*Minimal Surfaces* Spring 2014

### Instructor: Danny Calegari

### Tu-Th 1:30-2:50 Eckhart 202

### Description of course:

This course is an introduction to minimal surfaces and their topological applications.

### Cancellations:

There will be no class Tuesday April 8 or Thursday April 10.

### Notices:

None yet.

### Syllabus:

The skeleton of the syllabus is the following.

- Classical theory of minimal surfaces in 3-dimensional Euclidean space
- Weierstrass parameterization, isothermal coordinates
- Immersed and embedded minimal surfaces in 3-manifolds
- Stable minimal surfaces, curvature bounds
- Compactness, singularities, topological applications

### Notes from class:

Notes from class will be posted online

here and updated as we go along (last updated 5/15/2017).

### References:

There is no textbook for the course, but the following references are useful.