Econom. Theory 146 (2011) 454478.
 Continuity
and injectivity for optimal maps with nonnegatively
crosscurved costs with Alessio Figalli
and Robert J. McCann.
Submitted. Nov. 2009 (superseded by a more recent paper Hoelder
continuity and injectivity of optimal maps, listed above).
 PseudoRiemannian
geometry
calibrates optimal transportation, with Robert J. McCann
and Micah
Warren. Math. Res. Lett. 17 (2010) 11831197
 Towards
the
smoothness of optimal maps on Riemannian submersions and
Riemannian products (of round spheres in particular), with
Robert J. McCann
. J. Reine Angew. Math.
(Crelle's journal), (2012), vol 664, 127
 Counterexamples
to continuity of optimal transportation on positively curved
Riemannian manifolds. International
Mathematics
Research Notices (2008) Vol. 2008 : article ID rnn120,
15 pages, doi:10.1093/imrn/rnn120.
 Continuity,
curvature, and the general covariance of optimal
transportation, with Robert J. McCann.
J. Eur. Math. Soc. (JEMS) 12 (2010) 10091040.
 Surfaces
with boundary: their uniformizations, determinants of
Laplacians, and isospectrality. Duke Mathematical Journal, vol 144, no. 1 (2008) 73107.
 Holomorphic
Extensions
of Laplacians and Their Determinants. Advances in Mathematics 211(2007)
517545. (This is the paper version of my thesis for my PhD
degree for Northwestern University in 2005. My thesis advisor
was Ezra Getzler.)
 Determinants
of Laplacians, quasifuchsian spaces, and holomorphic
extensions of Laplacians. In the Tradition of
AhlforsBers, IV, Contemporary
Mathematics 432
(2007) 143150. (A summary of my thesis.)
 Harmonic maps into open manifolds with nonnegative curvature,
with JinWhan Yim. Commun.
Korean Math. Soc. 11
(1996) no.3, 789796.
Notes/extended abstracts, etc:
 Hoelder continuity of optimal transport maps, with Alessio
Figalli and Robert McCann. Oberwolfach Report 36/2012:
22162218.
 Regularity of optimal transport maps on multiple products of
spheres, with Alessio Figalli and Robert McCann. Oberwolfach
Report 31/2010: 1859— 1861.
 Continuity of optimal transport maps under a degenerate MTW
condition, with Alessio Figalli and Robert McCann. Oberwolfach
Report 31/2008: Vol 5, issue 3, 1751—1753.
 Curvature
and continuity of optimal transport, with Robert J. McCann.
An extended abstract. Oberwolfach
Report 35/2007:2629.
Some unpublished
manuscripts:
Presentation
Slides
ETC
Conference/workshop
organizing:
 MongeAmpere type equations in geometry, optics and optimal
transportation. June 27  July 1, 2016. A special session
in 7th Pacific Rim
Conference on Mathematics, Seoul National University,
Korea. (with Neil Trudinger).
 KIAS CMC conference on Analysis, Geometry, and Optimal
Transport. June 20 24, 2016. Korea Institute for Advanced
Study (KIAS), Seoul, Korea.
 KIAS
CMC minischool on Analysis, Geometry, and Optimal Transport.
Aug. 2428, 2015. Korea Institute for Advanced Study
(KIAS), Seoul, Korea.
 Thematic
Program on Variational Problems in Physics, Economics and
Geometry. JulyDecember 2014. Fields Institute, Toronto,
ON. With Robert McCann and Wilfrid Gangbo.
 CONFERENCE
OF CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS: Geometry, Inequalities, and Design.
November 1014, Fields Institute, Toronto, ON. With Almut
Burchard (Toronto), Panagiota Daskalopoulos (New York), Ludovic
Rifford (Nice), Neil Trudinger (Canberra)
 Minischool
on Variational Problems in Geometry. November 67, 2014,
Fields Institute, Toronto, ON. With Almut Burchard (Toronto),
Panagiota Daskalopoulos (New York), Ludovic Rifford (Nice), Neil
Trudinger (Canberra)
 Workshop on
Nonlinear Analysis and Nonlinear Elliptic PDEs.
