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Past Activities (2016)


 Program

 

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Automata, Logic and Games (22 August - 25 September 2016)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Anthony Widjaja Lin (Yale-NUS College and National University of Singapore)

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Luke Ong (University of Oxford)

 

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Geometry, Topology and Dynamics of Moduli Spaces (1 - 19 August 2016)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Ser Peow Tan (National University of Singapore)

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Graeme Wilkin (National University of Singapore)

 

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Mathematics of Shapes and Applications (4 - 31 July 2016)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Ji Hui (National University of Singapore)

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Sergey Kushnarev (Singapore University of Technology and Design)

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Laurent Younes (Johns Hopkins University)

 

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Empirical Likelihood Based Methods in Statistics (6 June - 1 July 2016)

 

Organizing Committee:

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Sanjay Chaudhuri (National University of Singapore)

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Song Xi Chen (Peking University and Iowa State University)

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Malay Ghosh (University of Florida)

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Ian McKeague (Columbia University)

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Art B. Owen (Stanford University)

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Cheng Yong Tang (Temple University)

 

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New Directions in Combinatorics (9 - 27 May 2016)

 

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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Qing Xiang (University of Delaware)

 

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New Developments in Representation Theory (6 - 31 March 2016)

 

Co-Chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Wee Teck Gan (National University of Singapore)

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Chen-Bo Zhu (National University of Singapore)

 

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Semidefinite and Matrix Methods for Optimization and Communication (18 January - 28 February 2016)

 

Organizing Committee:

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Rahul Jain (National University of Singapore)

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Hartmut Klauck (Nanyang Technological University and National University of Singapore)

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Troy Lee (Nanyang Technological University)

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Miklos Santha (Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 and National University of Singapore)

 

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New Challenges in Reverse Mathematics (3 - 16 January 2016)

 

Organizing Committee:

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Denis Hirschfeldt (University of Chicago)

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Richard Shore (Cornell University)

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Stephen Simpson (Pennsylvania State University)

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Theodore Slaman (University of California at Berkeley)

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Frank Stephan (National University of Singapore)

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Yue Yang (National University of Singapore)

 

 Oppenheim Lecture

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, NUS

Date:

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Venue:

LT31, Block S16, Level 3, Faculty of Science, NUS
6 Science Drive 2 Singapore 117546

2:00pm - 3.30pm

Around the Reproducibility of Scientific Research in the Big Data Era: What
Statistics Can Offer

Emmanuel Candes, The Barnum-Simons Chair in Mathematics and Statistics,
Stanford University

   
  OmniSCI June 2016 (pg 43)
  OmniSCI, June 2016, pg 43
   

Activities held in conjunction with Oppenheim Lecture

Date:

Thursday, 17 March 2016

Venue:

Block S17, #04-06, Seminar Room 1, Department of Mathematics, NUS
10 Lower Kent Ridge Road Singapore 119076

3:00pm - 4.00pm

Modern Optimization Meets Physics: Recent Progress on the Phase Retrieval Problem
Emmanuel Candes, The Barnum-Simons Chair in Mathematics and Statistics,
Stanford University

 

 Workshops and Forum

 

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Workshop on Mathematics of Information - Theoretic Cryptography (19 - 30 September 2016)

 

Organizing Committee:

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Ronald Cramer (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica and Leiden University)

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Venkatesan Guruswami (Carnegie Mellon University)

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Yuval Ishai (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology)

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San Ling (Nanyang Technological University)

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Carles Padró (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya)

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Chaoping Xing (Nanyang Technological University)

 

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Second Melbourne-Singapore Probability and Statistics Forum (4 July 2016)

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Adrian Röllin (National University of Singapore)

 

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International Workshop on Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems (30 May - 3 June 2016)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Boo Cheong Khoo (National University of Singapore)

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Zhilin Li (North Carolina State University)

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Jie Liu (National University of Singapore)

 

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IMS-JSPS Joint Workshop on Mathematical Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics (15 - 16 January 2016)

 

Organizing Committee:

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Chi Tat Chong (National University of Singapore)

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Frank Stephan (National University of Singapore)

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Kazuyuki Tanaka (Tohoku University)

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Yue Yang (National University of Singapore)

 

 Summer School

 

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IMS Graduate Summer School in Logic (27 June - 15 July 2016)

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, NUS

 

 Public Lectures

 

 

Date:

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Venue:

Lecture Theatre 31, National University of Singapore
Block S16, Level 3, 6 Science Drive 2, Singapore 117546

06:30pm - 07:30pm

The Automated-Reasoning Revolution: From Theory to Practice and Back
Moshe Y. Vardi, Rice University, USA

 

 

Date:

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Venue:

Lecture Theatre 31, National University of Singapore
Block S16, Level 3, 6 Science Drive 2, Singapore 117546

02:30pm - 03:30pm

From Puzzles to Moduli Spaces
Hugo Parlier, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

 

 

Date:

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Venue:

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

06:30pm - 07:30pm

Apple vs Samsung: a Mathematical Battle
James Davis, University of Richmond, USA

 

 

Date:

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Venue:

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

06:30pm - 07:30pm

Evolution and Computation
Nisheeth Vishnoi, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

 

 

Date:

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Venue:

Lecture Theatre 31, National University of Singapore
Block S16, Level 3, 6 Science Drive 2, Singapore 117546

06:30pm - 07:30pm

Foundations of Mathematics: An Optimistic Message
Stephen G. Simpson, Pennsylvania State University, USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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