The University of Wisconsin Distinguished Lecture Series in Mathematics was started in 1996. Generally, there is one lecture in the series during each semester given by a leading mathematical researcher.

YearLecturer 1996 Gang Tian 1997 Carl Pomerance 1998 Elias Stein 1998 Constantine Dafermos 1999 Janos Kollar 1999 Robert MacPherson 2000 Persi Diaconis 2001 Terrance Tao 2001 Cumrun Vafa 2002 George Papanicolaou 2002 Armand Borel 2002 Alex Wilkie 2003 Friedrich Hirzebruch 2004 Stefan Hildebrandt 2004 Rajesh Gopakumar 2006 Helmut Hofer 2006 Andrew Majda 2007 Greg Lawler 2007 Jeff Cheeger 2008 Weinan E 2008 Blaine Lawson 2009 Emanuel Candes 2010 Tom Hales