Past Member (2020–21) Jinyoung Park, a Szegö Assistant Professor at Stanford University, and Huy Tuan Pham, a Stanford Ph.D. student, proved the Kahn-Kalai Conjecture, a central problem in probabilistic combinatorics.
Dennis Parnell Sullivan, past Visitor (1967–70, 1975) in the School of Mathematics, is this year’s winner of the prestigious Abel Prize. He is cited by the Abel Committee “for his groundbreaking contributions to topology in its broadest sense, and in particular its algebraic, geometric and dynamical aspects.”
Wigderson of the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) was named a
recipient of the 2021 Abel Prize, which he shares jointly with
Lovász—a former IAS visiting professor—of Eötvös Loránd
University. They are cited by the Abel Committee “for...
In 2012, Hao Huang, Member
(2012–13) and Visitor (2013–14) in the School of Mathematics,
first learned about the sensitivity conjecture over lunch at the
Institute from Michael Saks, a
Visitor (2005–06) in the School. Speaking with
Machine learning — sometimes called the leading edge of
artificial intelligence — is the rapidly developing computer
technology behind self-driving cars, complex web searches, medical
and science applications, and face and speech recognition...
A $2 million donation from Eric and Wendy Schmidt will support
the launch of the Program in Theoretical Machine Learning in the
Institute for Advanced Study’s School of Mathematics. Eric Schmidt
is the Executive Chairman of Google; Wendy Schmidt is...