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

Members

InstitutionCountryNotes
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
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
University of Washington United States of America
Waseda University Japan
Yonsei University South Korea
Zhejiang University China

Steering Committee[2]

  • Gene D. Block — Chancellor, UCLA; Chair, APRU
  • Bundhit Eua-arporn — President, Chulalongkorn University
  • Xu Ningsheng — President, Fudan University
  • Jaeho Yeom — President, Korea University
  • Tan Eng Chye — President, National University of Singapore
  • David Garza — Rector, Tecnológico de Monterrey
  • Santa J. Ono — President & Vice Chancellor, The University of British Columbia
  • Ian Jacobs — President and Vice Chancellor, UNSW Sydney
  • Aiji Tanaka — President, Waseda University
  • Wei Shyy - President, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Christopher Tremewan — Secretary General
  • Sherman Cheng — Director (Administration and Finance)

Staff at the International Secretariat

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 also

References

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