2009
-SEP 29

Professor Shing-Tung Yau served as Chief Professor of Tsinghua Xuetang Talents Program Math Class

- DEC 17

Mathematical Sciences Center (MSC) established with Professor Shing-Tung Yau as director, and International Academic Advisory Board and Domestic Academic Committee established

- DEC 21

Chen Zhili, then Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress met with Professor Shing-Tung Yau, Terence Chi-Shen Tao (Fields Prize winner) as well as jury members and winner representatives of Shing-Tung Yau High School Mathematics Award at the Great Hall of the People

2010
-APR 26

Conference celebrating Professor Shing-Tung Yau as winner of Wolf Prize Shing-Tung Yau Incentive Fund established

- JUN 10

Agreement for building the conference center of Tsinghua Sanya International Mathematical Forum (TSIMF) signed

- SEP 28

Tsinghua University organized the 5th International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM) & Press Conference in honor of the 100th Birthday of Mr. Loo-Keng Hua’s and 99th Birthday of Shiing-Shen Chern

-DEC 16

For the first time, Tsinghua University organized the Final & Awarding Ceremony of (The 3rd) S.-T. Yau High School Mathematics Award

- DEC 17

Opening Ceremony for the 5th International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM) & Awarding Ceremony for Morningside Medal of Mathematics
Events in honor of Loo-Keng Hua on the occasion of his 100th birthday and Shiing-Shen Chern on the occasion of his 99th birthday
The 2nd New World Mathematics Awards Ceremony

- DEC 20

The 1st S.-T. Yau College Mathematics Contest was held

- DEC 23

The first Tsinghua Sanya International Mathematical Forum (TSIMF) was held. World top mathematicians attended the opening ceremony, including Nobel laureate in physics David Gross, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences President Robbert Dijkgraaf, University of California, Santa Barbara Chancellor Henry T. Yang, Harvard Department of Mathematics Chair Professor Benedict Gross, Chinese University of Hong Kong Pro-Vice-Chancellor Benjamin W. Wah, Taiwan HsinChu Tsinghua University President Lijun Chen and former President Jionglang Liu, the Wolf prize and the Abel prize winner John Tate, and Fields Medalist Prof. Vaughan Johns. 17 top mathematicians from around the world attended the forum and delivered reports, including Nobel laureate in physics David Gross, the Wolf prize, the Abel prize winner John Tate

2011
-MAR 01

Professor Abul Masood-ul-Alam joined MSC as the first full-time foreign faculty member

- JUL 13

MSC moved into the Jin Chun Yuan West building

- JUL 13

Four Distinguished Lecture series launched, which are named after four great masters of mathematics: Shiing-Shen Chern, Loo-Keng Hua, Pao-Lu Hsu and Chia-Chiao Lin. Top scholars in mathematics will be invited every year to deliver lectures at Tsinghua University

-AUG 19

The 2nd S.-T. Yau College Mathematics Contest was held

- SEP 05

The first two postdocs joined MSC

- SEP 14

Prof. Tao Luo from Georgetown University joined MSC as a full-time faculty member

- DEC 19

The 4th S.-T. Yau High School Mathematics Award was held

- DEC 19-21

The 2nd Tsinghua Sanya International Mathematical Forum & Tsinghua Sanya International Economics Roundtable Conference were held

2012
- MAR 02

“Introduction to Modern Mathematics” lecture series were established, and a number of international top mathematicians and domestic professors were invited to give lectures each week at a fixed time

- JUN 29

The Consortium of Applied Mathematicians under International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians (CAM-ICCM) was initiated

- AUG 05

The 3rd S.-T. Yau College Mathematics Contest was held

- AUG 27

The first five graduate students enrolled

- DEC 15-19

The first CAM-ICCM workshop on Imaging Science was held

- DEC 20

The 5th Shing-Tung Yau High School Mathematics Award was held

2013
- JAN 05-08

The 3rd Conference of TSIMF & 1st Master Lectures on Mathematics was held

- MAY 29

The conference of International Cooperation, Innovation and Collaboration was held at Tsinghua University. MSC signed the MOU with relevant departments of nearly 30 world top universities and research institutes to promote international exchange of mathematics

- JUL 14

The 3rd New World Mathematics Awards Ceremony was held in Taipei

- AUG 12

The 4th S.-T. Yau College Mathematics Contest was held

- SEP 01

Professor Shiu-Yuen Cheng joined MSC fulltime

- OCT 01

Prof. Eduard Looijenga joined MSC fulltime

- DEC 16

S.-T. Yau High School Mathematics Award was renamed S.-T. Yau High School Science Award, with physics included. In the same year, the award was officially included in Tsinghua University’s Independent Selection for “New-century Top Talent Plan”

- DEC 16

Liu Yandong, the then Vice Premier of the State Council, met with Professor Shing-Tung Yau and Nobel laureate David Gross at Zhongnanhai

