Wilfried Schmid, Harvard University
Clifford Taubes, Harvard University
Cumrun Vafa, Harvard University
Horng-Tzer Yau Harvard University


Lydia Bieri, University of Michigan
Tristan Collins, MIT
Simon Donaldson, Imperial College
Fan Chung Graham, UC San Diego
Nigel Hitchin, Oxford University
Jun Li, Shanghai Center for Mathematical Sciences
Kefeng Liu, UCLA
Chiu-Chu Melissa Liu, Columbia University
Alina Marian, Northeastern University
Duong H. Phong, Columbia University
Richard Schoen, UC Irvine
Andrew Strominger, Harvard University
Nike Sun, MIT
Clifford Taubes, Harvard University
Chuu-Lian Terng, UC Irvine
Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern University
Karen Uhlenbeck, University of Texas
Cumrun Vafa, Harvard University
Mu Tao Wang, Columbia University
Edward Witten, IAS
Stephen Yau, Tsinghua University, P.R. China

Conference on Differential Geometry, Calabi-Yau Theory and General Relativity

A conference in celebration of the 70th Birthday of Shing-Tung Yau

May 2 - 5, 2019

Harvard University, Science Center, Lecture Hall C


Photos see here

For inquiries, please write to yauconf19 "at"

Limited funding to help defray travel expenses is available for graduate students and recent PhDs. If you are a graduate student or postdoc and would like to apply for support, please fill out the form above and send a letter to yauconf19 at with:
  • A letter indicating your name, address, current status, university affiliation, citizenship, and area of study. F1 visa holders are eligible to apply for support.
  • If you are a graduate student, please send a brief letter of recommendation from a faculty member to explain the relevance of the conference to your studies or research.
The deadline is April 12, 2019.

The Conference Schedule, PDF

NEW: The Conference Program, PDF


            Lodging can also be found in Airbnb.
Sheraton Commander
        16 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138
        telephone: (617) 547-4800
        hotel-Harvard campus:  5-10 minute walk

Irving House
        24 Irving St., Cambridge MA 02138
        telephone: (617) 547-4600,
        hotel-Harvard campus:  5-10 minute walk

Friendly Inn(B + B)
        1673 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02138
        telephone: (617) 547-7851
        hotel-Harvard campus:  5-10 minute walk
Courtyard Marriott Cambridge 
        777 Memorial Drive
        Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 USA
        617-492-7777, 1-800-321-2211
        15-minute walk to Harvard Square,
        Free shuttle to Harvard
Hotel Tria 
        220 Alewife Brook Pkwy
        Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02138-1102
        (617) 491-8000,  outside Harvard Square.
        10 minute walk to public transportation
        Free Shuttle bus to Harvard
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Last update: April 29, 2019