A New Strategy Developed by Scientists to Rapidly Quantify Transmissibility of New Variants of COVID-19

At the onset of the outbreak of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), experts have been struggling to find and develop effective ways of fighting against the virus. To exacerbate the hurdles, new variants have also emerged and they continuously undergo mutations and changes to their genetic materials. In such predicaments, those changes enhance their ability to

IMSP-Math Research Committee Conducts Third Quarterly Webinar Series on Graph Theory

The Mathematics Division Research Committee of the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics (IMSP) conducted the third iteration of the 2021 Mathematics Division Webinar Series last October 18, 2021. Prof. Wielson M. Factolerin and Prof. Vernel M. Lawas, Assistant Professors from IMSP, presented topics under the field of graph theory. Prof. Factolerin first discussed modules,

IMSP holds its first webinar on Advanced Functional Materials and their Applications

Advanced functional materials refer to an emerging group of materials or composite that are engineered to enhance native properties and functions. The Advanced Functional Materials and their Applications 2021 Webinar (AFMat2021), hosted by the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics (IMSP) as a National Center of Excellence in the Basic Sciences, featured experts from the

IMSP Welcomes New Freshmen

The Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics (IMSP) held a virtual orientation on September 10, 2021, to formally welcome its new freshmen and to introduce them with the people and services of the Institute. This is the second time that an event of this kind was done via an online platform, last year’s being the

IMSP Adopt-a-Student Program

The IMSP Adopt-a-Student Program is a platform for the Institute’s alumni to provide assistance to underprivileged students of IMSP as they shift to remote learning. How does the program work? An alumnus or alumna can pledge to donate cash (any amount) or devices such as laptops, tablets or smartphones, and a student is then paired

Former President of Mathematical Association of America Headlines UP System GE Conversation on ‘Mathematics for Human Flourishing’

Dr. Francis Su Dr. Francis Su, a former president of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and currently a professor at Harvey Mudd College in California, delivered his inspirational talk last May 4, 2021 in a webinar hosted by the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics (IMSP), in partnership with UP Office of the Vice