The 9th Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Academicians' Visit Programme cum Lecture Series
CUHK hosted the 9th Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Academicians' Visit Programme from 23 to 26 February 2016. Six CAS Academicians visited CUHK this year, including Prof. Yan Jia'an and Prof. Yuan Yaxiang of the Division of Mathematics and Physics, Prof. Shi Yaolin, Prof. Zhang Peizhen and Prof. Chen Fahu of the Division of Earth Sciences, and also Prof. Zhu Shining of the Division of Technological Sciences.
The University extended a warm welcome to the delegation.The academicians and guests met with Prof. Joseph Sung, Vice-Chancellor of CUHK; Prof. Fanny Cheung, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Chairperson of the Research Committee; Prof. Wong Suk-ying, Associate Vice-President; Prof. Wong Ching-ping, Faculty Dean of Engineering; and Prof. Henry Wong, Faculty Dean of Science. The delegated also visited the Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, the Departments of Electronic Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, the Earth System Science Programme and the Art Museum, where they familiarized themselves with the latest research development of the University. They also interacted with faculty members, discussed collaboration opportunities between CUHK and CAS in various fields, particularly in inter-disciplinary collaboration.
The six academicians delivered public lectures for the Lecture Series by Academicians on 24 February, sharing their expertise with members of CUHK and of the public, attract an audience of more than 450 people.
Prof. Yan Jia'an
Stochastic Analysis and Financial Mathematics
Prof. Yuan Yaxiang
A Parallel Line Search Subspace Correction Method for Composite Convex Optimization
Prof. Shi Yaolin
On earthquake prediction
Prof. Zhang Peizhen
Deep crustal deformation constrained from co-seismic ruptures associated with the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, Sichuan, China
Prof. Chen Fahu
History and Forcings for Prehistorical Human Occupation of the Tibetan Plateau
Prof. Zhu Shining
On Chip Photonics and Optoelectronics
The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Academicians' Visit Programme was first organized in 2008. Each year, five to six academicians from CAS are invited to visit CUHK and host the Lecture Series. This programme aims to strengthen academic exchange and enhance long-term collaboration. Programme details can be found here.
Invitation to Lecture Series by Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) Scholars 2016
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) will organize the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) Scholars Visit Programme in March 2016. Three renowned scholars will deliver public lectures in the Lecture Series by CASS Scholars on 9 and 10 March, 2016 (Thursday). Details of the Lecture Series are as follows:
Prof. Pan Jiahua, Institute of Urban and Environmental Studies, CASS
Prof. Wang Junxiu, Institute of Sociology, CASS
Prof. Hu Jianhua, Institute of Linguistics, CASS
Date: 9 March
Venue: LT2, Lee Shau Kee Building
Speaker: Prof. Hu Jianhua
Moderator: Prof Lee Hun Tak, Chairman, Department of Linguistics and Modern Language
Date: 10 March
Venue: Room 303, Fok Ying Tung Remote Sensing Science Building
Speaker: Prof. Pan Jiahua
Moderator: Prof. Huang Bo, Associate Director, Institute of Space and Earth Information Science
Venue: Room 422, Sino Building
Speaker: Prof. Wang Junxiu
Moderator: Prof Cheung Yuet Wah, Chairman, Department of Sociology
Please refer to http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/oalc/CASS_2016 for the webpage of Lecture Series and online registration.
Enquiries can be forwarded to Ms Mable Law of our office at 39438725 or via firstname.lastname@example.org.
All are welcome!