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Simons Lecture Series

The Department of Mathematics annually presents the Simons Lecture Series to celebrate the most exciting mathematical work by the very best mathematicians of our time. The format of this lecture series has evolved since its inception in 1999, and now includes two weeks of lectures— one in pure mathematics and the other in applied mathematics— given each spring.

We are grateful to our good friend Jim Simons for providing the financial backing of these lectures.

2018 Lectures

Applied Math Lectures

April 18-20, 2018 4:30-5:30pm

Stephen Boyd

Stanford University

Lecture 1: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Lecture 2: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Lecture 3: Friday, April 20, 2018

Daily receptions are 4pm

Pure Math Lectures

April 23-25, 2018 4:30-5:30pm

Sylvia Serfaty

New York University

Lecture 1: Monday, April 23, 2018

Lecture 2: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Lecture 3: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Daily receptions are 4pm

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