Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada

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Coordinates: 22°57′55″S 43°14′17″W / 22.965284°S 43.237939°W / -22.965284; -43.237939

Established 1952
Type Public
Director César Camacho
Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Campus Urban
Website (English)

The Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada (IMPA; English: National Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics) is widely considered to be the foremost research and educational institution of Brazil in the area of mathematics. It is located in the city of Rio de Janeiro, and was formerly known simply as Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada, hence its official abbreviation.

Artur Avila, a 2014 Fields Medalist, is a researcher at IMPA.[1]

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  1. ^ ROMERO, SIMON (Aug 27, 2014). "From a Compound in the Brazilian Hills, Excellence in Math Emerges". The New York Times. 

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