Clay Mathematics Institute

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The Clay Mathematics Institute

Clay Research Fellowships.  The call for nominations is open until November 16.    

Clay Research Fellows are selected for their exceptional achievements and their potential to become leaders in mathematical research. All are recent Ph.D.'s, and most are selected as they complete their thesis work. The fellowships can be held anywhere in the world. Many former fellows have achieved high distinction.

Millennium Problems

Experiment and computer simulations suggest the existence of a "mass gap" in the solution to the quantum versions of the Yang-Mills equations. But no proof of this property is known.


At the Clay Research Conference in Oxford on 30 September, Landon Clay presented one of the 2014 Clay Research Awards to Maryam Mirzakhani, following her lecture on Counting mapping...
Research Fellow Peter Scholze has been awarded the 2015 Ostrowski Prize for his breakthrough work in arithmetic algebraic geometry.  He developed the theory of perfectoid spaces and...