Department of Mathematics

Home Page of Professor José Antonio Carrillo de la Plata

Past Events


Organiser of a Workshop in Banff: Entropies, the Geometry of Nonlinear Flows, and their Applications, Banff, 8th-13th April, 2018

Organiser of a Workshop at AIM: Nonlocal differential equations in collective behavior, American Institute of Mathematics, San Jose, California, 18th-22nd June, 2018

Organiser of a summer school at UIMP: Interactions between PDE and probability, UIMP, Santander, 13-17 August, 2018

Organiser of a Workshop at MFO: Differential Equations arising from Organising Principles in Biology, Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Oberwolfach, Germany, 23rd-29th September, 2018

Organiser of a Workshop at Imperial College: Hydrodynamic models in PDEs, Imperial College London, 22nd-23rd October, 2018

Organiser of a Celebration of Math Biology at Imperial College: MathBioFest 2018, Imperial College London, 7th-8th November, 2018

Organiser of a mini-Workshop at MFO: Mini-Workshop: Innovative Trends in the Numerical Analysis and Simulation of Kinetic Equations, Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach, Oberwolfach, Germany, 16th-22nd December, 2018

Chair of the Organizing Committee of the EMS-ESMTB: Year of Mathematical Biology 2018

EMS-Finnish Mathematical Society-ESMTB joint Mathematical Weekend, A kick-off event for the Year of Mathematical Biology, 4-5 January 2018, Joensuu, Finland.

Transport Phenomena in mathematical biology, Banach Center, Warsaw, 22-24 January 2018.

Mathematical aspects of chemotaxis, cross-diffusion effects and concentration phenomena, Banach Center, Warsaw, 12-14 February 2018.

7th International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Complex Processes, March 19-23, 2018, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Intensive Research Program in Mathematical Biology, April-June 2018, Centre de Recerca Matemàtica, Barcelona, Spain.

Numerical Aspects of Hyperbolic Balance Laws and Related Problems, April 16-20, 2018, Ferrara, Italy.

Collective dynamics and self-organization in biological sciences, Apr 30, 2018 - May 04, 2018, ICMS, Edinburgh, UK.

Data-Driven Modelling of Complex Systems, Alan Turing Institute, May 8-10, 2018, London, UK.

Giornata INdAM 2018, June 1st, 2018, Cagliari, Italy.

Nonlocal interactions: Dislocations and beyond, 11-14 June 2018, Bath, UK.

The 12th AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, 5-9 July 2018, Taipei, Taiwan.

Workshop on PDEs from Biology, Ecology and Life Sciences: Models and Analysis 10-11 July 2018, Hong Kong.

11th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (ECMTB 2018), a joint conference of the European Society for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology and the European Mathematical Society, 23-27 July 2018, Lisbon, Portugal.

Asymptotic Behavior of systems of PDE arising in physics and biology: theoretical and numerical points of view (ABPDE III), 28-31 August 2018, Lille, France.

Thematic Program in Mathematical Biology, September-December 2018, Institut Mittag-Leffler, Sweden.

Ninth Conference on Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computing 17-20 September 2018, Solaris, Sibenik, Croatia.

Workshop on PDE, Optimal Transport and Applications, 17-20 October, Essaouira, Morocco.

Autumn School from interacting particle systems to kinetic equations: modelling, control, and numerical methods, 26-30 November, Verona, Italy.


Organiser of a Workshop in a thematic program at IMPAN (Warsaw): Workshop on Current Topics in Kinetic Theory, IMPAN, Warsaw, Poland, 27-29 March 2017.

