Department of Mathematics Distinguished Lecturer Graeme Milton

Speaker: 
Graeme Milton
University of Utah
Event date: 
Tue, 05/08/2012 - 14:00 to Thu, 05/10/2012 - 14:00
Sponsored / Hosted by: 
Department of Mathematics, School of Physical Sciences
Cost: 
FREE

Professor Graeme Milton will be visiting the Department of Mathematics from May 7th through May 11th as part of the Department's Distinguished Lecture Series.

Specialized Talk:
Bounding the size of inclusions in a body from boundary measurements
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
2:00pm in Natural Sciences II Room 1201
Reception immediately after talk
Abstract

Colloquium:
Metamaterials: high contrast composites with unusual properties
Thursday, May 10, 2012
4:00pm in Natural Sciences II Room 1201
Reception immediately after talk
Abstract

About the Speaker: 

Graeme Milton is a Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at the University of Utah. He earned his B.Sc. and M.Sc degrees in Physics from the University of Sydney and his Ph.D. in Physics from Cornell University. He has taught at Caltech and the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. He is currently a Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at the University of Utah. He has received numerous honors and awards, including a Sloan Fellowship and a Packard Fellowship, both in 1988. He was an Invited Speaker for the 1998 International Congress of Mathematicians. He was awarded the Ralph E. Kleinman Prize in 2003 by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics for “his many deep contributions to the modeling and analysis of composite materials.” Most recently, he was awarded the 2007 Prager Medal from the Society of Engineering Science for his work on solid mechanics.