Looking Beyond the Frontiers of Science


Looking Beyond The Frontiers Of Science: Dedicated To The 80th Birthday Of Kk Phua
by Lars Brink;Ngee-pong Chang;Kazuo Fujikawa;Da-hsuan Feng;Mo-lin Ge;Leong-chuan Kwek;Spenta R Wadia;

English | 2022 | ISBN: 981126368X | 341 pages | True PDF EPUB | 60.68 MB
Professor Kok Khoo Phua is the Founding Director and Emeritus Professor of the Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Adjunct Professor of Department of Physics both at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and National University of Singapore (NUS). He is the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd.


When he was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) in 2009, the citation read: ‘For tireless efforts to strengthen scientific research throughout Asia and promote international physics education and scholarly exchanges, and for enriching science and education through the World Scientific Publishing Company he founded.’
This unique volume on the occasion of his 80th birthday is a compilation of tributes from his friends who have known him for decades along with scientific articles that celebrate his visionary approach to promote science worldwide.
Contents:Tributes:My Association with WSPC and Collaboration with K K Phua (Ignatios Antoniadis)KK, Particle Physicist, World Scientific and the Institute of Advanced Studies (Lars Brink)To KK, My Dear Friend and Colleague (Ngee-Pong Chang)KK’s Role in Launching OCPA Conferences: Looking to the 21st Century (Ngee-Pong Chang, Chi-Sing Lam and Bing-Lin Young)Kok Khoo Phua and OCPA (Tu-Nan Chang)Singapore and CERN (Albert De Roeck and Emmanuel Tsesmelis)Twenty Years and Counting (Berge Englert)KK Phua and I (Da Hsuan Feng)KK and a Nice Memory of the Emergent Singapore (Kazuo Fujikawa)KK Phua’s Contribution to International Physics Community and the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (Leong Chuan Kwek, Bruce McKellar and Michel Spiro)An Enterprising Theoretical Physicist (H T Nieh)About KK in Singapore (C H Oh)Biological Liquid Crystal Research and K K Phua’s Visionary Support (Zhong-can Ouyang)K K Phua and ICTP (K R Sreenivasan)Challenging the Giants of Scientific Publishing! (Bernard T G Tan)For the Birthday Volume of K K Phua (Jean Tran Thanh Van)Tribute to Professor K K Phua (Henry Tye)A Brief History of an Indian Initiative: ICTS-TIFR (Spenta R Wadia)A Great Science Promoter (Yifang Wang)KK and His Scientific Contributions in Asia (Andrew Wee)World Scientific in My Academic Career – Celebrating the 80th Birthday of K K Phua (Yue-Liang Wu)A Generous Giant – Professor K K Phua (Nai-Chang Yeh)To K K Phua at 80 (Kenneth Young)My 40+ Year Relationship with K K Phua and World Scientific (A Zee)Short Tributes (Abhay Ashtekar, Igor Dremin, Marc Henneaux, Valery Rubakov, John Schwarz and Misha Shifman)Research Papers:Do We Know How to Define Energy in General Relativity? (Sinya Aoki)Quantum Computations and Option Pricing (Belal Ehsan Baaquie)Studies on Partition Temperature Model at LHC Energies (A H Chan, C W Chong, C H Oh and Z Ong)Phase Transition in Complex Systems: A Scientific Journey (Lock Yue Chew)Masses of Weak Bosons and Dark Matter Particles (Harald Fritzsch)

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