Videos (Past Public / Oppenheim Lectures)

Indra's Pearls: A Mathematical Adventure

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Caroline Series
(28 Jan 2021 6.00pm - 7.00pm)
Poster  Video

Some Equations from Mathematical Biology

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Benoit Perthame, Sorbonne-Université, France
(20 Jan 2020 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

The Importance of Quantum Mechanics to Saving Our Planet

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Kieron Burke, University of California, Irvine, USA
(17 Sep 2019 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Can Every Mathematical Problem Be Solved?

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Menachem Magidor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
(13 Jun 2019 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Mobile Health Intervention Optimization

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Susan A. Murphy, Harvard University, USA
(21 Feb 2019 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Mathematics in the Solar System

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
William A. Casselman, The University of British Columbia, Canada
(17 Jan 2019 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Visual Mathematics: From Fair Division and Graph Partitioning to Cellular Automata

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research, USA
(28 Nov 2018 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Inverse Problems and Harry Potter's Cloak

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Gunther Uhlmann, University of Washington, USA and HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study, Hong Kong
(16 Aug 2018 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Introduction to Market Design

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Fuhito Kojima, Stanford University, USA
(24 Jul 2018 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Number of Points Modulo p When p Tends to Infinity

Oppenheim Lecture (Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, NUS)
Jean-Pierre Serre, Collège de France, France
(22 Jun 2018 2.00pm)
Poster  Video

A History of Moving Contact Lines

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Stephen H. Davis, Northwestern University, USA
(10 May 2018 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

The Liar Game: Truths & Proofs from Euclid to Turing

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Mark Wildon, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
(14 Dec 2017 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Waking Up from Leibniz' Dream: On the Unmechanizability of Truth

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Denis Hirschfeldt, The University of Chicago, USA
(14 Sep 2017 2.00pm - 3.00pm)
Poster  Video

Some Mathematical Insights into Aging and Mortality

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Steven Evans, University of California at Berkeley, USA
(03 Aug 2017 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Butterflies, Cats, and Billiards in Polygons

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Anton Zorich, Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7, France
(11 May 2017 2.00pm - 3.00pm)
Poster  Video

The Automated-Reasoning Revolution: From Theory to Practice and Back

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Moshe Y. Vardi, Rice University, USA
(01 Sep 2016 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

From Puzzles to Moduli Spaces

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Hugo Parlier, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
(17 Aug 2016 2.30pm - 3.30pm)
Poster  Video

Apple vs Samsung: a Mathematical Battle

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
James Davis, University of Richmond, USA
(18 May 2016 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Around the Reproducibility of Scientific Research in the Big Data Era: What Statistics Can Offer

Oppenheim Lecture (Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics, NUS)
Emmanuel Candes, The Barnum-Simons Chair in Mathematics and Statistics, Stanford University, USA
(16 Mar 2016 2.00pm - 3.30pm)
Video

OmniSCI, June 2016, pg 43

Evolution and Computation

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Nisheeth Vishnoi, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
(17 Feb 2016 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Foundations of Mathematics: An Optimistic Message

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Stephen G. Simpson, Pennsylvania State University, USA
(06 Jan 2016 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Turning (big) Data into (even better) Decisions

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Assaf Zeevi, Columbia University, USA
(17 Nov 2015 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Alan Turing, Computing, Bletchley, and Mathematics

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Rod Downey, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
(01 Jul 2015 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Complex Networks: How Can We Understand Their Behaviour?

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Frank den Hollander, Leiden University, The Netherlands
(13 May 2015 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Bubbles-Foams, Grains-Metals: Curvature Flow in Cellular Materials

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
David J. Srolovitz, University of Pennsylvania, USA and Penn Institute for Computational Science, USA
(09 Feb 2015 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Magic Pictures About Higgs Bundles

Ng Kong Beng Public Lecture Series
Tamás Hausel, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
(07 Aug 2014 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Shape of the Earth, Motion of the Planets and the Method of Least Squares


Probal Chaudhuri, Indian Statistical Institute, India
(20 Mar 2014 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

A Walk Down the Arithmetic-Geometric Mean Streets of Mathematics

Jointly organized with Nanyang Technological University
Bruce Reznick, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
(17 Dec 2013 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Gambling Against the Second Law of Thermodynamics

Jointly organized with Centre for Quantum Technologies, NUS
Renato Renner, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
(10 Sep 2013 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Quantum Physics, Public and Private Information, and the Lost Literature of Antiquity

Jointly organized with Centre for Quantum Technologies, NUS
Charles Bennett, IBM, USA
(29 Aug 2013 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Regulatory Boundaries for the Banking System

Jointly organized with Department of Economics, NUS, Center for Quantitative Finance, NUS and Monetary Authority of Singapore
Darrell Duffie, Stanford University, USA
(04 Jul 2013 4.00pm - 5.30pm)
Poster  Video

What Really Happened in 2008, and Why?

