Academia Sinica held its biennial Convocation of Academicians from July 2 to July 5 culminating in the announcement of the 2012 list of Academicians on July 5, 2012. This year, total of 20 new Academicians and 1 Honorary Academician were elected.
List of Academicians is as follows:
Division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences (9)
Bor-ming Jahn Current position(s):
Professor, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University
Specialties: Earth Sciences
Fred C. Lee
Director of Center for Power Electronics Systems, University Distinguished Professor; Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech.
Specialties: Power electronics, analog electronics, and high-frequency power conversion and system integration technologies
Mau-Chung Frank Chang
Department Chairman, Wintek Chair & Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
Specialties: High-Speed Semiconductor Devices and High-Frequency Integrated Circuits for Communication, Interconnection and Imaging Systems
Ernest S. Kuh Endowed Chair Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Specialties: Photonic Materials
Shaw Chen Liu
Distinguished Research Fellow and Director, Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica