Simons Investigators Awards 2013

Four Indian Americans won Simons Investigators Awards 2013

Four Indian – American Professors Kannan Soundararajan, Rajeev Alur, Salil P Vadhan and Senthil Todadri in Fourth Week of July, 2013 won Simons Investigators Awards 2013. Apart from these, 9 other mathematicians, theoretical physicists and theoretical computer scientists were also selected for the Simons Investigators Awards for their cutting edge research.

The 2013 awards were announced by the New York – based Simons Foundation, which is a non – profit organisation. Its mission is to advance the lines of research in mathematics and basic sciences. The Simons Investigators program provides a stable base of support for outstanding scientists, enabling them to undertake long – term study of fundamental questions. The foundation was incorporated in 1994 by Jim and Marilyn Simons.

About Simons Investigators

Simons Investigators are outstanding theoretical scientists, who receive long – term research support from the Simons Foundation.

Simon Investigators Award 2013 Winners

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Level and Duration of Funding : A Simons Investigator is appointed for an initial period of five years with possible renewal for a further five years. An Investigator will receive research support of $100,000 per year, with an additional $10,000 per year provided to the Investigator’s department. The Investigator’s institution will receive 20 percent for indirect costs.