Second Pacific Rim Mathematical Association (PRIMA) Congress

  • Start Date: 06/24/2013
  • End Date: 06/28/2013

Plenary Speakers:


Matilde Marcolli (Caltech)

Maryam Mirzakhani (Stanford)

Arun Ram (Melbourne)

Shuji Saito (Tokyo)

Weiping Zhang (Nankai University)

Martin Barlow (UBC)

Andrea Bertozzi (UCLA)

Weinan E. (Princeton)

Jun-Muk Hwang (KIAS)

Vaughan Jones (UC Berkeley)

Zhi-Ming Ma (Chinese Academy of Sciences)


Public Lectures:


Ronald Graham (University of California, San Diego)

Cedric Villani (Universite de Lyon and Institut Henri Poincare) 


Shanghai Jiaotong University, China


The Second Pacific Rim Mathematical Association (PRIMA) Congress will be held at Shanghai Jiaotong University in China, on June 24-28, 2013.


PRIMA is an association of mathematical sciences institutes, departments and societies from around the Pacific Rim, established in 2005 with the aim of promoting and facilitating the development of the mathematical sciences throughout the Pacific Rim region. 


The organizers of each session will include individuals from at least two different countries in the region.  The format for each session will consist of 1/2 hour to 1 hour slots (including breaks) with a total of 9 hours.  In summary, each session will have between 9-18 speakers.


Special Sessions: 

For a list of special sessions at PRIMA please visit:

Abstracts / Downloads / Reports: 

Contact the organizers:


Scientific Committee:


Alejandro Adem (University of British Columbia, Canada)

Federico Ardila (San Francisco State University, USA)

Marston Conder (University of Auckland, New Zealand)

David Eisenbud (UC Berkeley, USA)

Yasha Eliashberg (Stanford University, USA)

Nassif Ghoussoub (University of British Columbia, Canada)

Tony Guttmann (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Le Minh Ha (Vietnam National University)

Shi Jin (Shanghai Jiao Tong University and University of Wisconsin-Madison, China/USA)

Alejandro Jofre (Universidad de Chile, Chile)

Yujiro Kawamata (University of Tokyo, Japan)

JongHae Keum (Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Korea)

Doug Lind (University of Washington, USA)

Kyewon Koh Park (Ajou University, Korea)

Shige Peng (Shandong University, China)

Jose Seade (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico)

Gang Tian (Princeton University and Peking University, USA/China) 

Tatiana Toro (University of Washington, USA)


Local Organizing Committee:


Shi Jin (Chair, Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

David Cai (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Dong Han (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Jianguo Huang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Hongze Li (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Yachun Li (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Dongmei Xiao (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Lihe Wang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Weike Wang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Ya-Guang Wang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Pu Zhang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Xiaodong Zhang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Xiaoqun Zhang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University) 


Local Advisory Committee (tentative list):


Kungching Chang (Peking University)

Weinan E (Princeton University and Peking University)

Lei Guo (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Jiaxing Hong (Fudan University)

Peiwen Ji (National Natural Science Foundation of China)

Tatsien Li (Fudan University)

Yiming Long (Nankai University)

Zhongci Shi (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Jie Wang (National Natural Science Foundation of China)

Jie Zhang (Shanghai Jiao Tong University) 

Other Information: 

Financial Assistance 

Some financial assistance may be available for participants of this event but details have not been finalized. This page will be updated with further details as they become available.


PRIMA 2013 Congress: First Announcement & Call for Special Sessions. See


Official website 


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