Organiser of a Workshop in University of Warwick:Warwick EPSRC Symposium: Non-local Equations and Fractional Diffusion, University of Warwick, UK, 22-26 May 2017

Organiser of a Workshop in Chengdu:TIANFU International Conference on Partial Differential Equations, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu, China, Jun 16-18, 2017

Organiser of a Workshop in Granada:Workshop on PDEs: Modelling, Analysis and Numerical Simulation, PDE-MANS 2017, Granada, June 19-23, 2017

Organiser of a Workshop in Anacapri:Workshop on "Aggregation-Diffusion PDEs: Variational Principles, Nonlocality and Systems", Anacapri, 10-14 July, 2017

Organiser of a Workshop at ICERM:Pedestrian Dynamics: Modeling, Validation and Calibration, ICERM, Brown University, USA, 21-25 August 2017

Organiser of a Workshop at UT-Austin:Kinetic Equations: Modeling, Analysis and Numerics, ICES, UT Austin, USA, 18-22 September 2017

SAMI Maths Camp, February 13-17, 2017

Spring School 2017: From Particle Dynamics to Gradient Flows, Kaiserslautern, February 27-March 3, 2017

Interactions EDP/probabilités: équations cinétiques, temps long et propagation du chaos, CIRM, April 18-22, 2017

Barcelona Mathematical Days, April 27-28, 2017

Nonlinear diffusion and free boundary problems. A conference on the occasion of Juan Luis Vázquez 70th anniversary, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, May 17-19, 2017

Advanced School & Workshop on Nonlocal Partial Differential Equations and Applications to Geometry, Physics and Probability, ICTP Trieste, May 29th-June 2nd, 2017

Ninth Summer School in Analysis and Applied Mathematics, Rome June 5-9, 2017

Focus Activities on Mathematical and Computational methods for Quantum and Kinetic Problems, Beijing Computational Science Research Center, June 7-14, 2017

CEDYA + CMA 2017, XXV Congreso de Ecuaciones Difererenciales y Aplicaciones/ XV Congreso de Matemática Aplicada, Cartagena (Spain) 26-30 June 2017


Organiser of a Thematic Semester Interactions between PDEs & Functional Inequalities, Institut Mittag-Leffler, Fall 2016.

Organiser of a CIMPA-Summer School in Mathematical Biology CIMPA Summer Research School in "Mathematical modeling in Biology and Medicine", Santiago de Cuba, 8-17 June, 2016

Mini Workshop on Modeling, Analysis, Computation and Application of Kinetic Problems, Brown University, February 5-6, 2016

Stochastic Modelling of Transport Processes in Biology, 30th-31st March 2016, Manchester, UK .

43rd CANUM 2016, 9th-13th May 2016, Obernai, France.

International Conference on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations: theories, numerics and applications, 20th-23rd May 2016, Hong Kong.

Young Applied Analysts in the UK, University of Bath: 26-27 May 2016.

2nd International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience 2016, May 30th-June 1st 2016, Antibes-Juan les Pins, France

2nd Imperial SIAM-Student Chapter Annual Conference, June 3rd 2016.

Nonlocal and nonlinear diffusions and interactions, CIME, July 4th-8th 2016, Cetraro, Italy

Summer School on PDE and Probability for Life Sciences, July 2nd-8th, 2016

ECMTB 2016, July 11th-15th, 2016

Topics in Applied Nonlinear Analysis: Recent Advances and New Trends, Conference in honor of David Kinderlehrer's 75th birthday, Carnegie Mellon University, July 18-20, 2016

Transport phenomena in collective dynamics: from micro to social hydrodynamics, ETH-Zurich, November 1-4, 2016

Particle Systems and PDE's V, University of Minho, November 27-30, 2016

PDE Models for multi-agent phenomena, INDAM Rome, November 28th - December 2nd, 2016

Forefront of PDEs: Modelling, Analysis and Numerics, Vienna, December 12-14, 2016

Round Table on Mathematical Research in Spain, Jornada Conmemorativa ICM-2006, Real Academia de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales, Madrid, December 19, 2016


Organiser of a Conference in BIRS-Oaxaca: Kinetic and Related Equations, BIRS-Casa Matemática Oaxaca, July 4-July 10, 2015, Oaxaca, México

