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

The Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing is an exciting new 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. Its goal is to bring 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

May 22May 25, 2016

Call for Proposals

We are now accepting proposals for programs to run at the Institute during academic year 2018. Deadline: June 30, 2016.

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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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CS294-208/CMPBIO290 "Special Topics in Computational Molecular Biology", instructor Nir Yosef. TuTh 5:00-6:30 in 177 Stanley Hall. Starts Tuesday Jan 19. Website.


CS294-109 "Graph Partitioning, Expanders and Spectral Methods", instructor Luca Trevisan. MW 1:00-2:30 in 310 Soda Hall. Starts Wednesday Jan 20.  Website.

Research Fellows

The deadline for 2016/17 Fellowships has passed and we are no longer accepting applications. The call for 2017/18 Fellowships will be posted in Fall 2016.

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