World Scientific Publishing is an academic publisher of scientific, technical, and medical books and journals headquartered in Singapore. The company was founded in 1981. It publishes about 500 books annually as well as more than 150 journals in various fields. In 1995, World Scientific co-founded the London-based Imperial College Press together with the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine.
Company structure [ edit ]
The company head office is in
Singapore. The Chairman and Editor-in-Chief is Phua Kok Khoo, while the Managing Director is Doreen Liu. The company was co-founded by them in 1981. 
Imperial College Press [ edit ]
In 1995 the company co-founded
Imperial College Press, specializing in engineering, medicine and information technology, with Imperial College London. In 2006, World Scientific assumed full ownership of Imperial College Press, under a license granted by the university. Finally in August 2016, ICP was fully incorporated into World Scientific under the new imprint, World Scientific Europe.
Controversy [ edit ]
In 2014, the
Singapore Literature Prize received flak for naming the non-fiction prizes after World Scientific, who sponsored the category. A book World Scientific published,  Lim Siong Guan's The Leader, The Teacher & You (2013), ended up co-winning the Prize for English Non-fiction. 
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