Bringing Together the World's Leading Researchers and Scholars in Theoretical Computer Science

The Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing is the world's leading venue for collaborative research in theoretical computer science. Established on July 1, 2012 with a grant of $60 million from the Simons Foundation, the Institute is housed in Calvin Lab, a dedicated building on the UC Berkeley campus. The Institute brings together the world's leading researchers in theoretical computer science and related fields, as well as the next generation of outstanding young scholars, to explore deep unsolved problems about the nature and limits of computation.

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Workshops / Symposia

Oct. 22Oct. 25, 2019
Jan. 21Jan. 24, 2020
Jan. 27Jan. 31, 2020
Feb. 25Feb. 28, 2020

Other Events

Oct. 28, 2019 2:00 pm3:00 pm
Konstantin Kakaes (Simons Institute Journalist In Residence)
Oct. 30, 2019 6:00 pm7:30 pm
Silvio Micali (Founder of Algorand and faculty at MIT)
Nov. 4, 2019 4:00 pm5:00 pm
Dahlia Malkhi (Calibra) 
Dec. 3, 2019 6:00 pm7:30 pm
Andrew Lo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Call for Proposals

We are now accepting proposals for programs to run at the Institute in Fall 2021 and beyond. Deadline: December 31, 2019.

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The Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing offers numerous ways for scientists to participate in the life of the Institute.

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Senior Scientist Search

The Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing invites applications for the position of Senior Scientist.  Learn More »

Research Fellows

The call for 2020/21 Fellowships is now open. Applications are due by December 15, 2019. For more information, please click here.