05/24/2007 - 12:00am

University of California, Irvine
Department of Mathematics
Distinguished Lecture Series 2006-2007

Kenneth Ribet
University of California, Berkeley
Kenneth Ribet has been a professor at UC Berkeley since 1978. During his career, he has received many prestigious honors and awards. In 1985, he received the department's Distinguished Teaching Award. In 1988, he was inducted as a Vigneron d'honneur by the Jurade de Saint Emilion. He was awarded the Fermat Prize in 1989. In 1997, he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The following year Professor Ribet received an honorary PhD from Brown University. In 2000, he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. In addition to his research and teaching, Kenneth Ribet also serves on the editorial boards of Springer book series, including the Graduate Texts in Mathematics series, and on the boards of a number of research journals in mathematics.

Public Lecture
Recent progress on Serre's conjectures
Thursday, May 24, 2007
MSTB 254
Public Lecture at 4:00 p.m.
Reception and refreshments at 3:30 p.m.

For information contact
the Math Department at (949) 824-5503
or visit http://www.math.uci.edu