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University of California, Irvine

Department of Mathematics

Distinguished Lecture Series 2006-2007

**Kenneth Ribet**

Professor

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