MSRI Summer Graduate School on Commutative Algebra and Related Topics


Monday, May 22, 2017 (All day) to Friday, June 2, 2017 (All day)


OIST Seaside House


The purpose of the school will be to introduce graduate students to foundational results in commutative algebra, with particular emphasis of the diversity of the related topics with commutative algebra. Some of these topics are developing remarkably in this decade and through learning those subjects the graduate students will be stimulated toward future research.

Commutative Algebra and Related Topics (official language: English)

1st week: Claudia Polini (U.Notre Dame), Ryo Takahashi (Nagoya U.)
2nd week: Claudiu Raicu (U.Notre Dame), Shunsuke Takagi (U.Tokyo)

Daily schedule
Two lectures (in the morning  and in the early afternoon) and one  exercise  afterward.
For the exercise the students will be split into two groups (beginners’ and advanced).

Eligibility and Admission 
Applicants will be accepted from three categories:

i. MSRI Students
​   ・20 students
   ・For eligibility, see the Summer Graduate School’s homepage
ii. Japanese Students:
   ・20 students
iii. OIST Students:
   ・Several students

How to apply
Students of OIST should email the Japanese Office (Noriko Segawa, providing the following information:

  1. Name of applicant
  2. Name of university and your email-address 
  3. Year in graduate school
  4. Short recommendation letter by your advisor
    As for “4.”, the recommendation letter could be sent directly from your advisor to the Japanese Office.

For all further details please visit the Summer Graduate School’s homepage.

OIST is deeply committed to the advancement of women in science, in Japan and worldwide. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Website URL
Sponsor or Contact: 
From OIST: Mathematical and Theoretical Physics Unit (Shinobu Hikami, Professor)
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Application Deadline

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 (All day)

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