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Della Pietra Lecture Series Special Event: Celebrating Science in a Fractured Society

Science is one of the most powerful tools we have for meeting the grave challenges that humanity will face in the next decades. However, the recent worldwide increase in obscurantism, denialism, and anti-science movements is a matter of serious concern. They have already severely undermined efforts to address climate change, and the recent global COVID […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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COVID-19: Advisory and Updates – March 2022

As per NYS, mask mandate is no longer in effect as of March 2, 2022. Masks are optional. For more information, please visit the dedicated page Stony Brook University – STRONGER TOGETHER. We continue to advise mask wearing if you: Develop COVID-like symptoms Receive a positive COVID-19 test while you are at work Are concerned you […]

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Greg Falkovich – Three Part Lecture Series

SCGP guest, Dr. Greg Falkovich from the Weizmann Institute of Science, will present a three part lecture series, both in person and virtual. To participate virtually: APPLY NOW Thursday, September 16th, 2021 11AM- 12PM – SCGP Lecture Hall – Room 102 Lecture 1: Thermodynamic and statistical entropy. Asymptotic equipartition. Information as a choice. Entropy as […]

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