Perspectives in Analysis

            May 26 - 28, 2003


Stockholm, Royal Institute of Technology






The aim of the conference is to explore perspectives for the future as well as the past in the broad area of analysis. A number of world leading experts will present their personal viewpoints on the subject

Supported by:

Stiftelsen för
  internationalisering av högre utbildning och forskning                Vetenskapsrådet            Göran Gustafssons Stiftelse UU/KTHGöran Gustafssons Stiftelse UU/KTH

Confirmed  speakers:

  • Enrico Bombieri (IAS Princeton)

  • The Rosetta Stone of L-functions: An Overview of Recent Trends
  • Jean Bourgain (IAS Princeton)

  • Combinatorial Aspects of Fourier Analysis
  • Ronald Coifman (Yale University)

  • Challenges in Analysis, High Dimensional Geometry, and Approximation
  • Guy David (Université Paris-Sud)

  • Open Questions about the Mumford-Shah Functional
  • Björn Engquist (KTH and Princeton University)

  • Heterogeneous Multi-Scale Methods
  • Ludwig Faddeev (Steklov Institute, St. -Petersburg)

  • The problem of Mass in the Quantized Yang-Mills Theory
  • Peter Jones (Yale University)

  • Whither Complex Analysis? Will It Get Real?
  • Jean-Pierre Kahane (Université Paris-Sud)

  • The Heritage of Fourier
  • Elliot Lieb (Princeton University)

  • The Quantum-Mechanical Many-Body Problem: The Bose Gas
  • Nikolai Makarov (Caltech)

  • Toeplitz Kernel and the Uncertainty Principle
  • Paul Malliavin (Université Pierre et Marie Curie)

  • An Infinite Dimensional Version of the Poincaré Disk
  • Curt McMullen (Harvard University)

  • Renormalization
  • Yakov Sinai (Princeton University)

  • Navier-Stokes System as a Dynamical System
  • Elias Stein (Princeton University)

  • Some Perspectives on Singular Integrals: Past and Future
  • Nicholas Varopoulos (Université Paris VII)

  • Analysis on Lie Groups: an Overview of Some Recent Developments and Future Prospects


Time and location

The conference will take place during the last week of May 2003. From Monday May 26th to Wednesday May 28 at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden. Talks will be held in E1 auditorium at Lindstedtsvägen 3.

How to get to Stockholm and KTH from the airport and railway station

Map of KTH with location of talks, subway and Math dept.

Financial support

Some financial support may be available.


Michael Benedicks, KTH
Peter Jones, Yale
Stanislav Smirnov, KTH

Hotel information     Conference sectretary Marie Lundin Fax: 46-8-7231788