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Past Activities (2010)


 Programs

 

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Hyperbolic Conservation Laws and Kinetic Equations: Theory, Computation, and Applications
(1 Nov - 19 Dec 2010)

 

Organizing Committee:

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Claude Bardos (University Paris VI)

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Russel Caflisch (UCLA)

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Thomas Hou (California Institute of Technology)

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Petros Koumoutsakos (ETH Zurich)

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Cedric Villani (ENS Lyon)

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Shih-Hsien Yu (National University of Singapore)

 

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Geometry, Topology and Dynamics of Character Varieties (18 Jun - 15 Aug 2010) and Summer School (28 Jun - 16 Jul 2010)

 

Co-sponsored by Global COE (Center of Excellence) of the Tokyo Institute of
  Technology, Compview and the National Science Foundation (USA)

 

Co-Chairs of Organizing Committee:

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William Goldman (University of Maryland)

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Caroline Series (University of Warwick)

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Ser Peow Tan (National University of Singapore)

 

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Complex Quantum Systems (17 Feb - 27 Mar 2010)

 

Jointly organized with Centre for Quantum Technologies

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Heinz Siedentop (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

 

 Workshop, Conference and Symposium

 

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Workshop on Recent Advances in Bayesian Computation (20 - 22 Sep 2010)

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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David Nott (National University of Singapore)

 

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Tenth Anniversary of IMS: Celebrating 10 years of Mathematical Synergy (24 Jun 2010)

 

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From Markov Processes to Brownian Motion and Beyond: An International Conference in Memory of Kai Lai Chung (13 - 16 Jun 2010)

 

Sponsored and financially supported by Peking University, Nankai University, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, NUS and Institute of Advanced Studies, NTU
Co-sponsored by Institute of Mathematical Statistics and IMS-China

 

Venue: Peking University

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Zhiming Ma (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

 

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Symposium in Probability and Statistics in honor of Charles Stein on his 90th Birthday
(22 Mar 2010)

 

Jointly organized by Department of Statistics, Stanford University and Institute for Mathematical Sciences, National University of Singapore

 

Venue: Stanford University

 

Organizing Committee:

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Peter Bickel (University of California, Berkeley)

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Louis Chen (National University of Singapore)

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Morris L Eaton (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis)

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Wei-Liem Loh (National University of Singapore)

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Carl Morris (Harvard University)

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Wing Hung Wong (Stanford University)

 

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2nd Singapore Conference on Quantitative Finance (5 Mar 2010)

 

Jointly organized with Saw Centre for Quantitative Finance and Department of Mathematics

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Min Dai (National University of Singapore)

 

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Workshop on Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases: Emerging Challenges (4 - 8 Jan 2010)

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Alex Cook (National University of Singapore)

 

 Summer Schools

 

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Asian Initiative for Infinity (AII) Graduate Summer School (28 Jun - 23 Jul 2010)

 

Jointly funded by the John Templeton Foundation

 

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Summer School on Geometry, Topology and Dynamics of Character Varieties (28 Jun - 16 Jul 2010)

 

Co-sponsored by Global COE (Center of Excellence) of the Tokyo Institute of
  Technology, Compview and the National Science Foundation (USA)

 

Co-Chairs of Organizing Committee:

    -

William Goldman (University of Maryland)

    -

Caroline Series (University of Warwick)

    -

Ser Peow Tan (National University of Singapore)

 

 Public Lectures

 

 

Jointly organized with NUS High School of Mathematics and Science

Date:

Wednesday, 7 Jul 2010

Venue:

Auditorium
NUS High School of Math & Science
20 Clementi Avenue 1
Singapore 129957
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3:30pm - 4:30pm

Numbers and Code, Behind the Magic of Visual Effects
Chong Jiayi, Pixar Animation Studios

 

 

Jointly organized with Centre for Quantum Technologies

Date:

Tuesday, 23 Feb 2010

Venue:

LT31, Block S16,
Level 3, Faculty of Science,
National University of Singapore
Singapore 117543

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Cold Atoms and Quantized Vortices
Jakob Yngvason, University of Vienna, Austria

 

 

 Colloquium Lecture

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

Date:

Monday, 22 Nov 2010

Venue:

Seminar Room, Block S16-06-118
Department of Statistics and Applied Probability
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Refitted Cross-validation in Ultrahigh Dimensional Regression
Jianqing Fan, Princeton University, USA

 

 

 Ad-hoc Seminars

 

Jointly organized with Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

Date:

Tuesday, 6 Jul 2010

Venue:

Seminar Room, Block S16-06-118
Department of Statistics and Applied Probability
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Detecting simultaneous change-points in aligned sequences
David Siegmund, Stanford University, USA

 

Jointly organized with Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

Date:

Friday, 2 Jul 2010

Venue:

Seminar Room, Block S16-06-118
Department of Statistics and Applied Probability
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore

3:00pm - 4:00pm

On bootstrap tests of hypotheses
Wei-Yin Loh, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics and Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

Date:

Wednesday, 14 Apr 2010

Venue:

Seminar Room, Block S16-06-118
Department of Statistics and Applied Probability
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Review on phi Mixing
Sergey Utev, University of Nottingham, UK

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics and Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

Date:

Wednesday, 7 Apr 2010

Venue:

Seminar Room, Block S16-06-118
Department of Statistics and Applied Probability
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore

3:00pm - 4:00pm

On exceedances of high levels
Xia Aihua, University of Melbourne, Australia

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics

Date:

Monday, 29 Mar 2010

Venue:

S16 #04-35
Department of Mathematics
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Multiple Markov properties for generalized Gaussian processes and their dualities
Si Si, Aichi Prefectural University, Japan

 


 

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