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IAS Senior Visiting Fellows Conferred Honorary Doctorate by HKUST
13 Jul 2020
IAS conveys its heartiest congratulations to IAS Senior Visiting Fellow Prof. John HARDY, Chair of Molecular Biology of Neurological Disease at University College London, and former IAS Senior Visiting Fellow Prof. Arup CHAKRABORTY, Robert T. Haslam Professor of Chemical Engineering, Physics, and Chemistry at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for their conferment of honorary doctorates (Doctor of Science honoris causa and Doctor of Engineering honoris causa respectively) by HKUST in recognition of their distinguished research achievements.

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IAS Senior Visiting Fellows Elected to Prestigious Academies
27 Apr 2020
IAS Senior Visiting Fellows Prof. Thomas RANDO, Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University, and Prof. David Der-wei WANG, Edward C. Henderson Professor of Chinese Literature at Harvard University, are among newly elected Members of The American Academy of Arts & Sciences (AAAS), an honorary society that recognizes world leaders from across disciplines and convenes professions to address important issues.

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IAS Senior Visiting Fellow Prof. Yifan CHENG, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at University of California, San Francisco, who is also a Member of AAAS, was recently elected as Member by The US National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his distinguished achievements in original research.

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IAS Senior Fellow Prof. Kei May LAU receives the 2020 Nick Holonyak Jr. Award from the Optical Society
26 Feb 2020
IAS Senior Fellow Prof. Kei May LAU, Fang Professor of Engineering and Chair Professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2020 Nick Holonyak Jr. Award from the Optical Society for her contribution to “hetero-epitaxy of compound semiconductors on silicon for future integrated lasers and advancing the field of light-emitting diode microdisplays.” Prof. Lau is the second female scientist to receive Nick Holonyak Jr. Award since its establishment in 1997. The past recipients include IAS Senior Visiting Fellow Prof. Shuji NAKAMURA (2001) and IAS Bank of East Asia Professor Ching W. TANG (2014).

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IAS Senior Visiting Fellow Prof. Surendra P. SHAH Elected as Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors
17 Dec 2019
IAS Senior Visiting Fellow Prof. Surendra P. SHAH, Presidential Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering Structures and Materials of The University of Texas at Arlington, has recently been elected Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Founded in 2010, NAI is an organization which recognizes inventors with patents, enhancing the visibility of academic technology and innovation.

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IAS Senior Fellow Prof. ZHAO Tianshou Elected to Chinese Academy of Sciences
22 Nov 2019
IAS Senior Fellow Prof. Tianshou ZHAO, Cheong Ying Chan Professor of Engineering and Environment, Chair Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Director of HKUST Energy Institute at HKUST, is one of the two Hong Kong scholars who have recently been elected Members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences this year. Prof. Zhao is widely recognized for his intellectual range and accomplishments in the areas of fuel cells, advanced batteries, multi-scale multiphase heat and mass transport with electrochemical reactions, and computational modeling.

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