# 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**

**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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