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Frontiers in Mathematics Lecture Series: Past Speakers

2014-2015

Alain Goriely   University of Oxford 
Zhenghan Wang   Microsoft Research 
Claude Bardos   University of Paris 

2013-2014

Persi Diaconis   Stanford University 
Mark Green   University of California, Los Angeles 
Andrei Agrachev   SISSA-ISAS, Italy 

2012-2013

Marc Rieffel   University of California, Berkeley 
Ricardo Nochetto   University of Minnesota 
John Boyd   University of Michigan 
David Colton   University of Delaware 
Shmuel Weinberger   University of Chicago 
Assaf Naor   Courant Institute 

2009-2010

Nigel Kalton University of Missouri Analysis
Gil Kalai Hebrew University and Yale University Combinatorics and Geometry
Alfio Quarteroni EPFL, Lausanne and Politecnico di Milano, Milan Numerical Analysis
Amos Ron University of Wisconsin Approximation Theory
Frank Natterer University of Münster Applied Mathematics
Michael Eastwood Australian National University Geometry

2008-2009

Toshikazu Sunada Meiji University Geometric Analysis
Roger Temam Indiana University Applied Mathematics
K. Soundararajan Stanford University Number Theory
H. Blaine Lawson, Jr. SUNY, Stonybrook Geometry
Michel BrionUniversity of Grenoble Algebraic Geometry

2007-2008

Borislav Bojanov   University of Sofia   Approximation Theory 
Ngaiming Mok   University of Hongkong   Geometry 
Jean-Pierre Demailly   University of Grenoble   Geometry 
Tai-Ping Liu   Academia Sinica(Taiwan)/Stanford   PDE 
John Smillie   Cornell University   Dynamical Systems 
Michael Larsen   Indiana University   Algebra 
Alexander Nagel   University of Wisconsin   Several Complex Variables 

2006-2007

Steve Zelditch   Johns Hopkins University   PDE/Mathematical Physics 
Edward Odell   University of Texas   Functional Analysis 
Nigel Higson   Penn State University   Operator Algebras 
Jonathan Keating   University of Bristol   Mathematical Physics 
Andrei Zelevinsky   Northeastern University   Representation Theory 
Yum-Tong Siu   Harvard University   Several Complex Variables 
Bernard Shiffman   Johns Hopkins University   Complex Analysis/Geometry 

2005-2006

Preda Mihailescu  Univ. Göttingen  Number Theory 
Nikolai Nikolskii  Univ. Bordeaux/Steklov Institute, St. Petersburg  Functional Analysis 
Richard Stanley MIT  Combinatorics 
Albert Cohen Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie  Harmonic Analysis/Applied Maths 
Roger Fosdick Univ. Minnesota  Mechanics 
Doron Lubinsky Georgia Tech  Approximation Theory 
Phillip Griffiths IAS  Geometry 
Gregori Margulis Yale University  Lie Groups 
Dietmar Bisch Vanderbilt University  Functional Analysis 

2004-2005

Stephan De Bièvre Université de Lille  Mathematical Physics 
Jack Snoeyink University of North Carolina  Computational Geometry 
Leonid Pastur Université de Paris Random Matrices 
Guoliang Yu Vanderbilt University  Noncommutative Geometry 
Anatole Katok Penn State University  Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory 
Mikhail Shubin Northeastern University  PDEs and Geometric Analysis 
Bernardo Cockburn University of Minnesota  Numerical Analysis 
Alex Lubotzky Hebrew University  Group Theory 
Joseph Silverman Brown University  Number Theory 
Artur Ekert University of Cambridge  Quantum Computation 

2003-2004

Harold Stark UCSD  Number Theory 
Michel Delfour University of Montreal  Control Theory 
Edward Effros UCLA Operator Spaces 
Jerzy Weyman Northeastern University  Algebraic Geometry 
Alexander Schrijver NRI, The Netherlands  Combinatorial Optimization 
Gunther Uhlmann University of Washington  Partial Differential Equations 
Efim Zelmanov UCSD  Algebra 
Vern Paulsen University of Houston  Functional Analysis 
Charles Chui University of Missouri, St. Louis  Approximation Theory 

2002-2003

Allan Pinkus Technion Approximation Theory 
Jean-Louis Loday Université de Strasbourg Algebra 
Bernard Chevreau Université de Bordeaux  Functional Analysis 
Alan Edelman MIT Computational Mathematics 
Guyan Robertson University of Newcastle Functional Analysis 
Ron Graham UCSD Combinatorics 
Yanyan Li Rutgers University Partial Differential Equations 
Jonathan Borwein Simon Fraser University Computational Analysis 
David Cox Amherst College Algebraic Geometry 

2001-2002

Bruno Buchberger Johannes Kepler University Mathematical Programming 
Aleksander Pelczynski Polish Academy of Sciences Functional Analysis 
Rostislav Grigorchuk Steklov Institute  Group Theory 
Gerhard Huisken University of Tübingen Differential Geometry 
Ulrich Langer Johannes Kepler University Numerical Analysis 
Joel Spencer Courant Institute Combinatorics 
Lawrence Sirovich Mount Sinai School of Medicine Applied Mathematics 
Herbert Clemens University of Utah Algebraic Geometry 
John Benedetto University of Maryland Harmonic Analysis 

