PIMS & Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Welcome: Cedric Villani - The Hidden Beauty of Mathematics
- Start Date: 05/02/2017
- End Date: 05/05/2017
University of British Columbia
Cédric Villani is the Director of the Institut Henri Poincaré, France’s prime and oldest international institute for research in mathematical sciences.He has received many mathematical awards, including the Fields Medal in 2010, often considered the most prestigious in mathematics. His books on gas theory and optimal transport theory have become classics.
Tuesday May 2, 7:00pm: Peter Wall Lecture at Vogue Theatre
Wednesday May 3, 3:00pm: PIMS Math Seminar at UBC (details tbc)
Friday May 5, 3:00pm: PIMS Distinguished Lecture at UBC (details tbc)
All events are free and open to the public!