Center for Mathematical Sciences Lectures



invites you to a Distinguished Lecture Series to be presented by









Professor Sergiu Klainerman, Princeton University

"Are Black holes Real?"


April 24th -May 1st,  2014

 Auditorium 231, Amado Mathematics Building, Technion




Sergiu Klainerman received his undergraduate degree from Bucharest University, Romania, and his PhD from New York University (1978). He was a Miller fellow at Bekeley (1978-1980) and returned to NYU in 1980 where he went through the ranks from assistant professor to professor until 1987 when he joined the Princeton mathematics department. He is currently Higgins professor of mathematics at Princeton University.

Prof. Klainerman has held various visiting positions among which Blaise Pascal Chair in Paris (1997-1999), Chair of the Foundation of Mathematical Science of Paris (2011-2013) and Eilenberg Chair at the Columbia University (fall 2012). He is currently an adjunct senior research scientist at Columbia University.

Prof. Klainerman is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Fellow of American Academy of Arts & Sciences and Foreign Member of the French Academy of Sciences. He is the recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship award (1991), Bocher prize of AMS (1999) and Le Conte Prize of the French Academy of Sciences (1996).

He is an editor for various journals such as Annals of Mathematics and Journal of European Mathematical Society.



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