THE 2016-2017 DR. F. RONALD AND HELEN E. BRITTON LECTURES
FREDERICK R. ADLEROctober 25-28, 20163:30 - 4:30 pmVideos of this years talks:
| Dr. F. Ronald Britton was a former Professor of Mathematics at McMaster, and served as Chair of the Department of Mathematics. After his retirement, he endowed our annual Britton Lectures in memory of his late wife Helen E. Britton. The Britton Lectures have provided the University with a series of distinguished invited speakers since its beginning in 1978. |
Past Britton Lecture Series:
2015-2016 | Ingrid Daubechies | Selected Topics in Applied Mathematics |
2014-2015 | Craig Evans | Nonlinearity and partial differential equations: some recent perspectives |
2013-2014 | Henri Darmon | Elliptic curves and Artin representations |
2012–2013 | Martin Bridson | |
2011–2012 | S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan | Some infinite or large dimensional problems. Interacting particle systems. |
2010–2011 | Gerhard Huisken | Analytic and geometric properties of mean curvature flow |
2009–2010 | Nick Trefethen | Numerical computation with a sense of history |
2008–2009 | Ravi Vakil | Moduli spaces in algebraic geometry |
2007–2008 | Chris Rogers | Optimal investment |
2006–2007 | Donald Dawson | Stochastic population systems and measure-valued processes |
2005–2006 | Toniann Pitassi | Propositional proof complexity |
2004–2005 | David Rand | Mathematical challenges of systems biology |
2003–2004 | Dr. Haim Brezis | The Ginzburg-Landau model: An amazing source of new problems and results in analysis & topology |
2002–2003 | John Coates | Iwasawa algebras and arithmetic |
2001–2002 | Robion Kirby | Lectures on Ozsvath and Szabo's Floer-homology for 3-manifolds |
2000–2001 | David Brillinger | Random process data analysis: concepts & examples |
1999–2000 | Peter Schneider | p-adic representation theory |
1998–1999 | David C. Brydges | Analysis with functional integrals |
1997–1998 | Neil S. Trudinger | Isoperimetric inequalities & Hessian operators |
1996–1997 | Anand Pillay | Model theory, algebra & number theory: some recent interactions |
1995–1996 | R.V. Moody | Meyer sets and aperiodic crystals |
1994–1995 | Carlos E. Kenig | Oscillatory integrals and non-linear dispersive differential equations |
1993–1994 | Ronnie Lee | Instantons and three-manifolds |
1992–1993 | Joseph J. Kohn | Pseudodifferential operators and several complex variables |
1991–1992 | Ronald L. Graham | Quasi-randomness in combinatorics |
1990–1991 | Samuel Karlin | Mathematical & statistical problems associated with protein and DNA sequences |
1989–1990 | Michael Aizenman | Adventures in statistical mechanics |
1988–1989 | Richard M. Schoen | Variational problems for Riemannian metrics |
1987–1988 | Victor P. Snaith | Artin L-functions |
1986–1987 | Jerry L. Bona | Solitons |
1985–1986 | Frank H. Clarke | Non-smooth optimization |
1984–1985 | C.R. Rao | Characterizations of probability distributions |
1983–1984 | Dana S. Scott | Logic and computing |
1982–1983 | Marvin Shinbrot | The Boltzmann equation |
1981–1982 | Louis Nirenberg | Variational and topological methods in nonlinear problems |
1980–1981 | Peter J. Hilton | Nilpotency as a link between group theory and homotopy theory |
1979–1980 | Ian N. Sneddon | Integral transforms and fractional integration in elasticity theory |
1978–1979 | Paul L. Butzer | The Banach-Steinhaus theorem, generalizations of the Shannon sampling theorem |