Introduction to SUSTech

Speaker: Xiao Wei Sun
Affiliation: Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China

Abstract: In this talk, we will introduce the audience of SUSTech, Southern University of Science and Technology. SUSTech is a public university founded in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone of China. It has been widely regarded as a pioneer in China’s higher education reform and innovator in collectively moving China’s higher education forward to match China’s ever-growing role in the international arena. Different from any other universities in China, the faculty of SUSTech is primarily made of overseas scholars, either overseas Chinese or non-Chinese scholars. We will introduce various aspects and uniqueness of the university. We will also introduce the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and the forthcoming Global Young Scientist Forum to be held in March this year.

Biography: Dr. Sun is presently a Chair Professor in the Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China. He is also the Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and acting Dean of the College of Engineering. Before joining Southern University of Science and Technology, he had been working at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore as a Full Professor. He was the Director, Microelectronics Center at Nanyang Technological University. He was awarded the Nanyang Award for Research and Innovation in 2009, the 1000 Talent Award by the Chinese Government in 2012, and the Jacques Beaulieu Excellence Research Chair of INRS (Institut national de la recherche scientifique), Quebec, Canada in 2013. He is an Academician of the Asia-Pacific Academy of Materials. He is a Fellow of Optical Society of America (OSA), SPIE, Society for Information Display (SID), and Institute of Physics (IoP, UK). He is the founder and president of the Society for Energy Photonics, a non-profitable organization promoting photonics technologies to solve energy crisis and combat global warming and climate change. He is presently an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His main research presently is on semiconductor nanocrystals for power-saving high-quality displays and lighting. Professor Sun has authored over 400 peer-reviewed journal publications, and delivered numerous invited talks. His H-index is 56.

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Date/Time:
Date(s) - Feb 08, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Location:
E-IV Tesla Room #53-125
420 Westwood Plaza - 5th Flr., Los Angeles CA 90095