2000-2001

Eitan Tadmor U. C. L. A. Numerical Analysis
Bruce Blackadar University of Nevada Operator Algebras
Edward Saff University of South Florida Approximation Theory 
Peter Constantin University of Chicago Partial Differential Equations 
Doron Zeilberger Temple University Combinatorics
Michael Range SUNY at Albany Several Complex Variables 
Anthony Lau University of Alberta  Abstract Harmonic Analysis 

1999-2000

Linda Rothschild U. C., San Diego Complex analysis
Vilmos Totik Bolyai Institute Approximation theory
Hyam Rubinstein University of Melbourne Low dimensional manifolds
Jindrich Necas Charles University Fluid dynamics
Thomas Bridges University of Surrey Control theory
Ciprian Foias Indiana University Operator theory
Stuart Antman University of Maryland Applied mathematics
Paul Baum Pennsylvania State University Operator algebras
John Guckenheimer Cornell University Dynamical systems
Günter Ziegler Technical University, Berlin Geometry

1998-1999

Belá Bollobás University of Memphis Graph theory
Kenneth Davidson University of Waterloo Operator algebras
Timothy Gowers Cambridge University Banach spaces
Roger Howe Yale University Lie groups
Jean-Pierre Rosay University of Wisconsin Complex analysis
James Stasheff University of North Carolina Algebraic topology
Nicole Tomczak-Jaegermann University of Alberta Banach spaces
Wolfgang Wendland University of Stuttgart Numerical analysis
John Wermer Brown University Complex analysis
Margaret Wright Lucent Technologies Optimization

1997-1998

William Arveson U. C., Berkeley Operator theory
Ronald DeVore University of South Carolina Approximation theory
Victor Kac M. I. T. Algebra
Steven Krantz Washington University Complex analysis
Peter Lax Courant Institute Partial differential equations
Claude LeBrun SUNY at Stony Brook Differential geometry
Peter Li U. C., Irvine Differential geometry
Joyce McLaughlin Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Inverse problems
Michael Struwe E. T. H., Zürich Differential geometry
Charles Weibel Rutgers University Algebraic K-theory
Christopher Zeeman Oxford University Dynamical systems

1996-1997

Yakov Eliashberg Stanford University Differential geometry
James Glimm SUNY at Stony Brook Applied mathematics
Richard Hain Duke University Algebraic geometry
William Jaco Oklahoma State University Algebraic topology
Rainer Kress University of Göttingen Inverse problems
Robert Moody University of Alberta Algebra
Sorin Popa U. C. L. A. Operator algebras
Karen Uhlenbeck University of Texas Differential geometry
Guido Weiss Washington University Harmonic analysis

1995-1996

Michael Artin M. I. T. Commutative algebra
Peter Borwein Simon Fraser University Approximation theory
Paul Erdös Hungarian Academy of Sciences Combinatorics
Robert Hardt Rice University Differential geometry
Blaine Lawson SUNY at Stony Brook Algebraic topology
Richard Schoen Stanford University Differential geometry
Bernd Sturmfels U. C., Berkeley Computational algebraic geometry
Mary Wheeler University of Texas Scientific computation

1994-1995

Randolph Bank U. C., San Diego Control theory
Uffe Haagerup Odense University Operator algebras
Sze-Bi Hsu National Tsinghua University Control theory
Mourad Ismail University of South Florida Special Functions
Robert Kohn Courant Institute Partial differential equations
Robert Krasny University of Michigan Fluid mechanics
James Lyness Argonne National Laboratory Numerical analysis
John Maddocks University of Maryland Applied mathematics
Michael Pedersen The Technical University of Denmark Partial differential equations
Lawrence Shepp AT&T Bell Laboratories Probability
Gang Tian Courant Institute Differential geometry
Vidar Thomée University of Goteborg Numerical analysis
Andries van der Walt University of Stellenbosch Ring theory
Glen Webb Vanderbilt University Mathematical biology
Richard Wiegandt Hungarian Academy of Sciences Ring theory
Nicholas Yannelis University of Illinois Mathematical economics

1993-1994

David Barrett University of Michigan Complex analysis
Alain Bensoussan I. N. R. I. A. Stochastic analysis
James Bramble Cornell University Numerical analysis
Wolfgang Dahmen University of Aachen Approximation theory
Ingrid Daubechies Rutgers University Wavelets
Edward Fadell University of Wisconsin Algebraic topology
Andrew Granville University of Georgia Number theory
John Meldrum Edinburgh University Ring theory
Charles Micchelli IBM Watson Research Center Approximation theory
Günther Pilz Johannes Kepler University Ring theory
Gilbert Strang M. I. T. Numerical analysis
Steven Weintraub Louisiana State University Algebraic topology
Brian White Stanford University Geometric analysis

1992-1993

Richard Askey University of Wisconsin Special Functions
Steven Bell Purdue University Complex analysis
David Colton University of Delaware Inverse problems
Ciprian Foias Indiana University Operator theory
Martin Gutzwiller IBM Watson Research Center Dynamical systems
Richard Miranda Colorado State University Algebraic geometry
Georg Rieger University of Hanover Number theory
Mary Rudin University of Wisconsin Topology
Walter Rudin University of Wisconsin Complex analysis
Allan Sinclair Edinburgh University Operator algebras
John Tate University of Texas Number theory
Dan Voiculescu U. C., Berkeley Operator algebras
Homer Walker Utah State University Numerical analysis