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AMS Sectional Meeting Invited Addresses

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2008 Spring Eastern Meeting
New York, NY, March 15-16, 2008 (Saturday - Sunday)
Meeting #1036

Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
Links to abstracts will be available approximately one week (for sectional meetings) to four weeks (for national meetings) after the abstracts deadline.

Invited Addresses

  • Weinan E, Princeton University, The density functional theory of electronic structure.
  • William Timothy Gowers, University of Cambridge, Decomposing bounded functions. (Erd\H os Memorial Lecture)
  • Ilya Kapovich, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Algebraic rigidity and randomness in geometric group theory.
  • Ovidiu Savin, Columbia University, Are solutions to elliptic PDEs always nice?
  • Ravi Vakil, Stanford University, Murphy's Law in algebraic geometry: Badly-behaved moduli spaces.