04/04/2011 - 12:00am

University of California, Irvine
Department of Mathematics
Distinguished Lecture Series

Charles Fefferman
Herbert Jones University Professor
Princeton University

Professor Charles Fefferman will be visiting the Department of Mathematics from April 5th through April 8 th as part of the Department's Distinguished Lecture Series. He will be giving two talks.

Professor Charles Fefferman is the Herbert Jones University Professor at the Princeton University Department of Mathematics. Dr. Fefferman earned his Bachelor's degree in physics and mathematics at the age of 17, and his PhD in mathematics at the age of 20 from Princeton University. He has received numerous prestigious honors and awards, including the Alan T. Waterman Award, the Fields medal for his work in mathematical analysis, the Salem Prize, Bôcher Memorial Prize and the Stefan Bergman prize. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

General Talk:
Interpolation of Data by Smooth Functions
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
4:00pm in RH 306
Reception immediately after talk

Specialized Talk:
The Breakdown Problem for the Muskat Equation
Thursday, April 7, 2011
4:00pm in NS2 1201
Reception immediately after talk

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