Fang-Hua LinProfessor of Mathematics
Silver Dialogues Essay
It is a great honor for me to be awarded the Silver Professorship and to have this opportunity to tell you about some of the central aspects of the research field in which I have been involved. I was told that the readers of this article will be mostly non-mathematicians, including some non-scientists. This is very difficult for me; all of my experience as a speaker or writer has been addressing specialist in a particular research field—and so this will most likely be a dismal attempt. Though I will try to be as non-technical as possible, I will have to use some mathematical language and notation and I apologize in advance (also to specialists who happen to read this article for whom the matters explained here will be rather familiar). Read More...