Gerard John Murphy (1948-2006) was a lecturer and professor of Mathematics at University College Cork from 1984 until his untimely passing in October 2006. An obituary written by Finbarr Holland, which appeared in the Bulletin of the Irish Mathematical Society, can be found here.
A three-day conference will be held in the National University of Ireland, Cork from 7-9 May, 2008 focusing on operator theory and operator algebras, the two areas in which Gerard made major contributions. There will be plenary talks by two principal speakers and a number of invited talks by other participants, the emphasis being on modern developments in these fields.
The two principal speakers are:
If you are interested in participating in this event, please consult the registration procedures here.
This meeting has been made possible courtesy of funding from the Irish Mathematical Society, the London Mathematical Society, the School of Mathematical Sciences, UCC, and Science Foundation Ireland, receipt of which is gratefully acknowledged.
NEW: The event has now clearly taken place. Some photos can be found here. A full list of the participants can be found here.
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