To disseminate mathematical knowledge and to encourage fruitful research collaborations, the Clay Mathematics Institute organizes an annual summer school and a small set of conferences and workshops. CMI and its partners also run programs to encourage gifted students to pursue mathematical careers.
The CMI summer schools are instructional conferences whose aim is to furnish a new generation of mathematicians with the knowledge and tools they need to successfully work in an active and important area of mathematics.
CMI conducts a program of small workshops, which are held at the Mathematical Institute in Oxford. Typically, full funding for 10-20 people is available for each workshop, but others may be invited.
The Independent University of Moscow (IUM) opened its doors in September of 1991 in an effort to preserve the great Russsian mathematical tradition, then threatened by the enormous forces of political and economic change buffetting the country. A small, elite school which trains future research mathematicians, the IUM is now a vital part of Moscow mathematical life. The Clay Institute has been one of the IUM's supporters for many years. To learn more about what the IUM does, read this report from the newlsetter of the European Mathematical Society.
The Liftoff program supported recent Ph.D.'s for one month in the summer following their degree at a generous salary plus some funds for travel to research conferences or to work with collaborators.
The Clay Research Academy provided students of exceptional ability the opportunity to experience the challenge and thrill of mathematical research.