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.

2014 Lecture

The 2014 Kailath Lecture will be held on Wednesday, May 7, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm in the Mackenzie Room, Huang Bldg. 300, Stanford University. The featured speaker is Dr. Donald Knuth, Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming, Stanford University.


4:00 pmOpening Remarks
Abbas El Gamal, EE Department Chair
John Cioffi
Thomas Kailath
4:15 pm2014 Kailath Lecture
ChairJohn M. Cioffi
Introduction:John 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

2014 Organizing Committee Contact Info

Patricia Oshiro
Electrical Engineering Department
Stanford University
E-mail or call 650-723-2681