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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: 22/2/2018
AUD 1,074.95 (inc. GST), AUD 977.23 (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: 20/2/2018
AUD 89.95 (inc. GST), AUD 81.77 (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: 20/2/2018
AUD 105.95 (inc. GST), AUD 96.32 (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: 20/2/2018
AUD 2,441.95 (inc. GST), AUD 2,219.95 (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...

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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: 20/2/2018
AUD 120.95 (inc. GST), AUD 109.95 (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...

One-dimensional Introduction To Continuum Mechanics, A

Roberts, A.J.
(1994)  | 9789810219130 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 172pp | Availability last checked: 22/2/2018
AUD 66.95 (inc. GST), AUD 60.86 (ex. GST),
Many textbooks on continuum mechanics plunge students in at the ‘deep end’of three-dimensional analysis and applications. However a striking number ofcommonplace models of our physical environment are based entirely within thedynamics of a one-dimensional continuum. This introductory text thereforeapproaches...

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: 20/2/2018
AUD 43.95 (inc. GST), AUD 39.95 (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...

Cases In Chemical Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach (Fourth Edition)

Walmsley, R. N. Cain, H. J. Watkinson, L. R.
(1999)  | 9789810240356 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2018
AUD 75.95 (inc. GST), AUD 69.05 (ex. GST),
This book is the fourth edition of a highly regarded text which was firstpublished in 1988. It introduces the reader to the interpretation of routinelaboratory biochemical test results and covers all aspects of interpretativechemical pathology (including reproductive endocrinology, which was not coveredpreviously).The...

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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Newest & Forthcoming Releases

Game theory.

(2018)  | 9789813227347 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book
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Entrepreneurial Management Theory And Practice: With Cases Of Taiwanese Business

Tzong Ru., Lee.
(2018)  | 9789813228283 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 556pp | Availability last checked: 20/2/2018
AUD 197.95 (inc. GST), AUD 179.95 (ex. GST),
Coming in June 2018

Imperial College Lectures In Petroleum Engineering, The - Volume 4: Drilling And Reservoir Appraisal

Allain, Olivier. Dyson, M. R. Jing, Xudong. Xudong., Jing.
(2018)  | 9781786343956 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 392pp | Availability last checked: 20/2/2018
AUD 166.95 (inc. GST), AUD 151.77 (ex. GST),
Coming in June 2018
This book covers the fundamentals of drilling and reservoir appraisal for petroleum. Split into three sections, the first looks at the basic principles of well engineering in terms of planning, design and construction. It then goes on to describe well safety, costs and operations management. The second...

Nobel And Lasker Laureates Of Chinese Descent: In Literature And Science

Chan, Laurence K. Hadsell, Angela T. Ing, Todd S. Todd S., Ing.
(2018)  | 9789814704601 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 20/2/2018
AUD 131.95 (inc. GST), AUD 119.95 (ex. GST),
Coming in June 2018
The purpose of this book is to foster the pursuit of literature and science forpeople around the world. The book attempts to narrate the struggles endured bythe Laureates, the immense joy and awards garnered once their dreams becamereality, and at the momentous benefits that they brought to humankind.Bychronicling...

Reversing Climate Change: How Carbon Removals Can Resolve Climate Change And Fix The Economy

Bal, Peter. Chichilnisky, Graciela.
(2018)  | 9789814719346 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 20/2/2018
AUD 151.95 (inc. GST), AUD 138.14 (ex. GST),
Coming in June 2018
The Kyoto Protocol capped the emissions of the main emitters, the industrializedcountries, one by one. It also created an innovative financial mechanism, theCarbon Market and its Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which allows developingnations to receive carbon credits when they reduce their emissions...

National Service In Singapore

Ho, Shu Huang. Ong-Webb, Graham Gerard.
(2018)  | 9789813149212 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 400pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2018
AUD 120.95 (inc. GST), AUD 109.95 (ex. GST),
Coming in June 2018
National Service (NS) is one of Singapore's foundational national defencepolicies. First introduced by the British in 1954, amended in 1967 to provide ameans to defend a fledgling independent nation, and codified into its presentform in 1970, NS is deeply woven into Singapore's political and social...

Evidence-based Clinical Chinese Medicine - Volume 5: Allergic Rhinitis

Lu, Chuanjian. Xue, Charlie Changli. Charlie Changli., Xue.
(2018)  | 9789813209015 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2018
AUD 89.95 (inc. GST), AUD 81.77 (ex. GST),
Coming in June 2018

Ophthalmology Examinations Review, The (Third Edition)

Chong, Wesley Guang Wei. Farooqui, Saadia. Wong, Tien Yin. Yap, Zhu Li. Tien Tin., Wong.
(2018)  | 9789813220997 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 550pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2018
AUD 197.95 (inc. GST), AUD 179.95 (ex. GST),
Coming in June 2018

Financial Engineering: Selected Works Of Alexander Lipton

Lipton, Alexander.
(2018)  | 9789813209152 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 500pp | Availability last checked: 20/2/2018
AUD 228.95 (inc. GST), AUD 208.14 (ex. GST),
Coming in June 2018

Global Economic Modeling: A Volume In Honor Of Lawrence R Klein

Pauly, Peter.
(2018)  | 9789813220430 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 400pp | Availability last checked: 20/2/2018
AUD 228.95 (inc. GST), AUD 208.14 (ex. GST),
Coming in June 2018


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