All times are listed in Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4).
Friday, April 30th, 3:30 PM: Start of Team Round
Friday, April 30th, 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM: Mini Events Session 1
Saturday, May 1st, 12:00 PM — 2:00 PM: Mini Events Session 2
Saturday, May 1st, 8:00 PM — 8:30 PM: Talk by Shing-Tung Yau
Friday, May 7th, 11:59 PM: End of Team Round
Sunday, May 9th, 3:00 PM — 4:15 PM: Live Guts Round
Sunday, May 9th, 6:00 PM — 7:00 PM: Student Panel Q&A
Sunday, May 9th, 8:00 PM — 8:30 PM: Virtual Awards Ceremony
In this talk, Professor Yau will be talking about how he got interested in mathematics, along with some of his favorite topics and memories from his long journey within mathematics.
Professor Yau is a Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Harvard University. He is widely celebrated for his many contributions in differential geometry and their implications in physics, with recognition including the Fields Medal, National Medal of Science, and the Wolf Prize in Mathematics. Through the Yau Mathematical Sciences Center at Tsinghua University, Professor Yau has been an important proponent in promoting mathematics in China. He also runs many great opportunities for high school students, including the annual S.T.-Yau High School Science Awards.