Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Data Sciences: Bridging Mathematics, Physics and Biology

(29 May - 16 Jun 2017 & 4 - 12 Jan 2018)

Visitor List

Satyam
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Deepan Balakrishnan
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Yiwen Ban
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Chenglong Bao
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Proximal alternating algorithms in dictionary learning

(PDF)

Weizhu Bao
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Modeling and simulation for solid-state dewetting problems

George Barbastathis
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

On the use of artificial intelligence for solving computational imaging problems

Alex Bronstein
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Laplace-Beltrami operator - the Swiss army knife of shape analysis problems

Jian-Feng Cai
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Non-convex methods for low-rank matrix reconstruction

(PDF)

Jason Canteralla
University of Georgia, USA

The differential geometry of spaces of polygons and polymers

(PDF, Video)

Kian Ming Adam Chai
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Hock Peng Chan
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Melissa Chan
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Nicholas Chen
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Hongyu Chi
South China University of Technology, China
Chii Yeh Chin
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Mandar Chitre
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Davin Choo
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Dongshun Cui
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Yuri Dabaghian
Rice University, USA

Topological approach to modeling spatial cognition

(PDF)

Abhik Datta
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Ingrid Daubechies
Duke University, USA

Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series:

Biologically relevant distances between morphological surfaces representing teeth and bones

(PDF, Video)


Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series/Colloquium Lecture:

Mathematicians helping art historians and art conservators

(PDF, MP4, AVI, Video)

Benedikt Daurer
Uppsala University, Sweden

Beam characterization for flash X-ray imaging experiments

Marc Delarue
Institut Pasteur, France

Normal modes and structural transitions in biological macromolecules

(PDF)

Bin Dong
Peking University, China

Tutorial:

Mathematical image processing

(PDF)


Sparse approximation: from image restoration to high dimensional classification

(PDF)

Nadav Dym
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

On the applicability of convex relaxations for matching symmetric shapes

(PDF)

Herbert Edelsbrunner
IST Austria, Austria

Shapes, radius functions, and persistent homology

(PDF, Video)

Tomas Ekeberg
Centre for Free-Electron Laser Science, Germany

A python API for rapid development of EMC-like algorithms

Michael Elad
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Signal modeling: from convolutional sparse coding to convolutional neural networks

(PDF)

Veit Elser
Cornell University, USA

50 years of phase retrieval in 50 minutes

(Video)

Bjoern Enders
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA

Development and application of decoherence models in ptychographic diffraction imaging

Cornelia Fermüller
University of Maryland, USA

What happened to the representations of perception?

(PDF)

Leonie Flueckiger
La Trobe University, Australia
Klaus Giewekemeyer
European XFEL GmbH, Germany

Experimental 3D coherent diffractive imaging from photon-sparse random projections

Say Song Goh
National University of Singapore, Singapore

The unitary extension principle on locally compact abelian groups

Sim Kuan Goh
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Zhang He Goh
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Faisal Halabeya
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Weiqiang Hang
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Max Hantke
Oxford University, UK

Single-particle tracking and sizing in focused aerosol beams

Joel Hass
University of California, Davis, USA

A metric on the space of genus zero shapes

(PDF)


Tutorial:

Overview: geometry and topology in biology


Tutorial:

How to describe a shape: biological shape descriptors


Tutorial:

Comparing biological shapes

(PDF)

Jeremie Houssineau
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Chongtian Huang
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Lanqing Huang
Beijing Computational Science Research Center, China
Xiaoming Huo
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Fast computing via recursive dyadic partitioning for statistical dependency

(PDF)

Monica Hurdal
Florida State University , USA

Applications of conformal geometry in brain mapping and computational anatomy

(PDF)

Hui Ji
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Toward spatially-varying blind image deconvolution: models and techniques

(PDF)

Steve Jiang
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA

Artificial intelligence in medicine (AIM)

(PDF)

Jiang Kai
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Richard Kirian
Arizona State University, USA

Coherent phase retrieval in serial femtosecond nanocrystallography

(PDF)

Danielle Klomp
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Patrice Koehl
University of California, Davis, USA

Tutorial:

Overview: geometry and topology in biology


Tutorial:

How to describe a shape: biological shape descriptors


Tutorial:

Comparing biological shapes

(PDF)


Minimum action principles and shape dynamics

Wing Onn Koh
Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore
Shahar Kovalsky
Duke University, USA

Geometric optimization for surface parameterization

(PDF)

Ruslan Kurta
European XFEL GmbH, Germany

A fluctuation x-ray scattering approach for biological imaging

(PDF)

Rongjie Lai
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute , USA

Understanding data from incomplete inter-point distance via locally low-rank matrix completion and geometric PDEs

(PDF)

Ti-Yen Lan
Cornell University, USA

Reconstructing 3D protein crystal intensity from unoriented sparse diffraction patterns

(PDF)

Jin Lee
Imperial College London, Singapore
Daiqin Li
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Yue Li
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Jinxiu Liang
South China University of Technology, China
Eddie Lim
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Liting Lin
South China University of Technology, China
Yaron Lipman
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Orbifold-Tutte embedding and deep learning on surfaces

Chaoqiang Liu
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Haiguang Liu
Beijing Computational Science Research Center, China

X-ray scattering image classification and assembly

(PDF)

Zhaoqiang Liu
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Ne-Te Duane Loh
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Single particle imaging open discussion

Tricia Loo
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Yifei Lou
The University of Texas at Dallas, USA

Minimizing the difference of L1 and L2 norms with applications

(PDF)

