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World Scientific Publishing Company was established in 1981 with only 5 employees in a tiny office. Today, the company employs more than 200 staff at its headquarters in Singapore, and has offices in New Jersey, London, Geneva, Hong Kong, Taipei, Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin and Chennai. In about 3 decades, it has established itself as one of the leading scientific publishers in the world, and the largest international scientific publisher in the Asia-Pacific region.

World Scientific publishes about 500 new titles a year and 120 journals in various fields. Many of its books are recommended texts adopted by renowned institutions such as Harvard University, California Institute of Technology, Stanford University and Princeton University.

World Scientific broke new ground in 1991 when it signed a memorandum of agreement with the Nobel Foundation to publish the entire series of Nobel Lectures in all subjects - physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, economic sciences and literature. The company had published and distributed the Nobel Lectures series (1901-2005) worldwide, making accessible the scientific, literary and humanitarian achievements of numerous Nobel laureates to a wide audience. Recently World Scientific signed a new memorandum of agreement with Nobel Media (Nobel Foundation) to publish the latest series from 2006 to 2010!

Apart from the Nobel lectures, they have collaborated with many Nobel laureates to produce best-selling books since the 1980s. Many serve as editorial advisors and book series editors, while others have contributed articles and research papers to journals.

In 1995, World Scientific co-founded the London-based Imperial College Press with London University's Imperial College. In 2006, the Press became a wholly-owned subsidiary of World Scientific. The Press publishes mainly in the fields in which Imperial College itself is particularly well-known, such as Engineering, Medicine, Information Technology, Environmental Technology, and Management Sciences. Imperial College Press has published about 650 books and 8 journals to date.

World Scientific is also the exclusive distributor for The National Academies Press (based in Washington, D.C.) in Asia-Pacific (except Japan, New Zealand and Australia).


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Imperial College Press

Featured Titles

World Scientific Reference On Asia And The World Economy (In 3 Volumes)

Whalley, John.
(2015)  | 9789814578615 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 868pp | Availability last checked: 18/5/2019
AUD 1,230.95 (inc. GST), AUD 1,119.05 (ex. GST),
The dynamism in modern Asia, especially with the current revival in Japan,stands in sharp contrast to the situation in Europe. An in-depth understandingof what is happening in contemporary Asia is key to grasping opportunities thatthis dynamism creates for all. This multi-volume reference work consists...

The Leader, The Teacher & You: Leadership Through The Third Generation

(2014)  | 9781783263974 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 17/1/2019
AUD 101.95 (inc. GST), AUD 92.68 (ex. GST),
Former Head of the Singapore Civil Service Mr Lim Siong Guan now shares hisdiverse experiences and fresh insights on leadership in his exclusive new book,The Leader, The Teacher & You. As a former Permanent Secretary in ministries,including the Ministry of Defence, the Prime Minister's Office and the...

Heart To Heart With Asian Leaders: Exclusive Interviews On Crisis, Comebacks & Character

(2015)  | 9789814663939 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 324pp | Availability last checked: 12/5/2019
AUD 120.95 (inc. GST), AUD 109.95 (ex. GST),
Heart to Heart with Asian Leaders is an intimate and insightful look atleadership issues first-hand with 28 prominent persons across politics,business, finance and academia in the region. These illustrious leaders havebeen specially selected for the values they represent, and how they haveovercome crisis...

Handbook Of Green Materials: Processing Technologies, Properties And Applications (In 4 Volumes)

Bismarck, Aji P. Mathew And Alexander. Oksman, Kristiina.
(2014)  | 9789814566452 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 1124pp | Availability last checked: 12/5/2019
AUD 2,797.95 (inc. GST), AUD 2,543.59 (ex. GST),
Green materials and green nanotechnology have gained widespread interest overthe last 15 years; first in academia, then in related industries in the last fewyears.The Handbook of Green Materials serves as reference literature forundergraduates and graduates studying materials science and engineering,composite...

Best Sellers

Feynman's Thesis - A New Approach To Quantum Theory

(2005)  | 9789812563804 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 144pp | Availability last checked: 15/12/2018
AUD 20.95 (inc. GST), AUD 19.05 (ex. GST),
Richard Feynman's never previously published doctoral thesis formed the heart ofmuch of his brilliant and profound work in theoretical physics. Entitled “ThePrinciple of Least Action in Quantum Mechanics,' its original motive was toquantize the classical action-at-a-distance electrodynamics. Because...

World Scientific Publishing eJournal Collection online. Subscription 01.01.18 - 31.12.18.

(2018)  | World Scientific Publishing Co | online database
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World Scientific Publishing eJournal Collection online. Subscription 01.01.19 - 31.12.19.

(2019)  | World Scientific Publishing Co | online database | Availability last checked: 20/12/2018
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Environmental Economics For Non-economists: Techniques And Policies For Sustainable Development (2nd Edition)

(2005)  | 9789812561237 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 392pp | Availability last checked: 27/2/2019
AUD 134.95 (inc. GST), AUD 122.68 (ex. GST),
Environmental economics, which used to be on the periphery of the economicsdiscipline, is fast becoming mainstream as concern for the environment grows.Practitioners in other disciplines (e.g. engineering, science, natural resourcemanagement, social sciences) are increasingly faced with environmental...

