WALL EXCHANGE with Cédric Villani: The Hidden Beauty of Mathematics

WALL EXCHANGE with Cédric Villani: The Hidden Beauty of Mathematics

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May 02, 2017
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7:00 pm
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WALL EXCHANGE with Cédric Villani: The Hidden Beauty of Mathematics
May 2nd, 2017
Free Admission (Must arrive before 6:4PM)

 

It has been said that mathematics is the poetry of science. Professor Cédric Villani will discuss the interface between mathematics and art, showing how both these disciplines seek to illuminate hidden beauty in the world.

Cédric Villani is the Director of the Institut Henri Poincaré, France’s prime and oldest international institute for research in mathematical sciences. He has received many mathematical awards, including the Fields Medal in 2010, often considered the most prestigious in mathematics. Prof. Villani is a specialist of mathematical analysis applied to problems of statistical physics, geometry and probability. His books on gas theory and optimal transport theory have become classics.

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