Our Mission

May 30th, 2017

The mission of the Center is to foster and support theoretical and mathematical research at the highest level of excellence in the natural and engineering sciences at Duke. In order to achieve this goal, the Center will:

  • Engender and facilitate trans-disciplinary research and teaching related to
    scientific problems;
  • Provide an intellectual home for scientists in all fields who use theoretical and mathematical research methods, to exchange ideas, to discuss scientific problems of common interest, and to develop new collaborations;
  • Expose Duke faculty and students to progress in the theoretical and mathematical sciences by organizing guest lectures, seminars, and workshops;
  • Partner with problem-focused centers, institutes, or groups of faculty at Duke on research grant proposals.