Mathematics Institutes, Centers and Laboratories
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A. Razmadze Mathematical Institute - Georgian Academy of Sciences  
Argonne National Laboratory - Mathematics and Computer Science Division The Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) Division is a basic research division, where mathematicians and computer scientists collaborate to advance the state of the art of scientific computing. Our goals are to discover, adapt, and apply computational techniques that promise to be useful in solving scientific and engineering problems.
Basic Research Institute in the Mathematical Sciences (BRIMS) The Basic Research Institute in the Mathematical Sciences (BRIMS) was set up by Hewlett-Packard in 1994 as part of an initiative to widen the Company's research base. BRIMS is located in Bristol, England and is attached to Hewlett-Packard Laboratories Bristol, the European arm of the Company's corporate research structure. BRIMS is an experiment in fostering basic research in an industrial setting. It is founded on the belief that science and engineering should stimulate and influence each other. All scientific work undertaken at BRIMS is in the public domain.
Centre de Recerca Matemàtica In 1984, the Institut d'Estudis Catalans created the Centre de Recerca Matemàtica (CRM), with the main goal to provide Catalan mathematicians with a research institute which would stimulate the improvement of mathematical research in Catalonia, both qualitatively and quantitatively. To achieve this aim, the CRM invites outstanding mathematicians for research visits, facilitates scientific contacts between these visitors and our young local researchers, carries out research programmes, organizes talks, conferences and other scientific meetings and disseminates research results through its preprints series.
CERCA - Centre de Recherche en Calcul Appliqué The Centre de Recherche en Calcul Appliqué (CERCA) is a non-profit corporation created as a result of an initiative taken by École Polytechnique, Concordia University, Université de Montréal and McGill University. Its infrastructure was financed in January 1992 by the Government of Quebec and this is presently the responsibility of the ministère de l'Industrie, du Commerce, de la Science et de la Technologie. One of the main objectives of CERCA is to intensify the technology transfer from universities to industry through the regrouping of scientists in Quebec who use numerical methods for scientific applications, both in industry and in universities, in order that they be fully informed about the major problems which must be solved and about the expertise available, and that they have access to the best computing tools.
Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas Centro de Investigacisón en Matemáticas A.C., is a research center for Mathematics located in Guanajuato, México which has three areas of research: Pure Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, and Computer Sciences.
Center for Scientific Computing, Finland The main role of CSC is to support scientists' research work that requires scientific computing - at universities, at the Finnish Meteorological Institute, and at other public and private research organizations. CSC pursues its main objective of promoting national scientific computing expertise by offering scientists and researchers versatile high performance computing and communication services (HPCC). They also maintain and develop the national research network (FUNET) and its worldwide connections, and perform the daily supercomputer runs needed for the national weather forecasts. Their Mathematical Topics page contains one of the most comprehensive collections of links to mathematical sites on the Internet.
Centro Internacional de Matemática  
Centre International de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées CIMPA (International Centre for Pure and Applied Mathematics) is a non-profit international organization established in Nice (France) in 1978. Its aim is to promote international cooperation in higher education and research in mathematics and related subjects, particularly computer science, for the benefit of developing countries.
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - Istituto per le Applicazioni della Matematica e dell'Informatica


Clay Mathematics Institute Their mission is to increase and disseminate mathematical knowledge, to educate mathematicians and other scientists about new discoveries in the field of mathematics, to encourage gifted students to pursue mathematical careers, and to recognize extraordinary achievements and advances in mathematical research.
CWI - Center for Mathematics and Computer Science CWI (Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica) is an independent research institute active in the fields of mathematics and computer science. The mission of CWI is twofold: to perform frontier research in mathematics and computer science; to transfer new knowledge in these fields to society in general and trade and industry in particular.
ERCIM - the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics ERCIM - the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics - aims to foster collaborative work within the European research community and to increase co-operation with European industry. Leading research establishments from fourteen European countries are members of ERCIM.
Erwin Schrödinger International Institute for Mathematical Physics (ESI) ESI was founded with the aim of providing a meeting place for leading experts in Mathematical Physics and Mathematics in the international scientific community, nurturing the development and exchange of ideas not only in the international arena, but also in Austria through its affiliations with Austrian universities.
The Euler International Mathematical Institute


