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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.

DiPrima Lectures:

  • Monday, September 23, 2013, 4-5pm Amos Eaton 214
  • Speaker: Alex Mogilner (UC Davis)

    Title: "Mathematical Models of Cell Movements"

    Host: Peter Kramer


  • Monday, October 7, 2013, 4-5pm Amos Eaton 214
  • Speaker: Peter Constantin (Princeton University)

    Title: "Anomalous Dissipation"

    Host: Yuri Lvov


    Past DiPrima Lectures:

  • April 25, 2011
  • Speaker: Dimitri Bertsekas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Title: "Incremental Gradient, Subgradient, and Proximal Methods for Convex Optimization: A Survey"


  • April 5, 2010
  • Speaker: Howard Stone, Princeton UnIversity

    Title: "Surprises in viscous flows: from charged drops to bacteria in curved channel flows"


  • March 30, 2009
  • Speaker: John Bush, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Title: "Surface Tension in Biology"


  • April 10, 2006
  • Speaker: Michael Shelley, Courant Institute

    Title: "Bodies Interacting with and through Fluids"


  • March 25, 2005
  • Speaker: George Papanicolaou, Stanford University

    Title: "Adaptive Interferometric Imaging"


  • April 5, 2004
  • Speaker: Gunther Uhlmann, University of Washington

    Title: "Electrical Impedance Tomography and Travel Time Tomography"


  • 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 Uncertainty"


  • November 12, 1997
  • Speaker: Joseph 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, London

    Title: "Typhoons, Hurricans, and Fluid Mechanics"


  • November 6, 1995
  • Speaker: Stephen 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 Peaked Solitons"


  • October 5, 1992
  • Speaker: Michael J. Todd, Cornell University

    Title: "Barrier Functions, Metrics, and Projections for Linear Programming Problems"


  • October 7, 1991
  • Speaker: Alexandre J. Chorin, University of California, Berkeley

    Title: "Percolation, Polymers and Turbulence"


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