Apr. 14, 2021
Special lecture by Fields Medalist Cédric Villani
Jun. 10, 2014
Fields Medalist Dr. Villani
Explanation of equations with witty photos
The Fields Medal is the world’s most authoritative award in the sphere of mathematics, and is presented once every four years to mathematicians aged no more than 40 who have made outstanding achievements in research. Dr. Villani received the honor in 2010 for the results of his studies concerning Landau damping and the Boltzmann equation. In his lecture, which drew an audience of more than 120, he described these studies and his current activities.