Association of Pacific Rim Universities

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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

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.

Members[edit]

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[edit]

  • 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 Secretariat[edit]

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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