Institute for Mathematical Sciences                                        Programs & Activities

 

Past Activities (2006)


 Programs

 

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Geophysical Fluid Dynamics and Scalar Transport in the Tropics
(13 Nov - 8 Dec 2006, Special Lectures 18 - 22 Dec 2006) 

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Tieh-Yong Koh (Nanyang Technological University)

 

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Dynamical Chaos and Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics: From Rigorous Results to Applications in Nano-systems (1 Aug - 30 Sep 2006)

 

Organizing Committee:

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Leonid Bunimovich (Georgia Institute of Technology)

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Giulio Casati (University Insubria, Italy, and National University of Singapore)

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Lock Yue Chew (Nanyang Technological University)

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Baowen Li (National University of Singapore)

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George Zaslavsky (New York University)

 

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Algorithmic Biology: Algorithmic Techniques in Computational Biology (1 Jun - 31 July 2006) 

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Hon Wai Leong (National University of Singapore)

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Pavel Pevzner (University of California, San Diego)

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Franco Preparata (Brown University)

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Ken W. K. Sung (National University of Singapore)

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Louxin Zhang (National University of Singapore)

 

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Random Graphs and Large-Scale Real-World Networks (1 May - 30 Jun 2006) 

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Béla Bollobás (University of Memphis and University of Cambridge)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Khee-Meng Koh (National University of Singapore)

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Oliver Riordan (University of Cambridge)

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Chung-Piaw Teo (National University of Singapore)

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Vikram Srinivasan (National University of Singapore)

 

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Random Matrix Theory and its Applications to Statistics and Wireless Communications
(26 Feb - 31 Mar 2006) 

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Zhi-Dong Bai (National University of Singapore)

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Yang Chen (Nankai University, China and Imperial College London, UK)

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Ying-Chang Liang (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore)

 

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Semidefinite Programming and its Applications (15 Dec 2005 - 31 Jan 2006) 

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Michael Todd (Cornell University)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Jie Sun (National University of Singapore)

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Kim-Chuan Toh (National University of Singapore)

 

 Workshops and Conferences

 

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Biostatistics Workshop (25 Oct 2006)

 

... Jointly organized with Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

 

Organizing Committee:

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Anthony Kuk (National University of Singapore)

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Kwok Pui Choi (National University of Singapore)

 

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International Conference on Harmonic Analysis, Group Representations, Automorphic Forms and Invariant Theory (9 - 11 Jan 2006)

 

on the occasion of Professor Roger Howe’s 60th Birthday

 

 Summer Schools

 

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Summer School in Logic (3 - 28 July 2006)

 

... Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics

 

Speakers:

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Theodore A. Slaman and W. Hugh Woodin (University of California at Berkeley)

 

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Summer School in Combinatorics (8 - 26 May 2006)

 

... Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics

 

 Public Lectures

 

 

Date:

Wednesday, 19 Jul 2006

Venue:

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

3 Science Drive 2, Singapore 117543

6:30pm - 7:30pm

The Role of Mathematics and Computer Science in Molecular Biology Research
Martin Tompa, University of Washington, USA

 

 

Date:

Friday, 9 Jun 2006

Venue:

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

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Epidemics in Technological and Social Networks: The Downside of Six Degrees of Separation
Jennifer Chayes, Microsoft Research

 

 

Date:

Tuesday, 28 Feb 2006

Venue:

Auditorium, Institute for Infocomm Research
21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Singapore 119613

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Trends in Wireless Communications
Sergio Verdú, Princeton University

 

 

 Colloquium Lecture

 

 

... Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics and Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

Date:

Thursday, 16 Nov 2006

Venue:

Colloquium Room A
S14, #03-10
Department of Mathematics

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Exponential Behavior in Risk Theory
Jef L. Teugels, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

 

 

 

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