Amir Aczel Foundation

Supporting mathematics education and research in Cambodia

Amir D. Aczel Foundation for Research and Education in Science and Mathematics


The Amir D. Aczel Foundation supports science and mathematics education in Cambodia. The Foundation further seeks to raise awareness of Cambodia’s unique contributions to the history of mathematics in order to encourage pursuit of STEM education among young Cambodians.

News from the Amir D. Aczel Foundation….

The inaugural Amir D. Aczel Prize for promoting conversations  in science, economics and arts was awarded to Dr. Andres Roemer in a ceremony held at the Harvard Club of San Francisco on May 6.

Some photos from the recent Symposium on Zero in Mathematics, held March 19-20, at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.


K-127–the ancient inscription of one of world’s oldest zeros–was inaugurated on March 18 at the National Museum of Cambodia at an event hosted by Cambodia’s Ministry of Culture. The event included a book launch of the Khmer edition of Aczel’s Finding Zero, translated by Dr. Solang Uk.


The Amir D. Aczel Foundation for Research and Education in Science and Mathematics, Inc., is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) publicly funded charitable organization. We rely on your support to continue our mission.