The 2023 Annual International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians kicked off on Jan. 2. The four-day event, with its theme "For Basic Science, Exploring New Frontiers of Mathematics," features about 200 lectures and reports, including some delivered by renowned scientists such as Caucher Birkar, Fields Medalist in 2018, Xiao-Gang Wen and Sergiu Klainerman, academicians of the American National Academy of Sciences, Sijue Wu, member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Zhang Weiping, academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Laurent Fargues, researcher of the CNRS.
Nearly 500 professors, researchers, students, and staff members from YMSC and Qiuzhen College of Tsinghua University, BIMSA, and Morningside Mathematics Center of the Chinese Academy of Sciences gathered at the Huairou to celebrate the end of the year and welcomed the new one. The event reviewed the achievements of 2023, commended the faculty, staff, and students who have made outstanding contributions and looked forward to the future development of the discipline of Mathematics.
Tsinghua Sanya International Mathematics Forum (TSIMF) hosted its 10th-anniversary meeting on December 13, 2023.
The final round of the 2023 S.-T. Yau High School Science Award concludes at Tsinghua University, with a total of 61 awards given.
The third S.-T. Yau High School Girls' Mathematics Contest was successfully concluded at the Experimental High School attached to Beijing Normal University (ESBNU). 18 students won the prize.
YMSC Welcomed 6 new faculty members and 16 Postdocs for the Fall 2023 Semester.
The 62nd "Top Talk" on Mathematics and Physics, a special event of the International Congress of Basic Science, was held at Tsinghua University. 11 top international scholars including Fields Medalist Andrei Okounkov, Wolf Prize winner Michael Berry, etc. attended the forum, Wang Xiqin, President of Tsinghua University attended and addressed the forum.
The inaugural International Congress of Basic Science (ICBS) took place in Beijing on July 16 with a theme of "Advanced Science for Humanity." The conference lasts two weeks, with over 800 top-notch scientists and scholars gathering to discuss frontier research in the fields of mathematics, theoretical physics, theoretical computer and information science.
YMSC Research Team has made important progress in non-visual imaging and published a paper "Non-line-of-sight imaging with arbitrary illumination and detection Patterns" in Nature Communications.
71 prizes were awarded at the 14th Shing-Tung Yau College Mathematics Competition.
Prof. Shing-Tung Yau won the 2023 Shaw Prize in the Mathematical Sciences.
Renowned Geometer Kenji Fukaya, Fields Medalist Maxim Kontsevich visited Tsinghua, and gave open lectures and short-term courses.
The then-Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Professor Shing-Tung Yau in Beijing.
The Frontiers in Mathematical Science conference was held at TSIMF, Hainan Province. More than 100 reports focused on the frontier fields of pure mathematics and applied mathematics. Three Fields Medalists Caucher Birkar, Andrei Okounkov and Maxim Kontsevich made academic report.
The finals of the 2022 S.-T. Yau High School Science Awards were held, with a total of 61 awards. The award was included in the "white list" of national contests published by China’s Ministry of Education this August.
The Second S.-T. Yau High School Girls' Math Contest award ceremony was held online, 21 students won the award.
Academician Wang Chen, President of Peking Union Medical College, and his entourage visited YMSC.
YMSC Welcomed 11 new faculty members and 17 Postdocs for Fall 2022 Semester.
The 13th S.-T. Yau College Student Mathematics Contest, co-hosted with School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), was held in Hefei.
The 9th International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians, co-hosted by Southeast University, Tsinghua University and Nanjing Chi-Lin Technology Innovation Park, were held in Nanjing.
The Symposium on Geometry, Mathematics and Physics was held at Tsinghua University to celebrate Professor Shing-Tung Yau's 73rd birthday.
The Press Conference on the Key Technologies of Latest Data Right Confirmation and Transaction was held in Wenjin International Hotel.
2021 Master Forum was held. Camillo De Lellis, professor of Institute for Advanced Study and invited speaker of ICM 2010 & 2022, gave talks.
S.-T. Yau High School Science Awards concluded.
