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IPAM Board Members and Participants Named to Highly Cited Researchers

Posted on 6/30/14 in News

A number of IPAM Science Advisory Board (SAB) members, organizers, speakers, and participants are named to Highly Cited Researchers in a new survey which takes the top 1% in each field of highly cited papers between 2002 and 2012. As noted on their site, Highly […]

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The Kakeya problem

Posted on 6/29/14 in Research Articles

Submitted by Larry Guth (MIT) The Kakeya problem is an open problem in Euclidean geometry, and it was a central theme in the 2014 IPAM long program, Algebraic Techniques for Combinatorial and Computational Geometry. It is elementary to state, but it’s also a model for […]

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Tao Receives Inaugural Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics

Posted on 6/25/14 in News

Congratulations to Terence Tao (UCLA), one of five recipients of the Inaugural Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics funded by Mark Zuckerberg and Yuri Milner. The prize “aims to recognize major advances in the field, honor the world’s best mathematicians, support their future endeavors and communicate the […]

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IPAM Science Advisory Board Members Elected to NAS

Posted on 5/8/14 in News

The National Academy of Sciences recently announced the election of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. The list includes three members of IPAM’s Science Advisory Board: Emmanuel Candès (Mathematics and Statistics, Stanford), Cynthia […]

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