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Lectures and Workshops


The Singapore Mathematical Society organises a wide variety of lectures and workshops every year.  The talks are delivered by international and local experts in mathematics and its applications, and mathematics education.  Most of the talks are aimed at a general audience and are suitable for schools students and teachers.  The aims are to raise awareness of aspects of mathematics aside from the normal school curriculum, and to promote interest in mathematics among students, teachers, and the general public.

Current Year's Events

Singapore Mathematical Society Lecture Series 2017


Deep Learning


Adrian Roellin

Date and Time

10 March (Friday) 4 - 5 pm




Past Years' Events


2016: An Introduction to Algorithmic Game Theory Chen Ning
2015: Mathematics, Computation and Science   Tay Yong Chiang
2014: Mathematics of Money   Steven Kou
2013: Topology, Geometry, and Nuclear Physics   Brett McInnes
2012: The Foundational Role of Statistics in the Future of Medicine   Teo Yik Ying
2011: Domination in Digraphs   Koh Khee Meng
2010: Modeling Large Societies   Sun Yeneng
2009: A New Twist for Braids  A J (Jon) Berrick
2008: Mathematics and Reality   Chong Chi Tat
2007: From Euler’s Discoveries in Trigonometry to Fourier Analysis, MP3, and JPEG  Gerhard Wanner
2007: Leonhard Euler: His Life, the Man and His Work  Walter Gautschi
2007: Robot Swarms and the Topology of Coordination  Robert Ghrist
2007: Euler - 300th Anniversary Lecture Robin Wilson
2007: Rare Events - The Poisson Paradigm Louis Chen
2006: Epidemics in Technological and Social Networks: The Downside of Six Degrees of Separation Jennifer Chayes
2003: Symmetry in Art and Architecture Helmer Aslaksen
2003: Mathematics and the Revolution in Cosmology Brett McInnes
 2003: Rabbits, Foxes and Mathematical Modelling Peter Pang
 2002: Ancient Chinese Mathematics and Its Influence on World Mathematics Lam Lay Yong
 2002: Quantitative Go, and Some Other Games Elwyn Berlekamp


http://sms.math.nus.edu.sg/image/icoScroll.gif 2016: Teachers' workshop - Clueless Voting/Thinking versus Knowing  Imre Leader
2009: Teachers' workshop - History of Mathematics  Peter Pang Yu Hin

 2006: Parents' workshop- Stretching Your Child's Potential in Mathematics Hang Kim Hoo
 2006: One-day Teachers' workshop on Math Projects
 2006: Sudoku workshop Helmer Aslaksen
 2005: Teaching of Graph Theory for H3 Math Koh Khee Meng
 2003: Maths Makes the World Go 'Round Peter Pang
 2002: Critical thinking in elementary mathematics: the tale of fractions and decimals Peter Pang


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