Organiser of a Conference in Anacapri: Workshop on Nonlocal Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Applications, Anacapri, Italy, 14-18 September, 2015

Organiser of a Conference at Imperial College: Workshop on Mathematics and Social Sciences, London, UK, November 16-17, 2015

Organiser of a Conference at the Alan Turing Institute: Workshop on Partial Differential Equations for Modelling, Analysing and Simulating Data Rich Phenomena, Cambridge, 14-16 December, 2015

Gradient flows: from theory to application, April 20-24, 2015, ICMS, Edinburgh, UK

Workshop on Asymptotic Preserving and Multiscale Methods for Kinetic and Hyperbolic Problems, May 4 - 8, 2015, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Collective dynamics, Cdyn@GSSI, June 1-5, 2015, GSSI, L’Aquila, Italy

Probabilistic numerical methods for non-linear PDEs, Imperial College London, 29th June - 1st July, 2015, UK

BCAM Workshop on Harmonic Analysis and PDEs, BCAM, 6-17 July 2015, Bilbao, Spain

Visiting Scholar and Course on Collective Behavior Models, Yau Mathematical Sciences Center, Tsinghua University 2015, China

ICIAM 2015, China

Recent Progress in Collisionless Models, Imperial College London, 7-11 September 2015, UK

Workshop in Nonlinear PDEs Brussels, September 7-11, 2015

Self-assembly and Self-organization in Computer Science and Biology, September 27th-October 2nd, 2015

Charlas Abiertas del IEMath-GR, November 20th, 2015

Taller: CienciaUK 2015. La carrera investigadora y alternativas profesionales en Reino Unido. Fundación Ramón Areces, Madrid, November 27th, 2015

New Mathematical and Computational Problems involved in Cell Motility, Morphogenesis and Pattern Formation, 7th-11th December 2015, INI-Cambridge, UK


Edinburgh Mathematical Society meetings, 21st February 2014, Stirling, Scotland.

Programme Mathématiques et biologie, systèmes de particules et réaction-diffusion, March 17-21, 2014, Toulouse, France

Calculus of Variations, Geometric Analysis & Partial Differential Equations, Department of Mathematics, University of Sussex, 24 - 28 March 2014, Sussex, UK

Modern Perspectives in Applied Mathematics: Theory and Numerics of PDEs, April 28 - May 2, 2014, Washington, USA

Microscopic descriptions and mean-field equations in physics and social sciences, May 12-16, 2014, Bath, UK

Collective Behavior: Macroscopic versus Kinetic Descriptions, May 19 - 23, 2014, Imperial College London

50th Anniversary Mathematics Studies at the Universidad de Granada, May 22-23, 2014, Granada, Spain

8th European Conference on Elliptic and Parabolic Problems, May 26th-30th, 2014, Gaeta, Italy

Entropy methods, PDEs, Functional Inequalities, and applications, BIRS, June 29-July 4, 2014, Banff, Canada

XV International Conference on Hyperbolic Problems: Theory, Numerics and Applications, HYP2014, IMPA, July 28-August 1st, 2014, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Workshop on PDEs: Modelling, Analysis, and Numerical Simulation PDE-MANS, September 15-19, 2014, Granada, Spain

MultIScale KInetic and Fluid problems: asymptotic analysis, modeling and numerical simulation, September 29th-October 3rd, 2014, Cargèse (Corsica, France)

ERC Workshop on Optimal Transportation and Applications, October 27-31, 2014, CRM, Pisa

Kinetic equations, November 10-14, 2014, CIRM, Marseille

Special Semester on New Trends in Calculus of Variations, School on Optimal Transport in the Applied Sciences, December 02-05, 2014, RICAM, Linz, Austria

Variational Methods for Evolution, December 14-20, 2014, Oberwolfach


Partial differential equations in the social and life science: emergent challenges in modeling, analysis, and computations, BIRS, March 31 - April 5, 2013, Banff, Canada

