In August 2016 the world lost a greatly original and highly influential mathematical analyst, Alan McIntosh. For almost fifty years, Alan McIntosh had been a symbol of the strength of Australian mathematics and a key figure in the fields of harmonic analysis and operator theory worldwide. The 2018 Special Year in Analysis at the Australian […]

Microlocal analysis is an extremely active contemporary research topic. Although it was initially developed as a tool to solve linear partial differential equations, its influence is increasingly felt in a diverse range of fields, as illustrated for example by Hintz and Vasy’s recent proof of global nonlinear stability of the Kerr-de Sitter family of spacetimes in […]