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Major Projects Steering Committee

Committee Member

Title/Institution

Chairman

Professor Edward Sze-shing Yeung*

Distinguished Professor Emeritus in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Iowa State University, U.S.A.; interests in optical spectroscopy, single-molecule research, nanoparticles, separation science, single-cell analysis, mass-spectrometric imaging.

Members

Dr Peter Brewer*

Senior Scientist, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), U.S.A.; interests in physical chemistry applied to problems of the environment, the ocean geochemistry of the greenhouse gases, geochemistry of gas hydrates, the bio-geochemical impacts of the growing oceanic fossil fuel CO2 signal and the multiple impacts of ocean acidification, and the development of in situ laser Raman spectrometry techniques for real-time measurement in the deep-sea.

Professor Jiun-shyan Chen*

William Prager Endowed Chair, Department of Structural Engineering and Director, Center for Extreme Events Research (CEER), University of California, San Diego, U.S.A.; interests in computational solid mechanics, multiscale materials modeling, modeling of extreme events

Professor C. Cindy Fan*

Vice Provost for International Studies and Global Engagement, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.; interests in population, migration, regional development, gender, ethnicity, and China.

Professor Zhi-gang He*

Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, U.S.A.; interests in neural repair and functional restoration, cellular and molecular mechanisms in Axon Guidance and Regeneration.

Professor Raymond Man-pao Kan*

Professor of Finance, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada; interests in Empirical Asset Pricing, Portfolio Management, and Computational Statistics.

Professor Bill Milne*

Emeritus Professor, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK; interests in large area metal oxide and carbon based electronics, thin film materials, MEMS, carbon nanotubes and other low-dimensional structures for electronic applications.

Professor Paul K L Yu*

Provost of Revelle College, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Jacobs School of Engineering, University of California, San Diego, U.S.A.; interests in microwave photonics, electronic and opto-electronic devices, and advanced materials for use in photonic devices.

* Members outside Hong Kong