Professor Gestur Olafsson will be honored with a Special Session at the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meeting in Atlanta. The AMS Special Session on Harmonic Analysis (in Honor of Gestur Olafsson's 65th birthday) is organized by Jens Christensen (Colgate University) and Susanna Dann (TU Vienna). Speakers include: Sigurdur Helgason (MIT), Toshiyuki Kobayashi (University of Tokyo), Bent Ørsted (Aarhus University), Angela Pasquale (Université de Lorraine), Boris Rubin (LSU). Siddhartha Sahi (Rutgers), Henrik Schlichtkrull (University of Copenhagen) and Robert Stanton (Ohio State).
Gestur Olafsson is the Julian R. & Sidney Nicolle Carruth Endowed Alumni Professor of Mathematics.