Congratulations to Professor ZHANG De-Qi and Professor ZHAO Gong Yun for receiving the 2017 National Day Awards - The Long Service Medal. The Singapore National Day Awards recognize various forms of merit and service to the nation.
The Department of Mathematics heartily congratulates Provost Chair Professor Toh Kim Chuan on winning the 2017 Farkas Prize of the INFORMS Optimization Society.
Prof. Toh was an (double) alumnus of NUS (B.Sc, First Class Honours and M.Sc in Mathematics), and began his academic career as a Senior Tutor in the Department of Mathematics in 1991. The 2017 Farkas Prize was awarded to Prof. Toh for his fundamental contributions to the theory, practice, and application of convex optimization, especially semidefinite programming and conic programming.