August 9 – 12, 2014. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and
Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea. (with Jaeyoung Byeon)
 Analysis
and PDE July 712, 2013. "Conference in the honor
of the 60th birthday of Nassif Ghoussoub". University of
British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. With Stephen Gustafson
(UBC), Dong Li (UBC), Abbas Moameni (Lethbridge), TaiPeng Tsai
(UBC), Juncheng Wei (UBC), Meijun Zhu (Oklahoma).
 Optimal
Transportation and Differential Geometry May 20 25,
2012. Banff International
Research Station (BIRS), Banff, AB, Canada. (with Alessio Figalli)
 PRIMAPARCPIMS
meeting in PDE. Dec. 78, 2010. University of British
Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. (with Nassif Ghoussoub, Stephen Gustafson and TaiPeng Tsai)
 Analysis
and Geometry of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations.
Special session in Canadian Mathematical Society 2010 Winter Metting.
Dec 46. 2010, Vancouver, Canada. (with Nassif Ghoussoub and
Robert J. McCann.)
 Optimal
transportation and applications. April 1823, 2010. Banff International Research
Station (BIRS), Banff, AB, Canada. (with Alessio Figalli, Yuxin Ge,
Robert J. McCann
and Neil Trudinger.
)
 PIMS
Minisymposium in PDE, Nov. 1213, 2009. University of
British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. (with Stephen Gustafson)
Invited
Talks and Lectures

 Optimal martingale transport in general dimensions. February
11, 2016. Colloquium. University of British Columbia at
Okanagan, Kelowna, BC.
 Optimal martingale transport in general dimensions. February
1, 2016. PDE/Applied Math Seminar. Indiana University,
Bloomington, IN.
 Optimal martingale transport in general dimensions. November
20, 2015. École polytechnique
fédérale de Lausanne EPFL, Lausanne,
Switzerland.
 Optimal martingale transport in general dimensions. November
13, 2015. Optimal transport workshop: MOKALIEN_MEETING_2015
Second Meeting in Paris. November 913, 2015. University of
ParisDauphine, Paris, France.
 Optimal martingale transport in general dimensions. November
9, 2015. PDE Seminar. University of Toulouse, Toulouse,
France.
 Optimal martingale transport in general dimensions. October
15, 2015. PDE Seminar. Ecole Normale Superior Lyon, Lyon,
France.
 Barycenters in the space of measures. September 4, 2015.
Colloquium. Pohang University of Science and Technology
(POSTECH), Pohang, Korea.
 Multimarginal optimal transport. June, 22, 2015.
International workshop, “Optimal Transport and Geometry”,
Univeristy of Montpellier, June 22 – 26, 2015, Montpellier,
France.
 Multimarginal optimal transport. Dec. 2, 2014. Fields
Calculus of Variations and Applications. Fields Institute,
Toronto. ON.
 Monge Ampere type equations (two lectures). November
67 2014. Minischool on Variational Problems in Geometry.
Fields Institute, Toronto.
 Dynamics of optimal partial transport. August 7, 2014. Seoul
ICM 2014 Satellite Conference on Variational Methods for
Nonlinear Elliptic Partial Differential Equations. August 4—8,
2014. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
(KAIST), Daejeon, Korea.
 Dynamics of optimal partial transport. July 21, 2014. Partial
Differential Equations Seminar. Kyung Hee University, Seoul,
Korea.
 On regularity of optimal transportation and the MongeAmpere
equation. July 11, 2014. Partial Differential Equations Seminar.
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
 Some aspects of optimal transportation. Four lectures. July 1,
2, 3 and 23, 2014. KAIST Mathematics Research Station (KMSR)
intensive lectures. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and
Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea.
