# Frau Dr. Bianca Santoro, Mathematisches Institut

Member of CRC 1442 Geometry: Deformations and RigidityMember of Mathematics Münster

Investigator in Mathematics Münster

Member of Mathematics Münster

Investigator in Mathematics Münster

Project membershipMathematics Münster | B: Spaces and OperatorsB1: Smooth, singular and rigid spaces in geometry |

Current Projects | • CRC 1442: Geometry: Deformation and Rigidity - B05: Scalar curvature in Kähler geometry In this project we propose to study the degeneration of Kähler manifolds with constant or bounded scalar curvature under a non-collapsing assumption. For Riemannian manifolds of bounded sectional curvature, this is the content of the classical Cheeger-Gromov convergence theory from the 1970s. For Riemannian manifolds of bounded Ricci curvature, definitive results were obtained by Cheeger-Colding-Naber in the past 10-20 years, with spectacular applications to the Kähler-Einstein problem on Fano manifolds. Very little is currently known under only a scalar curvature bound even in the Kähler case. We propose to make progress in two different directions: (I) Gather examples of weak convergence phenomena related to the stability of the Positive Mass Theorem for Kähler metrics and to Taubes' virtually infinite connected sum construction for ASD 4-manifolds. (II) Study uniqueness and existence of constant scalar curvature Kähler metrics on non-compact or singular spaces by using direct PDE methods. online• EXC 2044 - B1: Smooth, singular and rigid spaces in geometry Many interesting classes of Riemannian manifolds are precompact in the Gromov-Hausdorfftopology. The closure of such a class usually contains singular metric spaces. Understanding thephenomena that occur when passing from the smooth to the singular object is often a first step toprove structure and finiteness results. In some instances one knows or expects to define a smoothRicci flow coming out of the singular objects. If one were to establishe uniqueness of the flow, thedifferentiable stability conjecture would follow. If a dimension drop occurs from the smooth to thesingular object, one often knows or expects that the collapse happens along singular Riemannianfoliations or orbits of isometric group actions.Rigidity aspects of isometric group actions and singular foliations are another focus in this project.For example, we plan to establish rigidity of quasi-isometries of CAT(0) spaces, as well as rigidity oflimits of Type III Ricci flow solutions and of positively curved manifolds with low-dimensional torusactions.We will also investigate area-minimising hypersurfaces by means of a canonical conformal completionof the hypersurface away from its singular set. online |

E-Mail | b dot santoro at uni-muenster dot de |

Phone | +49 251 83-33106 |

Room | 208 |

Secretary | Sekretariat Dierkes Frau Gabi Dierkes Telefon +49 251 83-33730 Zimmer 414 |

Address | Frau Dr. Bianca Santoro Mathematisches Institut Fachbereich Mathematik und Informatik der Universität Münster Einsteinstrasse 62 48149 Münster Deutschland |

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