Oliver Penrose - a symposium in celebration of his work and achievements

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Oliver Penrose - a symposium in celebration of his work and achievements

 07 Dec 2021

Hybrid - Bayes Centre / Online

About:

In honour of Professor Oliver Penrose, this symposium celebrated his honourary degree, awarded by Heriot-Watt University, in recognition of his lifetime achievements and fundamental contributions in statistical physics.

Programme:

Beatrice Pelloni, Heriot-Watt University Opening remarks
Mathew Penrose, University of Bath Coverage and connectivity in stochastic geometry
John Ball, Heriot-Watt University Viscoelasticity and monodromy
Peter Fratzl, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam Surface tension and tissue growth
Bálint Tóth, University of Bristol and Rényi Institute Budapest Invariance Principle for the Random Lorentz Gas - Beyond the Boltzmann-Grad Limit
Break
Joel Lebowitz, Rutgers University Statistical mechanical ensembles and typical behavior of macroscopic systems
Closing remarks

Sponsors and Funders:

The organisers acknowledge the generous support for this event from the Glasgow Mathematical Journal Trust
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