ICCM Sze Lim Lectures - Mathematics and Science: The Abel and Nobel Prizes (10th January, 2018)

Date Posted: 
20 October, 2017

Speaker: Professor Bjorn Engquist (The University of Texas at Austin)

Date: 10 January 2018 (Wednesday)

Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Venue: LT3, Yasumoto International Academic Park (YIA), CUHK

Language: English

Prof. Bjorn Engquist

Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Foreign member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
Receipts of:
ICIAM Pioneer Prize
SIAM/AMS George David Birkhoff Prize in Applied Mathematics
SIAM/ETH Zurich Peter Henrici Prize
Celsius Gold Medal of the Royal Society of Sciences in Uppsala
Wallmark Prize of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
First SIAM Prize in Scientific Computing

In this Lecture, we will answer the questions:

  • Why is there no Nobel Prize in mathematics?
  • How did the Abel Prize get started?
  • How Scientific Computing comes into play with sophisticated mathematics?
  • You will see examples and future development involving big data.


Public Lecture

All are Welcome

No registration required

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