Geordie Williamson has been awarded an Australian Laureate Fellowship to unlock the secrets of modular representations. The project aims to increase our understanding of the fundamental symmetries of discrete structures, such as those present in computer science and cryptography.
On 8 June, SMRI hosted an afternoon tea to farewell Ukrainian mathematician Kostiantyn Ralchenko. Kostiantyn and his family came to Australia through the support of SMRI's Ukrainian Visitor Program for displaced mathematical scientists.
The August events will include a public talk by University of Sydney mathematician Professor Holger Dullin, who'll explore the mathematical phenomena of twisting somersaults. Plus, Geordie Williamson onstage in "Doctor Karl and Friends: Innovation & Beyond".
SMRI Director Geordie Williamson and a team of mathematicians from Oxford University have collaborated with AI lab DeepMind, using machine learning to help prove or suggest new mathematical theorems.
Articles and podcasts discussing the Nature paper “AI-guided intuition” can be found here, along with the SMRI course "Machine Learning for the Working Mathematician".
SMRI congratulates 20 researchers in the mathematical sciences who were successful in the International Visitor Program 2023 Round 1.
To celebrate Women in Mathematics Day on 12 May 2023, SMRI hosted a screening of the short documentary “Olga Ladyzhenskaya” (2022) by acclaimed filmmaker Ekaterina Eremenko.
WIMSIG Conference 2024 will celebrate the achievements of women, trans and gender diverse people in the mathematical sciences, with plenary speakers and special sessions spanning pure mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, and mathematics in industry
To celebrate Pi Day on 14 March, University of Sydney mathematician Oded Yacobi presented “Duels and Duality: A fable about the life and mathematics of Évariste Galois”. View the photo gallery here.
To celebrate the International Day of Mathematics 2023 (aka "Pi Day") on 14 March, SMRI organised three public events for all ages and levels of mathematics.
UTS and UNSW also hosted events to celebrate Pi Day.
Over the second half of 2022, Francisco Crespo worked on a project related to the full n-body problem, which refers to the motion of rigid bodies in space. Find out why celestial mechanics has fascinated mathematicians throughout history in this video interview.
Postdoctoral positions at SMRI and USyd School of Maths and Stats: applications have now closed.
In July 2022, international visitors from Toronto (Nancy Scherich, Dror Bar-Natan and Jessica Liu), visited SMRI to work on a topological algebra project with University of Sydney mathematician Zsuzsanna Dancso.
Watch our group interview, followed by individual interviews with Dr Scherich and Professor Bar-Natan.