IAS Newsletter - May 2014 - page 18-19

IAS Focused Programs
12-15 May 2014
Computational and Experimental Immunology
23-28 Jun 2014
Cold Atoms
Visit Period
Prof Jean-Marie Tarascon
IAS Senior Visiting Fellow
10 Apr – 9 May 2014
University of Picardie Jules Verne
1 Aug – 30 Sep 2014
Prof Paul Schimmel
IAS Visiting Professor
3-9 May 2014
Ernest and Jean Hahn Professor of Molecular Biology and Chemistry
The Scripps Research Institute
Prof Arup Chakraborty
, IAS Visiting Professor
11-18 May 2014
Robert T. Haslam Professor of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Prof Chih-Ming Ho
, IAS Visiting Professor
22-26 May 2014
Ben Rich-Lockheed Martin Chair Professor
University of California at Los Angeles
Prof Eli Yablonovitch
, IAS Visiting Professor
24-31 May 2014
James & Katherine Lau Chair in Engineering
University of California at Berkeley
Prof Jamal Deen
, IAS Senior Visiting Fellow
3 Jun 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
McMaster University
Prof Roger Howe
, IAS Visiting Professor
7-22 Jun 2014
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Mathematics
Yale University
Prof Steven Louie
, IAS Visiting Professor
9-16 Jun 2014
Professor of Physics
University of California at Berkeley
IAS Workshops
19-23 May 2014
New Perspectives on Cosmology
22-25 May 2014
Advances in Microeconometrics
IAS Symposium
26-28 Aug 2014
Activated Sludge: Past and Next 100 Years
Distinguished Lectures
8 May 2014
A Technical and Operational Perspective on the DOE Energy
Innovation Hub in Fuels from Sunlight, the Joint Center for
Artificial Photosynthesis
Prof Nathan Lewis
George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry,
California Institute of Technology
Nonlinear Dynamics of Fluid and Structural Systems
20 May 2014
Prof Earl Dowell
William Holland Hall Professor and Chair, Mechanical
Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University
Rebellion and Repression in China, 1966-1971
10 Jun 2014
Prof Andrew Walder
Denise O’Leary and Kent Thiry Professor,
Stanford University
Joint School Lecture
9 May 2014
Microtechnologies for High-throughput High-content
Development Biology and Neurogenetics
Prof Hang Lu
Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering,
Georgia Institute of Technology
Forthcoming Events & Visitors
IAS News
IAS Senior Fellow won the First Class 2013
National Science and Technology Awards
(26 Mar 2014)
Prof Charles Ng, IAS Senior Fellow and Chair Professor of Civil
and Environmental Engineering at HKUST, won the First Class in
Scientific and Technological Progress, the Higher Education
Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards set up by the
Ministry of Education. The award recognizes outstanding
research projects at all tertiary institutions in China. This year,
two HKUST projects won the award.
IAS Senior Fellow Receives Khwarizmi
International Award (24 Mar 2014)
Prof Ben Zhong Tang, IAS Senior Fellow and Stephen Kam
Chuen Cheong Professor of Science and Chair Professor in
the Department of Chemistry at HKUST, has been selected
as a laureate of the 27th Khwarizmi International Award (KIA)
by the Iranian Organization for Science and Technology.
Prof Tang received the Khwarizmi International Award,
Second Class, in recognition of his outstanding
achievements in aggregation-induced emission (AIE) and
its high-tech applications in the areas of optoelectronic
devices, chemical sensors, and biological probes.
IAS Senior Fellow and his research team win
State Natural Science Award for High -
Performance Alcohol Fuel Cell (13 Jan 2014)
Prof Tianshou Zhao, IAS Senior Fellow, Director of the HKUST
Energy Institute and Chair Professor of Mechanical and
Aerospace Engineering at HKUST, and his research team have
received a 2013 State Natural Science Award (Second Class)
from the State Council of the People's Republic of China for their
pioneering work on Direct Alcohol Fuel Cells (DAFC).
IAS Senior Fellow Elected to Chinese Academy of
Sciences (17 Feb 2014)
Prof Jian-shu Li, IAS Senior Fellow and Chair Professor of Mathematics
at HKUST, has been elected as a member of the Chinese Academy of
Sciences (CAS) for his outstanding achievements in Mathematics,
and becomes the first Hong Kong-based scholar elected to the
Academy's Division of Mathematics and Physics. The honor brings
the total number of CAS members at HKUST to six, of which four are
IAS Senior Fellows.
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