The Institute of Mathematical Sciences at ShanghaiTech University will commence in Fall 2018. The mission of the institute is to cultivate a new generation of creative talents in all areas of mathematics. New faculty members from all mathematical disciplines are currently being recruited around the globe and will join the ranks of world class researchers at the university. New students in our mathematics major will benefit from the modern curricula that are being actively developed and will have ample opportunities to explore the boundless mathematical world. The institute will also be a rigorous training ground for curious minds majoring in other science and technology disciplines at ShanghaiTech.