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Past Activities (2013)


 Programs

 

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Inverse Moment Problems: the Crossroads of Analysis, Algebra, Discrete Geometry and Combinatorics (18 November 2013 - 25 January 2014)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Dmitrii Pasechnik (Nanyang Technological University)

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Sinai Robins (Nanyang Technological University)

 

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Mathematical Horizons for Quantum Physics 2 (12 August - 11 October 2013)

 

Jointly organized with Centre for Quantum Technologies, NUS

 

Program Coordinator:

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Reinhard Werner (University of Hanover)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Berthold-Georg Englert (National University of Singapore)

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Leong Chuan Kwek (Nanyang Technological University and National University of Singapore)

 

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Complex Geometry (22 July - 9 August 2013)

 

Organizing Committee:

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Lawrence Ein (University of Illinois at Chicago)

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Ngaiming Mok (The University of Hong Kong)

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Wing-Keung To (National University of Singapore)

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De-Qi Zhang (National University of Singapore)

 

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Nonlinear Expectations, Stochastic Calculus under Knightian Uncertainty, and Related Topics 
(3 June - 12 July 2013)

 

Jointly organized with Center for Quantitative Finance, NUS

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Shige Peng (Shandong University)

 

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Modular Representation Theory of Finite and p-adic Groups (1 - 26 April 2013)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Wee Teck Gan (National University of Singapore)

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Kai Meng Tan (National University of Singapore)

 

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Algorithmic Game Theory and Computational Social Choice (7 January - 8 March 2013) and Winter School (14 - 25 Jan 2013)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Ning Chen (Nanyang Technological University)

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Edith Elkind (Nanyang Technological University)

 

 Workshops

 

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Workshop on Modeling Rare Events in Complex Physical Systems (5 - 8 November 2013)

 

Organizing Committee:

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Weinan E (Peking University and Princeton University)

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Weiqing Ren (National University of Singapore and Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR)

 

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Workshop on Nonlinear PDEs and Applications (25 September 2013)

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, NUS

 

Venue: Block S17-04-06, SR1, Department of Mathematics, NUS

 

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Workshop on Topological Aspects of Quantum Field Theories (14 - 18 January 2013)

 

Organizing Committee:

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Ralph Cohen (Stanford University)

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Fei Han (National University of Singapore)

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Stephan Stolz (University of Notre Dame)

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Peter Teichner (Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics at Bonn and University of California at Berkeley)

 

 Summer School

 

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Asian Initiative for Infinity (AII) Graduate Summer School (15 - 26 July 2013)

 

Jointly funded by the John Templeton Foundation

 

 Public Lectures

 

 

Jointly organized with Nanyang Technological University

Date:

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Venue:

LT31, Block S16,
Level 3, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117546

06:30pm - 07:30pm

A Walk Down the Arithmetic-Geometric Mean Streets of Mathematics
Bruce Reznick, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, NUS

Date:

Friday, 15 November 2013

Venue:

LT31, Block S16,
Level 3, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117546

11:00am - 12:00nn

Order, Disorder, Symmetry and Complexity
Daniel L. Stein, New York University, USA

 

 

Jointly organized with Centre for Quantum Technologies, NUS

Date:

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Venue:

LT31, Block S16,
Level 3, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117546

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Gambling Against the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Renato Renner, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

 

 

Jointly organized with Centre for Quantum Technologies, NUS

Date:

Thursday, 29 August 2013

Venue:

LT33, Block S17,
Level 2, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119260

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Quantum Physics, Public and Private Information, and the Lost Literature of Antiquity
Charles Bennett, IBM, USA

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Economics, NUS, Center for Quantitative Finance, NUS and Monetary Authority of Singapore

Date:

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Venue:

LT12, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

4:00pm - 5:30pm

Regulatory Boundaries for the Banking System
Darrell Duffie, Stanford University, USA

 

 

Jointly organized with Center for Quantitative Finance, NUS

Date:

Thursday, 13 June 2013

Venue:

LT33, Block S17,
Level 2, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119260

6:30pm - 7:30pm

What Really Happened in 2008, and Why?
Philip Protter, Columbia University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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