London Heilbronn Colloquium 2023: Henri Darmon

13 Nov 2023, by ablahatherell in Events

15 December 2023 at 16:00 (followed by wine reception)

Venue: Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Level 6 of the main King’s Building, King’s College London, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS
[Best accessed from the Strand at the entrance just south of St Mary Le Strand Church], see map here

Organiser: Alex Torzewski (KCL)

The London Heilbronn Colloquia are a series of triannunal lectures by distinguished mathematicians and theoretical physicists at the forefront of current research. They are aimed at a general mathematical audience and informal interaction with the speaker.

Henri Darmon

Distinguished James McGill Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University, Canada

Henri Darmon is a number theorist who works on Hilbert’s 12th problem[1] and its relation with the Birch–Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture. He is currently a James McGill Professor of Mathematics at McGill University. Darmon was elected to the Royal Society of Canada in 2003. In 2008, he was awarded the Royal Society of Canada’s John L. Synge Award. He received the 2017 AMS Cole Prize in Number Theory for his contributions to the arithmetic of elliptic curves and modular forms, and the 2017 CRM-Fields-PIMS Prize, which is awarded in recognition of exceptional research achievement in the mathematical sciences.

More information to follow.

Registration is free but required by 8 December 2023