UC San Diego-National Sun Yat-sen University 3rd Bilateral Research Symposium

Keynote speakers include ECE professors Peter Asbeck (left) and Shaya Fainman


Date: 2017-03-24to
Time: All day
Location: Calit2 Auditorium, Atkinson Hall (plenary sessions), UC San Diego

Guest Speaker: Keynote speakers include ECE professors Peter Asbeck (left) and Shaya Fainman

Host: ECE Prof. Paul Yu


This is the third bilateral research symposium organized between UC San Diego and Taiwan's National Sun Yat-sen University to promote research collaboration in photonics and materials, marine science, social sciences and international studies. Keynote speakers on Friday will include: Scripps Institution of Oceanography director Margaret Leinen, NSYSU senior vice president Yang-Yih Chen, UC San Diego emeritus professor Richard Madsen, and ECE professor Shaya Fainman. During the Saturday sessions, keynote talks will be given by NSYSU professor Kin Lu Wong and ECE professor Peter Asbeck. UC San Diego EVC Peter Cowhey and NSYSU president Ying-Yao Cheng will make opening remarks at the conference.  Calit2's Qualcomm Institute will present some of its research on Friday afternoon.

Friday March 24, afternoon – Plenary Session at Qualcomm Institute (Calit2 Auditorium, Atkinson Hall)

Saturday March 25, morning – Three Breakout Sessions:

  • Photonics and Materials, Jacobs Hall, Jacobs School of Engineering
  • Marine Science, Hubbs Hall, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Social Sciences & International Studies: School of Global Strategy & Policy

Saturday March 25, afternoon – Keynote and Poster Sessions, Jacobs Hall



For more on the keynote presenters, see their bios at http://provost.ucsd.edu/symposia/UCSD-NSYSU/keynote-speakers.html.