Alessio Figalli (Fields Medal Laureate): The beauty of nature and the art of problem-solving

In his talk, Alessio Figalli will show the beauty and importance of mathematics, and he will describe the theory of optimal transport and its relation to the study of crystals and clouds.

Although often not emphasized, mathematics is a discipline based on reativity. It is thanks to this creativity that mathematicians derive models and formulas that allow them to describe and ultimately understand nature.

Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 4:00pm

Place: Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Felolvaso terem