Nicolai Reshetikhin, one of the world's top mathematical physicists, joined Tsinghua University.
The first S.-T. Yau High School Girls' Math Contest was held.
YMSC held an academic event to commemorate the 110th Anniversary of the Birth of Professor Shiing-Shen Chern.
The 2021 autumn welcome conference was jointly held in Tsinghua by YMSC, Department of Mathematical Sciences, BIMSA, and Qiuzhen College.
Loo-Keng Hua Distinguished Lecture was held. Dennis Gaitsgory, member of the National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), professor of Harvard University, was the keynote speaker.
YMSC and Department of Mathematical Sciences of Tsinghua University jointly held the Tsinghua YAU Summer Mathcamp for Secondary School Students.
The appointment ceremony of Professor Caucher Birkar, Fields Medalist, was held.
The 12th Shing-Tung Yau College Mathematics Competition was held in Tsinghua University.
The Inaugural Ceremony of Qiuzhen College at Tsinghua University, along with the Appointment Ceremony of the Dean of the College, was held at Tsinghua University.
BIMSA signed strategic cooperation agreement with the 4Paradigm (Beijing) Technology Co., LTD.
The second meeting of the first Council of BIMSA was held.
2020 Master Forum was held at BIMSA.
Post-doctoral Station was established at BIMSA.
2020 S.-T. Yau Science Forum was held at Tsinghua.
The Awarding Ceremony of the 12th S.-T. Yau High School Mathematics Contest was held at Tsinghua.
China Middle School Principals' Summit was co-hosted by YMSC and BIMSA.
The Finals of the 11th Shing-Tung Yau College Mathematics Competition were held in Tsinghua University.
Professor Wu Hao won the Tsinghua Best Teacher Award; Professor Wu Hao, Qiu Yu and Associate Professor Yang Yilong won Online Teaching Award for the 2019-2020 Spring Semester.
BIMSA was established and the signing ceremony of Cooperation and Co-construction Agreement with Tsinghua University was held.
Doctoral Program Interview was first held online successfully due to the COVID-19 prevention and control requirements.
Professor Shing-Tung Yau delivered a Lecture via Zoom at Harvard, titled "Shiing-Shen Chern: A Great Geometer of the 20th Century" for students from Tsinghua Xuetang Undergraduate Program.
Mayor Chen Jining met with Professor Shing-Tung Yau and IAS Director Robbert Dijkgraaf, the latter of whom is also the Dean of Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton. Later in the day, Qiu Yong, President of Tsinghua University, met with Professor Shing-Tung Yau and Robbert Dijkgraaf.
Fields Medalist Caucher Birkar from the University of Cambridge accepted the YMSC's offer and agreed to join the YMSC in September 2020.
Conference on Graph Theory and its Applications: a Tribute to Professor Fan Rong K Chung Graham 70th Birthday was held at Sanya. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and is based at University of California, San Diego.
The 3rd ICCM Best Paper Award Ceremony was held at TSIMF with 16 young scholars awarded.
Tsinghua Sanya International Mathematics Forum (TSIMF) launched a new lecture series on the History of Contemporary Mathematicians. Martin Hairer, Fields Prize winner and professor at Imperial College London, John Coates, fellow of the Royal Society of London and professor at Cambridge University, and Wilfried Schmid, member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences and professor at Harvard University, delivered keynote speeches.
2020 Yau Math Talent Undergraduate Program Entrance Examination was held, and 30 excellent high school students were admitted into the program.
CPC Central Committee Political Bureau Member and the State Council Vice Premier Sun Chunlan met with Professor Shing-Tung Yau at Zhongnanhai, listening to his report on the Construction of Mathematics Discipline in Tsinghua University and Suggestions for the Development of Mathematics in China.
Professor Shing-Tung Yau delivered a keynote speech titled "The Importance of Mathematics and Basic Sciences to Applied Science" at Zhongguancun Forum, Beijing.
Chen Jining, Mayor of Beijing, met with Professor Shing-Tung Yau and entrusted him to lead the establishment of Yanqi Lake Beijing Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Applications (BIMSA).
