Participant Testimonials

May 09 - May 14, 2010

Nonlinear Diffusions and Entropy Dissipation: From Geometry to Biology had an impact to my research because it gave me new connections. I had very interesting discussions with S. Ulusoy and D. Kinderlehrer and it is quite possible that this new collaboration will result in a research project and publications.

Marina Chugunova Mathematics, University of Toronto

I indeed wish to express my gratitude towards the organizers of this meeting and BIRS staff. I highly appreciated this week at BIRS: the scientific program was wonderful; most talks were of very high quality, some of them (e.g. the talk by Figalli) were of the highest possible scientific level, and will definitely have an impact on my personal research. I also wanted to say that the style of the meeting (about 20/30 selected participants who spend the whole week together) is from my point of view the best-adapted syle for mathematics (much more efficient than large-scale congresses). Thanks for giving this great opportunity to my colleagues and myself!

Laurent Desvillettes CMLA, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan

This workshop was really special and of very very high level. The selection of speakers and the scheduling of the various days was very well done by the organizers. Very intense discussions. I also enjoyed the view of the Vista dining hall as it was the first time for me since it opened. Outstanding event in an outstanding environment.

Klemens Fellner Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge

I believe this workshop has been an important step in my research career. Some participants have been discussing about starting a new research project in the area of non-linear fractional diffusions, which links some of my current work to the main theme of the workshop. This collaboration would not have been possible without the meeting. It also gave new insight on other diffusion problems I am working in right now.

Maria del Mar Gonzalez ETSEIB - MA1, Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya