The Chinese University of Hong Kong
學術交流處(中國事務)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Mar 01, 2015 Volume 106
Office of Academic Links(China)
Academic Exchange

- The 8th CAS Academicians Visit Programme cum Lecture Series
- Gathering of Visiting Scholars and Students

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The 8th CAS Academicians Visit Programme cum Lecture Series

A delegation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) visited The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) under the CAS Academicians Visit Program from 10 to 13 February 2015.  The delegation comprised Prof. Tong Qingxi, Prof. Zhou Chenghu and Prof. Chen Yong of the Division of Earth Sciences; and Prof. Lin Qun and Prof. Ma Zhiming of the Division of Mathematics and Physics.

The delegates were warmly received by CUHK senior members including Prof. Joseph Sung, Vice-Chancellor; Prof. Fanny Cheung, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Chairperson of the Research Committee; Prof. Gordon Cheung, Associate-Vice-President; Prof. Wong Ching-ping, Dean of Engineering, Prof. Henry Wong, Dean of Science; and Prof. Chiu Chi-yue, Dean of Social Science. The delegation visited the Department of Geography and Resource Management, Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, and relevant departments in the Faculty of Science to discuss collaboration opportunities in the fields of statistics, mathematics, geography and resource management, space and earth information science as well as earth system science with CUHK members. 

On 11 February, the five academicians delivered public lectures for the Lecture Series by Academicians, sharing their expertise and views with CUHK members. More than three hundred people including academics, researchers and students from CUHK and other universities as well as members from the general public were attracted to the following lectures. 

CAS Academician

Lecture Topic

Prof. Tong Qingxi

Commercialization of Space-borne Remote Sensing

Prof. Zhou Chenghu

Development of GIS in China

Prof. Ma Zhiming

Application of Probability and Statistics in Different Fields

Prof. Lin Qun

Calculus Cartoon

Prof. Chen Yong

Seismic Hazard Analysis and Earthquake Prediction

CAS Academicians Visit Program was launched by the University in 2008 to promote academic exchange with CAS. Under this program, 5 to 6 CAS academicians are invited to visit CUHK and deliver public lectures for the Lecture Series by Academicians each year.

For information about 2015 CAS Academicians Visit Programme, please visit: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/oalc/cas_2015/.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Gathering of Visiting Scholars and Students

The Office of Academic Links (China) [OALC] launched the Mainland and Taiwan Visiting Scholar Scheme and Visiting Student Program for Mainland and Taiwan Students to forge academic exchange and promote research collaboration between The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and its partner institutions in 2008 and 2011 respectively. A gathering of visiting scholars and students was organized by OALC on 6 February 2015. Participating members of CUHK included Prof. Leung Yuen-sang, Dean of Arts and Director of Institute of Chinese Studies, Prof. Feng Shengli of Chinese Language and Literature Department, Prof. Wang Jianfang of Physics Department as well as 9 visiting scholars and students from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Harbin Institute of Technology, East China Normal University and Xiamen University. Participating scholars and students used the occasion to share experience and enjoyed the exchange in the University.

Details of the visiting scholar scheme and visiting student program are set out below:

A.     Mainland and Taiwan Visiting Scholar Scheme

To encourage academic exchange between academic members of CUHK and from Mainland China and Taiwan, Office of Academic Links (China) [OALC] launched the Mainland and Taiwan Visiting Scholar Scheme in 2008, aiming at developing effective platform of communication to pave the way for future cooperation. 

This is a two-way academic exchange scheme. For incoming scholars, whist the host department of the University will arrange visit schedule and activities for the visiting scholar, OALC will provide logistic support such as issuing invitation letter, helping with visa permit application, arranging accommodation, liaison work, providing visit guides, issuing relevant certifying letters for using the campus facilities and arranging arrival orientation and insurance etc.

For outgoing CUHK staff members, OALC will render assistance such as liaising with the host institutions and providing consultation service.

Eligibility  

1.   Incoming scholars - Applicants must be an academic staff or a post-doctoral fellow. The proposed visit shall be initiated by an academic department of CUHK; or initiated by scholars from CUHK partner institutions in Mainland China and Taiwan including Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Sun Yat-sen University, China University of Science and Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China Agricultural University, Peking University, Taiwan University, Taiwan Central University, Xian Jiaotong University, Nanjing University, Harbin Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University, Tsinghua University and Fudan University.

 

2.   Outgoing academic members - Applicants must be full-time academic staff in CUHK. The proposed visit shall be initiated by the applicant or an academic department of CUHK. The visit shall be paid to CUHK partner institutions in Mainland China and Taiwan.

 

Duration of the Visit: 30 days or more

Nature of Exchange: Visits under this scheme must be in collaborative nature. Exchange activities include academic visits, attending seminars/meetings, participating in lectures and collaboration on research projects. Visiting scholars shall not be engaged in any provision of services and/or discharge of professional duties that may be considered as an employment. They shall also observe and comply with all applicable laws in Hong Kong.

Details of the Mainland and Taiwan Visiting Scholar Scheme together with the Application Form (Incoming and Outgoing Applications) can be downloaded by clicking the hyperlink.

Any enquiries could be directed to Ms. Pansy Lo via pansylo@cuhk.edu.hk.

 

B.     Mainland and Taiwan Visiting Student Program

OALC launched the Mainland and Taiwan Visiting Student Program to forge close links and promote research collaboration between CUHK and its partner institutions in Mainland China and Taiwan in December 2011. Administrative support is provided to the academic units in receiving incoming students for research placement in CUHK.

The host department of the University will arrange visit schedule and research activities for the incoming students. OALC will provide logistic support such as issuing invitation letter, helping with entry permit application, arranging accommodation, internal and external liaison, providing visit guides and arranging arrival orientation and insurance etc.

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or postgraduate Mainland or Taiwan university students. The proposed visit shall be initiated by an academic department of CUHK; or initiated by academic members of CUHK partner institutions in Mainland China and Taiwan.

Duration of the Visit: 30 days or more

Nature of Exchange: Visits under this scheme must be in collaborative nature. Exchange activities may include academic visits, attending seminars/meetings, participating in collaboration on research projects. Participating students shall not be engaged in any provision of services and/or discharge of professional duties that may be regarded as an employment. They shall also observe and comply with all applicable laws in Hong Kong.

Any enquiries could be directed to Mr. Simon Leung via simoncnleung@cuhk.edu.hk.

From left: Prof. Ma Zhiming, Prof. Tong Qingxi, Prof. Lin Qun, VC Prof. Joseph Sung,  Prof. Chen Yong  and Prof. Zhou Chenghu

The official meeting was held at Cho Yiu Hall

Prof. Zhou Chenghu (2nd from left)

Prof. Lin Qun

Lecture by Prof. Tong Qingxi

Prof. Chen Yong

Prof. Ma Zhiming

Academicians dinner

Gathering of Visiting Scholars and Students: Visiting scholars of ‘Mainland and Taiwan Visiting Scholar Scheme’ and students of ‘Research Training Programme for Mainland and Taiwan Students’ share CUHK experience with their host professors and OALC staff members

 
 
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