Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:10:12

Los Angeles, CA, August 6-12, 2000

Meeting #956

**James G. Arthur**, University of Toronto,*The principle of functoriality.***Alexander A. Beilinson**, University of Chicago,*On the Geometric Langlands Conjecture.***Michael V. Berry**, University of Bristol,*Wave asymptotics and borderland physics.***Haim Brezis**, University of Paris VI and Rutgers University,*The interplay between analysis and topology in some nonlinear PDEs.***Alain Connes**, IHES and College de France,*Noncommutative geometry.***David L. Donoho**, Stanford University,*High-dimensional data analysis: The blessings and curses of dimensionality.***Charles L. Fefferman**, Princeton University,*Unsolved problems of fluid mechanics.***Michael H. Freedman**, Microsoft Research,*Quantum computation and modular functors.***Ronald L. Graham**, University of California at San Diego,*Mathematics in the 21st century: Problems and prospects.***Helmut H. W. Hofer**, New York University - Courant Institute,*Dynamical systems at the interface of symplectic geometry and three-dimensional topology.***Richard M. Karp**, International Computing Science Institute,*Algorithmic challenges from genomics and molecular biology.***Sergiu Klainerman**, Princeton University,*On the analysis of geometric evolution equations.***Maxim Kontsevich**, Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques,*Operads of little discs in algebra and topology.***Peter D. Lax**, Courant Institute, New York University,*Mathematics and computing.***Simon A. Levin**, Princeton University,*Ecosystems as complex adaptive systems.***L\'aszl\'o Lov\'asz**, Microsoft Research,*Classical mathematics and new challenges.***David Mumford**, Brown University,*Modeling perception and inference in intelligent systems.***Peter Sarnak**, Princeton University,*Some problems in number theory and related analysis.***Saharon Shelah**, The Hebrew University and Rutgers University,*Logical dreams.***Peter W. Shor**, AT\&T Labs,*Quantum computation.***Yakov G. Sinai**, Princeton University,*From renormalization in dynamics to renormalization in probability and statistical physics.***Richard P. Stanley**, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,*Recent progress in algebraic combinatorics.***Dennis P. Sullivan**, The CUNY Graduate School,*String topology.***Clifford Taubes**, Harvard University,*Bliss and ignorance in 4-dimensions.***Jean E. Taylor**, Rutgers University,*Mathematics and materials science.***William P. Thurston**, University of California - Davis,*Three-dimensional topology and geometry.***Karen Uhlenbeck**, University of Texas at Austin,*Geometric partial differential equations: From Hilbert's 23rd Problem to nonlinear waves.***S. R. S. Varadhan**, Courant Institute, New York University,*Stochastic analysis and applications.***Edward Witten**, Institute for Advanced Study,*The mathematical impact of quantum fields and strings.***Shing-Tung Yau**, Harvard University,*Geometry and its relation to physics.*