The Lecture Series

On the occasion of Prof. Thomas Kailath's 70th Birthday, a group of his former students and associates joined to honor his influence and contributions by endowing a fund that will support an annual lecture at Stanford University in mathematical engineering as well as colloquia, workshops and other research-enhancing activities.

The 2014 Kailath Lecture

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Huang Engineering Center, Room 300 (Mackenzie Room)
Stanford University
475 Via Ortega, Stanford, CA 94305

Directions & Parking
Directions can be found here.
Please park at Parking Structure 2 on Panama Street (Map).

4:00 pmOpening Remarks
Abbas El Gamal, EE Department Chair
John Cioffi
Thomas Kailath
4:15 pm2014 Kailath Lecture
ChairJohn M. Cioffi
IntroductionJohn Hennessy, President, Stanford University
Let's Not Dumb Down the History of Computer Science
Dr. Donald Knuth
Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming
Stanford University