For decades, mathematicians have been inching forward on a problem about which sets contain evenly spaced patterns of three numbers. Last month, two...

An illustration of a laptop computer displaying a chart that lists five possible complexity-theoretic worlds: Algorithmica, Heuristica, Pessiland, Minicrypt, and Cryptomania

This semester at the Simons Institute, the Meta-Complexity program is buzzing along with intense activity in the form of multiple reading groups and a...

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Valentine Kabanets (Simon Fraser University) gave a two-part tutorial presentation on the Power of Distinguishing Simple from Random, at the Simons Institute's Meta-Complexity Boot Camp.

For the first time in a decade, we have completely updated the look and feel of our website. Many thanks to our visitors, whose feedback over the years has given us insight into how to optimize the user experience online.

The Simons Foundation is announcing its support of 405 Ukrainian mathematicians, biologists, physicists and chemists who remain in Ukraine. In total, the foundation will award more than $1.2 million in funding over 12 months.

Simons Institute Associate Director Sandy Irani is one of 57 ACM members who have been named 2022 ACM fellows. ACM bestowed this honor on her for her "contributions to the theory of online algorithms and quantum complexity theory."

This month, we part with our Fall 2022 program visitors, and we are preparing to welcome our Spring 2023 visitors. We bid our visitors goodbye and thank them for a highly engaging semester both intellectually and socially.

| Natural & Social Sciences

Quantum computing has been an important research theme at the Simons Institute since our founding in 2012. At our first public event, a Symposium on Visions of the Theory of Computing, John Preskill (Caltech) gave a presentation on Quantum Computing and the Entanglement Frontier.

| Engineering & Technology, Natural & Social Sciences

The Simons Institute’s Quantum Industry Day 2022 brought together scientists from academia and industry for discussions on the future of quantum computing. We’re delighted to share a playlist of the day’s talks with you.

| Natural & Social Sciences

Each week, members of the Simons Institute's Research Pod in Quantum Computing and researchers from throughout the world gather for our weekly Quantum Colloquium. Here we share one of our favorite recent Quantum Colloquium presentations: a talk by Chinmay Nirkhe on NLTS Hamiltonians from Codes, followed by a panel discussion on the topic.