05/04/2011 - 12:00am

University of California, Irvine
Department of Mathematics
Distinguished Lecture Series

Michael Christ
University of California, Berkeley

Professor Michael Christ is a Professor of Mathematics at UC Berkeley. He earned his B.S. from Harvey Mudd College and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He had received numerous honors and awards, including an NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award and a Sloan Fellowship in 1986, the 1997 Bergman Prize from the AMS, and a Miller Research Professorship for 2000-2001. In 2002, he received the Mathematics Distinguished Teaching Award from the Mathematics Undergraduate Student Association at UC Berkeley. He also received a 2004 Distinguished Teaching Award by the Office of Educational Development at UC Berkeley. He has been an invited lecturer twice at the International Congress of Mathematicians, first in Kyoto in 1990 and then in Berlin in 1998. In 2007, he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His areas of research are harmonic analysis, partial differential equations, and complex analysis in several variables.

General Talk:
Extremizers and Near-extremizers for the
Radon Transform --- A Tale of Three Operators

Thursday, May 5, 2011
4:00pm in NS2 1201
Reception in the same room immediately after the talk

Specialized Talk:
Regularity of solutions of a nonstandard Euler-Lagrange equation
Friday, May 6, 2011
4:00pm in RH 306
Reception at 3:30pm in RH 306

For information contact
the Math Department at (949) 824-5503
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