 Dynamics of optimal partial transport. May 21, 2014. PIMS /
AMI Seminar. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.
 On degeneracy of optimal transportation. June 21, 2013.
Partial Differential Equations Seminar. Yonsei University,
Seoul, Korea.
 On a multimarginal optimal transport problem. June 20, 2013.
Mathematics Seminar. Korea Institute for Advanced Study. Seoul,
Korea.
 On a multimarginal optimal transport problem. June 17, 2013.
Partial Differential Equations Seminar. Korea Advanced Institute
of Science and Technology. Daejeon, Korea.
 On the degeneracy of optimal transportation. May 16, 2013.
Seminar “Analyse Numérique et E.D.P.” University of
ParisSud, Orsay. France.
 On a multimarginal optimal transport problem. May 7, 2013.
Seminaire "Dynamique et Géométrie".
Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France.
 On a multimarginal optimal transport problem. March 9, 2013.
Southern California Analysis & Partial Differential
Equations (SCAPDE) meeting, Mar 9 10, 2013, University of
California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
 Hoelder continuity of optimal transport maps. August 6, 2012
Workshop “Recent trends in geometric and nonlinear analysis”,
August 510, 2012. Banff International Research Station, Banff,
AB.
 Hoelder continuity of optimal transport maps. July 23, 2012.
Workshop “Calculus of Variations”, July 2228, 2012.
Oberwolfach, Germany.
 Calibration, pseudoRiemannian geometry, and optimal
transportation. June 26, 2012. Mini workshop on geometry, June
25 –27, 2012. University of Montpellier, France.
 Hoelder continuity of optimal transport maps. June 21,
2012. Workshop “Optimal transport to Osray” June 1822.
University of ParisOrsay. France
 Dynamics to optimal transport. June 4, 2012. Conference
``Matching Problems: Economics Meets Mathematics” June 4—6,
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.
 Analysis and geometry in regularity of optimal maps.
April 27, 2012. Centre de Recherches Mathematiques, University
of Montreal, Montreal. (AndreAisenstadt Prize lecture)
 Parabolic optimal transport equations. Analysis seminar.
August 30, 2011. Yonsei University, Korea.
 Continuity of optimal transport maps and the curvature of Ma,
Trudinger and Wang. Three hour minicourse. August 29, 2011.
Seoul National University, Korea.
 Regularity of optimal transport maps. Workshop
“PRIMAPARCPIMS meeting in PDE”. August 25 –27, 2011. Seoul
National University, Korea
 Parabolic optimal transport equations. Analysis seminar.
August 24, 2011. KAIST, Korea.
 Regularity of optimal transport maps. Applied
Analysis and Applied PDEs. July 12  July 15, 2011.
Victoria, Canada.
 MaTrudingerWang curvature and regularity of optimal
transport. Invited Lecturer (4 series lectures): 50th SMS
2011.
Metric Measure Spaces: Geometric and Analytic Aspects.
June 27  July 8, 2011. Centre de Recherches Mathematiques,
Montreal, Quebec.
 Regularity of optimal transport maps on multiple products of
spheres.. The second renunion conference for IPAM’s
Optimal Transport Program. Dec. 1217, 2010. Lake Arrowhead,
CA.
 Regularity of optimal transport maps on multiple products of
spheres.. Workshop on Geometric Probability and Optimal
Transportation. Nov. 15, 2010 (tentative dates) Fields
Institute, Toronto. Canada.
 Regularity of optimal transport maps on multiple products of
spheres.. Optimal
Transportation and Applications. Oct. 12 16, 2010. SNS,
Pisa, Italy.
 Regularity of optimal transport maps on multiple products of
spheres. Sept. 3, 2010. SAGE
workshop: Optimal Transport and Riemannian Geometry
(BakryEmery curvature, MaTrudingerWang curvature, and
applications to Ricci flow). Sept. 13, 2010. U. Texas,
Austin, TX.
