Institute for Mathematical Sciences                                        Programs & Activities

 

Past Activities (2005)


 Programs

 

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Mathematical Modeling of Infectious Diseases: Dynamics and Control (15 Aug - 9 Oct 2005) 

 

Jointly organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences (NUS) and Regional Emerging Diseases Intervention (REDI) Centre, Singapore

 

Organizing Committee:

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Bryan T. Grenfell (Pennsylvania State University) (Chair)

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Stefan Ma (Ministry of Health, Singapore) (Co-chairs)

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Yingcun Xia (National University of Singapore) (Co-chairs)

 

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Computational Prospects of Infinity (20 Jun - 15 Aug 2005)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Chi Tat Chong (National University of Singapore)

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Qi Feng (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China and National University of Singapore)

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Theodore A. Slaman (University of California at Berkeley)

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W. Hugh Woodin (University of California at Berkeley)

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Yue Yang (National University of Singapore)

 

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Uncertainty and Information in Economics (9 May - 3 Jul 2005) 

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Robert Anderson (University of California at Berkeley)

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Parkash Chander (National University of Singapore)

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Peter Hammond (Stanford University)

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Yeneng Sun (National University of Singapore)

 

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Semi-parametric Methods for Survival and Longitudinal Data (26 Feb - 24 Apr 2005) 

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Zhiliang Ying (Columbia University)

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Yougan Wang (National University of Singapore)

 

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Nanoscale Material Interfaces: Experiment, Theory and Simulation (24 Nov 2004 - 23 Jan 2005) 

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Weizhu Bao (National University of Singapore)

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Bo Li (University of California at San Diego)

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Ping Lin (National University of Singapore)

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Jian-Guo Liu (University of Maryland)

 

 Workshops and Conferences

 

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Figuring out Life: NUS - Karolinska Joint Symposium on Application of Mathematics in Biomedicine (28 - 29 Nov 2005)  

 

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Workshop on Genomics (14 - 17 Nov 2005)

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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David Siegmund (Stanford University and National University of Singapore)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Louis Chen (National University of Singapore)

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Louxin Zhang (National University of Singapore)

 

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Workshop on Computational Finance (29 - 30 Aug 2005)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Kian-Guan Lim (Singapore Management University)

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Yeneng Sun (National University of Singapore)

 

Keynote Speaker:

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A.N. Shiryaev (Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow)

 

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Asian Mathematical Conference (AMC2005) (20 - 23 Jul 2005)

 

Jointly organized by

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Department of Mathematics, NUS

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Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, NUS

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Institute for Mathematical Sciences, NUS

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Singapore Mathematical Society (SMS) and

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South East Asian Mathematical Society (SEAMS)

 

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Satellite Mascot Workshop (13 May 2005)

 

Speaker:

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David Creasy (Matrix Science, UK)

 

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Workshop on Data Analysis and Data Mining in Proteomics (9 - 12 May 2005)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Maxey C.M. Chung (National University of Singapore)

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Newman S.K. Sze (Genome Institute of Singapore)

 

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Workshop on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations: Analysis, Computation and Applications
(3 - 6 May 2005)

 

Jointly organized by

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Institute for Mathematical Sciences, National University of Singapore

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Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

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3rd Asia Pacific Workshop on Quantum Information Science (3 - 15 Jan 2005)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Artur Ekert (University of Cambridge)

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Choo Hiap Oh (National University of Singapore)

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K. K. Phua (SEATPA and National University of Singapore)

 

 Public Lectures

 

 

Date:

Tuesday, 23 Aug 2005

Venue:

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

6:30pm - 7:30pm

The Epidemic Clockwork: Exploring the Population Dynamics of Infectious Diseases
Bryan T. Grenfell, Pennsylvania State University, USA

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics and Singapore Mathematical Society

Date:

Monday, 1 Aug 2005

Venue:

LT33 (SoC 1, #02-36)
School of Computing, NUS

3 Science Drive 2, Singapore 117543

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Logic and Computation
Theodore A. Slaman, University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics and Singapore Mathematical Society

Date:

Wednesday, 12 Jan 2005

Venue:

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

6:30pm - 7:30pm

The Mathematics of Scientific Computation
Eitan Tadmor, University of Maryland, USA

 

 

 Colloquium Lectures

 

 

Jointly organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Department of Mathematics and Singapore Mathematical Society

Date:

Tuesday, 20 Sep 2005

Venue:

Colloquium Room A
S14 #03-10
Department of Mathematics

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Analysis, Models and Simulations
Pierre-Louis Lions, Collège de France and École Polytechnique

 

 

Jointly organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences and Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

Date:

Friday, 26 Aug 2005

Venue:

Seminar room, S16, #05-98
Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

10:00am - 11:00am

On Stochastic Integral Representation of Some Partial Max-Functionals of the Brownian Motion
by Albert N. Shiryaev, Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow

 

 

Jointly organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences and Department of Mathematics

Date:

Friday, 26 Aug 2005

Venue:

Colloquium Room B , S14, #03-09
Department of Mathematics

02:00pm - 03:00pm

Towards The Maximal (Doob, Bessel, Hardy-Littlewood, ...) Inequalities: Optimal Stopping and Free Boundary Problems Method
by Albert N. Shiryaev, Steklov Mathematical Institute, Moscow

 

 

Jointly organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences and Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

Date:

Monday, 18 Apr 2005

Venue:

Seminar room
S16-06-118
Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Statistics of Extremes
by Jef L. Teugels, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven & EURANDOM

 

 

 Ad-hoc Seminar

 

Jointly organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences and Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

Date:

Wednesday, 4 May 2005

Venue:

Seminar room
S16-06-118
Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

3:00pm - 4:00pm

A New Method for Approximations in Probability and Operator Theories
Vidmantas Bentkus, Vilnius Pedagogical University

 

 

 

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