Robbert Dijkgraaf

In celebration of what would be physicist Richard Feynman's 100th birthday, the California Institute of Technology hosted a special two-day event (May 11–12, 2018) featuring his friends and family and some of the top scientists of today, including Institute Director and Leon Levy Professor ...
Town Hall Seattle hosted Freeman Dyson , Professor Emeritus in the School of Natural Sciences, in conversation with speculative fiction author Neal Stephenson and Institute Director and Leon Levy Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf at 6:30 p.m. (9:30 p.m. EST) on May 9 at...
“The Noah’s Ark Egg is a way of making space colonies highly cost-effective. They’re very cheap, and also very powerful. They’re using miniaturization to spread life in the universe, not just for exploring," said Freeman Dyson , Professor Emeritus in the School of Natural...
“If you think about mathematics as an archaeological excavation—many mathematicians think not of inventing something, but discovering—then some of us might find a small fragment, others might find a beautiful treasure. Robert Langlands found the equivalent of the Rosetta Stone,” said IAS Director and Leon...
The Institute for Advanced Study hosted a groundbreaking ceremony today for Rubenstein Commons, a new $20 million campus building that will provide a necessary space for enhanced communication and collaboration among Faculty and scholars at one of the world’s leading centers for curiosity-driven basic research...
"By investing in basic science, we are addressing all other issues. Think about the money we spend in defense or the money we have to spend in health care or education, you want to do it in a smart way. For instance, these days we...
IAS Faculty, Trustees, and Members participated in ICTS at Ten , a gathering to celebrate the unity of science, on January 4–7, at the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences campus in Bengaluru, India. The event featured half-hour talks by IAS Faculty and Members,...
IAS Faculty, Trustees, and Members will participate in ICTS at Ten , a gathering to celebrate the unity of science, which takes place January 4–7, at the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences campus in Bengaluru, India. The event features half-hour talks by IAS...
On December 9, the world's leading scientists, experts, and opinion leaders will gather in Gothenberg, Sweden, for thought-provoking conversations on the future of truth as part of the 2017 Nobel Week Dialogue. Robbert Dijkgraaf , Director and Leon Levy Professor, will give a lecture...
The Institute for Advanced Study was honored to welcome His Excellency Henne Schuwer , Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Dolf Hogewoning , Consul General of the Netherlands, for a two-day visit to campus. Ambassador Schuwer and Consul General...
On Friday , November 3 , the Institute for Advanced Study will host an event, “A Refuge for Scholars: Contemporary Challenges in Historical Perspective , which will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Wolfensohn Hall on the Institute campus. This...
Sanjeev Arora , Visiting Professor in the School of Mathematics, and Richard Zemel , Visitor in the School of Mathematics, will a give a public lecture, “Machines: How Do They Learn and Where Are They Headed?,” on Friday, October 27 , which will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Wolfensohn Hall on the Institute campus. The event will feature panel discussion moderated by Robbert Dijgkraaf, Director and Leon Levy Professor.