GYSS 2018 Highlights


Recap the inspiring stories and lessons that GYSS 2018 speakers shared in their lectures.

MONDAY, 22 JAN 2018

day1

  • Tiny Neutrinos Could Hold the Answers to Universe’s Mysteries by Takaaki Kajita, Nobel Prize in Physics (2015)
  • Black Holes - Does What Go in Have to Come Out? by Gerard ’t Hooft, Nobel Prize in Physics (1999)
  • An Information Revolution driven by AI and Deep Learning by John Hopcroft, Turing Award (1986)  
  • Physics Helps us Understand our Universe and the Current State of our World by François Englert, Nobel Prize in Physics (2013)   
  • What Inspires You? by Efim Zelmanov, Fields Medal (1994); John Hopcroft, Turing Award (1986); Martin Chalfie, Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2008); and Sir Tim Hunt, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2001) 

TUESDAY, 23 JAN 2018

day2

  • A New Kilogram in 2018: The Biggest Revolution in Metrology Since the French Revolution by Klaus von Klitzing, Nobel Prize in Physics (1985)
  • Innovation by Evolution: Bringing New Chemistry to Life by Frances Arnold, Millennium Technology Prize (2016)
  • Spin Orbitronics: Chiral Domain Walls and Anti-Skyrmions by Stuart Parkin, Millennium Technology Prize (2014)
  • Seeing the Impossible: Stumbling on the Secret of Cell Division by Sir Tim Hunt, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2001)
  • Mathematics: Science or Art? by Efim Zelmanov, Fields Medal (1994)
  • Science and Society by Ada Yonath, Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2009); François Englert, Nobel Prize in Physics (2013); Gerard ’t Hooft, Nobel Prize in Physics (1999); and Stuart Parkin, Millennium Technology Prize (2014)
  • Public Lecture: From Scottish Nobody to Swedish Nobel Prize by Sir Fraser Stoddart, Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2016)

WEDNESDAY, 24 JAN 2018

day3

  • Super Cooling Atoms to Make GPS More Precise by Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Nobel Prize in Physics (1997)
  • Internal Clocks Mark the Passage of Evolution and Time by Sydney Brenner, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2002)
  • Solarising the World by Michael Grätzel, Millennium Technology Prize (2010)  
  • Public Lecture: When Blockchain & AI Come Together: Possibilities & Impacts by John Hopcroft, Turing Award (1986); Efim Zelmanov, Fields Medal (1994); and Sopnendy Mohanty, Chief Financial Technology Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore

THURSDAY, 25 JAN 2018

day4

  • The Second Quantum Revolution by Duncan Haldane, Nobel Prize in Physics (2016)
  • A Window in Biology: How Cells Export Proteins by Randy Schekman, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2013)
  • Robustness in Cell Development by Martin Chalfie, Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2008)
  • Public Lecture: Solar Cells Inspired by Green Leaves by Michael Grätzel, Millennium Technology Prize (2010)
  • Public Lecture: Science Needs to be Substantiated by Peer Reviews, not Science Journals 
    Efim Zelmanov, Fields Medal (1984) by Sir Fraser Stoddart, Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry in 2013; and Randy Schekman,  Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2013)

FRIDAY, 26 JAN 2018

day5

  • Creating a Better World Through Science and Technology by Sir Michael Atiyah, Fields Medal (1966)
  • Bridging the Misunderstanding between Science and Industry by Professor Thomas Südhof, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2013)
  • Public Lecture: Innovating in Chemistry by Learning from Nature by Frances Arnold, Millennium Technology Prize (2016)