“Recent advances in homogenisation theory” workshop

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Durham University

18th – 19th June 2018

Workshop scope

This event brought together UK-based leading experts working in homogenisation theory. The workshop emphasis was on recent advances of the field with focus on the contributions to composite material science.

The talk slides can be found by clicking their title in the programme table below.

Conference participants


Michel Bellieud (Université de Montpellier 2)

Mikhail Cherdantsev (Cardiff University)

Harsha Hutridurga (Imperial College London)

Ilia Kamotski (University College London)

Georgy Kitavtsev (University of Oxford)

Anton Savostianov (Durham University)

Mathias Schäffner (TU Dresden)

Valery Smyshlyaev (University College London)

Igor Velčić (University of Zagreb)

Marcus Waurick (University of Strathclyde)


Conference Programme

Conference programme booklet


09:15 – 09:45 Coffee and registration
09:45-10:00 Welcome
10:00-11:00 Valery Smyshlyaev Two-scale homogenisation of high-contrast PDE systems
11:00-12:00 Michel Bellieud Capacitary problems in fibered structures
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30 Anton Savostianov Homogenisation with error estimates of attractors for damped semi-linear anisotropic wave equations
14:30-15:00 Coffee
15:00-16:00 Mikhail Cherdantsev Stochastic homogenisation of high-contrast media
16:00-17:00 Igor Velčić Sharp operator-norm asymptotics for linearised elastic plates with rapidly oscillating periodic properties
17:00-19:00 Discussion/Free time
19:00 Conference dinner


09:30 – 10:30 Ilia Kamotski Operator estimates for Schrodinger type equations with oscillatory coefficients
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-12:00 Harsha Hutridurga Averaging and initial layer analysis in passive transport
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30 Marcus Waurick Nonlocal H-convergence
14:30-15:00 Coffee
15:00-16:00 Mathias Schäffner Quantitative homogenisation in non-linear elasticity for small loads
16:00-17:00 Georgy Kitavtsev On applications of the implicit function theorem to singular perturbed elliptic PDEs
17:00 Close