The Elisha Netanyahu Memorial Lecture Series was established to honor the memory of the mathematician Elisha Netanyahu (1912-1986), who served the Technion from 1946 until his retirement in 1980.
The following is the list of distinguished mathematicians who have presented lectures in this series:
Efim Zelmanov, Departments of Mathematics University of California, San Diego.|
Lecture date: April 10, 17:00
Title: Infinite Dimensional Superalgebras
Abstract: We will discuss various classification theories involving infinite dimensional Lie and Jordan superalgebras.
Ronald R. Coifman, Departments of Mathematics and of Computer Science, Yale University.|
Title: Geometric Harmonic Analysis on High Dimensional Point Clouds
Avi Wigderson, Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton.|
Title: Geometry and Theoretical Computer Science.
Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University.|
Title: The Regularity Lemma of Szemeredi and Grothendieck type Inequalities.
Terence Tao, University of California, Los Angeles.|
Title: Recent Progress in the Spectral Distribution of Random Matrices.
Wendelin Werner, University of Paris-Sud Orsay.|
Title: Drawing and Coloring Large Pictures at Random.
Robert J. Aumann, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.|
Title: Strategic Information Theory: Repeated Games with Incomplete Information.
Richard V. Kadison, University of Pennsylvania.|
Title: Re-examining the Pythagorean Theorem — a Functional Analyst's View.
Samuel Karlin, Stanford University.|
Title: The Mathematics of Bioinformatics.
Don Zagier, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn.|
Title: From Modular Forms to Cohomology.
David Kazhdan, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Harvard University.|
Title: Theory of representations and algebraic geometry.
Andrew R. Casson, Yale University.|
Title: Some Mysteries of Low-Dimensional Topology.
Louis Nirenberg, Courant Institute of Mathematics.|
Title: Estimates for Composite Material.
Hillel Furstenberg, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.|
Title: Fractal Geometry, Dimension, and Information Theory.
Seppo Rickman, University of Helsinki.|
Title: Geometric Decomposition Spaces and Maps of Bounded Length Distortion.
Charles Fefferman, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.|
Title: Conformal Invariants in N Dimensions.
Enrico Bombieri, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.|
Title: Is Number Theory as Easy as ABC.
Joan Birman, Columbia University.|
Title: What's Happening in Knot Theory?
Olli Lehto, University of Helsinki.|
Title: Classical Function Theory and Quasiconformal Mappings.
Michael O. Rabin, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Harvard University.|
Title: Computational Aspects of Classical Number-Theoretic Theorems.
Frederick W. Gehring, University of Michigan.|
Title: Isolation in Discrete Mobius Groups.
Walter K. Hayman, University of York, UK.|
Title: The Conformal Mapping of Long Quadrilaterals and Thick Annuli.
Lars V. Ahlfors, Harvard University.|
Title: Power Series in a Jordan Algebra.
Beno Eckmann, ETH, Zurich.|
Title: The Euler Characteristic—Theme and Variations.
Lipman Bers, Columbia University.|
Title: Introduction to Quasiconformal Mappings and Their Applications.
Professor Paul Erdös, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.|
Title: Interpolation and Extremal Properties of Polynomials.