Introduction to Marsden & Symmetry

Speaker: Alan Weinstein

Date: Wed, Jul 20, 2011

Location: Vancouver Convention Center, BC, Canada

Conference: ICIAM 2011

Subject: Differential Geometry and Geometric Analysis, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

Class: Scientific


Alan Weinstein is a Professor of the Graduate School in the Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley. He was a colleague of Jerry Marsden throughout Jerry’s career at Berkeley, and their joint papers on “Reduction of symplectic manifolds with symmetry” and “The Hamiltonian structure of the Maxwell-Vlasov equations” were fundamental contributions to geometric mechanics.