Simons Lecture Series

2011 Lectures

Steven Strogatz Cornell University

April 20-22

4:30-5:30pm

Sync, Balance, and Blog

  • Lecture 1: April 20, Room 34-101

    Coupled oscillators that synchronize themselves

  • Lecture 2: April 21, Room 4-370

    Social networks that balance themselves

  • Lecture 3: April 22, Room 34-101

    Blogging about math for the New York Times

Manjul Bhargava Princeton University

April 25-27

4:30-5:30pm

Orbits of Group Representations and Arithmetic

  • Lecture 1: April 25, Room 34-101

    From Gauss composition to prehomogeneous spaces

  • Lecture 2: April 26, Room 4-370

    Coregular spaces and algebraic curves

  • Lecture 3: April 27, Room 34-101

    The average rank of elliptic curves

Simons Lecture Poster 2011
Simons Lecture Poster 2011

Simons Lectures Over the Years


2022: Bhargav Bhatt, Cynthia Dwork

2020: (postponed) Bhargav Bhatt, Cynthia Dwork

2019: June Huh, Alexander Barvinok

2018: Stephen Boyd, Sylvia Serfaty

2017: Yuval Peres, Martin Hairer

2016: Michael P. Brenner, Maryam Mirzakhani (cancelled due to illness)

2015: Leslie Greengard, Laure Saint-Raymond

2014: Daniel Spielman, Ben Green

2013: Emmanuel Candès, Raphaël Rouquier

2012: Alexander Lubotzky, László Lovász

2011: Steven Strogatz, Manjul Bhargava

2010: Peter Winkler, Andrei Okounkov

2009: Étienne Ghys, Robert Shapire

2008: Peter Teichner, John Conway

2007: Terry Tao, David Donoho

2006: Akshay Venkatesh, Yves Couder

2005: Noga Alon, Nigel Hitchin

2004: Wendelin Werner

2003: Grigory Perelman

2002: Robert MacPherson

2001 Fall: Peter Shor

2001 Spring: Laurent Lafforgue