Southern California Analysis and PDE Conference 2018 (La Jolla, CA, USA)


Organizers: Ioan Bejenaru, Sean Curry, Peter Ebenfelt, Ming Xiao (University of California-San Diego)

Dates: Saturday March 3, Sunday March 4, UC San Diego Mathematics Department APM Building Room 6402 (Sixth Floor of APM Building).

Accommodation: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Best Western Del Mar (use this link to book a room at the UCSD rate). A free shuttle service to and from UCSD will also be provided.
For other options see UC San Diego Hotel Information

Events Specialist: For questions about Hotel reservations or reimbursements contact Ms. Leslie Foley, (Office APM 7355).

Financial Support: Provided by the National Science Foundation. Limited funding is available to partially support the travel expenses of selected participants. Advanced graduate students or postoctoral fellows in the topic of the conference may apply for funding by sending a CV to Sean Curry (

Reimbursement Information:

Conference Outline: The goal of the meeting is to bring together world class mathematicians with expertise in complex analysis/geometry and CR geometry, as well a provide a forum for the exchange of ideas with graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty.


Bo Berndtsson (Gothenburg)

Jeffrey Case (Penn State)

John D'Angelo (UIUC)

Xiaojun Huang (Rutgers)

Bernhard Lamel (Vienna)

Song-Ying Li (UCI)

Mei-Chi Shaw (Notre Dame)

Liz Vivas (Ohio State)


Saturday March 3, 2018


9:30am-10:30am: John D'Angelo

Pseudoconvexity and Iterated Commutators (abstract)

11am-12pm: Mei-Chi Shaw

Hearing Pseudoconvexity in Complex Manifolds (abstract)

12pm-2pm: LUNCH

2pm-3pm: Bo Berndtsson

Supercurrents and Minimal Manifolds (abstract)

3:30-4:30pm: Song-Ying Li

Rigidity Theorems for Solutions of Some Degenerate Partial Differential Equations (abstract)

4:45pm-5:45pm: Liz Vivas

Towards a Topological Classifcation of Parabolic Skew-Product Maps (abstract)

Sunday March 4, 2018


9:00am-10:00am: Xiaojun Huang

A Family of Compact Algebraic Strongly Pseudoconvex Hypersurfaces Which Can Not Be Locally Embedded into a Sphere of Any Dimension (abstract)

10am-11am: Jeffrey Case

On Some Variational Pseudohermitian Invariants (abstract)

11am-12pm: Bernhard Lamel

Convergence of Formal Maps (abstract)