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:

**Professor Avi Wigderson**, Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton.

**Lecture date:**May 11, 17:00.Title: *Geometry and Theoretical Computer Science**Abstract*

**Professor Noga Alon**, Tel Aviv University.

**Lecture date:**May 17, 17:00.Title: *The Regularity Lemma of Szemeredi and Grothendieck type Inequalities**Abstract*

**Professor Terence Tao**, University of California, Los Angeles.

**Lecture date:**March 25, 17:00.Title: *Recent Progress in the Spectral Distribution of Random Matrices**Abstract*

**Professor Wendelin Werner**, University of Paris.

**Lecture date:**February 28, 17:00.

Title:*Drawing and Coloring Large Pictures at Random*

**Professor Robert J Aumann**, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Title:*Strategic Information Theory: Repeated Games with Incomplete Information*

**Professor Richard V. Kadison**, University of Pennsylvania

Title:*Re-examining the Pythagorean Theorem - a Functional Analyst's View*

**Professor Samuel Karlin**, Stanford university

Title:*The Mathematics of Bioinformatics*

**Professor Don Zagier**, Max-Planck-Institut fur Mathematik.

Title:*From Modular Forms to Cohomology*

**Professor David Kazhdan**, The Hebrew University, Harvard University,

MacArthur fellow.

Title:*Theory of representations and algebraic geometry*

**Professor Andrew R. Casson**, Yale University,

Recipient of the Veblen Prize.

Title:*Some Mysteries of Low-Dimensional Topology*

**Professor Louis Nirenberg**, Courant Institute of Mathematics,

Recipient of the Crafoord Prize.

Title:*Estimates for Composite Material*

**Professor Hillel Furstenberg**, Hebrew University of Jerusalem,

Recipient of the Harvey Prize in Science and Technology.

Title:*Fractal Geometry, Dimension, and Information Theory*

**Professor Seppo Rickman**, University of Helsinki.

Title:*Geometric Decomposition Spaces and Maps of Bounded Length Distortion*

**Professor Charles Fefferman**, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton,

Recipient of the Fields Medal.

Title:*Conformal Invariants in N Dimensions*

**Professor Enrico Bombieri**, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton,

Recipient of the Fields Medal.

Title:*Is Number Theory as Easy as ABC?*

**Professor Joan Birman**, Columbia University,

Recipient of a Technion Honorary Doctorate.

Title:*What's Happening in Knot Theory?*

**Professor Olli Lehto**, University of Helsinki, Member of the Finnish Academy of Sciences.

Title:*Classical Function Theory and Quasiconformal Mappings*

**Professor Michael O. Rabin**, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Harvard University,

Recipient of the ACM Turing Award in Computer Science and the Harvey Prize in Science and Technology.

Title:*Computational Aspects of Classical Number-Theoretic Theorems*

**Professor Fredrick W. Gehring**, University of Michigan.

Title:*Isolation in Discrete Mobius Groups*

**Professor Walter K. Hayman**, FRS, University of York.

Title:.*The Conformal Mapping of Long Quadrilaterals and Thick Annuli*

**Professor Lars V. Ahlfors**, Harvard University,

Recipient of the Fields Medal and the Wolf Foundation Prize.

Title:.*Power Series in a Jordan Algebra*

**Professor Beno Eckmann**, ETH, Zurich,

Recipient of a Technion Honorary Doctorate.

Title:*The Euler Characteristic—Theme and Variations*

**Professor Lipman Bers**, Columbia University.

Title:.*Introduction to Quasiconformal Mappings and Their Applications*

**Professor Paul Erdos**, Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences,

Recipient of the Wolf Foundation Prize and a Technion Honorary Doctorate.

Title:.*Interpolation and Extremal Properties of Polynomials*

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