IAS Newsletter – Sep 2014 - page 18-19

Organizers (Partial)
Twelve IAS topical research programs and focused programs were organized in 2013-14.
The following eight programs will be held in Fall and Winter 2014-15.
Oct - Dec 2014
Chinese Creative Writing
Jianmei Liu
Zaifu Liu
IAS Senior Visiting Fellow
3-13 Nov 2014
Neural Engineering
Tom Daniel
University of Washington
I-Ming Hsing
17-21 Nov 2014
Scattering Amplitudes in Hong Kong Zvi Bern
University of California at Los Angeles
Henry Tye
25 Nov - 3 Dec
Bio-inspired Flight System and
Bio-inspired Autonomous System
I-Ming Hsing
Hao Liu
Chiba University
15-19 Dec 2014
Physical Approach to Simplifying
Complexity in Biology
Robert Austin
Princeton University; IAS Visiting Professor
Leihan Tang
Hong Kong Baptist University
15-19 Dec 2014
Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of
Defect Problems in Materials Science
Tim Leung
Xiaoping Wang
MATH, IAS Senior Fellow
Xiang Yang
2-16 Jan 2015
IMA-HK-IAS Joint Program on
Statistics and Computational Interface
to Big Data
Jointly organized with Institute for Mathematics
and its Applications, University of Minnesota and
Center for Statistical Science, HKUST
Jianqing Fan
Princeton University; IAS Visiting Professor
Thomas Y. Hou
California Institute of Technology;
IAS Visiting Professor
Bingyi Jing
Xiaoping Wang
MATH, IAS Senior Fellow
5-30 Jan 2015
Future of High Energy Physics
Jointly organized with Institute of High Energy
Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Joint
Consortium of Fundamental Physics, Hong Kong
John Ellis
CERN and King's College London;
IAS Visiting Professor
David Gross
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics;
Chair of IAS International Advisory Board
Tao Liu
Please visit our website at
for further information about these programs and other IAS events
such as conferences, IAS Distinguished Lectures and Joint School Lectures.
As a unique academic platform where great minds converge, IAS offers unparalleled
opportunities for HKUST faculty members to bring in renowned scholars from around the
world for various forms of academic activities:
IAS Distinguished Lectures for distinguished scholars to give a lecture of general interests.
IAS Joint School Lectures / Seminars for outstanding scholars to give a talk of a specific topic.
IAS Programs comprising short courses, workshops, and in some cases postdoc-led / postgraduate
student-led discussion sessions. Fully-fledged programs mostly take place during term break, while
smaller-scale focused programs on particular topics are also organized during the term.
IAS Visitors Programs (IAS Visiting Professors and IAS Senior Visiting Fellows) for prestigious scholars to make
regular visits to IAS on collaborative projects with HKUST faculty members.
Sponsorship of Plenary / Invited Speakers of Activities for faculty members to help IAS build clusters of
research activities and new initiatives at HKUST in the form of standalone conferences, workshops, seminars,
symposiums, etc.
Please visit our webpage at
for further details, or contact our Director Prof Henry Tye
and Executive Director Prof Che Ting Chan to discuss further (email:
/ tel: 2358 5968).
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Event Highlights
Sep 2014
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