- DEC 18-22

The TSIMF Facility was inaugurated. The 4th Conference of TSIMF & Master Lectures 2013 was held. 2 Fields Medalists, 3 Nobel laureates, and 180-plus national and international mathematicians, physicists and economists, as well as representatives of teachers and students from universities and research institutions attended the Inauguration Ceremony and the Forum

2014
- FEB 23

The forum “Face to Face Dialogue with World Leading Physicists: After the Higgs discovery, where is fundamental physics going?” was held

- JUL 21

The first S.-T. Yau High School Math camp was held

- AUG 03

The 5th S.-T. Yau College Mathematics Contest was held

- AUG 04

International conference on the “60th Anniversary of the Calabi Conjecture---A Workshop in Honor of Professor Shing-Tung Yau on the occasion of his 65th birthday” was held

- SEP 01

Yu Pin was promoted to Associate Professor (tenured) of teaching and research series (the first promoted to a tenured position)

- DEC 13

The 7th S.-T. Yau High School Science Award was held

- DEC 15-19

Conference on the 5th Anniversary of TSIMF & Master Lectures 2014 was held

- DEC 29

The Ministry of Education officially approved the establishment of YMSC based on Tsinghua University

2015
- MAR 19

As a significant strategy supporting the development of mathematics at Tsinghua University, the Ministry of Education officially approved the establishment of YMSC based on Tsinghua University. The inauguration ceremony was held on March 19 at Tsinghua University

- JUN 08

Professor Shing-Tung Yau invited an international review panel to review MSC’s past and chart the YMSC’s new courses. The panel consists of six world well-known mathematicians, i.e. Wilfried Schmid, John Coates, Bjorn Engquist, Clifford Taubes, Jun Li and Horng-Tzer Yau

- JUL 25

The 6th S.-T. Yau College Student Mathematics Contest was held

- DEC 12

The 8th S.-T. Yau High School Science Award was held

- DEC 27-30

The 6th TSIMF & Master Lectures 2015 was held
The String Math 2015 Conference was held in Sanya. Hundreds of world well-known string theorists attended the conference, including Professor Shing-Tung Yau, and the Fields Medalist Edward Witten

2016
- AUG 01-05

The largest and most important conference in string theory ---- The Strings 2016 International Conference was held

- AUG 06

The 4th New World Mathematics Awards Ceremony was held

- AUG 12

The 7th Shing-Tung Yau College Mathematics Contest was held

- DEC 17

The 9th S.-T. Yau High School Science Award was held, with chemistry and biology included, and offered the comprehensive “Grand Prize”

- DEC 19-23

The 7th TSIMF & Master Lectures 2016 was held

2017
- APR 04

The logo of YMSC was officially released

- APR 21

Tsinghua University awarded the honorary doctorate to French mathematician Jean-Pierre Serre

- APR 21-24

The 90th Anniversary of the establishment of Tsinghua's Mathematical Sciences Discipline & International Conference on Mathematics was held

- JUN 09

Professor Cheng Shiu-Yuen was awarded Honorary Fellow by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

- AUG 13

The 8th Shing-Tung Yau College Mathematics Contest was held

- DEC 12

The 10th S.-T. Yau High School Science Award & anniversary ceremony was held, with computer science included

- DEC 18-22

The 8th TSIMF & Master Lectures 2017 was held

- DEC 27-29

The first Annual Meeting of the International Consortium of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM) was held at Sun Yat-Sen University

2018
- FEB 07

The Ministry of Education officially agreed to set up Yau Math Talent Undergraduate Program at Tsinghua University

- FEB 24

Doctoral Program in Mathematics for International Students was approved, international enrollment will be launched

- APR 01

Professor Akito Futaki, former Dean of the Department of Mathematics, University of Tokyo, joined YMSC as a fulltime faculty member

- JUN 30

The 1st Summer Camp for Excellent College Students in Mathematical Physics was held

- JUL 04

Professor Shing-Tung Yau was awarded the Marcel Grossmann Award

- JUL 22

The 9th S.-T. Yau College Student Mathematics Contest was held

- AUG 22

15 undergraduates of Yau Math Talent Undergraduate Program enrolled

- NOV 16

Professor Donald Rubin, former Dean of the Department of Statistics, Harvard University, and a world top statistician, joined YMSC as a fulltime faculty member

- DEC 14

The 11th S.-T. Yau High School Science Award was held, with economic and financial modeling included

- DEC 17-21

The 9th TSIMF & Master Lectures 2018 was held

- DEC 22-23

International conference on the “40th Anniversary of Calabi-Yau Theory” was held in Jiaoling County, Meizhou City, Guangdong Province

- DEC 27-29

The Annual Meeting of the International Consortium of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM) was held at National Taiwan University. Professor Shing-Tung Yau and more than 300 Chinese mathematicians attended the meeting and conducted academic exchange

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