European Post-Doctoral Institute for Mathematical Sciences The seven EPDI institutes recognized the necessity of encouraging Europe-wide mobility of young scientists destined to take over in the 21st century, in both fundamental and applied research. For this it was indispensable to put in place a new structure for the exclusive benefit of post-docs. While these seven internationally reputed institutes differ considerably in their size, programmes and the way they operate, they do share a common objective : the pursuit of excellence, practiced daily in providing the best possible conditions for mathematicians and physicists from all over the world to carry out their research.
Hungarian Academy of Sciences - Mathematical Institute The research staff of the Institute forms research teams covering the following research topics: algebra, algebraic logic and computer science, approximation theory, differential equations, discrete mathematics, functional analysis, geometry, information theory, mathematical statistics, number theory, probability theory, set theory, statistical physics, topology.
ICASE - Institute for Computer Applications in Science and Engineering The Institute for Computer Applications in Science and Engineering (ICASE), operated by the Universities Space Research Association, (USRA) is a center of research in applied mathematics, numerical analysis, fluid dynamics, and computer science, providing a natural mechanism for interactions among NASA scientists and engineers, the ICASE staff, and the wider research community in universities and related industries.
IMPA - Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada



Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques The Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques of Bures-sur-Yvette (France), is an institute of advanced research in mathematics and theoretical physics. It provides exceptionally gifted scientists with a place where they can devote themselves entirely to their research, free of teaching and administrative obligations, and invite visitors with whom they wish to work.
Institute for Advanced Study The School of Mathematics is an international center of research and postdoctoral training in many diverse aspects of mathematics including pure mathematics, combinatorics, mathematical physics and applied mathematics. Fifty to sixty mathematicians are invited to the School each year to study with the Faculty and to pursue research projects of their own.
Institute of Information Theory and Automation This Institute is a part of the Czech Academy of Sciences which is a non-profit organization doing basic research in decision-making theory, computer aided decision-making and control, control theory, adaptive systems, stochastic informatics, analysis and modelling of stochastic systems, etc.
Institute of Mathematics of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus



The Institute of Statistical Mathematics The Institute of Statistical Mathematics (ISM) is a research institute of the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture (Monbusho). Founded in 1944, it functions as a research organization for the theory and applications of statistics as well as for maintaining effective communication among researchers in related fields.
International Centre for Mathematical Sciences The International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS), a joint venture of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt Universities, was founded in 1990 to provide a centre of excellence in the Mathematical Sciences. The aims of ICMS are: To create an environment in which mathematical sciences will develop in new directions. To encourage and exploit those areas of mathematics that are of relevance to other sciences, industry and commerce. To promote international collaboration within these aims and in particular with mathematicians in the developing world.
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences The Isaac Newton Institute is an international research institute for the mathematical sciences in Cambridge. The Newton Institute is the first of its kind in the United Kingdom but, in many respects, it is modelled on successful research institutes in the mathematical sciences in other countries. Whilst trying to profit from the experience of these and other institutes, the Newton Institute has sought to establish its own character and objectives. A major aspect of this is an emphasis on programmes which cut across the traditional boundaries of disciplines to bring together research workers with very different backgrounds and expertise.
IVIC - Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research - Mathematics Department



