Oregon State University is invited to submit nominations for the Simons Investigators programs in the following categories:

  • Mathematics,
  • (Theoretical) Physics,
  • (Theoretical) Astrophysics and
  • Theoretical Computer Science.
  • Within the Physics program, the foundation also invites nominations for Theoretical Physics in Life Sciences Investigators  - up to one

Limited Submission Guidelines:  Each institution may submit up to two nominations in each of the Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Theoretical Computer Science programs
(e.g., two in Mathematics, two in Physics) and up to one additional nomination in Theoretical Physics in Life Sciences (e.g., three total in Physics — two for Theoretical
Physics and one for Theoretical Physics in the Life Sciences

The aim of the Simons Investigators programs is to identify and support the most active and creative researchers during the years when they are developing into and serving as the intellectual leaders of the field and to provide them with resources to undertake new and creative investigations. The nominees are judged on their potential for innovative contributions to science over the coming years.

Details of the programs, including eligibility requirements and nomination procedure, are provided at the following URL: https://www.simonsfoundation.org/mathematics-and-physical-science/simons-investigators/simons-investigator-program-nominations/.  We ask that nominations be treated confidentially — the nominees should not know they are being nominated if possible.

All nominations must be received by the foundation by October 28, 2020. Nominations must be submitted through an online process via proposalCENTRAL (https://proposalcentral.com/), as outlined in the Nomination Instructions documents.

Date Open: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Simons Foundation
Agency Deadline: 
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Limit per Institution: 
See website for limits
Important Notes: 
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