ICCM Sze Lim Lectures - Mathematics and Science: The Abel and Nobel Prizes (10th January, 2018)
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
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
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.
All are Welcome
No registration required
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