From Wave Propagation to K-theory: a Conference in Honour of the 60th Birthday of Richard Melrose

Department of Mathematics

Stanford University

Saturday-Sunday, October 25-26, 2008

This will be a conference on the wide range of fields of interest of Richard Melrose, honouring him on the occasion of his 60th birthday.
The following distinguished mathematicians will speak at the meeting:
Gilles Carron (Nantes) Victor Guillemin (MIT)
Gilles Lebeau (Nice) Mathai Varghese (Adelaide)
Michael Taylor (North Carolina) Gunther Uhlmann (Washington)
Jared Wunsch (Northwestern) Maciej Zworski (Berkeley)

The schedule and abstracts are given below.

There will be a banquet on Saturday at 7pm at MacArthur Park Restaurant. It is right by the Palo Alto Caltrain stop, on the Stanford side. See the restaurant web site for details.

Please register for the conference!

Travel information is available here.

Further information will be posted as it becomes available. The available information may be more up to date on the copy of this web page here.


(Still subject to change!)

The talks will be in Room 380-C in the basement of the Department of Mathematics.

10:45 - 11:45 Victor Guillemin
Lunch break
1:30 - 2:30 Gilles Lebeau
2:45 - 3:45 Jared Wunsch
Coffee break
4:15 - 5:15 Michael Taylor
7:00 Banquet
9:45 - 10:45 Maciej Zworski
11:00 - 12:00 Mathai Varghese
Lunch break
2:00 - 3:00 Gilles Carron
3:15 - 4:15 Gunther Uhlmann
4:45 Bus for Berkeley

Titles and abstracts

This conference is partially supported by a Chambers Fellowship and by the Stanford Department of Mathematics.

Some travel support is available. Please contact one of the organizers for details.

With Regards from the Organizing Committee:

Rafe Mazzeo (Stanford),
András Vasy (Stanford).