2010-07-08 18:43:38

Academia Sinica held its biennial Convocation of Academicians from July 5 to July 8 culminating in the announcement of the 2010 list of Academicians on July 8, 2010. This year, total of 18 new Academicians and 5 Honorary Academicians were elected.

List of Academicians is as follows:

Division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences (9)

Wing H. Wong
Current position(s):
Professor, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
Specialties: Statistical theory and methodology, computational biology

Teresa H. Meng
Current position(s):
Reid Weaver Dennis Professor of Electrical Engineering and Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University
Specialties: Wireless communications and digital signal processing

Inez Yau-Sheung Fung
Current position(s):
Professor, Department of Earth & Planetary Science, and Department of Environmental Science, Policy & Management; University of California, Berkeley
Director, Berkeley Institute of the Environment
Specialties: Atmospheric science, climate change, global carbon cycle

Yu Wang
Current position(s):
Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University
Specialties: Chemistry

Y. Austin Chang
Current position(s):
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Specialties: Physical sciences – Materials science

Shih-Chang Lee
Current position(s):
Research Fellow, Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica
Specialties: Particle physics

Yuk Ling Yung
Current position(s):
Professor of Planetary Science, California Institute of Technology
Specialties: Atmospheric chemistry and global change

Shih-Lin Chang
Current position(s):
Tsing Hua Distinguished Chair Professor, Vice President (Academic Affairs), National Tsing Hua University
Specialties: Condense matter physics and crystallography

Ching-Li Chai
Current position(s):
Professor of Mathematics, Francis J. Carey Term Chair, Department of Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania
Specialties: Mathematics (Arithmetic algebraic geometry)

Division of Life Sciences (5)

Roger Yonchien Tsien
Current position(s):
Professor, Departments of Pharmacology and Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Specialties: Cell biology, molecular biology, physiology, biochemistry

Jerry Hsueh-Ching Wang
Current position(s):
Professor Emeritus, Department of Biochemistry, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Specialties: Cell signaling, cell regulation, enzymology, protein kinases and protein phosphatases, and cell calcium

Ming-Jer Tsai
Current position(s):
C.C. Bell Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine
Specialties: Molecular endocrinology and developmental biology

Lu-Hai Wang
Current position(s):
Distinguished Investigator and Director, Division of Molecular and Genomic Medicine, National Health Research Institute
Specialties: Oncogenes, cell transformation and signal transduction

Chung-Hsuan Chen
Current position(s):
Distinguished Research Fellow and Director, Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica
Specialties: Physical biotechnology

Division of Humanities and Social Sciences (4)

I-tien Hsing
Current position(s):
Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica
Specialties: History

Dah-an Ho
Current position(s):
Research Fellow Emeritus of the Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica
Specialties: Historical linguistics

Shu-min Huang
Current position(s):
Distinguished Research Fellow and Director, Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica
Specialties: Socio-cultural anthropology, sustainable agriculture, rural health and disease

Ki Che Angela Leung
Current position(s):
Research Fellow, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica
Professor of History, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Specialties: History

Related website: http://www.sinica.edu.tw/academician/2010.doc

List of Honorary Academicians is as follows:

Division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences (4)

Rudolph A. Marcus
Current position(s):
Arthur Amos Noyes Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology
Specialties: Theories of rates of chemical reactions in gases and in solutions, electron and other transfer reactions, unimolecular reactions and bimolecular association reactions

Jean-Pierre Serre
Current position(s):
Honorary Professor of Collège de France
Specialties: Algebraic topology, algebraic geometry and number theory

Ralph J. Cicerone
Current position(s):
President, National Academy of Sciences of the United States
Specialties: Atmospheric chemistry and global climate change

Ryoji Noyori
Current position(s):
President of RIKEN and University Professor of Nagoya University
Specialties: Organic synthesis chemistry

Division of Humanities and Social Sciences (1)


James J. Heckman
Current position(s):
Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago
Specialties: Social sciences
 
Related website: http://www.sinica.edu.tw/honorary_academician/2010.doc

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