Mathematics

I think many of the people who are interested in congratulating me on the Abel Prize are doing so because I’m a woman and I’m the first woman to get it. 

And I can’t help resist telling the...

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On March 19, 2019, the IAS community gathered to celebrate 2019 Abel Prize laureate Karen Uhlenbeck with a reception in her honor.

Listen to remarks on Uhlenbeck's work and influence made by speakers...

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On February 22, 2019, Visiting Professor in the School of Mathematics Sanjeev Arora hosted a day of talks titled "Deep Learning: Alchemy or Science?"...

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Explore a visual and narrative look at the pioneering research at the Institute for Advanced Study, a community of international scholars and researchers, from young postdocs to lifelong IAS collaborators. From Greek inscriptions and machine...

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On November 8, 2010, Sir Michael Atiyah, Professor (1969–72) in the School of Mathematics, gave a seminar on "Beauty and Truth in Mathematics: A Tribute to Albert Einstein and...

In 2017–18, I led a special program about analysis and topology on locally symmetric spaces as a Distinguished Visiting Professor in the School of Mathematics. Locally symmetric spaces are the home of the Langlands program—a set of...

"It's kind of like physics in its formative stages—Newton asking what makes the apple fall down," says Sanjeev Arora, Visiting Professor in the School of Mathematics, trying to explain the current scientific...

Published here are three slightly edited excerpts from "Mathematics and Computation," a new book by Avi Wigderson, Herbert H. Maass Professor in the School of Mathematics, soon to be published by Princeton University Press (...

Robbert Dijkgraaf, Richard Zemel, and Sanjeev Arora in a panel discussion

As part of the 2017–18 Theoretical Machine Learning Lecture Series at IAS, Visiting Professor in the School of Mathematics Sanjeev Arora organized a public lecture series, which included talks by him and...

The life and work of Vladimir Voevodsky was celebrated with a 4-day conference at the Institute for Advanced Study from September 11–14, 2018, bringing together...

The official award video produced by the International Mathematical Union and the Simons Foundation honors 2018 Fields Medalist Akshay Venkatesh, Professor in the Institute's School of Mathematics. 

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Writing for NRC Handelsblad, Robbert Dijkgraaf, IAS Director and Leon Levy Professor, likens IAS Professor and Abel Prize Laureate Robert Langlands’s program, “a deep connection between two completely different parts of mathematics: on the one hand, numbers and their relations, on the other hand, geometrical patterns and their symmetries,” to a mathematical Rosetta Stone.