UW-PIMS Colloquium: Cédric Villani

  • Date: 05/01/2017

Cédric Villani, Institut Henri Poincaré & Université de Lyon


Cédric Villani is the director of the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris and a professor of mathematics at the Université de Lyon. His work on partial differential equations and various topics in mathematical physics has been honored by a number of awards, including the Fermat Prize and the Henri Poincaré Prize. He received the Fields Medal in 2010 for results concerning Landau damping and the Boltzmann equation.


University of Washington


Of Triangles, Gases, Prices and Men


The surprising encounter of three fields of research, namely non-Euclidean geometry, statistical physics and mathematical economy, and a reflection on the human drivers behind mathematical research.

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Location: GUG 220