Jointly organized with Center for Quantitative Finance, NUS
Philip Protter, Columbia University, USA
(13 Jun 2013 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Epigenetics: A New Frontier


Terry Speed, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia and University of California at Berkeley, USA
(16 Oct 2012 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Order and Rigidity Sensing by Biological Cells


Samuel Safran, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
(14 Nov 2011 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

The Shape of Inner Space

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics
Shing-Tung Yau, Harvard University, USA
(04 Jan 2011 6.00pm - 7.00pm)
Poster  Video

Numbers and Code, Behind the Magic of Visual Effects

Jointly organized with NUS High School of Mathematics and Science
Chong Jiayi, Pixar Animation Studios
(07 Jul 2010 3.30pm - 4.30pm)
Poster  Video

Cold Atoms and Quantized Vortices

Jointly organized with Centre for Quantum Technologies
Jakob Yngvason, University of Vienna, Austria
(23 Feb 2010 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Mathematics and the Financial Crisis

Jointly organized with Risk Management Institute, NUS
Paul Embrechts, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland
(16 Nov 2009 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Keeping Afloat in a Deluge of DNA Data


Terry Speed, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
(22 Sep 2009 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Roles of Differential Equations in Mathematics and Sciences

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics in celebration of 80th Anniversary of Faculty of Science
Fanghua Lin, Courant Institute, New York University, USA
(11 Aug 2009 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Rattleback Reversals: a Prototype of Chiral Dynamics


Keith Moffatt, University of Cambridge, UK
(28 Apr 2009 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

The Scientific Basis of Climate Change


Emily Shuckburgh, British Antarctic Survey, UK
(23 Apr 2009 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Are Quantum Computers The Next Generation Of Supercomputers?

Jointly organized with Centre for Quantum Technologies, NUS and Partially supported by Lee Foundation and Faculty of Science, NUS
Reinhard Werner, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
(27 Aug 2008 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Knot or not Knot?

Jointly organized with Centre for Quantum Technologies, NUS and Partially supported by Lee Foundation and Faculty of Science, NUS
Burkhard Kümmerer, Burkhard Kümmerer, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
(13 Aug 2008 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Climate Past, Climate Present and Climate Future: A Tale from a Statistician

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics and Department of Statistics and Applied Probability; Sponsoring societies : Bernoulli Society and Institute of Mathematical Statistics
Douglas Nychka, US National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA
(16 Jul 2008 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Data Mining with Modeling: Managing Diabetes


Larry Shepp, Rutgers University, USA
(24 Apr 2008 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

What is Mathematical Biology and How Useful is it?


Avner Friedman, Director, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, The Ohio State University, USA
(13 Dec 2007 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Applied Partial Differential Equations: A Visual Appoach


Peter Markowich, University of Cambridge, UK and University of Vienna, Austria
(11 Dec 2007 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Quantum World of Ultra-Cold Atoms


Christopher Foot, University of Oxford, UK
(13 Nov 2007 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Real People, Virtual Worlds: Watching a Plague Unfold


Nina Fefferman, Rutgers University and Tufts University, USA
(29 Oct 2007 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Mathematical Models of Dengue Fever


Eduardo Massad, University of São Paulo, Brazil
(24 Oct 2007 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Computer and Genomes

Organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences in conjunction with Bioinformatics Institute
Michael Waterman, University of Southern California
(07 Mar 2007 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Mathematical Aspects of Financial Risk

Jointly organized by Institute for Mathematical Sciences and Risk Management Institute in conjunction with Department of Mathematics
Hans Föllmer, Humboldt University, Germany
(15 Feb 2007 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

The Role of Mathematics and Computer Science in Molecular Biology Research


Martin Tompa, University of Washington, USA
(19 Jul 2006 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Epidemics in Technological and Social Networks: The Downside of Six Degrees of Separation


Jennifer Chayes, Microsoft Research
(09 Jun 2006 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Trends in Wireless Communications


Sergio Verdú, Princeton University, USA
(28 Feb 2006 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

The Epidemic Clockwork: Exploring the Population Dynamics of Infectious Diseases


Bryan T. Grenfell, Pennsylvania State University, USA
(23 Aug 2005 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Logic and Computation

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics and Singapore Mathematical Society
Theodore A. Slaman, The University of California, Berkeley, USA
(01 Aug 2005 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Macromolecular "Fluids" and Liquid Crystals


Qi Wang, Florida State University, USA
(12 Jan 2005 2.00pm - 3.00pm)
Video

The Mathematics of Scientific Computation

Jointly organized with Department of Mathematics and Singapore Mathematical Society
Eitan Tadmor, University of Maryland, USA
(12 Jan 2005 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

The Romance of Hidden Components

Jointly organized with Department of Statistics and Applied Probability and Singapore Mathematical Society
David Donoho, Stanford University, USA
(25 Aug 2004 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Genes, Disease and Genetic Diseases


Terry Speed, University of California at Berkeley and The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
(07 Jan 2004 6.30pm - 7.30pm)
Poster  Video

Mathematics in the Real World and the Fake World

Jointly organized with Singapore Mathematical Society and Department of Mathematics, NUS
Stanley Osher, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
(18 Dec 2003 6.00pm - 7.00pm)
Poster  Video

What's Math Got to Do with It? Mathematics at the Frontiers of Sciences and Technology

Jointly organized with Singapore Mathematical Society and Department of Mathematics, NUS
Tony Chan, University of California, USA
(15 Dec 2003 6.00pm - 7.00pm)
Poster  Video

The Search for Randomness

Jointly organized with Singapore Mathematical Society, Department of Mathematics and Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, NUS
Persi Diaconis, Stanford University, USA
(19 Aug 2003 6.00pm - 7.00pm)
Poster  Video

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