June 2015

SCPKU Unveils New Team Faculty Fellowship Program

SCPKU just launched a new Team Innovation Faculty Fellowship Program which offers team-based fellowships to Stanford faculty to spark creative, multi-disciplinary approaches to research in China focused on topics of key interest to Stanford, the U.S. and China. The next application deadline is July 15, 2015.  This is also the next deadline for SCPKU faculty fellowships, pre-doctoral fellowships, and faculty graduate seminar proposals.  Read more

Stanford GSB Holds Salon June 27

Stanford's Graduate School of Business (GSB), an SCPKU Anchor Program, will host a salon, "Challenges and Opportunities of Innovation," at SCPKU on Saturday, June 27 at 9 am.  GSB Professor Yossi Feinberg, Professor Dongming Chen, Dean of Peking University's School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Frank Hawke, GSB China Director, will discuss innovation and entrepreneurship in China's large corporations and start-ups.  Read more and register.


SCPKU Welcomes Digital Health Boot Campers

SCPKU is hosting Stanford Professor Robert Chang's graduate seminar "China Digital Health Boot Camp" June 21-July 8.  Eight Stanford students with programming, design and business skills will work alongside Chinese university students in teams to develop digital health prototypes and business plans.  Read more.

Experts Put New Spin on Spintronics

Stanford Professor and SCPKU Faculty Fellow Shan Wang led a spintronics and magnetic sensing workshop at the center on May 11.  Sponsored by SCPKU, Tsinghua University and IEEE's Magnetics Society, the workshop brought together world-renowned experts in spintronics, magnetic sensing, and multiferroics from the U.S., Europe, Japan, South Korea and China and attracted over 60 participants from around the globe.  The workshop also featured special guests from the U.S. National Science Foundation to discuss international collaborations on scientific research and funding for science.


CSDGC Convenes Annual Partner Meeting

The Stanford Center for Sustainable Development and Global Competitiveness (CSDGC), an SCPKU Anchor Program, held its 2015 Annual Partner Meeting on May 16 at SCPKU.  The meeting focused on innovation-driven sustainable industrial development.  Participants included CSDGC Affiliate companies, representatives from collaborating universities, and visiting scholars. Read more.


SCPKU Welcomes Summer Visitors

We look forward to hosting the following Stanford faculty and students this summer:  

  • Josef Parvizi - Associate Professor, Neurology, June
  • Thomas Sheehan - Professor, Religious Studies, June
  • Mike McFaul - FSI Director, Professor, Political Science, and Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, June-July
  • Robert Chang - Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, June-July
  • Andy Walder - FSI Senior Fellow, Professor, Sociology, June-July
  • Tsachy Weissman - Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering, July
  • Mike Lepech - Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, July-August
  • Hua Tang - Associate Professor, Genetics, August-September

Graduate Students:
  • Adam Liu - Political Science, June-September 2015
  • Yao Wu - Art and Art History, June-September 2015
  • Shiran Shen - Political Science, June-August
  • Lachlan McNamee - Political Science, June-July
  • Laura Xie - East Asian Languages and Cultures, June-July
  • Eric Trac - Medicine, June-July
  • Vikram Chauhan - Mechanical Engineering, June-July
  • Ami Kumourdzie - Business/Medicine, June-July
  • Priscilla Sugianto - Business/Medicine, June-July
  • Karen Wang - Learning, Design and Technology, June-July
  • Jinyi Chu - Slavic Languages and Literature, July-August

Undergraduate Students:
  • Claire Jacobson - Product Design, June-July
  • Emily Pang - Biomechanical Engineering, June-July
  • Margaret Wenzlau - Human Computer Interaction, June-July
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July 2015 Deadline for SCPKU Program Proposals and Applications

The next round of applications for SCPKU team-based faculty, faculty and pre-doctoral fellowships and faculty proposals for graduate seminars is Wednesday, July 15, 2015.

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