|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.
2013 DiPrima Lecture:
to October 7, 2013
Monday, March 25, 2013, 4-5pm Amos Eaton 214
Speaker: Peter Constantin (Princeton University)
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"