## Distinguished Lecture Series 2016: Peter Sarnak

27 Jan 2016, by Sponsored events in15 – 17 March 2016

Organised in collaboration with the School of Mathematics, the University of Bristol, UK

Peter Sarnak has made major contributions to number theory and to questions in analysis motivated by number theory. His interest in mathematics is wide-ranging, and his research focuses on the theory of zeta functions and automorphic forms with applications to number theory, combinatorics, and mathematical physics.

**Peter Sarnak**, Institute for Advanced Study, USA

**Lecture1**

**Strong Approximation for Integral Quadratic Forms and Applications to Optimal Universal Quantum Gates**

**Lecture 2**

**Strong Approximation for Thin Matrix Groups and Diophantine Applications**

**Lecture 3**

**Strong Approximation for Integral Points on Markoff Surfaces and Markoff Numbers**