Program & Event Information

ICERM encourages proposals for programs that support its mission to foster and broaden the relationship between mathematics and computation.
We welcome your ideas for semester programs, topical workshops, early career researcher IdeaLabs, and our Summer@ICERM undergraduate research programs. How to propose an Program or Workshop.

A large part of ICERM's activities take place in the context of semester long thematic programs together with their associated workshops. Each such program hosts a number of long-term visitors (15-20 senior personnel, 5-10 postdoctoral fellows, and 8-12 graduate students) in addition to workshop participants.

Fall 2015Computational Aspects of the Langlands ProgramAlina Bucur, Brian Conrey, David Farmer, John Jones, Kiran Kedlaya, Michael Rubinstein, Holly Swisher, John Voight
Spring 2016Dimension and DynamicsDmitri Dolgopyat, Mike Hochman, Izabella Laba, Stefano Luzzatto, Yakov Pesin, Mark Pollicott, Joerg Schmeling, Boris Solomyak, Warwick Tucker
Fall 2016Topology in MotionYuliy Baryshnikov, Fred Cohen, Matthew Kahle, Randall Kamien, Sayan Mukherjee, Igor Pak, Ileana Streinu, Rade Zivaljevic
Spring 2017Singularities and Waves In Incompressible FluidsBernard Deconinck, Diane Henderson, Helena Nussenzveig Lopes, Govind Menon, Paul Milewski, Walter Strauss, Jon Wilkening

As part of each semester program, 3-4 workshops are held at ICERM. To apply to participate in an ICERM workshop please click here.

Sept 28-Oct 3, 2015Modular Forms and Curves of Low Genus: Computational Aspects John Cremona, Kiran Kedlaya, Kristin Lauter, Ralf Schmidt, Joseph Silverman
Oct 19-23, 2015Explicit Methods for Modularity of K3 Surfaces and Other Higher Weight Motives Matthias Schütt, Fernando Rodriguez-Villegas, Bianca Viray, Holly Swisher, Yuri Tschinkel, John Voight
Nov 9-13, 2015Computational Aspects of L-functions Valentin Blomer, Brian Conrey, Chantal David, David Farmer, Michael Rubinstein, Peter Sarnak
February 15-19, 2016Ergodic, algebraic and combinatorial methods in dimension theory Mike Hochman, Izabella Laba, Pablo Shmerkin, Barak Weiss
March 7-11, 2016Fractal Geometry, Hyperbolic Dynamics and Thermodynamical Formalism Lorenzo Diaz, Dmitry Dolgopyat, Maarit Jarvenpaa, Joerg Schmeling, Masato Tsujii, Amie Wilkinson
April 4-8, 2016Computation in Dynamics Denis Gaidashev, Stefano Galatolo, Stefano Luzzatto, Warwick Tucker, Michael Yampolsky
September 12-16, 2016Unusual Configuration Spaces Yuliy Baryshnikov, Michael Farber, Misha Kapovich, Randall Kamien, Ileana Streinu
October 17-21, 2016Stochastic Topology and Thermodynamic Limits Joseph Fu, Monika Ludwig, Lorenzo Sadun, Mikhail Sodin, Jonathan Taylor, Shmuel Weinberger, Steven Zelditch
November 28-December 2, 2016Topology and Geometry in a Discrete Setting Eva Maria Feichtner, Larry Guth, Gil Kalai, Roman Karasev, Elchanan Mossel, Igor Pak, Rade Zivaljevic

Research clusters are scheduled during some of ICERM's semester programs. They are independently organized and consist of research group activities in a focused subfield of that semester program. Activities often begin with a collection of tutorials or a short (possibly two day) workshop. The research activities, planned by the organizer(s), may consist of teamwork, daily/weekly seminars, and closing presentations.


ICERM hosts 1-4 topical workshops each year. They focus on topics of current interest in the mathematical sciences. To apply, please submit the online application form for workshop participants. Decisions about online applications are typically made 1-3 months before the workshop.

July 6-10, 2015 Computational Geometric Topology in Arrangement Theory Nero Budur, Graham Denham, Anca Daniela Macinic, Daniel Matei, Laurentiu Maxim, Hal Schenck, Max Wakefield
July 13-17, 2015 Computational and Analytical Aspects of Image Reconstruction Gaik Ambartsoumian, Vladimir Druskin, Esther Klann, Venkateswaran P. Krishnan, Alfred Louis, Eric Todd Quinto
July 28-30, 2015 Mathematics in Data Science Philip Kegelmeyer, Tamara Kolda, Randall LeVeque, Aleksandra Mojsilovic, Linda Ness, Alyson Wilson
August 31 - September 4, 2015 Numerical Methods for Large-Scale Nonlinear Problems and Their Applications Tim Kelley, Homer Walker, Carol Woodward

ICERM hosts a summer undergraduate research program called "Summer@ICERM". 12-14 undergraduates are funded to come to ICERM for an eight-week intensive program taught by faculty. Brown University UTRA students and students with outside funding are welcome to apply as well.

June 15 - August 7, 2015SUMMER@ICERM 2015: Computational Dynamics and Topology Y.M. Baryshnikov, V. Zharnitsky

IdeaLabs are selective one-week programs offered to twenty early career researchers. IdeaLabs facilitate new interdisciplinary research groups and connections through guided teamwork on a specific collection of open problems with a final presentation to a broader group of interested parties, including funding agency managers, industry partners, and representatives of National Laboratories.

July 6-10, 2015IdeaLab 2015: Inverse Problems and Uncertainty Quantification Omar Ghattas, Youssef Marzouk, Noemi Petra
August 17 - 21, 2015 GirlsGetMath@ICERM: Summer Math Camp for High School Girls Amanda Beesan Tucker, Katharine Ott, Jenna Sousa

ICERM hosts on-site public lectures and special events and frequently participates in national mathematical events and conferences. Part of ICERM's mission is to promote themes of national interest: diversity in the sciences, the teaching of mathematics, the role of technology and computers in research and the classroom, and the contribution of modern mathematics to everything from biology and medicine, to commerce, to climate forecasting and environmental policy.

* event is related or held off-site

July 20-24, 2015Research Experiences for Undergraduate Faculty (REUF) 2015 Leslie Hogben, Roselyn Williams, Ulrica Wilson
May 17-26, 2015, and July 27 – August, 5, 2015 Graduate Student Team-Based Research: Computational Symplectic Topology Richard Hind, Yaron Ostrover, Leonid Polterovich, Michael Usher
August 17 - 31, 2015 Brown-ICERM-Kobe Simulation Summer School Jill Pipher, Nobuyuki Kaya, Bjorn Sandstede