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CRM Nirenberg Lectures in Geometric Analysis
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CRM Nirenberg Lectures in Geometric Analysis [ Français ]

March 12-16, 2018
Lectures by Eugenia Malinnikova (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)


March 24, 27, 28, 2017
Lectures by Camillo De Lellis (Universität Zürich)


March 18-22, 2016
Lectures by Gunther Uhlmann (University of Washington)


March 20-24, 2015
Min-max Theory and Geometry
Lectures by André Neves (Imperial College London)


May 13-16, 2014
Stability Results for Geometric and Functional Inequalities
Lectures by Alessio Figalli  (University of Texas at Austin)


CRM Nirenberg Lectures in Geometric Analysis
The lecture series is named in honour of Louis Nirenberg, one of the most prominent geometric analysts of our time. Louis Nirenberg was born in 1925 in Hamilton, Ontario. After his family moved to Montréal, he attended Baron Byng High School, followed by McGill University, earning his B.Sc. there in 1945. In 1949 Louis Nirenberg received a Ph.D. from New York University, where he later became a professor at the Courant Institute. His fundamental contributions include the pioneering work on nonlinear PDE techniques in global differential geometry, the Gagliardo-Nirenberg inequalities in the theory of Sobolev spaces, the Agmon-Douglis-Nirenberg theory of elliptic boundary value problems, the John-Nirenberg space of functions of bounded mean oscillation (BMO), the Kohn–Nirenberg theory of pseudo-differential operators, and the Newlander-Nirenberg theorem in complex geometry. The research achievements of Louis Nirenberg were previously recognized by numerous prizes and awards, such as the National Medal of Science, the Chern Medal, the Crafoord Prize, the Steele Prize, the Jeffery-Williams Prize and the Abel Prize.