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Past Activities (2007)


 Programs

 

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Bose-Einstein Condensation and Quantized Vortices in Superfluidity and Superconductivity
(1 Nov - 31 Dec 2007) 

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Weizhu Bao (National University of Singapore)

    -

Fanghua Lin (Courant Institute, New York University)

 

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Computational Methods in Biomolecular Structures and Interaction Networks (9 Jul - 3 Aug 2007)

 

Jointly organized with Genome Institute of Singapore

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Yu Zong Chen (National University of Singapore)

    -

Vladimir Kuznetsov (Genome Institute of Singapore)

 

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Braids (14 May - 13 Jul 2007) 

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

    -

Jon Berrick (National University of Singapore)

    -

Fred R. Cohen (University of Rochester)

 

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Moving Interface Problems and Applications in Fluid Dynamics (8 Jan - 31 Mar 2007) 

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

    -

Boo Cheong Khoo (National University of Singapore)

 

 Workshops and Conferences

 

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Workshop on Mathematical Models for the Study of the Infection Dynamics of Emergent and Re-emergent Diseases in Human (22 - 26 Oct 2007)

 

Chair of Organizing Committee:

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Eduardo Massad (University of São Paulo)

 

Co-chairs of Organizing Committee:

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Stefan Ma (Ministry of Health)

    -

Paul Anantharajah Tambyah (National University of Singapore)

 

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Symposium on Mathematics and Science in Digital Media, Technology and Entertainment
(1 Jul 2007)

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, NUS, and supported by Media Development Authority

 

Organizing Committee:

    -

Tony Chan (University of California, Los Angeles)

    -

Louis Chen (National University of Singapore)

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Chong Chi Tat (National University of Singapore)

    -

Leung Ka Hin (National University of Singapore)

    -

Shen Zuowei (National University of Singapore)

 

 

 Summer Schools

 

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Summer School in Logic (2 - 31 July 2007)

 

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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PRIMA Summer School on Braids (4 - 29 Jun 2007)

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics

 

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Winter School in Computational Methods in Fluid Dynamics (8 Jan - 26 Jan 2007)

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics

 

 Public Lectures

 

 

Date:

Thursday, 13 Dec 2007

Venue:

LT31, Faculty of Science
Block S16, Science Drive 1
National University of Singapore

6:30pm - 7:30pm

What is Mathematical Biology and How Useful is it?
Avner Friedman, Director, Mathematical Biosciences Institute
Ohio State University

 

 

Date:

Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007

Venue:

LT31, Faculty of Science
Block S16, Science Drive 1
National University of Singapore

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Applied Partial Differential Equations: A Visual Appoach
Peter Markowich, University of Cambridge, UK and University of Vienna, Austria

 

 

Date:

Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007

Venue:

LT31, Faculty of Science
Block S16, Science Drive 1
National University of Singapore

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Quantum World of Ultra-Cold Atoms
Christopher Foot, University of Oxford, UK

 

 

Date:

Monday, 29 Oct 2007

Venue:

LT31, Faculty of Science
Block S16, Science Drive 1
National University of Singapore

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Real People, Virtual Worlds: Watching a Plague Unfold
Nina Fefferman, Rutgers University and Tufts University, USA

 

 

Date:

Wednesday, 24 Oct 2007

Venue:

LT31, Faculty of Science
Block S16, Science Drive 1
National University of Singapore

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Mathematical Models of Dengue Fever
Eduardo Massad, University of São Paulo, Brazil

 

 

Organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences in conjunction with Singapore Mathematical Society

Date:

Tuesday, 26 Jun 2007

Venue:

LT31, Faculty of Science
Block S16, Science Drive 1
National University of Singapore

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Robot Swarms and the Topology of Coordination
Robert Ghrist, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

 

 

Organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences in conjunction with Bioinformatics Institute

Date:

Wednesday, 7 Mar 2007

Venue:

LT23, Faculty of Science
Block S10, 3 Science Drive 2
National University of Singapore

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Computer and Genomes
Michael Waterman, University of Southern California

 

 

Jointly organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences and Risk Management Institute in conjunction with Department of Mathematics

Date:

Thursday, 15 Feb 2007

Venue:

LT25
Blk MD 7, Faculty of Science
3 Science Drive 2
National University of Singapore

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Mathematical Aspects of Financial Risk
Hans Föllmer, Humboldt University

 

 

 Colloquium Lectures

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics

Date:

Tuesday, 20 Nov 2007

Venue:

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

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Stochastic Networks with Resource Sharing
Ruth J. Williams, University of California, San Diego, USA

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

Date:

Monday, 29 Oct 2007

Venue:

Faculty of Science
Block S16-05-102, Lab 2
National University of Singapore

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Inference for a Class of Non-Homogeneous Gaussian Processes and Applications to Survival Analysis
Vijay Nair, University of Michigan

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Statistics and Applied Probability

Date:

Monday, 25 Jun 2007

Venue:

Faculty of Science
Block S16-06-118, Seminar Room
National University of Singapore

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Analysis of Least Absolute Deviation
Zhiliang Ying, Columbia University, USA

 

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics

Date:

Wednesday, 4 Apr 2007

Venue:

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

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Perspectives of White Noise Analysis
Takeyuki Hida, Nagoya University and Meijo University

 

 

 Ad-hoc Seminars

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics

Date:

Thursday, 5 Apr 2007

Venue:

Math Studio
S14 #03-01
Department of Mathematics

11:00am - 12:00pm

Some Future Directions of White Noise Analysis I
Takeyuki Hida, Nagoya University and Meijo University

 

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics

Date:

Thursday, 5 Apr 2007

Venue:

Colloquium Room A
S14 #03-10
Department of Mathematics

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Some Future Directions of White Noise Analysis II
Takeyuki Hida, Nagoya University and Meijo University

 

 

 

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