Canadian Mathematical Society Summer Meeting, June 4-7, 2013, Halifax, Canada

Conference on Mathematical topics in Kinetic Theory, June 17-21, 2013, Cambridge, UK

Nonlinear Elliptic and Parabolic Partial Differential Equations, June 19-21, 2013, Milano, Italy

Kinetic Description of Multiscale Phenomena, June 17 – 28, 2013, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

CIMPA Research Summer School on "PDE methods in Biology and Medicine", June 24th - July 5th, 2013, La Habana, Cuba

Thematic Program on Optimal Transport: Geometry and Dynamics at the MSRI, August-September 2013, Berkeley, USA

XXXVIII Summer School on Mathematical Physics, September 16th - 28th, 2013, Ravello, Italy

Energy/Entropy-Driven Systems and Applications, October 9 – 11, 2013, WIAS, Berlin, Germany

Classical and Quantum Mechanical Models of Many-Particle Systems, MFO, December 1-6, 2013, Oberwolfach, Germany

Mathematical Modelling of Complex Systems, December 11th - 13th, 2013, Paris, France


Multiscale Modeling, Simulation, Analysis and Applications, Jan 2 - 6, 2012, Institute for Mathematical Sciences - NUS, Singapore

Functional Inequalities and PDE in the Life Sciences, Paris, January 12-13, 2012

Organiser of the workshop: Emergent behaviour in multi-particle systems with non-local interactions, Jan 22 - 27, 2012, BIRS, Banff, Canada

Nonlocal PDEs, Variational Problems and their Applications, February 27 - March 2, 2012, IPAM-UCLA, USA

2nd Math-Days of King Saud University, March 14-15, 2012, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Symposium: Aggregation models in biology, March 22nd, CUNY, New York, USA

International Conference on Applied Mathematics, April 16-20, 2012, Shanghai, China

Asymptotic-Preserving schemes, Ile de Porquerolles, 20-26 May 2012, France

Scale transitions in chemistry and biology, ICMS, June 4-8, 2012, Edinburgh, UK

Optimal Transport (to) Orsay, June 18-22, 2012, Orsay, France

Recent Trends in Nonlinear Diffusion, July 1-6, 2012, Pisa, Italy

Analysis, Modeling and Simulation of Collective Dynamics from Bacteria to Crowds, International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, July 9-13, 2012, Udine, Italy

ESF/EMS/ERCOM Research Conference on Applied Partial Differential Equations in Physics, Biology and Social Sciences: Classical and Modern Perspectives, CRM, September 2-7, 2012, Bellaterra, Spain

Summer School: Modelisation en dynamique des populations et evolution, 10-14 September 2012, Toulon, France

PDEs for multiphase advanced materials, September 17-21, 2012, Palazzone, Cortona (Arezzo), Italy

Kinetic Description of Social Dynamics: From Consensus to Flocking, November 5 - 9, 2012, CSCAMM, University of Maryland, College Park, USA


Boltzmann equation: mathematics, modeling and simulations, In memory of Carlo Cercignani, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris 9-11 February 2011, France

Trobada d'edps i aplicacions, Universitat de Girona, 2 i 3 de juny de 2011

Conference on Kinetic Theory and Related Fields, June 22-24, 2011, POSTECH, South Korea

ECMTB 2011, 8th European Conference on Mathematical and Theoretical Biology, June 28 - July 2, 2011, Krakow, Poland

ICIAM2011, July 18-22, 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Frontiers of Mathematics and Applications, Summer Course UIMP 2011, Santander (Spain), August 15-19, 2011

Partial differential equations, August 28 - September 09, 2011, Benasque, Spain

Clare Hall Spanish Society Meeting 2011, September 10, 2011, CSIC, Barcelona, Spain

Workshop on "Vlasov Models in Kinetic Theory", September 19-23, 2011, ICERM, Brown, USA

