Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) is the education and research centre in Chennai, India, as well as the first South Asian centre for BIRS. In partnership with BIRS, CMI hosts workshops with various topics in mathematics, computer science, and physics. The pilot program will start in 2024 by hosting four workshops, each lasting 5 days. The workshops will be hosted in January, November, and December.

  • January 7, 2024 to January 12, 2024
    • Title: New Directions in Rational Points
    • Organizers: Alexei Skorobogatov (imperial College London, Mathematics), Martin Bright (Universiteit Leiden), Sujatha Ramdorai (University of British Columbia, Mathematics), Efthymios Sofos (Glasgow University, Mathematics), Pankaj Vishe (Durham University, Mathematics)
  • November 17, 2024 to November 22, 2024
    • Title: Random Matrix Reloaded
    • Organizers: Suvankar Dutta (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal), Sayantani Bhattacharya (NISER), Robert de Mello Koch (Huzhou University, Physics), Parikshit Dutta (Asutosh College), Debashis Ghoshal (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
  • December 8, 2024 to December 13, 2024
    • Title: Frontiers of Quantum Information and Computation
    • Organizers: Ashwin Nayak (University of Waterloo), Anurag Anshu (Harvard University), Ankit Garg (Microsoft Research, Computer Science), Prabha Mandayam (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Physics)
  • December 15, 2024 to December 20, 2024
    • Title: Mathematical Foundations of Network Models and their Applications
    • Organizers: Louigi Addario-Berry (McGill University, Mathematics and Statistics), Siva Athreya (International Centre for Theoretical Sciences - TIFR), Shankar Bhamidi (University of North Carolina, Statistics and Operations Research), Serte Donderwinkel (University of Oxford), Soumik Pal (University of Washington Seattle, Mathematics)

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