Henri Poincaré Distinguished Lectures

Established in 2013, the Henri Poincaré Distinguished Visiting Professorship brings world-renowned distinguished mathematicians to Stanford University for at least one academic quarter to interact with faculty and students.

It is very generously funded by an anonymously endowed gift to the Mathematics Department.

Past Poincaré Lecture Events

March
14
Date
Thu March 14th 2024, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location:
380Y
Speaker
Vincent Pilloni (CNRS & University of Paris-Saclay)

We will give an accessible introduction to the Hasse-Weil conjecture for curves and related problems in the Langlands program. We will discuss some recent work with G. Boxer, F. Calegari and T.

February
15
Date
Thu February 15th 2024, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
380Y
Speaker
Alain Goriely (Oxford University)

Illusions have been a constant source of amusement but they are  also a unique gateway into understanding the way we perceive the world and how the brain processes information. …

Poincaré Lecture Visitors

Professor of Mathematics
Stanford University
Professor of Mathematics
University of Texas at Austin
Professor of Mathematics
Harvard University
Professor of Mathematics
EHESS, University of Paris
Professor of Mathematics
University of Texas