Nonlinear PDEs arising in mathematical biology, Sep 26 - Sep 28, 2011, ICMS, Edinburgh, UK

Workshop on Mean-field methods and multiscale analysis of neuronal populations, October 3-7, 2011, CIRM, Marseille, France

Transport equations in the life sciences, Wolfgang Pauli Institute (WPI), Vienna, November 21-23, 2011

Variational Methods for Evolution, MFO, Oberwolfach, December 4-10th, 2011

Kinetic Transport Reunion Conference II, December 11 - 16, 2011, IPAM-UCLA, USA


Stochastic Models in Neuroscience, CIRM, Marseille, France, 18-22 January 2010

Workshop on Nonlinear Dynamics of Natural Systems+, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eurandom, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 13-16 April 2010

Nonlinear Diffusions and Entropy Dissipation: From Geometry to Biology, BIRS, Banff, Canada, May 9-14 2010

WORKSHOP EVOL, Hammamet, Tunisia, May 3-7, 2010

Emerging Topics in Dynamical Systems and Partial Differential Equations, Barcelona, May 30-June 4, 2010

Fourth Workshop on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations: Analysis, Computation and Applications, Taipei, Taiwan, June 11-14, 2010

13th International Conference on Hyperbolic Problems: Theory, Numerics and Applications (HYP2010), Beijing, China, June 15-19, 2010

SIMAI 2010, Cagliari, Italy, June 21-25, 2010

Primera Trobada Matematica Catalano-Sueca, Barcelona, September 16-18, 2010

THE ABEL SYMPOSIUM 2010, Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, September 28-October 1, 2010, Oslo, Norway

ERC Workshop on Optimal Transportation and Applications, Centro di Matematica Ennio de Giorgi, Pisa, October 12-16, 2010

Workshop on Conservation Laws, Plasma and Related Fields, Seoul, South Korea, October 21-23, 2010

PDEs in kinetic theories: kinetic description of biological models, ICMS, Edinburgh, November 8-12, 2010

Thematic Program on Partial Differential Equations in Kinetic Theories at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, August-December 2010

Colloque en l'honneur de Cedric Villani, Lyon, 23-24 November 2010

Harmonic Analysis/PDEs Workshop, Birmingham, 25-26th November 2010

Classical and Quantum Mechanical Models of Many-Particle Systems, MFO, Oberwolfach, December 5-11th, 2010

Optimal Transport: Reunion Conference II, Lake Arrowhead, December 12 - 17, 2010


Thematic Program on Mathematical Biology: Modelling and Differential Equations at CRM, Barcelona from January till June 2009

Computational Kinetic Transport and Hybrid Methods, IPAM, UCLA, USA, March 30 - April 3rd, 2009

Modern Topics in Nonlinear Kinetic Equations, Cambridge, April 20th - 22nd, 2009

Mathematical Biology, Oberwolfach, May 3rd - May 7th, 2009

Reaction-Diffusion Systems: Modeling and Analysis, Orsay-Paris, 2-5 June, 2009

Topics in Kinetic Theory, Victoria, Canada, July 1st, 2009

Multiscale Analysis of Self-Organization in Biology, Banff, Canada, July 12th, 2009

Workshop on Mathematical Theory and Computational Methods in Materials Sciences, IMS, Singapur, August 2009

Partial differential equations, optimal design and numerics, Centro de Ciencias de Benasque, Benasque, August 24 - September 4, 2009

XXI CEDYA / XI CMA, Ciudad Real, September 21-25, 2009

Asymptotics of Complex Systems, Corinaldo, Italy, September 28th-October 2nd, 2009

Madrid Autonoma - Math Cambridge CMS Applied PDEs Days, Cambridge, September 28-29, 2009

SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations, Miami, December 7th-10th, 2009

IPAM Reunion Meeting on Optimal Transport, Lake Arrowhead, December 7th-11th, 2009