 Regularity of optimal transport maps on multiple products of
spheres. Aug. 16, 2010. Colloquium. University of Iowa. Iowa
City, IA.
 Regularity of optimal transport maps on multiple products of
spheres. July 22, 2010. Calculus
of Variations, July 1824, 2010. Oberwolfach, Germany.
 Regularity of optimal transport maps on multiple products of
spheres. July 14, 2010. FAWG seminar. U. Toronto, Toronto,
Canada.
 Nonnegatively crosscurved transportation costs, March, 22,
2010. International
Conference on Nonlinear PDE and Related Analysis/Applications
(in conunction with the 64th Midwest PDE seminar), March 2024,
2010. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA.
 Nonnegatively crosscurved transportation costs. Dec
22, 2009. PDE Seminar. Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Korea.
 cMongeAmpere equations. Dec 21, 2009. PDE Seminar. Seoul
National University, Seoul, Korea.
 Nonnegatively crosscurved transportation costs, Dec 19,
2009. Joint meeting of
the Korean Mathematical Society and the American Mathematical
Society: special session  Nonlinear Partial
Differential Equations and Viscosity Solutions. (Dec. 1620,
2009)
 Nonnegatively crosscurved transportation costs, Dec 8, 2009.
The first reunion conference for IPAM’s
Optimal Transport Program. Dec. 611, 2009. Lake Arrowhead, CA.
 Nonnegatively crosscurved transportation costs, Nov 6, 2009.
University of
Washington, Seattle, WA.
 Nonnegatively crosscurved transportation costs, Oct 2,
2009. Praire
Analysis Seminar Oct 23, 2009 (a contribution talk).
Kansas State University, KS.
 Geometry and regularity of optimal transportation. June 1,
2009. Geometry/Physics seminar.Northwestern Univ.
Evanston. IL.
 Determinants of Laplacians as functions on spaces of
Riemannian metrics. March 9, 2009. Univ. of Maryland. College
Park, MD.
 Determinants of Laplacians as functions on spaces of
Riemannian metrics. Aug. 25, 2008. Seminar. Kyung Hee Univ.
Seoul, Korea.
 On continuity of optimal transportation. Aug. 22, 2008.
Seminar. Pohang Univ.
Sci. & Tech. Pohang,
Korea.
 Determinants of Laplacians as functions on spaces of
Riemannian metrics. Aug. 22, 2008. Seminar. Pohang Univ. Sci. &
Tech. Pohang, Korea.
 On continuity of optimal transportation. Aug. 8, 2008.
Seminar. Korea Adv.
Inst. Sci. & Tech. Daejun, Korea
 Analysis of surfaces. Aug. 6, 2008. Geometry seminar. Seoul National Univ.
Seoul, Korea.
 Continuity of optimal transportation. Aug. 5, 2008. PDE
seminar. Seoul
National Univ. Seoul, Korea.Curvature and continuity of
optimal transportation. July 2009.
 Curvature and continuity of optimal transportation. Workshop
on Transport, Optimization, Equilibrium in Economics. July
14  July 20, 2008. PIMS,
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
 Continuity of optimal transport maps under a degenerate MTW
condition. July 10, 2008. Calculus
of varations. Oberwolfach
workshop, Germany.
 Some geometric aspects of regularity of optimal
transportation. June 9, 2008. Optimal
Transport Culminating workshop at Lake Arrowhead.
IPAM. CA.
 Some geometric aspects of regulairty of optimal
transportation. May 2, 2008. Analysis and PDE seminar. UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.
 Curvature and continuity of optimal transport. Mar. 16, 2008.
AMS
2008
Spring Eastern Meeting, Mar. 1516, 2008 Special Session
on Nonlinear Elliptic Equations and Geometric
Inequalities. New York, NY.
