Institute for Mathematical Sciences                                        Programs & Activities

 

Past Activities (2012)


 Programs

 

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Optimization: Computation, Theory and Modeling (1 Nov - 23 Dec 2012)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Defeng Sun (National University of Singapore)

    -

Kim-Chuan Toh (National University of Singapore)

 

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Meeting the Challenges of High Dimension: Statistical Methodology, Theory and Applications
(13 Aug - 26 Oct 2012)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Peter Hall (Saw Swee Hock Professor of Statistics in DSAP, NUS and The University of Melbourne)

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Xuming He (University of Michigan)

    -

Yingcun Xia (National University of Singapore)

 

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Random Matrix Theory and its Applications II (18 Jun - 15 Aug 2012)

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Ying-Chang Liang (Institute for Infocomm Research)

 

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Financial Time Series Analysis: High-dimensionality, Non-stationarity and the Financial Crisis
(1 - 22 Jun 2012)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Ying Chen (National University of Singapore)

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Piotr Fryzlewicz (London School of Economics)

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Qiwei Yao (London School of Economics)

 

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Branching Laws (11 - 31 Mar 2012)

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Chengbo Zhu (National University of Singapore)

 

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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) ---
Continued from 2011

 

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

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

    -

Weizhu Bao (National University of Singapore)

    -

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

 

 Workshops

 

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Joint Workshop of IMS and IMI on Mathematics for Industry: Biological and Climatic Prospects 
(3 - 7 Sep 2012)

 

Jointly organized with Institute of Mathematics for Industry, Kyushu University

 

Organizing Committee:

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Robert S. Anderssen (CSIRO)

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Kenji Kajiwara (Kyushu University)

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Tomoyuki Shirai (Kyushu University)

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Kim Chuan Toh (National University of Singapore)

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Masato Wakayama (Kyushu University)

 

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School and Workshop on Random Polymers and Related Topics (14 - 25 May 2012)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Frank den Hollander (Leiden University and EURANDOM)

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Rongfeng Sun (National University of Singapore)

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Nikos Zygouras (University of Warwick)

 

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Workshop on Non-uniformly Hyperbolic and Neutral One-dimensional Dynamics
(23 - 27 Apr 2012)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Juan Rivera-Letelier (Pontifical Catholic University of Chile)

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Weixiao Shen (National University of Singapore)

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Mitsuhiro Shishikura (Kyoto University)

 

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Workshop on Mathematics for Defence (13 Apr 2012)

 

Jointly organized with The Defence Research & Technology Office (DRTech)

 

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Workshop on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations: Analysis, Computation and Applications  
(7 - 10 Mar 2012)

 

Organizing Committee:

    -

Weizhu Bao (National University of Singapore)

    -

Weiqing Ren (National University of Singapore and Institute for High Performance Computing)

 

 Summer/Winter Schools

 

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Asian Initiative for Infinity (AII) Graduate Summer School (20 Jun - 17 Jul 2012)

 

Jointly funded by the John Templeton Foundation

 

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

 

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

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

    -

Weizhu Bao (National University of Singapore)

    -

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

 

 Public Lectures

 

 

Date:

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012

Venue:

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

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Epigenetics: A New Frontier
Terry Speed, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia and University of California at Berkeley, USA

 

 

Date:

Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012

Venue:

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

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Carbons: From Diamonds to Space Elevator and Future Electronics
Boris Yakobson, Rice University, USA

 

 

Colloquium Lecture

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics

Date:

Friday, 29 Jun 2012

Venue:

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

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Bootstrap Percolation: Critical Probability and Speed
Béla Bollobás, University of Cambridge, UK and University of Memphis, USA

 

 

 Ad-hoc Seminars

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

Date:

Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012

Venue:

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

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Traceable regressions: concepts and a prospective study of child development
Nanny Wermuth, Chalmers Technical University, Gothenburg, Sweden and International Agency of Research on Cancer, Lyon, France

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

Date:

Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012

Venue:

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

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Small worlds, gossip and the spread of epidemics
Andrew Barbour, University of Zürich, Switzerland

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics

Date:

Monday, 24 Sep 2012

Venue:

Block S17-05-12, SR4
Department of Mathematics
Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore

11:00am - 12:00nn

On superposition of independent point processes
Aihua Xia, University of Melbourne, Australia

 

 

Date:

Monday, 21 May 2012

Venue:

IMS Auditorium

4:15pm - 5:00pm

Space・Time・Randomness
Takeyuki Hida, Nagoya University and Meijo University, Japan

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

Date:

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012

Venue:

S16-06-118, DSAP Seminar Room,

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

 

 

 

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