Public Lectures

A recent initiative, joint with the Friends of Stanford Mathematics, is a series of lectures, for the public, by outstanding mathematicians, who are also wonderful communicators.

These lectures are free and open to all. If you wish to stay informed about upcoming public lectures, please click here to subscribe to our email list: https://mailman.stanford.edu/mailman/listinfo/mathpubliclecture

Past Public Lecture Events

April
11
Date
Thu April 11th 2024, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location:
Everett and Jane Hauck Auditorium, David and Joan Traitel Building of Hoover Institution, Stanford University
Speaker
Leslie Lamport (Microsoft)

Coding is the last step in writing a program. The first step is deciding what we want to achieve and how. The best methods for working through subsequent steps consist in using simple mathematics…

October
26
Date
Thu October 26th 2023, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location:
CEMEX Auditorium, Stanford University
Speaker
Scott Aaronson (University of Texas at Austin)

Please note that the event location has changed, this lecture will now be held at CEMEX Auditorium.

Public Lecture Visitors

Professor of Mathematics
Stanford University
Professor of Mathematics
University of Oxford
Professor of Mathematics
Université de Lyon
Professor of Mathematics
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Professor of Mathematics
Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton