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:

2016 |
Haim Brezis, Rutgers University (USA), The Technion (Israel), University of Paris VI (France). Lecture date: April 13, 17:00 Title: Old-new perspectives on the winding number - Where Cauchy, Fourier, Sobolev and Bourgain meet |

2015 |
Alex Lubotzki, Einstein Institute of Mathematics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Lecture date: April 1, 17:00 Title: High dimensional expanders and Ramanujan complexes |

2014 |
Elon Lindenstrauss, Einstein Institute of Mathematics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Lecture date: April 2, 17:00 Title: Random Walks Using Isometries, Self Similar Measures, and Spectral Gap |

2013 |
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. |

2012 |
Ronald R. Coifman, Departments of Mathematics and of Computer Science, Yale University. Title: Geometric Harmonic Analysis on High Dimensional Point Clouds |

2011 |
Avi Wigderson, Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton. Title: Geometry and Theoretical Computer Science. |

2010 |
Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University. Title: The Regularity Lemma of Szemeredi and Grothendieck type Inequalities. |

2009 |
Terence Tao, University of California, Los Angeles. Title: Recent Progress in the Spectral Distribution of Random Matrices. |

2008 |
Wendelin Werner, University of Paris-Sud Orsay. Title: Drawing and Coloring Large Pictures at Random. |

2007 |
Robert J. Aumann, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Title: Strategic Information Theory: Repeated Games with Incomplete Information. |

2006 |
Richard V. Kadison, University of Pennsylvania. Title: Re-examining the Pythagorean Theorem ? a Functional Analyst's View. |

2005 |
Samuel Karlin, Stanford University. Title: The Mathematics of Bioinformatics. |

2004 |
Don Zagier, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn. Title: From Modular Forms to Cohomology. |

2003 |
David Kazhdan, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Harvard University. Title: Theory of representations and algebraic geometry. |

2001 |
Andrew R. Casson, Yale University. Title: Some Mysteries of Low-Dimensional Topology. |

2000 |
Louis Nirenberg, Courant Institute of Mathematics. Title: Estimates for Composite Material. |

1999 |
Hillel Furstenberg, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Title: Fractal Geometry, Dimension, and Information Theory. |

1998 |
Seppo Rickman, University of Helsinki. Title: Geometric Decomposition Spaces and Maps of Bounded Length Distortion. |

1997 |
Charles Fefferman, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. Title: Conformal Invariants in N Dimensions. |

1996 |
Enrico Bombieri, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. Title: Is Number Theory as Easy as ABC. |

1995 |
Joan Birman, Columbia University. Title: What's Happening in Knot Theory? |

1994 |
Olli Lehto, University of Helsinki. Title: Classical Function Theory and Quasiconformal Mappings. |

1993 |
Michael O. Rabin, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Harvard University. Title: Computational Aspects of Classical Number-Theoretic Theorems. |

1992 |
Frederick W. Gehring, University of Michigan. Title: Isolation in Discrete Mobius Groups. |

1991 |
Walter K. Hayman, University of York, UK. Title: The Conformal Mapping of Long Quadrilaterals and Thick Annuli. |

1990 |
Lars V. Ahlfors, Harvard University. Title: Power Series in a Jordan Algebra. |

1989 |
Beno Eckmann, ETH, Zurich. Title: The Euler Characteristic?Theme and Variations. |

1988 |
Lipman Bers, Columbia University. Title: Introduction to Quasiconformal Mappings and Their Applications. |

1987 |
Professor Paul Erdös, Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Title: Interpolation and Extremal Properties of Polynomials. |