Simons Lecture Series

2012 Lectures

Alexander Lubotzky Hebrew University of Jerusalem

May 2-4

4:30-5:30pm

Expanders In Pure Mathematics

  • Lecture 1: May 2, Room 32-123

    Expander graphs

  • Lecture 2: May 3, Room 4-370

    Expander graphs in number theory

  • Lecture 3: May 4, Room 34-101

    Expander graphs in geometry

László Lovász Eötvös Loránd University

May 7-9

4:30-5:30pm

Large Graphs and Their Limits

  • Lecture 1: May 7, Room 3-270

    What are graph limits, and why are they useful?

  • Lecture 2: May 8, Room 4-370

    Graph limits and extremal graph theory

  • Lecture 3: May 9, Room 4-370

    Algorithms for very large graphs

Simons Lecture Poster 2012
Simons Lecture Poster 2012

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