John Conway, one of the most remarkable mathematicians of our time, died on April 11, 2020, at the age of 82. His interests were so varied and his contributions so numerous that it is difficult to characterize them in a few words. To begin to appreciate his legacy see this obituary from the *New York Times* and this article from Princeton University. For more mathematical details about his accomplishments see this tribute from Ed Dunne.

John Tate, who made major contributions to algebraic number theory and arithmetic geometry during his long and distinguished career, died on October 16, 2019. Read more…

**Abstract of the lecture by Jordan Ellenberg**: Â Among the most fundamental tasks of mathematics, or science more generally, is to classify in order to understand what kinds of things there are in the world. And a particularly satisfying form of classification is when we can show that every complicated thing is built out of a much smaller set of simpler things. In chemistry we get this satisfaction from the periodic table; in mathematics we find it just about everywhere, from numbers to polynomials to curved surfaces to the work of the Alexanderson prize winners. I’ll give a tour of some of these “periodic tables” of mathematics and talk about the surprising relationship between them.

Video of the award ceremony and lecture

The Mathematics and Climate Research Network (MCRN) seeks graduate and undergraduate students for the MCRN summer school and academic year engagement program. This program begins with a summer school in July, 2019 and continues with an online engagement in group work over the academic year. Read more…

Held at the Heilbronn Institute, University of Bristol, in the summer of 2018, this was the fourth in a series of meetings devoted to progress on the Riemann Hypothesis. Read more…

Established in 1994 by businessman and math enthusiast John Fry, the American Institute of Mathematics is now located in San Jose, California, after moving from its original Palo Alto location in 2015.

AIM's mission is to advance mathematical knowledge through collaboration, to broaden participation in the mathematical endeavor, and to increase awareness of the contributions of the mathematical sciences to society.

Since 2002 AIM has been part of the Mathematical Sciences Institutes program in the Division of Mathematical Sciences of the National Science Foundation.

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