The Crafoord Prize Symposium in Mathematics: Number Theory

Datum: 2022-04-26

Tid: 09:35 - 16:30

Adress: Sölvegatan 20, Lund

Lokal: The Faculty of Engineering, LTH , Annexet, MA5

Lectures by the Crafoord Laureate Enrico Bombieri and invited speakers.

The symposium is organized in conjunction with the award of the Crafoord Prize in Mathematics. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 2020 Crafoord Prize in Mathematics to Enrico Bombieri, School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA, ”for outstanding and influential contributions in all the major areas of mathematics, particularly number theory, analysis and algebraic geometry”.


Opening address
Dan Larhammar, President of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Presentation of the Crafoord Laureate
Per Salberger, Member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Zeta functions, old and recent
Crafoord Laureate Enrico Bombieri, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA
Chair: Pär Kurlberg

Coffee break

Primes in arithmetic progressions and sieves
James Maynard, University of Oxford, UK
Chair: Pär Kurlberg

Lunch, included for registered participants

Zeta functions applied to Arithmetic Diophantine Geometry
Marc Hindry, Université Paris Cité, France 
Chair: Fabien Pazuki

Atypical intersections, point-counting, and the Andr’e-Oort conjecture

Jonathan Pila, University of Oxford, UK
Chair: Fabien Pazuki

Coffee break

The sieve, the large sieve, and a lot of prime numbers
Henryk Iwaniec, Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, USA.
Online presentation.
Chair: Pär Kurlberg

End of symposium

For the safety of all attendees, we expect that all participants in the symposium are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Peter Brandén
Program Coordinator