The 2018 Tsinghua Mathcamp

Program Schedules

Week 0:
Jul 14 Sat 9:00-12:00       Campers registration on Math Department ground floor1
Jul 14 Sat 14:00-15:00      Welcome ceremony at the West Ladder Hall 西阶教室
Jul 14 Sat 15:00-15:30      Refreshments
Jul 14 Sat 15:30-17:00      Campers Orientation meeting at West Ladder Hall 西阶教室
Jul 14 Sat 17:00-18:00      Mathcamp Teachers meeting at in Rm 304
Jul 15 Sun                  Math Olympiad Weekend Sessions in 一教205
Week 1:
Jul 16-20 Mon-Fri           First week of regular lectures and tutorials
Jul 19 Thu 17:00-18:00      Mathcamp Colloquium by Prof. Ye Tian 田野, Chinese Academy of Sc. 中科院
                            Lecture (in English) in 一教205
                            Title: Bernouli Numbers 伯努利数
Jul 21-22 Sat-Sun           Math Olympiad Weekend Sessions in 一教205
Week 2:
Jul 23-27 Mon-Fri           Second week of regular lectures and tutorials
Jul 26 Sat 16:30-17:30      Mathcamp Colloquium by Prof. Baohua Fu 付保华, Chinese Academy of Sc. 中科院
                            Lecture (in Chinese) in 一教205
                            Title: The Geometry of Cubic Equations 三次方程的几何
Jul 28 Sat morning          Math Olympiad Weekend Sessions in 一教205
Jul 28-29 Sat-Sun           Overnight visit to Great Wall
                            Details TBA
Week 3:
Jul 30-Aug 3 Mon-Fri        Third week of regular lectures and tutorials
Jul 30 Mon                  Campers sign up for research projects
Aug 2 Thu 17:00-18:00       Mathcamp Colloquium by Prof. Shing-Tung Yau 丘成桐
                            Harvard Univ. & Tsinghua YMSC
                            Lecture (in Chinese) at the West Ladder Hall 西阶教室
                            Title: My Thirty Years at Harvard 哈佛三十年
Aug 4-5 Sat-Sun             Math Olympiad Weekend Sessions in 一教205
Week 4:
Aug 6-10 Mon-Fri            Fourth week of regular lectures and tutorials
Aug 11 Sat all day          Research Project Reports and Presentations by Campers in 一教205
Aug 12 all day              Mathcamp Finalist interviews
Aug 12 evening              Mathcamp adjourns, photos

Weekday regular
lectures & tutorials:2
08:45 - 10:15               Linear Algebra I & Algebraic Combinatorics II
10:45 - 12:15               Analysis-Topology I & Analysis-Topology II
12:15 - 13:30               Lunch break3
13:30 - 15:00               Algebraic Combinatorics I & Linear Algebra II
15:00 - 15:15               Recess
15:15 - 18:00               Homework tutorials & research project discussions4
18:00 - 19:00               Dinner & free activities

1 Campers to bring student and personal ID documentations.
2 2 Classes and tutorials are expected to be conducted in English. Their venues are 一教205 (class I) and 一教201 (class II).
3 Important note: Yourmeal card cannot be read by cafeteria cardmachines between 11:45–12:30pm
daily, according to cafeteria services. But it makes sense to get to cafeteria early during peak hours
to get in line. Welcome to Beijing!
4 On days a Mathcamp colloquium or another special event is scheduled, this interval may be
shortened accordingly to accommodate event.