Symposium will be centered on the work of CÚdric Villani (Fields
Medal 2010), and its current and potential impact.
will focus on the many facets of entropy: kinetic theory,
optimal transport, geometry, such as the role played by entropy
in physical, geometric, and transport phenomena..
program is aimed at a wide audience, including graduate students,
mathematicians in other research areas, and scientists who
use mathematics in an important way. The Symposium will feature
a public opening with lectures by CÚdric Villani and another
renowned mathematician, as well as a special program for high
school and undergraduate students. All events will be broadcast