The Simons Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Simons Collaboration on Arithmetic Geometry, Number Theory and Computation, directed by Brendan Hassett of Brown University.

# Mathematics and Physical Science

### MPS Awardee Spotlight: Shang-Hua Teng

Shang-Hua Teng is a 2014 Simons Investigator in theoretical computer science, the Seeley G. Mudd Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics at the University of Southern California, and a two-time recipient of the Gödel Prize in theoretical computer science for his joint work with longtime collaborator Dan Spielman of Yale University.

### Foundation Announces Simons Collaboration on Special Holonomy in Geometry, Analysis and Physics

The Simons Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Simons Collaboration on Special Holonomy in Geometry, Analysis and Physics, directed by Robert Bryant at Duke University.

### Foundation Announces Simons Collaboration on the Non-Perturbative Bootstrap

The Simons Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Simons Collaboration on the Non-Perturbative Bootstrap, directed by Leonardo Rastelli of the Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stony Brook.

### Simons Collaboration on the Many Electron Problem Hosts Third Annual Summer School

The third annual Simons Foundation Many Electron Collaboration summer school was held at the Simons Center at Stony Brook University June 20–24, 2016. This year, the focus of the summer school was on tensor networks and was organized by the tensor network group leader Professor Steven White from University of California, Irvine.