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Past Activities (2011)


 Programs

 

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Multiscale Modeling, Simulation, Analysis and Applications (1 Nov 2011 - 20 Jan 2012) and Winter School (12 Dec 2011 - 13 Jan 2012)

 

Co-sponsored by Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Weizhu Bao (National University of Singapore)

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David Srolovitz (Institute for High Performance Computing and National University of Singapore)

 

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Automata Theory and Applications (1 - 30 Sep 2011)

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Frank Stephan (National University of Singapore)

 

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Computational Prospects of Infinity II:
AII Graduate Summer School
(15 Jun - 13 Jul 2011)
Workshops (18 Jul - 5 Aug 2011)

 

Jointly funded by the John Templeton Foundation

 

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Coding, Cryptology and Combinatorial Designs (15 May - 11 Jun 2011)

 

Jointly organized with Nanyang Technological University

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Ka Hin Leung (National University of Singapore)

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Bernhard Schmidt (Nanyang Technological University)

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Chaoping Xing (Nanyang Technological University)

 

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Probability and Discrete Mathematics in Mathematical Biology  (14 Mar - 10 Jun 2011)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Andrew Barbour (University of Zurich)

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Malwina Luczak (London School of Economics)

 

 Workshops and Seminar

 

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Workshop on the Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials (24 - 28 Oct 2011)

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Weng Kee Wong (University of California at Los Angeles)

 

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Workshop on Phylogenetics for Infectious Diseases - with a focus on DNA viruses
(10 - 14 Oct 2011)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Vincent T. K. Chow (National University of Singapore)

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Swee Hoe Ong (Genome Institute of Singapore)

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Gavin J. Smith (Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore)

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Julian W. Tang (National University Hospital)

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Von Bing Yap (National University of Singapore)

 

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Probability Day (9 Sep 2011)

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Rongfeng Sun (National University of Singapore)

 

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Mathematical Science of Understanding and Predicting Regional Climate: A School and Workshop (28 Feb - 11 Mar 2011)

 

Jointly organized with National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA, Singapore-Delft Water Alliance, Tropical Marine Science Institute, NUS

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Douglas Nychka (National Center for Atmospheric Research)

 

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Workshop on Recent Advances in Nonlinear Time Series Analysis (7 - 18 Feb 2011)

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Howell Tong (London School of Economics)

 

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Workshop on the Probabilistic Impulse behind Modern Economic Theory (11 - 18 Jan 2011)

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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M. Ali Khan (The Johns Hopkins University)

 

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Workshop on Algebraic Geometry, Complex Dynamics and their Interaction (4 - 7 Jan 2011)

 

Organizing Committee:

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De-Qi Zhang (National University of Singapore)

 

 Summer/Winter Schools

 

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Winter School on Multiscale Modeling, Simulation, Analysis and Applications (12 Dec 2011 - 13 Jan 2012)

 

Co-sponsored by Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

    -

Weizhu Bao (National University of Singapore)

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David Srolovitz (Institute for High Performance Computing and National University of Singapore)

 

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Computational Prospects of Infinity II: AII Graduate Summer School (15 Jun - 13 Jul 2011)

 

Jointly funded by the John Templeton Foundation

 

 Public Lectures

 

 

Date:

Monday, 14 Nov 2011

Venue:

LT33, Block S17,
Level 2, Faculty of Science,
National University of Singapore
Singapore 119076

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Order and Rigidity Sensing by Biological Cells
Samuel Safran, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics

Date:

Tuesday, 4 Jan 2011

Venue:

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

6:00pm - 7:00pm

The Shape of Inner Space
Shing-Tung Yau, Harvard University, USA

 

 

 Colloquium Lecture

 

 

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

Date:

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Venue:

Block S17-04-06, SR1
Department of Mathematics
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Geometric and fractal properties of the Schramm-Loewner evolution
Gregory F. Lawler, University of Chicago, USA

 

 

 Ad-hoc Seminar

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics

Date:

Friday, 24 June 2011

Venue:

Block S17-04-05, SR2
Department of Mathematics
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore

2:00pm - 3:00pm

From the Euler operator to multivariate Meixner-Pollaczek polynomials
Masato Wakayama, Kyushu University, Japan

 

 

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