Provost Chair Professor Dinh Tien Cuong has been elected the recipient of a Humboldt Research Award. The Humboldt Research Award is granted in recognition of a researcher’s entire achievements to date to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future.
The Department of Mathematics is celebrating her 90th anniversary this year. Commemorative activities during the year include
- Critical Conversations: Rare Events, a public lecture by Emeritus Professor Louis Chen, Thursday 14 March (the pi day), 7.30pm @ NUS Museum
- Celebratory Reception for Department’s 90th Anniversary and Opening Show of NUS Arts Festival 2019: A Disappearing Number, Friday 15 March, from 6:00pm @ University Cultural Centre
- 90th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture I:
Coxeter groups and regular polyhedra, by David Vogan, Wednesday 20 March, 4:00pm @ S17 Colloquium Room
- 90th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture II:
The Moment-SOS hierarchy and some of its applications, by Jean-Bernard Lasserre, Wednesday 4 September, 2:00pm @ S17 Colloquium Room