ST Yau High School Science Award (Asia)

Scientific Oversight

The Scientific Advisory Board provides general oversight and advice to YHSA(Asia), including assignment of its regional director and other executives.


The Executive Committee is responsible for moderating regional matters as well as interpretation of rules and regulations across the regions and subject matters. It includes the Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board, the three regional directors and a scientific coordinator assigned by YMSC.


As in line with other regions, YHSA(Asia) has a Regional Advisory Committee to provide oversight and advice to the operation of the Award at the regional level. It includes leading figures of regional partners and other scientists familiar with regional matters and the mission of YHSA(Asia).


Professor Henry N.C. Wong, Honorary Secretary of ASHK is the Regional Director of YHSA(Asia).


There are Assessment Panels respectively for the six subject categories at the regional level. Each Assessment Panel is responsible for screening competition entries and adjudicating finalists for its subject category.



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Scientific Advisory Board

Shing-Tung YAU (Chairman)

Professor of Harvard University;

Director of Yau Mathematical Sciences Center, Tsinghua University;

Member of U.S. National Academy of Sciences;

The Fields Medal 1982 


Ralph COHEN

Barbara Kimball Browning Professor in School of Humanities and Sciences, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, Stanford University


Elias James COREY

Professor of Harvard University;

Member of U.S. National Academy of Sciences;

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1990


Xinnian DONG

Professor of Duke University;

Member of U.S. National Academy of Sciences


Li JIN

Vice President & Head of academic committee, School of Life  Science, Fudan University;

Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences


Vijay KUCHROO

Professor of Harvard Medical School


Jun LI

Professor of Mathematics, Stanford University


Yunhe PAN

Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering


Henry PINKHAM

Professor of Mathematics, Columbia University


Wilfried SCHMID

Professor of Mathematics, Harvard University


Richard SCHOEN

Professor of Mathematics, Stanford University (Emeritus);

Professor of Mathematics, UC Irvine;

Member of U.S. National Academy of Sciences and American Academy of Arts and Sciences


Bik-Kwoon TYE

Professor of Molecular Biology, Cornell University


Xiaofan WANG

Professor of Duke University


Yifang WANG

Head of Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences


Jie XIAO

Vice Director of Yau Mathematical Sciences Center


Qikun XUE

Vice President of Tsinghua University;

Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences


Henry T. YANG

President, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UC Santa Barbara;

Member of National Academy of Engineering


Lo YANG

Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences


Andrew Chi-Chih YAO

Professor of Tsinghua University;

Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences,  U.S. National Academy of Sciences and American Academy of Arts and Sciences


Junying YUAN

Professor of Harvard Medical School;

Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences


Robert ZIMMER

President of University of Chicago;

Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences


Xiping ZHU

Vice President & Head of School of Mathematics and Computational Science, Sun Yat-Sen University


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Executive Committee

Shing-Tung YAU (Chairman)

Professor of Harvard University;

Director of Yau Mathematical Sciences Center, Tsinghua University;

Member of U.S. National Academy of Sciences;

The Fields Medal 1982


Shiu-Yuen CHENG

Professor and Associate Director, Yau Mathematical Sciences Center, Tsinghua University

 

Bong LIAN

Professor of Mathematics, Brandeis University;

Regional Director, YHSA (USA-East)

 

Yat Sun POON

Professor and Chair of Department of Mathematics, University of California, Riverside;

Regional Director, YHSA (USA-West)

 

Henry N.C. WONG 

Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong;

Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences;

Honorary Secretary & Founding Member,  The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences;

Regional Director, YHSA(Asia)


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Regional Advisory Committee

Shing-Tung YAU (Co-Chairman)

Professor of Harvard University;

Director of Yau Mathematical Sciences Center, Tsinghua University;

Member of U.S. National Academy of Sciences;

The Fields Medal 1982


Lap-Chee TSUI (Co-Chairman)

President, Victor and William Fung Foundation (HK);

Director, Qiushi Academy for Advanced Studies, Zhejiang University;

President and Founding Member,  The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences


Edwin H.Y. CHAN

Professor, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong;

Founding Member of  The Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences 


Paul C. W. CHU

Professor of Physics, T.L.L. Temple Chair of Science, Founding Director and Chief Scientist, Texas Center for Superconductivity, University of Houston

Founding Member of  The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences


Nancy Y. IP

Vice-President for Research and Development, The Morningside Professor of Life Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology;

Founding Member of  The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences


Way KUO

President & University Distinguished Professor, City University of Hong Kong;

Member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and Academia Sinica in Taiwan;

Founding Member of  The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences


Michael R. LYU

Professor and Chairman, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Ngaiming MOK

Edmund and Peggy Tse Professor in Mathematics, The University of Hong Kong

Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences;

Member of  The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences


Yat Sun POON

Professor and Chair of Department of Mathematics, University of California, Riverside;

Regional Director, YHSA (USA-West)


Henry N.C. WONG

Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong;

Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences;

Hononary Secretary & Founding Member,  The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences;

Regional Director, YHSA(Asia)


Junsen ZHANG

Wei Lun Professor of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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