2012-07-05 19:01:16

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
Current position(s):
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
Current position(s):
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
 
Xiang Zhang
Current position(s):
Ernest S. Kuh Endowed Chair Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Specialties: Photonic Materials
 
Shaw Chen Liu
Current position(s):
Distinguished Research Fellow and Director, Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica
Specialties: Environmental Sciences, Atmospheric Sciences
 
Sun-Yung Alice Chang
Current position(s):
Eugene Higgins Professor of Mathematics Department, Princeton University
Specialties: Geometrical Analysis, Partial Differential Equations
 
Ker-Chau Li
Current position(s):
Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica
Professor, Department of Statistics, University of California, Los Angeles
Specialties: Mathematical statistics, High dimensional Data Analysis, Bioinformatics
 
Tso-Ping Ma
Current position(s):
Professor , Yale University
Specialties: Semiconductor Device Physics and Technology
 
Jing Yu
Current position(s):
Professor, National Taiwan University
Specialties: Mathematics (Number Theory and Arithmetic Geometry)
 
 
Division of Life Sciences (7)
 
Fu-Tong Liu
Current position(s):
Distinguished Research Fellow and Director, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica
Specialties: Allergy, Immunology, Glycobiology, Dermatology
 
Soo-Chen Cheng
Current position(s):
Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica
Specialties: RNA Splicing, RNA Processing
 
Tao-shih Hsieh
Current position(s):
Distinguished Research Fellow and Director, Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica
Specialties: Biochemistry
 
Chun-Fang Wu
Current position(s):
Professor of Biology, University of Iowa
Specialties: Neurophysiology, Neurogenetics, Neuroscience
 
Su-May Yu
Current position(s):
Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica
Specialties: Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
 
Ming-Daw Tsai
Current position(s):
Distinguished Research Fellow and Director, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Academia Sinica
Specialties: Biophosphates; Mechanistic Enzymology; Mechanism of Signaling; Chemical and Structural Biology; Biological NMR
 
Fu-Chan Wei
Current position(s):
Professor, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University
Specialties: Medicine/ Reconstructive Surgery, Microsurgery, Composite Tissue Allo-Transplantation
 
 
Division of Humanities and Social Sciences (4)
 
Shou-chien Shih
Current position(s):
Research Fellow, Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica
Specialties: Art History
 
Chang-Tai Hsieh
Current position(s):
Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Specialties: Economic Growth and Development
 
Yun-han Chu
Current position(s):
Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute of Political Science, Academia Sinica
Adjunct Professor of Political Science, National Taiwan University
Specialties: Political Science
 
Jianqing Fan
Current position(s):
Frederick L. Moore’18 Professor of Finance
Director, Committee of Statistical Studies, Princeton University
Member, Advisory Board, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica
Specialties: Econometrics, Finance, Statistics
 
 
List of Honorary Academicians is as follows:
 
Division of Life Sciences (1)

 
Peter H. Raven
Current position(s):
President Emeritus, Missouri Botanical Garden, USA.
Visiting Distinguished Chair Professor, National Cheng Kung University.
Specialties: Botany, Systematic Biology, Evolution
 
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