Laboratoire de Combinatoire et d'Informatique Mathematique



Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Mathematics Department The LBNL Mathematics Department, which is in the Physics Division of LBNL, consists of researchers on the faculty of the Mathematics Department at the University of California at Berkeley, postdoctoral fellows, visiting scientists, and graduate students. The Department's research centers on the development of numerical and analytical methods and their application to challenging, difficult problems in physics and engineering. Areas of specialized interest are vortex and particle methods, interface techniques, statistical mechanics of vortex and polymer systems, parallel implementation of codes for large-scale scientific computing, and fast algorithms. Additional areas of activity include numerical linear algebra, finite difference methods in fluid mechanics, Monte-Carlo methods, and scientific visualization.
Mathematical Research Institute - the Netherlands The Mathematical Research Institute (MRI) is a cooperation of the following universities: Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Universiteit Twente, Landbouwuniversiteit and Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht.
Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach



Max-Planck-Institute for Mathematics



Mittag-Leffler Institute The small size of the Institute has made it necessary to concentrate its scientific activities. Accordingly a topic is chosen for every year or occasionally for two years. Within this field experts are invited to work at the Institute for periods of one or more months, and fellowships are made available for application. The organised activities at the Institute consist mainly of weekly seminars with lectures by the guests there. However, the principal aim is to promote informal interaction between experts and newcomers in the chosen field by bringing them together.
MSRI - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute This server contains information about the programs at MSRI, people at MSRI, application forms, preprint server, etc.
National Academy of Sciences of Armenia - Institute of Mathematics



National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) NISS is an independent research institute, established in 1991 by the national statistics societies and the Research Triangle universities, and charged to perform and stimulate cross-disciplinary research involving statistics; confront complex, relevant data-driven scientific problems of national importance; provide career development opportunities for statisticians and scientists, especially those in the formative stages of their careers.
ORNL - Computational Mathematics The Computational Mathematics Group is devoted to the development and analysis of basic techniques and efficient numerical algorithms for solving large-scale scientific and engineering problems on advanced computer architectures.
Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences ( PIMS ), is a virtual institute dedicated to the support and advancement of mathematics on the Pacific Rim. The physical office of PIMS is located at Simon Fraser's Harbour Center Campus in British Columbia (Canada).
Polish Academy of Sciences - Institute of Mathematics The Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences is a research center of mathematics. From the very beginning of the Institute, there has been a publication division to coordinate the activities of all mathematical publications in Poland.
The QED Project The aim of the QED project is to build a single, distributed, computerized repository that rigorously represents all important, established mathematical knowledge.
Russian Academy of Sciences, Department of Mathematics



Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Computational Science and Engineering Department - The Collaborative Computational Projects (CCPs), assist universities in developing, maintaining and distributing computer programs and promoting the best computational methods. Each focuses on a specific area of research and are funded by the UK's EPSRC, PPARC and BBSRC Research Councils.
Stefan Banach International Mathematical Center Stefan Banach International Mathematical center was founded in 1972 by the Academies of Sciences of the ex-socialist countries to enhance cooperation between mathematicians from East and West. New forms of activity are continually added, including condensed workshops and symposia in addition to the existing form of semesters. Special emphasis is laid on the interaction of different fields of mathematics.
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research



Mathematics Research Section of the Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists The Union of Czech Mathematicians and Physicists is one of the oldest existing learned societies in the Czech Republic. It was founded in 1862 and since then the main purpose of its activities has been the improvement of teaching of mathematics and physics in all types and levels of schools and promotion of the development of mathematics as fields of science.
Weierstraß-Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics WIAS performs mathematical research projects in various fields of the applied sciences. These research projects include: Modelling in cooperation with researchers from the applied sciences, Mathematical analysis of properties of these models, Development of numerical algorithms and of software, and Numerical simulation of processes in economy, science, and technology. For its research projects WIAS presently has 85 staff members, including 55 scientists.
ZIB The Elib Services is a WWW service operated by ZIB, the Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum für Informationstechnik Berlin, a non-university research institute of the State of Berlin, which operates in the field of information technology. Its research and development concentrates on application-oriented algorithmic mathematics, in close interdisciplinary cooperation with universities and scientific institutes in Berlin.

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