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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).


See also:
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: 19/9/2018
AUD 1,172.95 (inc. GST), AUD 1,066.32 (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: 9/8/2018
AUD 97.95 (inc. GST), AUD 89.05 (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: 6/9/2018
AUD 114.95 (inc. GST), AUD 104.50 (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: 9/8/2018
AUD 2,666.95 (inc. GST), AUD 2,424.50 (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

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: 9/8/2018
AUD 131.95 (inc. GST), AUD 119.95 (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...

Feynman's Thesis - A New Approach To Quantum Theory

(2005)  | 9789812563804 | World Scientific Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 144pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2018
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 (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
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Materials Thermodynamics: With Emphasis On Chemical Approach (With Cd-rom)

Lee, Hae-geon.
(2012)  | 9789814368056 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 476pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2018
AUD 131.95 (inc. GST), AUD 119.95 (ex. GST),
This book is the expanded edition of the first book entitled 'ChemicalThermodynamics for Metals and Materials.'? This new version presentsthermodynamics of materials with emphasis on the chemical approach, and is thussuitable for students in materials science and metallurgical engineering, aswell as...

Newest & Forthcoming Releases

Globalization, technology and issues of labour market in asia and singapore.

(2019)  | 9789814289207 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book
AUD 161.95 (inc. GST), AUD 147.23 (ex. GST),
Not yet published; date unknown
This book studies the impact of globalization and technological changes in the labor market in Asia, with particular reference to Singapore. It covers issues related to labor market matching, employment linkages between manufacturing and services, impact of technological changes on labor demand, aging...

Institutional Change And Rural Industrialization In China: The Putting-out System In Handicraft Industry In Late Qing And Early Republic Period

Zhou, Feizhou.
(2019)  | 9789814569910 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2018
AUD 182.95 (inc. GST), AUD 166.32 (ex. GST),
Coming in January 2019
This book explores the development of the putting-out system in hand-woventextile industries in late Qing Dynasty and China's Republican Period. Inclassic sociology theory, the putting-out system in handcraft production wasregarded as traditional and inefficient. In the context of Republican China,...

Structure And Evolution Of Stars, The

(2019)  | 9781783265794 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2018
AUD 148.95 (inc. GST), AUD 135.41 (ex. GST),
Coming in January 2019
Stars are the fundamental observable constituents of the Universe. They are thefirst objects we see in the night sky, dominate the light produced in our ownand other galaxies and nucleosynthesis in stars produces all the elementsheavier than helium. A knowledge of stars and their evolution is vital...

China's Omnidirectional Peripheral Diplomacy

(2019)  | 9789813141780 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2018
AUD 182.95 (inc. GST), AUD 166.32 (ex. GST),
Coming in January 2019
In view of its size, and vast land and sea boundaries that it shares with itsneighbours, China has always regarded its peripheral policy as a crucial aspectof its national security. Such a mentality conforms to Chinese leaders' corebelief that a stable external environment — in particular, its immediateregion...

Policy Externalities And International Trade Agreements

(2019)  | 9789813147973 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 400pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2018
AUD 232.95 (inc. GST), AUD 211.77 (ex. GST),
Coming in January 2019
The book Policy Externalities and International Trade Agreements is a selectionof published articles examining how policy externalities motivate and can beaddressed by international trading institutions. The studies providegroundbreaking evidence of the role of international market power and policyuncertainty...

Time Series Econometrics - Volume 1: Unit Roots And Trend Breaks

Perron, Pierre.
(2019)  | 9789813237865 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 550pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2018
AUD 283.95 (inc. GST), AUD 258.14 (ex. GST),
Coming in January 2019

Time Series Econometrics - Volume 2: Structural Change

Perron, Pierre.
(2019)  | 9789813237896 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 550pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2018
AUD 283.95 (inc. GST), AUD 258.14 (ex. GST),
Coming in January 2019

Time Series Econometrics (In 2 Volumes)

Perron, Pierre.
(2019)  | 9789813237858 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 1100pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2018
AUD 502.95 (inc. GST), AUD 457.23 (ex. GST),
Coming in January 2019

Financing Micro Health Insurance: Theory, Methods And Evidence

(2019)  | 9789813238473 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 460pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2018
AUD 232.95 (inc. GST), AUD 211.77 (ex. GST),
Coming in January 2019

Modeling And Electrothermal Simulation Of Sic Power Devices: Using Silvaco© Atlas

(2019)  | 9789813237827 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2018
AUD 165.95 (inc. GST), AUD 150.86 (ex. GST),
Coming in January 2019


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