 Curvature and continuity of optimal transport. Feb. 20, 2008.
Colloquium. University of Oregon,
Eugene, OR.
 Curvature and continuity of optimal transport. Feb. 18, 2008.
Colloquium. Simon Fraser University,
Vancouver, BC.
 Curvature and continuity of optimal transport. Jan 25 2008.
Colloquium. University of Arizona,
Tucson, AZ.
 Determinants of Laplacians as functions on spaces of metrics.
Jan. 17, 2008. Diff. Geom.Math. Phys.PDE Seminar. University
of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
 Curvature and continuity of optimal transport, Jan 16.
2008, Colloquium. University of British Columbia,
Vancouver, BC.
 Curvature and continuity of optimal transport. Jan. 15, 2008.
Colloquium. Lehman College
CUNY, New York, NY.
 Determinants of Laplacians as functions on spacecs of metrics.
Jan 12. 2008. Southern
California
Analysis/PDE Conference at UCSD. San Diego,
CA. (SatSun) January 1213, 2008.
 Curvature and continuity of optimal transport, Jan. 11, 2008.
Partial Differential Equations Seminar. UCSD, San Diego, CA.
 Curvature and continuity of optimal transport. Jan. 8, 2008. University of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh, UK.
 Curvature and continuity of optimal transport. Jan. 7, 2008. Hausdorff
Center for Mathematics. Bonn, Germany.
 Curvature and continuity of optimal transport. Dec. 2007. Canadian
Mathematical Society Winter 2007 Meeting, Dec. 8 10, 2007Special
session: Calculus of Variations in Physics, Geometry and
Economics. London, Ontario, Canada.
 Curvature and continuity of optimal transport. Nov. 2007. Prairie Analysis
Seminar 2007 Nov 23, 2007. (A contribution talk) Kansas State University,
Manhattan, Kansas.
 Curvature and the continuity of optimal transportation maps,
July 24, 2007, MSRI(Berkeley)Summer
Microprogram on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations (July
23, 2007 to August 10, 2007 ).
 Curvature and the continuity of optimal transportation maps,
July 19, 2007, Conference Optimal
Transportation, and Applications to Geophysics and Geometry (Jul
16, 2007  Jul 20, 2007) , ICMS, University of Edinburgh.
 Determinants of Laplacians and isospectrality, July 10, 11,
& 12, 2007, KIAS
(Seoul) Summer
school
on
Dirac
and
Laplace
Operators
(Jul 09, 2007 ~ Jul 13, 2007).
 Determinants of Laplacians and their holomorphic extensions,
July 3, 2007, KIAS
(Seoul) Seminar.
 Curvature and the continuity of optimal transportation maps,
June 20, 2007, Banff workshop Geometric
Inequalities (Sun. June 17, 2007  Fri. June 22, 2007).
 Curvature and the continuity of optimal transportation maps,
April 13, 2007, Fields Institute, Young
Mathematicians' Conference in PDE and Dynamical Systems IV
(April 1314, 2007).
 Determinants
of Laplacians as functions on spaces of metrics,
Nov. 17, 2006, Princeton
University, Geometric
Analysis Seminar.
 Determinants of Laplacians and isospectrality of compact
surfaces with boundary, Oct. 30, 2006, University of
Waterloo,
Geometry/Topology Seminar.
 Determinants of Laplacians and their holomorphic
extensions,Apr. 18, 2006, Ohio State University,
Analysis/Geometry Seminar.
 Determinants of Laplacians and Quasifuchsian Spaces, Feb. 3,
2006, Northwestern
University, Geometry/Physics Seminar.
 Determinants of Laplacians and their holomorphic extensions ,
Feb. 2, 2006, University
of Chicago, Geometry/Topology Seminar.
 Determinants
of Laplacians and their holomorphic extensions, May
19, 2005, Workshop on The WeilPetersson Geometry of
Teichmuller Space, 2005
Ahlfors Bers Colloquium, University of Michigan, Ann
Arbor, Michigan.
