Elisha Netanyahu Memorial Lectures
The Elisha Netanyahu Memorial Lecture Series was established to honor the memory of the mathematician Elisha Netanyahu (19121986), who served the Technion from 1946 until his retirement in 1980.
The following is the list of distinguished mathematicians who have presented lectures in this series:
 2022

Ofer Zeitouni, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Lecture date: April 3, 2022
Title: The unreasonable ubiquity of logarithmically correlated fields and their extremes Video of the lecture
 2020
 CANCELLED
Claire Voisin, College de France, France
Lecture date: March 30, 2020
Title: Hodge structures in algebraic geometry  2019

Andrei Okounkov, Columbia University, New York, USA
Lecture date: March 19, 17:00
Title: New roots of Lie theory  2018

Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research, Redmond
Lecture date: June 25, 17:00
Title: Gravitational allocation on the sphere and overhanging blocks The Reception Video of the lecture
 2017

Gil Kalai, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Lecture date: June 7, 17:00
Title: Puzzles about trees, high dimensions, elections, errors and computation  2016

Haim Brezis, Rutgers University, The Technion, University of Paris VI
Lecture date: April 13, 17:00
Title: Oldnew perspectives on the winding number (where Cauchy, Fourier, Sobolev and Bourgain meet)  2015

Alex Lubotzly, Einstein Institute of Mathematics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Lecture date: April 1, 17:00
Title: High dimensional expanders and Ramanujan complexes  2014

Elon Lindenstrauss, Einstein Institute of Mathematics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Lecture date: April 2, 17:00
Title: Random Walks Using Isometries, Self Similar Measures, and Spectral Gap  2013

Efim Zelmanov, Departments of Mathematics University of California, San Diego.
Lecture date: April 10, 17:00
Title: Infinite Dimensional Superalgebras
Abstract: We will discuss various classification theories involving infinite dimensional Lie and Jordan superalgebras.  2012

Ronald R. Coifman, Departments of Mathematics and of Computer Science, Yale University.
Title: Geometric Harmonic Analysis on High Dimensional Point Clouds  2011

Avi Wigderson, Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton.
Title: Geometry and Theoretical Computer Science.  2010

Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University.
Title: The Regularity Lemma of Szemeredi and Grothendieck type Inequalities.  2009

Terence Tao, University of California, Los Angeles.
Title: Recent Progress in the Spectral Distribution of Random Matrices.  2008

Wendelin Werner, University of ParisSud Orsay.
Title: Drawing and Coloring Large Pictures at Random.  2007

Robert J. Aumann, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Title: Strategic Information Theory: Repeated Games with Incomplete Information.  2006

Richard V. Kadison, University of Pennsylvania.
Title: Reexamining the Pythagorean Theorem  a Functional Analyst's View.  2005

Samuel Karlin, Stanford University.
Title: The Mathematics of Bioinformatics.  2004

Don Zagier, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn.
Title: From Modular Forms to Cohomology.  2003

David Kazhdan, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Harvard University.
Title: Theory of representations and algebraic geometry.  2001

Andrew R. Casson, Yale University.
Title: Some Mysteries of LowDimensional Topology.  2000

Louis Nirenberg, Courant Institute of Mathematics.
Title: Estimates for Composite Material.  1999

Hillel Furstenberg, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Title: Fractal Geometry, Dimension, and Information Theory.  1998

Seppo Rickman, University of Helsinki.
Title: Geometric Decomposition Spaces and Maps of Bounded Length Distortion.  1997

Charles Fefferman, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.
Title: Conformal Invariants in N Dimensions.  1996

Enrico Bombieri, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.
Title: Is Number Theory as Easy as ABC.  1995

Joan Birman, Columbia University.
Title: What's Happening in Knot Theory?  1994

Olli Lehto, University of Helsinki.
Title: Classical Function Theory and Quasiconformal Mappings.  1993

Michael O. Rabin, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Harvard University.
Title: Computational Aspects of Classical NumberTheoretic Theorems.  1992

Frederick W. Gehring, University of Michigan.
Title: Isolation in Discrete Mobius Groups.  1991

Walter K. Hayman, University of York, UK.
Title: The Conformal Mapping of Long Quadrilaterals and Thick Annuli.  1990

Lars V. Ahlfors, Harvard University.
Title: Power Series in a Jordan Algebra.  1989

Beno Eckmann, ETH, Zurich.
Title: The Euler Characteristic  Theme and Variations.  1988

Lipman Bers, Columbia University.
Title: Introduction to Quasiconformal Mappings and Their Applications.  1987

Professor Paul Erdös, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
Title: Interpolation and Extremal Properties of Polynomials.