Professors Serge Haroche, 2012 Nobel Prize for Physics, and Cédric Villani, 2010 Fields Medal, in Singapore for the GYSS 2016
Professors Serge Haroche, 2012 Nobel Prize for Physics, and Cédric Villani, 2010 Fields Medal, made the trip to Singapore for the Global Young Scientists Summit 2016 (GYSS 2016). A cocktail was held in their honor at the Residence of France.
The Global Young Scientists Summit 2016 (GYSS) is currently held in Singapore from 17 to 22 January 2016. Spearheaded by the National Research Foundation (NRF) of Singapore, about 20 heavyweights in the scientific field, among them 13 Nobel Prize laureates and 2 Fields medalists, are gathered to give conferences and chair working groups.
270 young scientists (PhDs, post-docs and researchers at the beginning of their careers) who were selected from research institutions and universities from around the world are attending the summit.
Two French scientists, Professors Serge Haroche (2012 Nobel Prize for Physics) and Cédric Villani (2010 Fields Medal), were invited to the summit. These scientists are great contributors to the scientific reputation and renown of France in the world.
A cocktail was held in their honor at the Residence of France in Singapore with guests such as Mr George Loh, Director Programmes at the NRF, Universities and NUS High School representatives.