Professors Lydia BieriJeffrey Lagarias, and Mircea Mustata are three of the 40 recipients of 2018 Simons Fellowships. These fellowships provide funds enabling faculty to take a semester long leave from classroom teaching and administrative obligations, in order to focus their efforts on doing research with significant scientific impact.  Bieri received funding for her project "From Geometric Analysis and Einstein Equations to Gravitational Radiation," Lagarias received funding for his project "Topics in Number Theory and Dynamical Systems," abd Mustata received funding for his project "Hodge-Theoretic Invariants of Singularities." The Simons Fellowships are provided by the Simons Foundation.