Statistical Physics: An Introductory Course

(1999)  | 9789810234768 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 580pp | Availability last checked: 15/12/2018
AUD 87.95 (inc. GST), AUD 79.95 (ex. GST),
This invaluable textbook is an introduction to statistical physics that has beenwritten primarily for self-study. It provides a comprehensive approach to themain ideas of statistical physics at the level of an introductory course,starting from the kinetic theory of gases and proceeding all the way toBose-Einstein...

Newest & Forthcoming Releases

Handbook Of Energy Finance: Theories, Practices And Simulations

(2019)  | 9789813278370 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 800pp | Availability last checked: 12/5/2019
AUD 403.95 (inc. GST), AUD 367.23 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2019
Modeling the dynamics of energy markets has become a challenging task. Theintensification of their financialization since 2004 had made them more complexbut also more integrated with other tradable asset classes. More importantly,their large and frequent fluctuations in terms of both prices and volatility,particularly...

My Gp, My Mental Healthcare Provider: A Tertiary-primary Care Collaboration For Community Mental Healthcare

Chua, Hong Choon. Fung, Daniel Shuen Sheng.
(2019)  | 9789813273825 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 180pp | Availability last checked: 12/5/2019
AUD 132.95 (inc. GST), AUD 120.86 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2019
This book documents the journey of the Mental Health-General Practitioner(MH-GP) Partnership Programme at the Singapore Institute of Mental Health (IMH)since 2003 and how it has developed over the years as a model of successfultertiary-primary care partnership in mental health.The programme provides...

World Scientific Reference On Asia-pacific Trade Policies (In 2 Volumes)

Anderson, Kym.
(2019)  | 9789813274662 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 1315pp | Availability last checked: 12/5/2019
AUD 876.95 (inc. GST), AUD 797.23 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2019
Protectionism has been placed under the media spotlight, with news headlinesgenerated by populist anti-globalisation movements and Donald Trump's term as USPresident. Such a policy stance is putting at risk unilateral trade reformefforts in the Asia-Pacific region and elsewhere.This two-volume reference...

Continuous And Discontinuous Piecewise-smooth One-dimensional Maps: Invariant Sets And Bifurcation Structures

Avrutin, Viktor. Sushko, Michael Schanz And Irina.
(2019)  | 9789814368827 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 400pp | Availability last checked: 12/5/2019
AUD 286.95 (inc. GST), AUD 260.86 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2019
Although the dynamic behavior of piecewise-smooth systems is still far frombeing understood completely, some significant results in this field have beenachieved in the last twenty years. The investigation of these systems isimportant not only because they represent adequate models for many applicationsranging...

Morse Theory, Gradient Flows, Concavity And Complexity On Manifolds With Boundary

(2019)  | 9789814368759 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 600pp | Availability last checked: 12/5/2019
AUD 308.95 (inc. GST), AUD 280.86 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2019
Putting constraints on the nature of the interaction between nonsingulargradient-like fields and the boundary of a smooth compact manifold have profoundimplications for the topology of the manifold, and this book describes theseimplications. Along the way, this study extends into the spaces of flowtrajectories,...

Investment Analytics In The Dawn Of Artificial Intelligence

(2019)  | 9789814725354 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 12/5/2019
AUD 173.95 (inc. GST), AUD 158.14 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2019
Investment Analytics in the Dawn of Artificial Intelligence is a '250-page'cookbook' providing step-by-step details of the algorithms used on the HedgeSPAplatform,' according to Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor, Waters Technology, one ofthe most-recognized UK-based trade publication in financial technology....

Explosive Ferroelectric Generators: From Physical Principles To Engineering

(2019)  | 9789813238930 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 400pp | Availability last checked: 12/5/2019
AUD 173.95 (inc. GST), AUD 158.14 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2019
Explosive Ferroelectric Generators: From Physical Principles to Engineering isan exciting new book that takes the readers inside the world of explosiveferroelectric generators guided by international expert, Dr Sergey I Shkuratov.It acquaints the reader with the principles of operation of ferroelectricgenerators...

Investment Analytics In The Dawn Of Artificial Intelligence

(2019)  | 9789814730457 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 12/5/2019
AUD 84.95 (inc. GST), AUD 77.23 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2019
Investment Analytics in the Dawn of Artificial Intelligence is a '250-page'cookbook' providing step-by-step details of the algorithms used on the HedgeSPAplatform,' according to Wei-Shen Wong, Asia Editor, Waters Technology, one ofthe most-recognized UK-based trade publication in financial technology....

China And East Asian Economic Integration

(2019)  | 9789811200311 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 150pp | Availability last checked: 12/5/2019
AUD 120.95 (inc. GST), AUD 109.95 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2019
For more than half a century, East Asia has been the most dynamic and resilienteconomic region in the world. Following Japan's success in its post-World WarTwo reconstruction and industrialisation, a good number of East Asian economiesflourished. The latest and the most extraordinary case is that of...

Heavy Particles And Flavours - Proceedings Of Lishep 2018

(2019)  | 9789811200373 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 12/5/2019
AUD 226.95 (inc. GST), AUD 206.32 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2019
This book of proceedings is composed of articles based on the presentations atLISHEP 2018, centering on the main theme of the conference 'Heavy Particles andFlavours', with a focus on recent results and developments from the experimentsat the Large Hadron Collider.


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