The history of the Department of Mathematics at NUS traces back to 1929, when science education began in Singapore with the opening of Raffles College with less than five students enrolled in mathematics. Today it is one of the largest departments in NUS, with about 70 faculty members and teaching staff supported by 13 administrative and IT staff. The Department offers a wide selection of courses (called modules) covering wide areas of mathematical sciences with about 6,000 students enrolling in each semester. Apart from offering B.Sc. programmes in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Quantitative Finance, the Department also participates actively in major interdisciplinary programs, including the double degree programme in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, the double major programmes in Mathematics and Economics as well as with other subjects, and the Computational Biology programme. Another example of the Department's student centric educational philosophy is the Special Programme in Mathematics (SPM), which is specially designed for a select group of students who have a strong passion and aptitude for mathematics. The aim is to enable these students to build a solid foundation for a future career in mathematical research or state-of-the-art applications of mathematics in industry.

The Department is ranked among the best in Asia in mathematical research.   It offers a diverse and vibrant program in graduate studies, in fundamental as well as applied mathematics. It promotes interdisciplinary applications of mathematics in science, engineering and commerce. Faculty members' research covers all major areas of contemporary mathematics. For more information, please see research overview, selected publications, and research awards.
Latest News

  • The paper "The regularized Siegel-Weil formula (the second term identity) and the Rallis inner product formula", jointly authored by GAN Wee Teck, QIU Yannan and Shuichiro TAKEDA, will appear in a future issue of Inventiones mathematicae.
  • The paper "Formal degrees and local theta correspondence", jointly authored by GAN Wee Teck and Atsushi Ichino, has appeared in the March 2014 issue of Inventiones mathematicae.
  • The paper "Finsler metrics and Kobayashi hyperbolicity of the moduli spaces of canonically polarized manifold", jointly authored by TO Wing-Keung and YEUNG Sai-Kee, will appear in a future issue of the Annals of Mathematics.
  • The paper "The metamathematics of Stable Ramsey's Theorem for Pairs", jointly authored by CHONG Chi Tat, Theodore A. SLAMAN and YANG Yue, has appeared in the Journal of the American Mathematical Society, on March 25, 2014.

Colloquium

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Other Current & Upcoming Talks

DateVenueSpeakerTitle
23 Apr 2014 15:00S17 #05-11 SR5Caucher Birkar Birational algebraic geometry
23 Apr 2014 16:30S17 #05-11 SR5Le Duc VinhNumerical simulations of a suspension of elastic capsules and red blood cells in fluid flow
25 Apr 2014 15:00S17 #05-11 SR5Pedram Hekmati T-duality Transform of String Structures
30 Apr 2014 16:30S17 #05-11 SR5Yuesheng XuFixed-point Algorithms for Emission Computed Tomography Reconstruction

 

Past and Current Seminars

Apr 2014
  • The paper "The regularized Siegel-Weil formula (the second term identity) and the Rallis inner product formula", jointly authored by GAN Wee Teck, QIU Yannan and Shuichiro TAKEDA, will appear in a future issue of Inventiones mathematicae.
  • The paper "Formal degrees and local theta correspondence", jointly authored by GAN Wee Teck and Atsushi Ichino, has appeared in the March 2014 issue of Inventiones mathematicae.
  • The paper "Finsler metrics and Kobayashi hyperbolicity of the moduli spaces of canonically polarized manifold", jointly authored by TO Wing-Keung and YEUNG Sai-Kee, will appear in a future issue of the Annals of Mathematics.
  • The paper "The metamathematics of Stable Ramsey's Theorem for Pairs", jointly authored by CHONG Chi Tat, Theodore A. SLAMAN and YANG Yue, has appeared in the Journal of the American Mathematical Society, on March 25, 2014.
  • SHEN Weixiao has joined "Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems" as an executive editor, effective from Jan, 2014.
  • SUN Defeng has joined "Mathematical Programming Journal, Series B" as an associate editor, effective from Jan, 2014.




 

 

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