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Visit and MOU Signing — Institutes of Science and Development, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASISD), China

Meeting between NUS and CASISD at the President’s Meeting Room, NUS University Hall. (Photo courtesy of CASISD)

On Friday, 9 February 2018, a Chinese delegation from the Institutes of Science and Development, Chinese Academy of Sciences [中国科学院科技战略咨询研究院] (CASISD) led by Prof Pan Jiaofeng, Director-General of CASISD visited the National University of Singapore. The visiting delegation arrived at University Hall in the morning and met with Prof Tan Eng Chye, NUS President; Prof Ho Teck Hua, Senior Deputy President and Provost; Prof Ang Beng Wah, Executive Director, Energy Studies Institute (ESI), Dr Su Bin, Senior Fellow and Deputy Head of Energy and the Environment Division, ESI; Dr Christopher Len, Senior Fellow, ESI and Ms Adeline Ang, Associate Director, Global Relations Office.

During the discussion, the two sides exchanged information on their current research interests and exchanged ideas on strengthening collaboration between NUS and CAS. At the meeting, a MOU to promote joint research and development activities between NUS (acting through ESI) and CASISD was signed by Prof Pan Jiaofeng and Prof Ang Beng Wah.


MOU signing between Prof Pan Jiaofeng, Director-General of the Institutes of Science and Development, Chinese Academy of Sciences (left) and Prof Ang Beng Wah, Executive Director, Energy Studies Institute (right). (Photo courtesy of CASISD)


Prof Pan Jiaofeng (left), Prof Tan Eng Chye (centre); Prof Ho Teck Hua (right) (Photo courtesy of CASISD)

Following on, the delegation visited the office of ESI and met Dr Philip Andrews Speed, Senior Principal Fellow and Head of Energy Security Division; and Professor Anthony David Owen, Principle Fellow and Head of Energy Economics Division. They were then introduced to ESI’s current research activities by the ESI Executive Director, Prof Ang Beng Wah. The two sides then exchanged views on the latest research trends and discussed collaboration opportunities.


Photo of Prof Pan Jiaofeng (left) and Prof Ang Beng Wah (right). (Photo by ESI)


Meeting with key ESI staff. (Photo by ESI)


Group photo at the office of ESI. (Photo by ESI)

The CASID delegation consisted of:

- Professor PAN Jiaofeng, Director-General, CASISD
- Professor ZHANG Feng, Vice Director-General, CASISD
- Associate Professor LENG Min, Executive Director, Institute of Science & Technology - and Development Strategy, CASISD
- Associate Professor YANG Bin, Deputy Director, Department of Science & Technology Management, CASISD
- Professor LIU Haibo, Senior Fellow, CASISD
- Associate Professor SHI Biao, CASISD

For more about the Institutes of Science and Development, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASSID), visit their website: http://www.casisd.cn/  

(Posted on 12 February 2018)