Differential Geometry Seminar: Wilderich Tuschmann (Karisruhe Institute of Technology), 'Riemannian orbifolds, collapsing and minimal volumes'

Event Date: 

Friday, March 15, 2013 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Event Location: 

  • 6635 South Hall

Event Contact: 

Guofang Wei

Email: wei@math.ucsb.edu

Abstract: I will discuss recent work with Oliver Baues on characterizing the diffeomorphism type of certain
Riemannian orbifolds, including solvmanifolds, by bounded curvature collapses and its applications to D-minimimal volumes of homotopy tori.