By following the links on this page (described more fully below), you'll be able to find answers to your questions about MSRI's purpose, past, present, and future; contact information for our members and staff, who are eager to help with any specific information you need; and information about our many activities in research, education, and outreach.The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) is becoming the Simons Laufer Mathematical Sciences Institute (SLMath) in 2022-23. (Learn more)
Here, you'll find a statement of MSRI's purpose and goals.
Information about MSRI's past, from its founding in 1982 up to the present day.
Because we believe in helping people reach their full potential, we have several programs whose aim is to encourage members of historically under-represented groups to participate in our research and education programs. Here, you'll be able to find out more about these programs.
MSRI draws on the expertise of leaders in the scientific, academic, and business communities to guide and plan its activities. Here, you'll find out more about how MSRI plans and carries out its many activities in service to the research community and the general public.
MSRI has many research visitors each year. Here, you can find information about the members of our current research programs.
MSRI's daily operations are carried out by its staff, whose members serve in a variety of roles. Here, you can find out who to contact for specific activities and how to contact them.
For its many projects in service to the research community and the public, MSRI relies on support from individuals, private foundations, and mathematics departments and institutions around the world, which supplements and leverages the major support that it receives from the National Science Foundation and the National Security Agency. Here, you can find out more about these supporters and how you, too, can contribute to MSRI's mission.
Here, you can find out about what resources MSRI provides to its visitors at its home in Shiing-Shen Chern Hall atop the Berkeley hills.
Here, you can get a sense of what it's like to visit MSRI (and see some of the people who have visited MSRI in the past).
MSRI has a variety of positions open each year for researchers and, from time to time, openings on its staff and directorate. Here is where you can find any currently available staff positions and how to apply.