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Deputy Director, Samuel Grushevsky, named Fellows of the American Mathematical Society

The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is honored to announce that our own Deputy Director, Samuel Grushevsky, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, class […]

Simons Center Art and Outreach Program Guest Lecture: Doris Schattschneider, A Mathematician Views Escher

Simons Center Art and Outreach Program is honored to present guest lecturer Doris J. Schattschneider in her lecture: A Mathematician Views Escher. Monday, November 15, 2021 – 4PM ET The Della Pietra Family Auditorium – 103 Doris J. Schattschneider is a mathematician and Professor Emerita of Mathematics at Moravian College. Combining her dual interests in mathematics and art, she […]


The SCGP seeks Research Assistant Professors/Postdocs for Fall 2022

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics has openings for four Research Assistant Professors (Postdocs) in the coming academic year, two in mathematics and two in physics. These are three-year, fixed term positions with an expected start date of September 1, 2022.  Stony Brook University’s Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is an endowed research […]


COVID-19: Advisory and Updates

Upcoming Events In response to COVID-19, the Simons Center has cancelled or postponed many events. Others have been moved to an online or hybrid format. Please check individual event webpages for most recent information: Workshops Programs For Program and Workshop Participants and other SCGP visitors: All visitors to the center must be fully vaccianted in accordance […]

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M.C. Escher® : A Mini-Retrospective

October 11 – November 19, 2021Curated by Lorraine WalshThe Simons Center GalleryGallery Hours: 10AM to 5PM – Monday through Friday – by reservation only. Each visitor must have a single, valid reservation under name. Simons Center Art and Outreach Program Guest Lecture: Doris Schattschneider: A Mathematician Views Escher November 15, 2021 – 4PM – Della […]


Call for Proposals for Scientific Programs and Workshops – Deadline September 30th, 2021

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics (SCGP) at Stony Brook University is seeking proposals for scientific programs/workshops/conferences for the 2022-23 and future academic years. SCGP is a research center devoted to furthering fundamental knowledge in mathematics, not (strictly) limited to geometry, and theoretical physics, especially knowledge at the interface of these two disciplines. Each […]


SCGP Postdoc Gabriel Cuomo receives the CHIPP Prize 2021

Last year, 2020, Gabriel Cuomo successfully defended his PhD thesis in theoretical particle physics at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). For this academic achievement, the Sicilian-born physicist, now a member of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, received the Doctoral Students Award of the Swiss Institute of Particle Physics (CHIPP). The prize will […]

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Della Pietra Lecture Series by Peter Pesic: September 21-23, 2021

General Lecture  This lecture is by invitation only and will be available online for general public viewing. To watch the live stream please visit: Date: Tuesday, September 21 at 5:00pm ETLecture Title: “Music and the Making of Modern Science” Abstract: In the natural science of ancient Greece, music formed the meeting place between numbers and perception. […]


SCGP News Volume XVI

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is pleased to announce the latest issue of SCGP News, a biannual publication which reflects the Center’s mission, scientific activities and cultural events.