Ahlfors Lecture series
October 5/6, 2009, Organizers: H-T Yau and S-T Yau
Harvard University, Hall D
Peter Lax is professor emeritus at the Courant Institute of Mathematical
Sciences, New York University.
He won the National Medal of Science 1986, the Wolf Prize 1987 and
the Abel Prize 2005.
October 5, 2009: Public Lecture 4:30 pm in SC Hall D||
Formation and Propagation of Shock waves, the Role of
Entropy: A History of Shock Waves and its Future Development
October 6, 2009: 2:45-3:45 PM in SC 507:|| Degenerate Matrices
This is a Lecture series in honor of
Lars Ahlfors (1907-1996)
who was William Caspar Graustein Professor of Mathematics at
Harvard University from 1946-1977. He won the fields medal in 1936 and
the Wolf prize in 1981. |