The Institute for Advanced Study begins its 2021–22 academic year with a continuation of in-person activities. The Institute plans to welcome 271 new and returning scholars and scientists to campus, representing 114 academic institutions and hailing from 38 countries.
Robbert Dijkgraaf, IAS Director and Leon Levy Professor, brings a wealth of experience to the Simons Foundation’s board of directors through his continued leadership at IAS and as a global communicator and influencer of science policy.
"Over the past century, quantum field theory has proved to be
the single most sweeping and successful physical theory ever
invented. It is an umbrella term that encompasses many specific
quantum field theories — the way “shape” covers
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...
Nelson, Harold F. Linder Professor in the School of
Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study and
President of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), has been
appointed by President-elect Joe Biden to the position of
The Carl P. Feinberg Cross-Disciplinary Program in Innovation at
the Institute for Advanced Study will unite today’s boldest
ideas in physics, mathematics, and beyond to unlock new and
fascinating truths about the natural world. Endowed in...
Alan Alda, host of the new weekly podcast Science
Clear+Vivid, welcomed IAS Director and Leon Levy Professor
Robbert Dijkgraaf as his first featured guest. The episode,
“Opening Doors to the Unknown,” provides a glimpse of
the Institute for Advanced...
The World of Thinking will make its U.S. premiere on Sunday,
October 18, 2020 during the thirteenth annual Imagine Science Film
Festival, presented by Pioneer Works. After the screening, IAS
Professor Nima Arkani-Hamed,
who stars in the film, joins...