New research building Ningzhai is unveiled.
The 1st Yip Shing Yiu and Yip Chia-Chi Memorial Lecture was held. Professor Wang Yifang, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), made a special report entitled "Exploring the Infinite" .
Professor Wu Hao was awarded Winner of Tsinghua University Young Scholars of Distinction.
The 5th New World Mathematics Awards Ceremony was held.
The 8th International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM) and the Awarding Ceremony of ICCM Medal of Mathematics was held.
The "You Bring Charm to the World" Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Professor Shing-Tung Yau.
Former Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong met with Professor ShingTung Yau and congratulated on Professor Yau's 70th birthday.
The 1st Tsinghua AI Summit was held in Sanya.
The 2nd Annual Meeting of the International Consortium of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM) was held at NTU.
International Conference on the "40th Anniversary of Calabi-Yau Theory" was held in Jiaoling County, Meizhou City, Guangdong Province; Inauguration Ceremony of the Calabi-Yau Space Sculpture was held; The construction plan of "Shing-Tung Yau International Conference Center" was made by the People's Government of Jiaoling County; The Cooperation Agreement on Distance Education Teaching Station between Tsinghua and Jiaoling and the Cooperation Framework Agreement between Jiaoling County and YMSC were signed respectively.
The 11th S.-T. Yau High School Science Award was held, adding the Award of Economic and Financial Modeling.
Professor Donald Rubin, former Dean of the Department of Statistics, Harvard University, and a world-class leading statistician, joined YMSC as a full-time faculty member.
15 undergraduates, with an average age of 17, including nine students in the second year of high school, were enrolled in Yau Math Talent Undergraduate Program.
Professor Shing-Tung Yau was awarded the Marcel Grossmann Award, one of the most important awards in physics.
The 1st Mathematical Physics Summer Camp for Excellent College Students was held.
Professor Akito Futaki, former Dean of the Department of Mathematics, the University of Tokyo, joined YMSC as a full-time faculty member.
Doctoral Program in Mathematics for International Students was approved, and the program recruitment started in October 2018.
The Ministry of Education officially approved to set up Yau Math Talent Undergraduate Program at Tsinghua University, which shall recruit no more than thirty students each year from the second and third grades of senior high schools.
The 1st Annual Meeting of the International Consortium of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM) was held.
The 10th S.-T. Yau High School Science Award & Anniversary Ceremony was held, adding Computer Science Award.
Professor Shiu-Yuen Cheng was awarded Honorary Fellow of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Tsinghua University awarded Honorary Doctorate to French mathematician Jean-Pierre Serre.
The 90th Anniversary of the Establishment of Tsinghua Mathematical Discipline & International Conference on Mathematics was held.
The logo of YMSC was officially released.
The 9th S.-T. Yau High School Science Award was held, adding Chemistry Award, Biology Award, and the Grand Prize added.
String Theory 2016 International Conference, the largest and most important conference in the String Theory, was held.
The String Math 2015 Conference was held in Sanya. Hundreds of well-known string theorists in the world attended the conference, including Professor Shing-Tung Yau, and Fields Medalist Edward Witten.
Professor Shing-Tung Yau invited an international review panel to review the YMSC's development and lay down its future plan. The panel consists of six world-famous mathematicians: Wilfried Schmid, John Coates, Bjorn Engquist, Clifford Taubes, Jun Li, and Horng-Tzer Yau.
The YMSC Inauguration Ceremony was held.
Some YMSC faculty and staff moved into Jingzhai.
The Ministry of Education officially approved the establishment of the YMSC under Tsinghua University.
Yu Pin was promoted to Associate Professor (tenured) of teaching and research series (the first promoted to a tenured position).
International Conference on "The 60th Anniversary of the Calabi Conjecture: A Workshop in celebration of The 65th Birthday of Shing-Tung Yau" was held.
The 1st S.-T. Yau High School Math Camp was held.
The forum "Face to Face Dialogue with World Leading Physicists: After the Higgs discovery, where is fundamental physics going?" was held. Professor Shing-Tung Yau chaired the meeting and discussed the impact of the Higgs particle discovery on basic physics with eight world renowned physicists.
