University of California, Irvine

Department of Mathematics

Distinguished Lecture Series

2006-2007

John Coates

Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics

University of Cambridge

John Coates has held faculty positions at a number of prestigious universities including Harvard University, Stanford University and the University of Cambridge, where he is currently the Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics. He has had numerous honors bestowed upon him. In 1985, he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of London. The following year, he was appointed to the Sadleirian Chair of Mathematics as well as a fellow of Emmanuel College in Cambridge. From 1988 to 1990, Professor Coates served as the President of the London Mathematical Society, after which he served as the Vice-president of the International Mathematical Union, until 1994. He was awarded the Senior Whitehead Prize of the LMS in 1997 for his fundamental research in number theory and for his many contributions to mathematical life both in the UK and internationally.

Public Lecture

Non-commutative Iwasawa theory

Thursday, May 10, 2006 MSTB 254

Public Lecture 4:00 p.m.

Reception and refreshments at 3:30 p.m.

For information contact Siran Kousherian at (949) 824-2515 or skousher@math.uci.edu

http://www.math.uci.edu/