Charles Simonyi

Eighty-five years ago the founders of the Institute had a very clear vision: to create a place unique in the world, that would attract scholars of the highest quality from all over the world and provide them with the best environment to pursue...

The Institute was invited by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute to cosponsor and promote the country’s first National Math Festival, a three-day celebration held April 16–18 in Washington, D.C., to encourage and support the math of...

The Hungarian-born computer software pioneer, philanthropist, and Chairman of Intentional Software Corporation and the Institute’s Board of Trustees has twice visited the International Space Station, amounting to a total of twenty-eight days...

Trustee Charles Simonyi had long aspired to travel into space. As a Hungarian teenager in 1963, he won a trip to Moscow where he met one of the first cosmonauts, Pavel Popovich. Last October, Simonyi spoke about his own spaceflight in “Space...