地点：哈佛大学生物实验大楼，房间1000，16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
Time: May 10, 2014, Saturday, 2:00pm-5:30pm (reception to follow)
Venue: Room 1080, Biological Laboratories (BioLabs) Building, 16 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
Registration is free but required. Online registration link:
Peking University Distinguished Alumni Award recipient: Yitang Zhang
Yitang Zhang received his B.S. and M.S. from Peking University and his Ph.D. from Purdue University. Since 1999, he has been a lecturer in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of University of New Hampshire. Recently, he has been appointed a full professor by University of New Hampshire. His research is mainly in the field of analytic number theory, in particular the distribution of prime numbers and the distribution of zeros of the zeta function. He received the 2013 Morningside Special Achievement Award in Mathematics from the International Conference of Chinese Mathematicians, the 2013 Ostrowski Prize, the 2014 Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Number Theory, and the 2014 Rolf Schock Prize in Mathematics.
Keynote Speaker: Michelle Wu
Michelle Wu is an attorney and current Boston City Councilor At-Large in the city of Boston. Michelle Wu obtained her B.A. from Harvard University and received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2012. Councilor Wu worked for Mayor Thomas M. Menino in the Mayor’s Office as a Rappaport Fellow in Law and Public Policy. At City Hall, she created the Restaurant Roadmap guide, which for the first time outlined in one place the city’s restaurant permitting process from start to finish, and was also a driving force to launch Boston’s food truck program. She later served as statewide Constituency Director in the U.S. Senate campaign of her former law professor, Elizabeth Warren. Councilor Wu has a background in community advocacy, providing legal advice to low-income small business owners, as well as working at Boston Medical Center on immigration cases for survivors of domestic violence.