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Discovering New Frontiers

Conversation with Samuel Grushevsky Interview by Luis Álvarez-Gaumé Edited by Maria Shtilmark The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics welcomes Samuel Grushevsky, Professor of Mathematics at Stony Brook University, as the second Deputy Director of the SCGP. To ensure a smooth transition, in 2021-2022 Prof. Grushevsky will work in parallel with Prof. Abanov, who will […]

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Eden Figueroa in his Quantum Information Technology lab at Stony Brook University. A "twin" version of this laboratory is housed within the Instrumentation Division at Brookhaven National Laboratory. 
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Building the Quantum Internet

Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Laboratory are constructing the world’s first quantum-enabled internet By Eden Figueroa, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Stony Brook University; Joint Appointment, Brookhaven National Laboratory                  

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Abel Prize laureate Dennis Sullivan receives the Abel Prize from His Majesty, King Harald of Norway. © Naina Helén Jåma / The Abel Prize

Milestones and Prizes: Like A True Virtuoso

Dr. Dennis Parnell Sullivan, distinguished professor in the Department of Mathematics at Stony Brook University, is the 2022 recipient of the Abel Prize, an honor often described as “the equivalent of a Nobel in mathematics.” He is also the Albert Einstein Chair in Science (Mathematics) at City University of New York Graduate Center and a […]

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The Simons Center 10th Anniversary

By Maria Guetter, Maria Shtilmark and Lorraine Walsh On November 9, 2020, the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics (SCGP) celebrated its 10th anniversary with a special symposium and luncheon at the Center. The SCGP was officially founded in 2008 and the physical building’s inauguration was on November 9, 2010. Thus, this special commemoration marked […]

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Milestones and Prizes

By Kenji Fukaya, Permanent Faculty Member, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Since 1978, the Wolf Foundation awards the acclaimed, international Wolf Prize to outstanding scientists and artists from around the world. In 2020, the Wolf Prize in Mathematics was awarded jointly to Yakov Eliashberg (Stanford) and Simon Donaldson (SCGP). In this article, Kenji Fukaya […]

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Della Pietra Lecture Series

By Luis Álvarez-Gaumé Manjul Bhargava. Photo: Joshua Klein The Della Pietra Lecture Series commenced in 2011 with a generous donation from the Della Pietra families. The series aims to bring world-renowned scientists to the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics to enhance the intellectual activity of the Center and bring greater awareness of recent and […]

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