 Holomorphic extensions of determinants of Laplacians, April 9,
2005 2005
Bloomington Geometry Workshop, Indiana University,
Bloomington, Indiana.
Local
Seminar Talks
 Nonnegatively crosscurved transportation costs. Nov. 24,
2009. DGMPPDE seminar. UBC, Vancouver, BC.
 Continuity of optimal transport maps under a degenerate MTW
condition. Dec. 2, 2008. Member seminar. Inst. for Advanced
Study. Princeton, NJ
 Curvature and the continuity of optimal transport maps, March
8, March 22, 2007 Fields
Analysis Working Group Seminar
 Determinants of Laplacians as functions on spaces of
metrics, Nov. 20, 2006, University of Toronto, Geometry
and Topology Seminar.
 Regularity results for optimal transport problems with general
costs , Oct. 26, Nov. 2, 2006. Fields
Analysis Working Group Seminar.
 Determinants of Laplacians and isospectrality of compact
surfaces with boundary. Oct. 13, 2006, University of
Toronto, PDE/Applied Math/Analysis Seminar.
 Determinants of Laplacians and their holomorphic extensions,
Nov. 17, 2005, Fields Insititute, Mini course.
Conferences
and Programs (which I have participated, will attend, or
am interested in since 2007)
 MOKALIEN_MEETING_2015
Second Meeting in Paris at U. Paris Dauphine . November
913 2015.
 Fall Semester
2015 in Analysis, SeptDec. 2015. École normale
supérieure de Lyon, France.
 KIAS
CMC minischool on Analysis, Geometry, and Optimal Transport.
Aug. 2428, 2015. Korea Institute for Advanced Study
(KIAS), Seoul, Korea.
 Optimal
transport and Geometry. June 22 26, 2015.
Institut de Mathématiques et de Modélisation de
Montpellier. Montpellier, France.
 Summer school
on geometric measure theory and calculus of variations.
June 15  July 3, 2015. Institut Fourier, Grenoble, France.
 Thematic
Program on Variational Problems in Physics, Economics and
Geometry. JulyDecember 2014. Fields Institute, Toronto,
ON.
 Seoul ICM
2014 Satellite Conference on Variational Methods for Nonlinear
Elliptic Partial Differential Equations. August 4—8, 2014.
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST),
Daejeon, Korea.
 Optimal Transport:
Geometry and Dynamics.
August 19, 2013 to December 20, 2013. MSRI
thematic program. Berkeley, CA.
 Southern
California Analysis & Partial Differential Equations
(SCAPDE) meeting, Mar 9 10, 2013, University of
California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
 Workshop “Recent
trends in geometric and nonlinear analysis”, August 510,
2012. Banff International Research Station, Banff,
AB.
 Workshop “Calculus
of Variations”, July 2228, 2012. Oberwolfach, Germany.
 Mini workshop on geometry, June 25 –27, 2012. University of
Montpellier, France.
 Workshop “Optimal
transport to Osray” June 1822. University of
ParisOrsay. France
 Conference ``Matching
Problems: Economics Meets Mathematics” June 4—6,
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.
 Workshop “PRIMAPARCPIMS
meeting in PDE”. August 25 –27, 2011. Seoul National
University, Korea.
 Applied
Analysis and Applied PDEs. July 12  July 15, 2011.
Victoria, Canada.
 SMS
2011.
Metric
Measure
Spaces:
Geometric and Analytic Aspects. June 27  July 8, 2011.
Montreal, Canada.
 The second renunion conference for IPAM’s
Optimal Transport Program. Dec. 1217, 2010. Lake Arrowhead,
CA.
 PRIMAPARCPIMS
meeting in PDE. Dec. 7 8, 2010. UBC, Vancouver, Canada.
 CMS winter
meeting. Dec 4 6. 2010. UBC, Vancouver, Canada.
