Annual Charles R. DePrima Memorial Lecture in Mathematics

 

2016/17   26th Annual Memorial Lecture 

Dr. Nalini Joshi

"Symmetry Through Geometry"

 

2015/16   25th Annual Memorial Lecture 

Dr.Larry Guth

"Hard Open Problems in Euclidean Geometry"

 

2014/15   24th Annual Memorial Lecture

Dr. David Gabai

"Poincare's work on Topology" 

 

2013/14    23rd Annual Memorial Lecture

Dr. Tom Apostol

"Geometric Snapshots from Ancient Times to Modern Times" 

 

2012/13   22nd Annual Memorial Lecture
Dr. Bjorn Poonen

"Undecideability in Number Theory" 

 

2011/12   21st Annual Memorial Lecture

Dr. Gunther Cornelissen

"Close Encounters with Tori"

 

2010/11   20th Annual Memorial Lecture 

Dr. Benjamin Weiss

"The Road Coloring Problem and Symbolic Dynamics"

 

2009/10   19th Annual Memorial Lecture

Dr. Don Zagier

"Zeta functions, periods, and Diophantine equations"

 

2008/09   18th Annual Memorial Lecture

Dr. Bernd Sturmfels

"Tropical Mathematics"

 

2007/08   17th Annual Memorial Lecuture

Dr. Benedict Gross

"Extending N! to functions on the real and p-adic numbers, and their values at rational arguments"

 

2006/07   16th Annual Memorial Lecture

Dr. Bradley Efron

"Baseball, Shakespeare, and Modern Statistical Theory"

 

2005/06   15th Annual Memorial Lecture

Dr. Roger Howe

"Birthdays, Curses and Primes "

 

2004/05   13th Annual Memorial Lecture

Jordan Ellenberg

"Diophantus, Fermat and Beyond"

 

2003/04   12th Annual Memorial Lecture

Peter Lax

"Multivariable Calculus Made Easy"

 

2002/03   11th Annual Memorial Lecture

Fan Chung Grahm

"Can You Hear the Shape of a Network?"

 

2001/02   10th Annual Memorial Lecture

Persi Diaconis 

"The Mathematics of Perfect Shuffles"

 

2000/01    9th Annual Memorial Lecture

Robert Osserman

"The Shape of the Universe

 

1999/00    8th Annual Memorial Lecture

Cleve Moler

"How Math Might Save Your Life"

 

1998/99    7th Annual Memorial Lecture

Leonid Rudin

"Mathematical Anatomy of Video"

 

1997/98    6th Annual Memorial Lecture

John Todd

"Charlie DePrima and us"

 

1996/97     5th Annual Memorial Lecture

Cathleen S. Morawetz

"Quadratic inequalities and their magical help"

 

1995/96    4th Annual Memorial Lecture

Basil Gordon

"Partitions in number theory, geometry, and graphs"

 

1994/95   3rd Annual Memorial Lecture

Tom Apostol

"What is the most suprising result in Mathematics"

 

1993/94    2nd Annual Memorial Lecture

Ray Redheffer 

"Information, Probability, and the Uniqueness of You and Me"

 

1992/93    Inaugural Memorial Lecture

Peter Lax

"Witty Mathematics"