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Association of Pacific Rim Universities

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The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) is a consortium of 50 leading research universities in 17 economies of the Pacific Rim. Formed in 1997,[1] APRU fosters collaboration between member universities, researchers, and policymakers contributing to economic, scientific and cultural advancement in the Pacific Rim. It is located in the IAS building at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in Hong Kong.

Association of Pacific Rim Universities
MottoThe Voice of Knowledge and Innovation
Formation1997
TypeNGO
Location
Membership
50 leading research universities
Chair
Gene D. Block
Websiteapru.org

MembersEdit

Institution Country Notes
Australian National University   Australia
California Institute of Technology   United States of America
The Chinese University of Hong Kong   Hong Kong
Chulalongkorn University   Thailand
Far Eastern Federal University   Russia
Fudan University   China
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology   Hong Kong
KAIST   South Korea
Keio University   Japan
Korea University   South Korea
Nagoya University   Japan
Nanjing University   China
Nanyang Technological University   Singapore
National Taiwan University   Taiwan
National Tsing Hua University   Taiwan
National University of Singapore   Singapore
Osaka University   Japan
Peking University   China
POSTECH   South Korea
Seoul National University   South Korea
Stanford University   United States of America
Tecnológico de Monterrey   Mexico
Tohoku University   Japan
Tsinghua University   China
University of Auckland   New Zealand
University of British Columbia   Canada
University of California, Berkeley   United States of America
University of California, Davis   United States of America
University of California, Irvine   United States of America
University of California, Los Angeles   United States of America
University of California, San Diego   United States of America
University of California, Santa Barbara   United States of America
University of Chinese Academy of Sciences   China
University of Chile   Chile
University of Hawaii at Manoa   United States of America
The University of Hong Kong   Hong Kong
University of Indonesia   Indonesia
University of Malaya   Malaysia
University of Melbourne   Australia
University of New South Wales   Australia
University of Oregon   United States of America
University of the Philippines   Philippines (Diliman, Baguio, Cebu, Los Baños, Manila, Mindanao, Open University, Visayas), various autonomous campuses, represented by the system
University of Science and Technology of China   China
University of Southern California   United States of America
University of Sydney   Australia
The University of Tokyo   Japan
University of Washington   United States of America
Waseda University   Japan
Yonsei University   South Korea
Zhejiang University   China

Steering Committee[2]Edit

Staff at the International SecretariatEdit

Headed by the Secretary General, the APRU International Secretariat coordinates the agenda and programs of APRU. The Secretariat also plays an instrumental role in driving APRU's communications and global outreach. The Secretariat is currently based in Hong Kong and located on the campus of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

  • Secretary General, Christopher Tremewan
  • Florence Chan, Office Manager/EA to Secretary General
  • Sherman Cheng, Director (Administration and Finance)
  • Elaine Hung, Project Manager (Events & Relations)
  • Takako Izumi, PhD, Program Director (APRU Multi-Hazards Program Hub)
  • Yekang Ko, PhD, Program Director (APRU Sustainable Cities & Landscapes Program Hub)
  • Tina Lin, Senior Program Officer
  • Hiroki Nakatani, M.D., MPHed, Ph.D., Program Director (APRU Population Aging Program)
  • Robert Qiao, Communications Officer
  • Christina Schönleber, Director (Policy & Programs)
  • Mellissa Withers, PhD, Program Director (APRU Global Health Program)
  • Jackie Agnello Wong, Marketing and Business Development Manager

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Association of Pacific Rim Universities – History, Objectives, Strategic Framework Archived 25 August 2013 at the Wayback Machine. Apru.org. Retrieved on 2014-04-12.
  2. ^ https://apru.org/about/our-people/steering-committee/. Missing or empty |title= (help)

External linksEdit