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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. , Whalley, John.
(2015)  | 9789814578615 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 868pp | Availability last checked: 16/5/2018
AUD 1,104.95 (inc. GST), AUD 1,004.50 (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

Lim, Siong Guan. Lim, Joanne H.
(2014)  | 9781783263974 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 19/5/2018
AUD 92.95 (inc. GST), AUD 84.50 (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

Foo, Alvin Jong Peng. Ng, John Swee Kheng.
(2015)  | 9789814663939 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 324pp | Availability last checked: 16/5/2018
AUD 108.95 (inc. GST), AUD 99.05 (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. , Oksman, Kristiina. Mathew, Aji P. Bismarck, Alexander. Rojas, Orlando. Sain, Mohini.
(2014)  | 9789814566452 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 1124pp | Availability last checked: 7/5/2018
AUD 2,510.95 (inc. GST), AUD 2,282.68 (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

Top The Ielts: Opening The Gates To Top Qs-ranked Universities

Leong, Elaine. Leong, Kaiwen.
(2016)  | 9789814689700 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 356pp | Availability last checked: 7/5/2018
AUD 44.95 (inc. GST), AUD 40.86 (ex. GST),
Top the IELTS is an IELTS book like no other. It recognizes an essential key tothe problem: students who struggle with the IELTS have problems masteringEnglish. Hence, while other IELTS books teach strategies with long wordyexplanations that hardly make sense to the average student, Top the IELTSfocuses...

Environmental Economics For Non-economists: Techniques And Policies For Sustainable Development (2nd Edition)

Asafu-Adjaye, John.
(2005)  | 9789812561237 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 392pp | Availability last checked: 7/5/2018
AUD 123.95 (inc. GST), AUD 112.68 (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...

Feynman's Thesis - A New Approach To Quantum Theory

Brown, Laurie M.
(2005)  | 9789812563804 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 144pp | Availability last checked: 9/5/2018
AUD 19.95 (inc. GST), AUD 18.14 (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 (CEIRC). Subscription 1.1.17 - 31.12.17.

(2017)  | World Scientific Publishing Co | online database
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World Scientific Publishing eJournal Collection online. Subscription 01.01.18 - 31.12.18.

(2018)  | World Scientific Publishing Co | online database | Availability last checked: 11/12/2017
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Newest & Forthcoming Releases

Encyclopedia Of Medical Robotics, The (In 4 Volumes)

Agrawal, Sunil Kumar. Desai, Jaydev P. Ferreira, Antoine. Patel, R. V.
(2018)  | 9789813232228 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 1200pp | Availability last checked: 7/5/2018
AUD 1,573.95 (inc. GST), AUD 1,430.86 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018

Fixed Revenue Accounting: A New Management Accounting Framework

(2018)  | 9789813237254 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 7/5/2018
AUD 139.95 (inc. GST), AUD 127.23 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018

Building Inclusive Democracies In Asean

Beja, Edsel L. Mendoza, Ronald U. Teehankee, Julio C.
(2018)  | 9789813236486 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 416pp | Availability last checked: 7/5/2018
AUD 219.95 (inc. GST), AUD 199.95 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018
Containing the latest research and insights of academics and developmentpractitioners pursuing political and economic reforms in the ASEAN region,Building Inclusive Democracies in ASEAN recognizes that a well-functioningdemocracy is part of what ultimately fosters inclusive growth and development.Inequitable...

China's Education Reform: Current Issues And New Horizons

(2018)  | 9789813237025 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 400pp | Availability last checked: 7/5/2018
AUD 219.95 (inc. GST), AUD 199.95 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018

Chinese History And Literature: New Ways To Examine China's Past

(2018)  | 9789813236721 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 7/5/2018
AUD 92.95 (inc. GST), AUD 84.50 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018

Studies On Contemporary China

(2018)  | 9789813236998 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 7/5/2018
AUD 155.95 (inc. GST), AUD 141.77 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018

New Waves In China's Philosophical Studies

(2018)  | 9789813235960 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 7/5/2018
AUD 203.95 (inc. GST), AUD 185.41 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018

Marketing Manipulation: A Consumer's Survival Manual

(2018)  | 9789813234703 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 7/5/2018
AUD 139.95 (inc. GST), AUD 127.23 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018

Ceramic Electrolytes For All-solid-state Li Batteries

(2018)  | 9789813233881 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 7/5/2018
AUD 139.95 (inc. GST), AUD 127.23 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018

Software-assisted Method Development In High Performance Liquid Chromatography

(2018)  | 9781786345455 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 7/5/2018
AUD 203.95 (inc. GST), AUD 185.41 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018


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