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.

This year's lecture will be delivered
by Prof. **Elon Lindenstrauss** of the Einstein Institute of Mathematics at
The Hebrew University.

**Abstract**:
"**Random Walks Using Isometries, Self Similar
Measures, and Spectral Gap**"

**Date & Poster: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 17:00,
Auditorium 233, Amado Mathematics building.**

The following is the list of distinguished
mathematicians who have presented lectures in this series:

2013 |
Efim
Zelmanov, Departments of Mathematics University of California, San Diego. Title:
Infinite Dimensional Superalgebras |

2012 |
Ronald
R. Coifman, Yale University. |

2011 |
Avi
Wigderson, Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton. |

2010 |
Noga
Alon, Tel Aviv University. |

2009 |
Terence
Tao, University of California, Los Angeles. |

2008 |
Wendelin
Werner, University of Paris-Sud Orsay. |

2007 |
Robert
J. Aumann, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. |

2006 |
Richard
V. Kadison, University of Pennsylvania. |

2005 |
Samuel
Karlin, Stanford University. |

2004 |
Don
Zagier, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn. |

2003 |
David
Kazhdan, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Harvard University. |

2001 |
Andrew
R. Casson, Yale University. |

2000 |
Louis
Nirenberg, Courant Institute of Mathematics. |

1999 |
Hillel
Furstenberg, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. |

1998 |
Seppo
Rickman, University of Helsinki. |

1997 |
Charles
Fefferman, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. |

1996 |
Enrico
Bombieri, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. |

1995 |
Joan
Birman, Columbia University. |

1994 |
Olli
Lehto, University of Helsinki. |

1993 |
Michael
O. Rabin, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Harvard University. |

1992 |
Frederick
W. Gehring, University of Michigan. |

1991 |
Walter
K. Hayman, University of York, UK. |

1990 |
Lars
V. Ahlfors, Harvard University. |

1989 |
Beno
Eckmann, ETH, Zurich. |

1988 |
Lipman
Bers, Columbia University. |

1987 |
Professor
Paul Erdös, Hungarian Academy of Sciences. |