Uppsala University, Sweden, Awards Prestigious Honorary Doctorate to Dr. Nikita Nekrasov

Uppsala University, Sweden, awards prestigious honorary doctorate to Dr. Nikita Nekrasov, a world-leading expert in theoretical and mathematical physics and one of the world’s top researchers in modern quantum field theory and string theory. Nekrasov’s research covers both physical and mathematical aspects. Founded in 1477, Uppsala University is the oldest university in Northern Europe. The … Read more

The Simons Center Congratulates Board of Trustee Chairman Yakov Eliashberg, co-recipient of the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award, along with Professor Claire Voisin

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Basic Sciences has been awarded to Claire Voisin (National Centre for Scientific Research, CNRS, France) and Yakov Eliashberg (Stanford University, United States) for work that has driven forward mathematical thought by breaking down barriers and bridging the space between two key areas of geometry. The awardee researchers have made “outstanding … Read more

The Everests of Mathematics. A Conversation with Phillip Griffiths

Ron Donagi and Phillip Griffiths visited the Simons Center in April, 2023, for the Simons collaboration conference on Homological Mirror Symmetry. Crossing paths once again, they took the opportunity for a conversation about their early days at Harvard, Griffiths work in Hodge theory, his role as Director of the Institute of Advanced Study and initiative promoting science in developing countries, and the future of interdisciplinary mathematics.

The SCGP Seeks Tenured Mathematics Professor (Permanent Faculty Member)

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University seeks applications for one Tenured Professor position in Mathematics; the candidate will also be a Tenured Professor at the Mathematics department. The search is open to outstanding candidates in the area of geometry understood in a broad sense and related areas. The applicant does … Read more

The SCGP Seeks Tenured Physics Professor (Permanent Faculty Member)

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University seeks applications for one Tenured Professor position in Theoretical Physics; this candidate will also be Tenured Professors at the YITP/Department of Physics and Astronomy. The search is open to outstanding candidates in any field of theoretical physics, ranging from Quantum Gravity to Condensed Matter … Read more

The New Dark Matter Landscape

The New Dark Matter Landscape By Ranny Budnik, Department of Particle Physics and Astrophysics, Weizmann Institute of Science and Rouven Essig, Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stony Brook University

Card Shuffling

Card Shuffling By Evita Nestoridi Associate Professor, Stony Brook University

Learning From A Master: A Conversation with Claire Voisin

Claire Voisin is an algebraic geometer from France; some of her most famous research includes her disproof of the Kodaira conjecture, her work in Hodge theory, and her work on the Green conjecture for generic canonical curves. This interview took place at the Simons Center on December 15, 2022