Mathematics Ph.D. Program at the City University of New York

Geometric Analysis and its Applications

A Conference in Honor of

Edgar Feldman

February 7-8, 2004

Science Center, Fourth Floor
CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

Plenary Speakers:

  • Jeff Cheeger, Courant Institute, NYU
  • Maria Gordina, University of Connecticut
  • Alexander Grigor'yan, Imperial College London Imperial College London
  • Mark Hillery, Hunter College, CUNY
  • Tom Ilmanen, ETH, Zurich
  • Dennis Sullivan, CUNY Graduate Center and SUNY Stony Brook

Organizers: Isaac Chavel, Józef Dodziuk, Christina Sormani

Program: (click here for the schedule and links to the abstracts)

  • Saturday, Feb 7: Plenary and Selected Contributed Talks (10:00am-6:00pm)
  • Sunday, Feb 8: Survey Talk and Plenary Lectures (12:00-6:00 pm)
    Banquet in honor of Edgar Feldman's Retirement at Colbeh (6:30-8:00 pm)


Click here for complete list of conference participants.

Click here for abstracts.

We regret that we have no funding available for participants and can not waive the registration fee for speakers.


Please email a copy of the registration form to with the subject "Registration" as soon as possible if you plan to attend (even if you cannot pay at this time).

Registration fees are $25 per person if mailed in before January 15th. They are waived for students. They should be mailed with the registration form to:

Attn: Robert Landsman,
Dept of Mathematics,
The CUNY Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue,
NY NY 10016-4309

Checks should be made out to "CUNY PhD Program in Mathematics" Registration is $35 per person payable in cash or check at the site.


We do not have an arrangement made with any particular hotel and recommend that you reserve rooms as soon as possible. The Comfort Inn, (212)947-0200, is located half-a-block from the Graduate Center. Some cheap midtown hotels are Hotel 31, and Hotel Grand Union. Other midtown hotels can be found in this hotel guide. Keep in mind that we are at 34th Street and 5th Avenue and that 20 blocks is a mile. We are diagonally across the street from the Empire State Building.

The Sheraton Laguardia East Hotel and the Best Western Queens Court Hotel are located in Flushing near Chinese restaurants and the Long Island Railroad Flushing Main Street Station. They are 20 minutes by LIRR to nearby Penn Station.


Please print out our new poster and post it in your department. Be sure to remove headers and footers in Print Setup and set it to "fit to page" before printing.

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