Clay Mathematics Institute

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The Clay Mathematics Institute

Call for Fellowship Nominations

Clay Research Fellows are selected for their research achievements and their potential to become leaders in research mathematics. They are appointed for up to five years and can hold their fellowships anywhere in the world, subject to immigration and employment constraints.  All are recent PhDs. The fellowships provide a generous salary, research support and the freedom to do research unhampered by other commitements.

Closing date for nominations: November 16.


Millennium Problems

If it is easy to check that a solution to a problem is correct, is it also easy to solve the problem? This is the essence of the P vs NP question. Typical of the NP problems is that of the Hamiltonian Path Problem: given N cities to visit, how can one do this without visiting a city twice? If you give me a solution, I can easily check that it is correct. But I cannot so easily find a solution.


Nominations for Clay Research Fellowships close on November 16.
The 2017 Clay Research Conference took place in Oxford on Wednesday 27 September.  The speakers were Larry Guth, Ovidiu Savin, Bertrand Toën, and Tamar Ziegler.  During the conference,...