Workshop on harmonic Analysis and Partial Differential Equations, Mérida Yucatán, México February 4-8, 2008

Thematic Program on Optimal Transport at IPAM, UCLA, USA from March till June 2008

5th European Congress of Mathematicians, Amsterdam, July 14-18, 2008

Intensive Programme on Mathematical Models in Life and Social Sciences, L'Aquila, July 6-19, 2008

Sixth meeting on Hyperbolic Conservation Laws: Recent results and Research perspectives, L'Aquila, July 17-19, 2008

Research group in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, at the Centre for Advanced Study, Oslo, Norway, September 15 - October 17, 2008.

Optimal transportation and applications, SNS-Pisa, November 3-6, 2008

New trends in Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Catania, November 10-13, 2008


Iberian Mathematical Meeting Lisbon, February 9-11, 2007

Las Ecuaciones en Derivadas Parciales como herramienta: Modelización, Análisis y Simulación, CIEM, April 16-17, 2007

Symposium on Kinetic Equations and Methods University of Victoria, April 27-28, 2007

Functional Inequalities : Probability and PDE's, Nanterre, France, June 4-6, 2007

The frontiers of Mathematics, Madrid, June 7 - 8, 2007

International Conference On Spectral and High Order Methods, Beijing, June 18-22, 2007

Congreso por el 60 cumpleaños de Juan Luis Vázquez, Madrid, Spain, June 26-29, 2007

Grups d'Estudi de Matemàtica i Tecnologia, Barcelona, July 9-11, 2007

International Conference on Approximation Methods and Numerical Modelling in Environment and Natural Resources, Granada, Spain, July 11-13, 2007

Optimal Transportation and Applications to Geophysics and Geometry, ICMS, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 16-20, 2007

Partielle Differentialgleichungen, Oberwolfach, Germany, July 22-28, 2007

EQUADIFF 2007, Viena, Austria, August 5-11, 2007

Partial differential equations, optimal design and numerics, Benasque, August 27 - September 7, 2007.

Optimal transportation structures, gradient flows and entropy methods for Applied PDEs, Thematic Program at WPI, Viena, Austria, May-September 2007

CEDYA 2007, Sevilla, September 24-28, 2007

Thematic Program on Multiscale Modeling of Complex Fluids, Beijing International Center for Mathematical Research, October 15 - 19, 2007

Seminar at Cambridge University, November 1st 2007

Advanced School on Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential Equations: New Trends and Applications, CRM Barcelona, November 15 to 21, 2007

Special Semester on Quantitative Biology analyzed by Mathematical Methods, Workshop on Chemotaxis, RICAM, Linz, December 10 - 12, 2007


Spring Workshop Nonlinear Diffusion Equations and related PDEs, Madrid, April 2006

Richard-Von-Mises Prize 2006

Workshop on Nonlinear diffusions: entropies, asymptotic behavior and applications at Banff International Research Station, Canada, April 2006

Summer School on ''Methods and Models of kinetic theory'' Porto Ercole (Grosseto, Italy), June, 2006

Boltzmann Equation and Fluidodynamic Limits, Honoring the memory of L. Boltzmann (Trieste, Italy), June 2006

Nonlinear PDEs: Homogenization and Kinetic Equations, Vienna, June 2006

Mathematics and its applications, Torino, July, 2006

International Congress of Mathematicians, Madrid, August 22-30, 2006

Classical and Quantum Mechanical Models of Many-Particle Systems, Oberwolfach, Germany, December 3-9, 2006


19th ECMI Modelling Week, Barcelona, September 3-10, 2005

Segona Trobada d'equacions en derivades parcials i aplicacions, Barcelona, September 15, 2005

SCM-EMS Joint Mathematical Weekend, Barcelona, September 16-18, 2005

CEDYA 2005, Madrid, September 19-23, 2005


UIMP-RSME Santander Summer School, July 2004

HYKE-CFL: HYKE Conference on Complex Flows, October 2004