Professor @ University of Texas at Austin, United States.
Professor Maggi obtained his PhD in 2004 @ University of Firenze, Italy, under the supervision of Paolo Marcellini. He was posdoctoral associate @ the Max Planck Institute Leipzig, Germany, in 2004, associate professor @ the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, in 2005, @ University of Firenze from 2005-2011, @ University of Texas at Austin from 2012-2015, and became full professor @ University of Texas at Austin in 2016. In addition, Professor Maggi was research scientist at ICTP Trieste in Italy from 2016-2017 and was a member of the Institute of Advanced Study, Princton, in 2019.
By employing the method of moving planes in a novel way, we extend some classical symmetry and rigidity results for smooth minimal surfaces to surfaces that have singularities of the sort typically observed in soap films.
This talk is based on joint work with Jacob Bernstein at Johns Hopkins University, appeared in preprint form on arXiv 2003.01784.