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Prof. Edouard Oudet

November 9, 2022 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Title: Shape Optimization: Old and New

Speaker: Edouard Oudet,  LJK, Université Grenoble Alpes

Abstract: We first introduce what is shape Optimization and the most classical problems of the field like the isoperimetric problem, the study of minimal surfaces, the characterization of irrigation networks, etc. In a second step we focus on a more recent question related to Lebesgue-Santalo diagrams.  We show how tools from discrete geometry contributed to approximate in a very precise and efficient way these diagrams.

Edouard Oudet is Professor of Applied Mathematics at University Grenoble Alpes and a member of Laboratoire Jean Kuntzmann  since 2010. His research interests include calculus of variation, shape optimization, optimal transportation and spectral theory. He has supervised or co-supervised 8 PhD theses and has written 50 articles in peer-reviewed international journals (ARMA, Numerische Mathematik, SIMA, SICON, JMIV, . . . ). Since October 2022 he is a senior member of the IUF “Institut Universitaire de France”.


November 9, 2022
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
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Humanities Auditorium, Scripps College, and Zoom
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