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Welcome to the webpage
of the Research Group on

Variational Methods
and Applications


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As our research program in the framework of the granted funds is driven by applications, different mathematical areas are involved, starting with PDEs and the Calculus of Variations. Current applications relate to Materials Science and the Design of Nanostructures. Our main focus is on providing advancements in the understanding of crystal interfaces by means of analytically validating models from Continuum, Molecular, and Statistical Mechanics. The involved techniques include configurational-energy minimization, $\Gamma$-convergence, isoperimetric inequalities, partial regularity, and minimizing-movements.

News

[18.12.2017]
Igor Velcic will visit us and hold a seminar during the at TU Wien on 06.03.2018.
[05.12.2017]
Giovanni Bellettini will visit us and hold a seminar during the at TU Wien on 23.01.2018.
[01.11.2017]
Berndorf Foundation and
WWTF visit us and the group of
Ulrike Diebold on 16.11.2018 in regard of our
[29.10.2017]
We will participate in the
DK Winter Workshop and SFB Internal Meeting 2018 on January 18th and 19th, 2018.
[24.10.2017]
Leonard holds a seminar at the PDE afternoon at TU Wien on
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