In Memory of Vladas Sidoravicius

In Memory of Vladas Sidoravicius
Date & Time: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:00 to 18:00
Room 1505, NYU Shanghai

NYU Shanghai will be honoring the memory of Vladas Sidoravicius, Professor of Mathematics and NYU Global Network Professor, who passed away in May. Join us for a day of remembrance to celebrate his contribution to our campus and to Mathematics.

Read the full obituary here.

Memorial words by Joanna Waley-Cohen, Provost, NYU Shanghai 
Student/Colleagues anecdotes (open mic)
10:45am: break
11:00-11:30am: Pierre Tarrès (NYU Shanghai), an introduction to Vladas Sidoravicius’ scientific work
11:35am-12:20pm: Gérard Ben Arous (Courant Institute, New York), When the going gets rough, do you go faster when you push harder?
12:30pm: lunch on 15th floor
1:30pm-2:15pm: Maria Eulália Vares (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro), on Vladas Sidoravicius' contribution to the development of Probability in Brazil
2:15pm: break
2:30pm-3.30pm: Vladas Sidoravicius’ former students, i.e. 
2:30pm-2.50pm: Leandro Pimentel (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro), The Adviser, The Challenger and The Welcoming
2:50pm-3:10pm: Leo Rolla (NYU Shanghai), Site recurrence for two-type annihilating random walks
3:10pm-3.30pm: Marcelo Hilario (Federal University of Minais Gerais, Belo Horizonte), How many wholes need to be drilled to collapse a wooden cube?
3:30pm: break
4pm-4:45pm: Zhan Shi (Sorbonne Université), Discussions on a simple recursive system
4:45pm: break
5:pm-5:45pm: Thomas Spencer (Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton), Vladas, Mirrors and Second Order Transitions
6:00pm:  Dinner
Breakfast and lunch will be served. Dinner by invitation only.
Please RSVP to reserve your meals. Kindly list your affiliation if you do not have an NYU Shanghai email address.