SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

September  2, 2014

THE FIELDS INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
20th ANNIVERSARY YEAR

July 25, 2012
Reflections on Jerry Marsden's
Life, Work & Contributions to the Fields Institute

Jerry Marsden, a pre-eminent applied mathematician, passed away September 21, 2010. He was the Carl F. Braun Professor of Engineering, Control and Dynamical Systems and Applied and Computational Mathematics, at the California Institute of Technology. His honors include: Fellow of the Royal Society, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, von Neumann Lecture and Prize (SIAM), Max Planck Research Award for Mathematics and Informatics, the Norbert Wiener Prize (AMS), and the Thomas K. Caughey Dynamics Award (ASME). In addition, he was the first director of the Fields Institute.

"Remembering Jerry Marsden", an obituary
Obituary: Jerry Marsden

Schedule for the Event

2:00-3:00
Introduction by Mark Gotay, PIMS
2012 PIMS Marsden Memorial Lecturer - Richard Montgomery

An Octahedral Gem Hidden in Newton's Three Body Problem
3:00-3:30
Tea break
3:30-5:30
Reflections on Jerry Marsden: Life & Work (Video of talk)
Speakers include:

William Shadwick, Omega Analysis Limited
David Ebin, Stony Brook University
Arthur Fischer, University of California, Santa Cruz

Anthony Bloch
, University of Michigan
Darryl Holm, Imperial College London
Henry Jacobs,California Institute of Technology
Jair Koiller, Fundação Getulio Vargas
Alison Marsden, UC, San Diego
Wendy McKay, California Institute of Technology
Richard Montgomery,
UC Santa Cruz
Tudor Ratiu, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Shawn C. Shadden, Illinois Institute of Technology

All participants are welcome to provide remarks. Please let the organizers know if you would like to speak.
5:30
Reception to Follow at Fields
 


Cutting the ribbon at the opening of Fields

 

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