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2019 Abel Prize Reception

In Honor of Karen Uhlenbeck

Published 2019

On March 19, 2019, the IAS community gathered to celebrate 2019 Abel Prize laureate Karen Uhlenbeck with a reception in her honor.

Listen to remarks on Uhlenbeck's work and influence made by speakers (in order of appearance):

Helmut Hofer, Professor in the School of Mathematics
David Gabai, Chair and Hughes-Rogers Professor of Mathematics at Princeton University and frequent IAS Member 
Dan Knopf, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin
Daniel Freed, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin and IAS Member (1996–97 and 2015) 
Marius Dirdal, representing the Norwegian Embassy
Sun-Yung Alice Chang, Eugene Higgins Professor of Mathematics at Princeton University and a Distinguished Visiting Professor (2008–09) and Member (1976–77, 1993, and 2004) in the IAS School of Mathematics
Edward Witten, Charles Simonyi Professor in the School of Natural Sciences.

The program concludes with remarks by Uhlenbeck.

Watch the reception in the window above, or visit the IAS YouTube channel