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Association of Pacific Rim Universities

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
Motto The Voice of Knowledge and Innovation
Formation 1997
Type NGO
Location
Membership
50 leading research universities
Chair
Gene D. Block
Website apru.org

Contents

MembersEdit

AustraliaEdit

CanadaEdit

ChileEdit

ChinaEdit

Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)Edit

IndonesiaEdit

JapanEdit

KoreaEdit

MalaysiaEdit

MexicoEdit

New ZealandEdit

PhilippinesEdit

RussiaEdit

SingaporeEdit

ThailandEdit

United States of AmericaEdit

Steering CommitteeEdit

  • Gene D. Block, Chair — Chancellor, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Bundhit Eua-arporn — President, Chulalongkorn University
  • Xu Ningsheng — President, Fudan University
  • Tony F. Chan — President, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Jaeho Yeom — President, Korea University
  • Tan Eng Chye — President, National University of Singapore
  • David Garza — Rector, Tecnológico de Monterrey
  • Santa Ono, President and Vice-Chancellor, The University of British Columbia
  • Ian Jacobs, President and Vice-Chancellor, UNSW Sydney
  • Kaoru Kamata — President, Waseda University
  • Christopher Tremewan — Secretary General, APRU
  • Sherman Cheng — Director (Administration and Finance), APRU

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

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