Celebrating the work of Prof. Edward Nelson (1932-2014)

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 -
12:15pm to 5:30pm
In place of the regular departmental colloquium and pre-colloquium presentations, we shall have three talks focused on different aspects of Prof. Edward Nelson's work:12:15 - 1:15 (Fine Hall Common Room, 3rd fl.)"Ed Nelson's Work in Analysis, Especially Related to Quantum Field Theory" Barry Simon, California Institute of Technology4:30 - 5:30 pm (Fine Hall 314) "Questioning the Infinite" Greg Lawler, University of Chicago"Ed Nelson's stochatic mechanics" Eric Carlen, Rutgers UniversityPresentations moderated by professor emeritus Simon Kochen.Reminiscences will be held in the Common Room after the talks.The family has arranged for a eucharist, with special intention for the memory of Edward Nelson, which will be celebrated on April 21 at 5:15 pm in the Marquand Transept of the University Chapel.  All are welcome to attend.