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Past Activities (2015)


 Programs

 

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Stochastic Methods in Game Theory (16 November - 25 December 2015)

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Satoru Takahashi (National University of Singapore)

 

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Combinatorial and Toric Homotopy (1 - 31 August 2015)

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, NUS

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Jelena Grbic (University of Southampton)

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Zhi Lu (Fudan University)

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Jie Wu (National University of Singapore)

 

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Networks in Biological Sciences (1 June - 31 July 2015)

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, NUS

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Louxin Zhang (National University of Singapore)

 

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Sets and Computations (30 March - 30 April 2015)

 

Organizing Committee:

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Raghavan Dilip (National University of Singapore)

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Sy David Friedman (University of Vienna)

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Yue Yang (National University of Singapore)

 

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High Performance and Parallel Computing for Materials Defects and Multiphase Flows (1 January - 31 March 2015)

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, NUS

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Weizhu Bao (National University of Singapore)

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

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Ulrich Rüde (University Erlangen-Nuremberg)

 

 Oppenheim Lectures

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, NUS

 

Inaugural Oppenheim Lecture

 

Date:

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

 

Venue:

Block S17, #04-06, Seminar Room 1, Department of Mathematics, NUS

 

2:00pm

On the Average Rank of Elliptic Curve Over Function Field
Ngo Bao Chau, University of Chicago, USA and Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics, Vietnam

     
    oppenheimlecture1
    OmniScience April 2015, pg 21
     
 

Date:

27 - 29 January 2015

 

Venue:

IMS Auditorium (27 January & 28 January morning)

Block S17, #04-06, Seminar Room 1, Department of Mathematics, NUS (28 January afternoon & 29 January)

 

 

Workshop on Representation Theory & Automorphic Forms (in conjunction with the Oppenheim Lecture) (27 - 29 January 2015)

 

 Workshops and Conference

 

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Conference on 60 Years of Yang-Mills Gauge Field Theories (25 - 28 May 2015)

 

Jointly organized with Institute of Advanced Studies, Nanyang Technological University

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Lars Brink (Chalmers University of Technology)

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Kok Khoo Phua (IAS, Nanyang Technological University)

 

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Workshop on New Directions in Stein’s Method (18 - 29 May 2015)

 

Organizing Committee:

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Larry Goldstein (University of Southern California)

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Adrian Röllin (National University of Singapore)

 

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Workshop on Stochastic Processes in Random Media (4 - 15 May 2015)

 

Jointly funded by the Office of Naval Research Global

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Gleb Oshanin (Université Pierre et Marie Curie)

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Rongfeng Sun (National University of Singapore)

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Dong Wang (National University of Singapore)

 

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Joint International Workshop of National University of Singapore
Institute for Mathematical Sciences and Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music
Mathemusical Conversations: Mathematics and Computation in Music Performance and Composition
 (13 - 15 February 2015)

 

Jointly organized with Centre for Digital Music, Queen Mary University of London, UK,
Science and Technology for Music and Sound Lab, IRCAM, CNRS, UPMC, France

 

Program Chairs:

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Gérard Assayag (Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique)

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Elaine Chew (Queen Mary University of London)

 

 Summer School

 

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IMS Graduate Summer School in Logic (15 June - 3 July 2015)

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, NUS

 

 Public Lectures

 

 

Date:

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Venue:

NUS University Hall Auditorium
Lee Kong Chian Wing, Level 2
21 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119077

06:30pm - 07:30pm

Turning (big) Data into (even better) Decisions
Assaf Zeevi, Columbia University, USA

 

 

Date:

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Venue:

Possibility Room, Level 5
National Library Building
100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064

06:30pm - 07:30pm

Alan Turing, Computing, Bletchley, and Mathematics
Rod Downey, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

 

 

Date:

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Venue:

Possibility Room, Level 5
National Library Building
100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064

06:30pm - 07:30pm

Complex Networks: How Can We Understand Their Behaviour?
Frank den Hollander, Leiden University, The Netherlands

 

 

Date:

Monday, 9 February 2015

Venue:

Possibility Room, Level 5
National Library Building
100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Bubbles-Foams, Grains-Metals: Curvature Flow in Cellular Materials
David J. Srolovitz, University of Pennsylvania, USA and Penn Institute for Computational Science, USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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