Shape Analysis Focus Research Group


This page describes the collaboration among members of the Focus Research Group (FRG) on "The geometry, mechanics and statistics of the infinite-dimensional manifold of shapes" sponsored by the Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Pricipal Investigators

  • Laurent Younes (Principal Investigator, JHU)
  • Michael Miller (co-PI, JHU)
  • Tilak Ratnanather (co-PI, JHU)
  • David Mumford (Principal Investigator, Brown)


  • Peter Michor (Universitiet Wien, Austria)
  • Darryl Holm (Los Alamos National Laboratories and Imperial College, London)
  • Alain Trouve (Ecole Normale Superieure Cachan, France)

Publications and Talks