Two hands typing at laptop computer whose screen shows a polytope with a point inside it. Beside the laptop is a book with "Polynomial-Time Pseudodeterministic Construction of Primes" on its cover.

One might recall that one of the inaugural programs hosted by the Simons Institute, back in Fall 2013, was Real Analysis in Computer Science. In the...

Greetings from Berkeley! Summer programs are in full swing at the Simons Institute and it’s been great to see and catch up with many friends from near...

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Greetings from Berkeley. I hope 2023 is off to a great start for you. To kick off the new year, we’ve relaunched our Simons Institute website with an updated look and feel.

Rahul Ilango (MIT) gave a two-part tutorial presentation on the Quest for Hardness of Meta-Complexity: Progress, Barriers, and Next Steps, at the Simons Institute's Meta-Complexity Boot Camp.

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.