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19/06/1998 23/06/1998

Interdisciplinary symposium: "Mathematics in the Sciences"

Universität Leipzig
Raum n.n.

The Andrejewski Foundation and the Max-Planck-Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences (MIS) announce an outstanding interdisciplinary symposium

Mathematics in the Sciences

from June 19 until June 23, 1998 in Leipzig. The goal of this symposium is to promote the flow of ideas between mathematics and the sciences in both directions and to open new perspectives for the future.
The symposium will be opened by Friedrich Hirzebruch (MPI for Mathematics Bonn).
The organizing committee consists of Jürgen Jost, Stefan Müller, Eberhard Zeidler (MIS Leipzig), and representing the Andrejewski Foundation, Bodo Geyer (Leipzig University) and Dieter Lüst (Humboldt University Berlin).

Program

Jun 19, 1998
10:30 - 11:30 Yakov Sinai (Princeton University)
14:00 - 15:00 Arthur Jaffe (Harvard University)
15:30 - 16:30 Luc Tartar (Carnegie Mellon University / MIS Leipzig)
Jun 20, 1998
10:00 - 11:00 Sir Roger Penrose (University of Oxford)
11:30 - 12:30 Sir Michael Atiyah (University of Edinburgh)
14:00 - 15:00 Manfred Eigen (Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen)
15:30 - 16:30 Bernard de Wit (Utrecht University)
17:00 - 18:00 Julius Wess (Max-Planck-Institute for Physics Werner Heisenberg, Munich)
Jun 21, 1998
10:00 - 11:00 Alain Connes (IHES, Bures-sur-Yvette)
11:30 - 12:30 Elliot Lieb (Princeton University)
14:00 - 15:00 Mikhail Gromov (IHES, Bures-sur-Yvette)
15:30 - 16:30 Abhay Ashtekar (Penn State University)
Jun 22, 1998
10:00 - 11:00 Srinivasa Varadhan (Courant Institute)
11:30 - 12:30 Randolph Bank (University of San Diego)
14:00 - 15:00 Richard James (University of Minnesota)
15:30 - 16:30 John Ball (Oxford University)
Jun 23, 1998
10:00 - 11:00 David Ruelle (IHES, Bures-sur-Yvette)
11:30 - 12:30 Bernard Frederik Schutz (Max-Planck-Institute Albert Einstein for Gravitational Physics, Potsdam)
14:00 - 15:00 Helmut Hofer (Courant Institute)
15:30 - 16:30 Anatole Katok (Penn State University)

Scientific Organizers

Jürgen Jost

Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften

Stefan Müller

Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences

Eberhard Zeidler

Max-Planck-Institut für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften