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

Other Events

Mar. 5, 2020 6:00 pm7:30 pm
Manuela Veloso (Head of J.P. Morgan AI Research, Carnegie Mellon University)
Mar. 16, 2020 4:00 pm5:00 pm
Zvika Brakerski (Weizmann Institute of Science) 
Apr. 6, 2020 4:00 pm5:00 pm
Daniele Micciancio (UC San Diego)
Apr. 18, 2020 10:00 am11:00 am
David Gruber (City University of New York)
Professor David Gruber (CUNY) will discuss how marine animals use different modes of light and sound to communicate. His presentation will touch upon modes of communication via biofluorescence in sharks, fishes and turtles; via bioluminescence in flashlight fish; and via sound in whales.

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 closed.