 Workshop
on Geometric Probability and Optimal Transportation. Nov.
15, 2010 (tentative dates) Fields Institute, Toronto.
Canada.
 Optimal
Transportation and Applications. Oct. 12 16, 2010. SNS,
Pisa, Italy.
 SAGE
workshop:
Optimal Transport and Riemannian Geometry (BakryEmery
curvature, MaTrudingerWang curvature, and applications to
Ricci flow). Sept. 13, 2010. U. Texas, Austin, TX.
 PRIMA
conference on Geometric Analysis. July 20 30,
2010. PIMS, UBC, Vancouver, Canada.
 Calculus of Variations, July
1824, 2010. Oberwolfach,
Germany.
 CNA
summer school. June 712, 2010. CarnegieMelon
University. Pittsburg, PA (Not attended)
 Optimal
transportation and applications. April 1823, 2010. Banff International Research
Station (BIRS), Banff, AB, Canada.
 International
Conference on Nonlinear PDE and Related Analysis/Applications
(in conunction with the 64th Midwest PDE seminar), March 2024,
2010. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA.
 KMS AMS Joint meeting,
Dec. 1620, 2009. Seoul, Korea
 The first renunion conference for IPAM’s
Optimal Transport Program. Dec. 611, 2009. Lake Arrowhead, CA.
 Pacific
Northwest Geometry Seminar (Nov
78, Portland State U., Oregon)
 Fall
school on weak KAM.
Oct. 1923, 2009. CIRM.
Luminy, France.
 Prairie Analysis
Seminar. Oct.
23., 2009. Kansas State Univ. Manhattan, Kansas.
 PIMS
thematic program on PDE. June, July, Aug, 2009. UBC,
Vancouver, BC.
 Geometric Partial
Differential Equations. Sep 2008  April 2009. IAS,
Princeton, NJ.
 Workshop
on Transport, Optimization, Equilibrium in Economics. July
14  July 20, 2008. University of British Columbia, Vancouver,
BC.
 Calculus
of Variations,
July 6th  12th, 2008. Oberwolfach, Germany.
 2008 CNA Summer
School May 29 – June 7, 2008, Center for Nonlinear
Analysis, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (Not
attended)
 Optimal
Transport, March 10  June 13 2008, IPAM(UCLA).
 AMS
2008
Spring Eastern Meeting, Mar. 1516, 2008 (SatSun)
Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic Equations and
Geometric Inequalities. New York, NY.
 Southern
California Analysis/PDE Conference at UCSD. San Diego,
CA. (SatSun) January 1213, 2008.
 Canadian
Mathematical Society Winter 2007 Meeting, Dec. 8 10, 2007.
Hilton Hotel London (Ontario, Canada) special session:
Calculus of Variations in Physics, Geometry and Economics.
 Prairie Analysis
Seminar 2007 (FriSat. Nov 23, 2007). Kansas State University,
Manhattan, Kansas.
 MSRI(Berkeley)
Summer
Microprogram on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations
(July 23, 2007 to August 10, 2007 ). Berkeley, CA.
 ICMS (Edinburgh): Optimal
Transportation, and Applications to Geophysics and Geometry (Jul
16, 2007  Jul 20, 2007). Edinburgh, UK.
 KIAS
(Seoul) Summer
school on Dirac and Laplace Operators (Jul 09, 2007
~ Jul 13, 2007). Korea.
 Banff Geometric
Inequalities (Sun. June 17, 2007  Fri. June 22,
2007). Banff, Alberta, Canada.
 MPIM (Bonn, Germany)
(May 4, 2007  May 31, 2007).
 IPAM(UCLA): Random
Curves, Surfaces, and Transport. (April 16  20, 2007).
 Fields Institute, Toronto:Young
Mathematicians' Conference in PDE and Dynamical Systems IV
(April 1314, 2007).
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