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陈繁昌

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陈繁昌

陈繁昌教授于2009年9月1日出任科大校长。陈教授专长于数学、计算器科学和工程学的研究。他在美国史丹福大学取得哲学博士(计算器科学)学位。之后,陈教授在耶鲁大学教授计算器科学。于1986年加入加州大学洛杉矶分校为数学系教授,1997年晋升为数学系主任,并于2001年至2006年期间出任该校的自然科学学院院长。2006年至2009年期间,陈教授是美国国家科学基金委员会助理会长,掌管数学及自然科学部。陈教授是工业及应用数学学会院士和美国科学促进会院士。他亦是世界上最常被引述的其中一位数学家。陈教授是沙特阿拉伯阿卜杜拉国王科技大学(KAUST)董事会成员,韩国科学技术院(KAIST)校长咨询委员会委员和百人会会员。他也是邵逸夫数学科学奖遴选委员会委员和香港特别行政区政府创新科技署创新及科技督导委员会成员。

Professor Tony F Chan assumed the presidency of HKUST on 1 September 2009.Professor Chan’s scientific background is in Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering. He received his PhD in Computer Science from Stanford. He taught at Yale before joining UCLA as Professor of Mathematics in 1986. He was appointed Chair of the Department of Mathematics in 1997 and served as Dean of Physical Science from 2001 to 2006. From 2006 to 2009, Professor Chan was Assistant Director of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate at the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF).Professor Chan is an elected Fellow of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is one of ISI’s most cited mathematicians.Professor Chan is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia, President’s Advisory Council of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and Committee of 100. He is also a member of the Selection Committee for the Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences and a member of the Steering Committee of the Innovation and Technology Commission of the Hong Kong Government.