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## Journeys of women in Mathematics, in honor to Maryam Mirzakhani

## L'Aquila, May 9, 2019

### JOURNEYS OF WOMEN IN MATHEMATICS

IN HONOR TO MARYAM MIRZAKHANI

##### Event Starts In

###### May 9, 2019, from 11.30 am to 5. 30 pm

Maryam Mirzakhani was an Iranian mathematician and a Professor of Mathematics at Stanford University. She was one of the world’s leading experts in geometry and dynamical systems. In 2014, Maryam Mirzakhani was awarded the Fields Medal for her outstanding contributions to the dynamics and geometry of Riemann surfaces and their moduli spaces, becoming the first woman, and the first Iranian, to be recognized for her mathematical achievements by this top mathematical prize. Her beautiful and astonishing results and her life and career are an inspiration for everyone, women and men, to pursue their passion for science. May 12th May, her birthday, was chosen to celebrate women in Mathematics in her memory, with a series of worldwide initiatives, reported here https://may12.womeninmaths.org

In L'Aquila, University of L'Aquila and GSSI join the initiative with a one-day workshop, intended for master and PhD students, and researchers at all levels. Three scientific talks given by young women researchers - working in different fields of mathematics - will be the core of the workshop. The projection of the short video-documentary "Journeys of Women in Math" will open a window into the life and research of women mathematicians from several countries in the world. The workshop will be concluded by the poster exhibition "Remember Maryam Mirzakhani" (curator: Thais Jordao; designer: Rafael Meireles Barroso).

In L'Aquila, University of L'Aquila and GSSI join the initiative with a one-day workshop, intended for master and PhD students, and researchers at all levels. Three scientific talks given by young women researchers - working in different fields of mathematics - will be the core of the workshop. The projection of the short video-documentary "Journeys of Women in Math" will open a window into the life and research of women mathematicians from several countries in the world. The workshop will be concluded by the poster exhibition "Remember Maryam Mirzakhani" (curator: Thais Jordao; designer: Rafael Meireles Barroso).

### Event Address

Sala Seminari, Edificio Alan Turing (blocco 0), Coppito - L'Aquila

### Time

May 9, 2019 from 11.30 am to 5.30 pm

### Event Schedules

###### 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

###### Speaker

###### Annalisa Massaccesi

University of Verona

###### Title

### Mass-minimizing integral currents: the regularity issue

###### Abstract

In this seminar I will review (a part of) the history of the Plateau problem and the main regularity theorems for mass-minimizing currents. In the last part of the seminar I will explain the content of a recent paper by De Lellis, De Philippis, Hirsch and myself establishing generic regularity for the boundary points of a mass-minimizing current.

###### 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

###### Speaker

###### Alessia Nota

University of Bonn

###### Title

### Rigorous derivation of kinetic equations from particle systems

###### Abstract

The problem of deriving macroscopic evolution equations from the microscopic description based on the fundamental laws of mechanics through suitable scaling limits is one of the most central problems of non-equilibrium statistical mechanics. Such derivations are crucial to determine the reliability and to identify the range of validity of the macroscopic equations. In this talk, we consider a simple microscopic model, the Lorentz Gas, which reduces a many-body problem into an effective single-particle system that consists of a test particle and a static background. We will show how a rigorous validation of linear kinetic equations and coagulation equations from this particle model can be provided.

###### 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

###### Speaker

###### Margherita Lelli Chiesa

University of L'Aquila

###### Title

### Brill-Noether theory of algebraic curves

###### Abstract

I will report on classical results concerning complex algebraic curves. In particular, given an abstract algebraic curve C, we will focus on the problem of describing all the ways in which C may be mapped to some projective space: this is the subject of Brill-Noether theory. I will mention recent results and open problems.

###### 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

###### Film Show

###### Journeys of women in Mathematics

###### Venue

Sala Seminari, Edificio Alan Turing (blocco 0), Coppito - L'Aquila

###### 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

###### Poster Exhibition & Aperitif

###### Remember "Maryam Mirzakhani"

Curator: Thais Jordao, Designer: Rafael Meireles Barroso

###### Venue

Sala Seminari, Edificio Alan Turing (blocco 0), Coppito - L'Aquila

### Organizing Committee

#### Serena Cenatiempo

GSSI

#### Liliana Esquivel

GSSI

#### Donatella Donatelli

University of L'Aquila

#### Barbara Nelli

University of L'Aquila