|Richard C. DiPrima Lecture
Each year the Department of Mathematical Sciences holds
a special lecture in honor of Professor Richard C. DiPrima,
who was a professor in the Math Sciences Department and
started as chair of the department in 1972.
Monday, February 1, 2016, 4-5pm Amos Eaton 214
Speaker: Randall J. LeVeque (University of Washington
Title: "Tsunami Modeling and Hazard Assessment"
Host: Rongjie Lai
Past DiPrima Lectures:
Thursday, April 9, 2015, 4-5pm Amos Eaton 214
Mahadevan (Harvard University)
Growth and Form: Biology, Physics and Mathematics"
Host: Don Schwendeman
Monday, September 23, 2013, 4-5pm Amos Eaton 214
Mogilner (UC Davis)
Models of Cell Movements"
Host: Peter Kramer
Monday, October 7, 2013, 4-5pm Amos Eaton 214
Constantin (Princeton University)
Host: Yuri Lvov
April 25, 2011
Bertsekas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Gradient, Subgradient, and Proximal Methods for Convex
Optimization: A Survey
April 5, 2010
Stone, Princeton UnIversity
in viscous flows: from charged drops to bacteria in curved
March 30, 2009
Bush, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Tension in Biology"
April 10, 2006
Shelley, Courant Institute
Title: "Bodies Interacting with and through Fluids"
March 25, 2005
Papanicolaou, Stanford University
Title: "Adaptive Interferometric Imaging"
April 5, 2004
Uhlmann, University of Washington
Title: "Electrical Impedance Tomography and Travel Time
February 25, 2002
Speaker: Jonathan Chapman, Unversity of Oxford
Title: "Macroscopic Models of Superconductivity"
April 17, 2000
Speaker: James Glimm, SUNY
at Stony Brook
Title: "Prediction, Error Models and the Quantification of
November 12, 1997
Pedlosky, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
Title: "Oceanic abyssal flow in the presence of mid-ocean
ridges: theoy and laboratory experiments"
February 27, 1997
Speaker: Sir James Lighthill, University College,
Title: "Typhoons, Hurricans, and Fluid Mechanics"
November 6, 1995
H. Davis, Northwestern University
Title: "Long-Scale Evolution of Thin Liquid Films"
September 19, 1994
Speaker: George Carrier, Harvard University
Title: "Tsunamis Again, Already"
October 4, 1993
Speaker: Darryl D.
Holm, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Title: "A New Integrable Shallow Water Equation with
October 5, 1992
J. Todd, Cornell University
Title: "Barrier Functions, Metrics, and Projections for
Linear Programming Problems"
October 7, 1991
J. Chorin, University of California, Berkeley
Title: "Percolation, Polymers and Turbulence"