Ronald Lok Ming Lui
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Multiscale representation of deformation via Beltrami coefficients

(PDF)

Feng Luo
Rutgers University, USA

A discrete uniformization theorem and its applications

(PDF, Video)

Yanwen Luo
University of California, Davis, USA
Antoni Luque
San Diego State University, USA

Phage capsid structure: theory, phage lifestyle constraints, and environmental diagnostic

(PDF)

Filipe Maia
Uppsala University, Sweden

Experimental advances in flash X-ray imaging and the importance of structure validation

Stéphane Mallat
École Normale Supérieure, France

Multiscale high-dimensional learning and deep neural networks

(PDF)

Haggai Maron
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Andrew Martin
The University of Melbourne, Australia

Real-space local 3D structure of disordered matter from fluctuation diffraction

(PDF)

Facundo Memoli
Ohio State University, USA

Persistent homology of asymmetric networks

(PDF Link)

Yuesong Nan
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Lamees Nasser
Biomedical Sciences Institutes, Singapore
Chi Wei Ong
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Lay Teen Ong
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Sharon Ong
SMART, Singapore
Henri Orland
The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), France

The search for transition paths: some applications to biological systems

(PDF)

Stanley Osher
University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series:

Overcoming the Curse of Dimensionality for Hamilton-Jacobi equations with Applications to Control and Differential Games

(PDF)


Distinguished Visitor Lecture Series:

What Mathematical Algorithms Can Do For the Real (and Even Fake) World

(PDF)

Tongyao Pang
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Ardan Patwardhan
EMBL-EBI (Hixton), UK

EMDB and EMPIAR: public archiving of cyro-EM data

(PDF)

The Hanh Pham
Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore
Wei Shan Charlotte Poh
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Demetri Psaltis
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Teaching optical systems by example

(PDF) (Video)

Anqi Qiu
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Manifold learning for brain morphological shapes

Augustine Quek
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Robert Ravier
Duke University, USA
Juliane Reinhardt
Australian Synchrotron, Australia

Hard X-ray ptychography, fluorescence and SAXS for high-sensitivity imaging with chemical contrast

(PDF)

Emanuele Rodolà
Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland

Spectral approaches to partial shape matching

(PDF)

Peter Roegen
Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Description and comparison of protein 3d-Structures with emphasis on (Bio)-topology

(PDF)

Sujit Kumar Sahoo
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Tim Salditt
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany

2d and 3d image reconstruction for full field x-ray imaging of cells and tissues

(PDF)

Fadil Santosa
University of Minnesota, USA

An approach to statistical shape analysis

(PDF)

Chin Teck Seng
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Zhou Shen
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Zuowei Shen
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Image restoration and beyond

Colin Sheppard
University of Wollongong, Australia

Imaging with illumination and detection arrays

(PDF)

Biplab Sikdar
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Bertrand Sim
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Guohai Situ
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Computational imaging: when optics meets deep learning

Matt Stamps
Yale-NUS College, Singapore

Animal behavior and conformal geometry

(PDF)

John M. Sullivan
Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

Topology with biological applications

(PDF)

Qiyu Sun
University of Central Florida, USA

Spatially distributed systems for signal sampling and reconstruction

(PDF)

Muthukaruppan Swaminathan
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Lee Ngee Tan
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Wai Shing Tang
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Wei Ven Tee
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Colin Teo
CBIS, National university of Singapore, Singapore
Jing Tian
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Joel A. Tropp
California Institute of Technology, USA

Sketchy decisions: low-rank matrix optimization with optimal storage

(PDF)

Reidun Twarock
University of York, UK

Viruses and geometry: new insights into virus structure, assembly and evolution

Chandra Verma
Biomedical Sciences Institutes, Singapore

Translating changing shapes into therapies

René Vidal
John Hopkins University, USA

Dual principal component pursuit

Hari Vishnu
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Jianzhong Wang
Sam Houston State University, USA

Multiresolution analysis and wavelets on hierarchical data trees

(PDF)

Li-Lian Wang
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Rachel Wang
d'Optron Ptd Ltd, Singapore
Yang Wang
The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong

Data recovery on manifolds: a theoretical framework

(PDF)

Chong Yaw Wee
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Wang Wei
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Thorsten Wohland
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Boon Hui Wong
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Kelin Xia
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Kelin Xia
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Yu Xia
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Linfan Xiao
Yale-NUS College, Singapore
Peichu Xie
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Chen Xin
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Guodong Xu
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Ruotao Xu
South China University of Technology, China
Yong Xu
South China University of Technology, China
Vaishali Yadar
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Jianbin Yang
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Liuge Yang
National University of Singapore , Singapore
Xuhui Yang
South China University of Technology, China
Ziyi Yang
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Jianchou Yao
DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
Yong Jing Yap
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Zhen Yuan Yeo
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Hua Zeng
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Jia Jie Zeng
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Tieyong Zeng
Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

Convex and non-convex optimization in image recovery and segmentation

(PDF)

Yijie Zeng
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Qingling Zhang
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Xiaoqun Zhang
Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

Bi-modality joint image reconstruction and fusion by tight frame

Xiyue Zhang
South China University of Technology, China
Hongkai Zhao
University of California, Irvine, USA

Should one use an educated or uneducated basis?

(PDF)

Quan Zhao
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Yufei Zhao
National University of Singapore, Singapore

MRA-based wavelet frames and digital Gabor filters

(PDF)

Haomin Zhou
George Intitute of Technology, USA

Influence prediction for continuous-time information propagation on networks using graph-based Fokker-Planck equation

Xiaosong Zhou
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Hui Zhu
Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore