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Avi Wigderson and László Lovász Awarded the 2021 Abel Prize

Posted on 3/18/21 in News

Two pioneers in the theory of computation have been awarded the 2021 Abel Prize, one of the most prestigious honors in mathematics. Computer scientist Avi Wigderson and mathematician László Lovász will share the 7.5 million Norwegian kroner ($886,000 USD) prize, “for their foundational contributions to […]

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IPAM Partnerships Expand to Include New Institutions

Posted on 3/9/21 in News

IPAM’s Fall 2020 long program in Autonomous Vehicles involved a new IPAM partnership with primarily undergraduate and/or minority serving institutions.  This partnership expands access to IPAM programs for selected faculty from these institutions.  Such participation not only enables them to discuss their research and start […]

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LatMath 2022: Addressing a Critical Need Through Mentorship, Community-Building, and Celebrating Success

Posted on 3/4/21 in News

On the final night of IPAM’s 2018 Latinx in the Mathematical Sciences Conference (LatMath), Anthony Várilly-Alvarado approached Tatiana Toro, the Craig McKibben & Sarah Merner Professor in Mathematics at the University of Washington, with a promise. As a member of the IPAM board, Toro was […]

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The Simons Foundation Announces the 2021 Simons Fellows

Posted on 2/16/21 in News

The Simons Foundation has announced the 2021 Simons Fellows in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. The Simons Fellows program extends academic leaves from one term to a full year, enabling recipients to focus solely on research for the long periods often necessary for significant advances. Among […]

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