The Workshop (November 9-11, 2017)

The Workshop is an NSF funded conference for postdoctoral researchers whose research involve one or more aspects of Nonsmooth Analysis. This may include researchers working in diverse areas such as dynamical systems, geometric function theory, geometric measure theory, harmonic analysis, metric geometry, and partial differential equations. The dual focus of the Workshop is the dissemination of mathematics between different, but related research specialties and professional development for postdocs.

Participants will each be invited to give an hour-long colloquium or “job talk” style talk, explaining their research to the other participants. After each talk, there will be a short discussion period, in which participants and faculty mentors can give constructive feedback on the talks. Activities will also include a panel discussion about applying for grants, securing a tenure-track job, and other common professional development issues. Additional time will be allocated for collaborations or informal discussions between conference participants.

Date, Time, and Location

The workshop will take place from morning Thursday, November 9, 2017 through evening Saturday, November 11, 2017. All events will take place in the Henry R. Monteith Buliding, home of the Department of Mathematics at University of Connecticut main campus in Storrs, CT.

Participant Eligibility

There is only space for a limited number of participants (about 10). All participants should hold a postdoctoral (non-tenure track) position at a U.S. institution during Fall 2017. To apply to participate in the Workshop, please follow the directions found on the ‘How to Apply’ page. Women and members of other underrepresented groups in mathematics are especially encouraged to apply.


Lodging will be provided at the Nathan Hale Inn (campus hotel) for all Workshop participants. Travel to/from UConn and local expenses will be reimbursed up to $1000 per participant.