The TSIMF Facility was inaugurated, Chen Yuan, the then Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, sent a congratulatory letter. The 4th Conference of TSIMF and the Master Forum 2013 was held. Two Fields Medalists, three Nobel laureates, and around 180 international mathematicians, physicists and economists, as well as teachers and students representatives from universities and research institutions, attended the Inauguration Ceremony and the Forum.
Liu Yandong, the then Vice Premier of the State Council, met with Professor Shing-Tung Yau and Nobel laureate David Gross.
S.-T. Yau High School Mathematics Award was renamed S.-T. Yau High School Science Award, adding Physics Award, included by the Independent Enrollment Plan of Tsinghua University.
Professor Shiu-Yuen Cheng and Professor Eduard Looijenga joined MSC as full-time faculty members. Professor Shiu-Yuen Cheng was Dean of the School of Science and Acting Vice-President for Academic Affairs at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Professor Eduard Looijenga was a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, and professor of mathematics at Utrecht University.
The MSC signed the Memorandum of Understanding with relevant departments of nearly 30 world top universities and research institutes, including Harvard University, Stanford University, Oxford University, and the University of Cambridge.
The 3rd Conference of TSIMF and the 1st Master Forum on Mathematics was held.
The 5th Shing-Tung Yau High School Mathematics Award was held and included in the Independent Enrollment Plan of Tsinghua University.
The first CAM-ICCM Workshop on imaging Science was held.
Postgraduate Program kicked off and the first five graduate students were enrolled.
Applied Mathematician Consortium under International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians (CAM-ICCM) was launched.
Modern Mathematics Lecture Series was launched. Domestic and international top mathematicians are invited to give 1-hour lectures each Friday.
Post-doctoral Station was established with the first two postdocs joining the MSC.
The 2nd Conference of Tsinghua-Sanya International Mathematical Forum and the Tsinghua Sanya International Economics Roundtable Conference were held.
Master Memorial Lecture Series was launched, naming after four great mathematicians: 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.
MSC moved into Jinchunyuan West Building.
The first Conference of Tsinghua Sanya International Mathematical Forum (TSIMF) was held. 17 World famous mathematicians attended the opening ceremony and delivered reports at the forum, 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, NTHU President Lijun Chen, former NTHU President Jionglang Liu, the Wolf Prize and the Abel Prize Winner John Tate, and Fields Medalist Vaughan Jones.
The 1st S.-T. Yau College Mathematics Contest was held.
The Opening Ceremony of the 5th International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM) and the Awarding Ceremony of the Morningside Medal of Mathematics was held; events in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Loo-Keng Hua and 99th Anniversary of the Birth of Shiing-Shen Chern were held; The 2nd New World Mathematics Awards Ceremony was held.
For the first time, the MSC Organized the Finals & Awarding Ceremony of The 3rd S.-T. Yau High School Mathematics Award.
The MSC organized the Press Conference on the 5th International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians (ICCM 2010) and events in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Loo-Keng Hua and 99th Anniversary of the Birth of Shiing-Shen Chern.
Agreement on building the Tsinghua Sanya International Mathematical Forum Conference Center was signed.
Conference celebrating Professor Shing-Tung Yau Winning the Wolf Prize was held. Professor Yau donated all the award money to establish the Shing-Tung Yau Incentive Fund to reward Tsinghua students with outstanding performance in mathematics.
Chen Zhili, the then Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress met with Professor Shing-Tung Yau, Terence Chi-Shen Tao (Fields Medalist) and other academic representatives at the Great Hall of the People.
The Mathematical Sciences Center (MSC) was established with Professor Shing-Tung Yau appointed as its Director. The then CPC Central Committee Political Bureau Member and State Councilor Liu Yandong called Tsinghua University to congratulate, and the then Vice Minister of Education Chen Xi attended the Inauguration Ceremony. International Advisory Board and Academic Committee of the MSC were established.
Professor Shing-Tung Yau acted as the Chief Professor for "Xuetang Undergraduate Math" Class.