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The Wolf Prize in Mathematics has been awarded to Professors Sir Simon K. Donaldson and Yakov Eliashberg

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is pleased to congratulate Sir Simon Donaldson, Professor at the SCGP (and at Imperial College London), and Professor Yakov Eliashberg, (Stanford University, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the SCGP) for being awarded jointly the 2020 Wolf Prize in Mathematics, one of the most prestigious prizes […]

2019 Playwriting Competition – Winners Announced

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics and the C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Science Playwriting Competition. Stony Brook University is at the forefront in finding new and interesting channels for the dissemination of scientific knowledge. By bringing science and theatre together, this competition has […]

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Neural Networks and the Data Science Revolution: from Theoretical Physics to Neuroscience, and Back: January 6-31, 2020

Organized by: Michael R. Douglas, Sergei Gukov, Jim Halverson, Sven Krippendorf, Fabian Ruehle, Giancarlo La Camera, Luca Mazzucato, Jin Wang Live video may be available, please take a look at http://scgp.stonybrook.edu/live. The availability of very large datasets and the striking progress in artificial intelligence are revolutionizing the way scientists approach their disciplines. The deployment of […]

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Strings, Geometry, and Data Science: January 6-8, 2020

Organized by: Michael R. Douglas, Sergei Gukov, James Halverson, Sven Krippendorf, and Fabian Ruehle Recent years have seen great progress in data science (DS), specifically within the context of machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence, which is beginning to lead to breakthroughs in mathematics and theoretical physics. In light of this growing subfield, this conference […]

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Physics of neural circuits and network dynamics: January 27-31, 2020

Organized by: Giancarlo La Camera, Luca Mazzucato, Jin Wang and Michael R. Douglas This workshop brings together leading researchers to discuss current progress on uncovering emergent phenomena and design principles of brain function. The workshop is organized to encourage discussion across different research communities including physics, mathematics, machine learning, and neuroscience with a special emphasis […]

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The mission of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is to further fundamental research in geometry and theoretical physics, specifically at the interface of these two fields.  The Center supports collaborative research at the frontiers of mathematics and physics, and is committed to sharing this knowledge with the broader community.   As government funding for […]