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2003 Clay Research Awards

CAMBRIDGE, MA - The Clay Mathematics Institute (CMI) presented the 2003 Clay Research Awards at its Annual Meeting held on Friday, November 14 at MIT. The awards, which recognize extraordinary achievement in mathematics, went to Richard Hamilton, of Columbia University, and Terence Tao, of UCLA. ... more ...

Navier-Stokes EquationNavier-Stokes Equation

This is the equation which governs the flow of fluids such as water and air. However, there is no proof for the most basic questions one can ask: do solutions exist, and are they unique? Why ask for a proof? Because a proof gives not only certitude, but also understanding.

Budapest Summer School

The Clay Mathematics Institute is organizing a summer school on Floer Homology, Gauge Theory, and Low Dimensional Topology in June, 2004. The school will be held at the Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics and will be aimed at graduate students and mathematicians within five years of their Ph.D. ... more ...

Clay Research Academy

The 2004 Clay Mathematics Research Academy will begin on Friday, March 19 at CMI in Cambridge, MA. The Academy aims to develop collaborative networks between three generations of mathematicians in a special initiative to encourage gifted high school students to pursue careers in mathematical research. The 2004 program will be led by Pavel Etingof and Richard Stanley, both of MIT. Senior and junior high school students of exceptional mathematical ability are encouraged to apply. For more information and an application package ... more ...

Liftoff Program

Nominations for the Liftoff Program are due February 27.

Clay Public Lecture

Timothy Gowers, recipient of the 1998 Fields Medal for his contributions to functional analysis, will deliver the first Clay Public Lecture on Monday, March 22 at 7pm in Lecture Hall A of the Science Center, Harvard University. This year's public lecture is hosted by the Harvard Mathematics Department.