Professor Sun Yeneng will be appointed Dean-Designate of the Faculty of Science from 1 April 2020, and Dean with effect from 1 July 2020. Professor Sun began his career with the Department of Mathematics in 1989.
Professor Shen Zuowei, Dean of the Faculty of Science (FoS), will be appointed Vice Provost (Graduate Education) from 1 April 2020. In his new leadership role, Professor Shen will focus on the strategic transformation and management of postgraduate programmes, leveraging his extensive education-related experience. He will concurrently be Dean of Science until 30 June 2020. Professor Shen began his career with the Department of Mathematics in 1993.
Our alumnus Professor Lim Lek-Heng (BSc. Honors, class of 1996) has been elected as a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2020 Class), for his contributions to applied mathematics, particularly numerical linear algebra.
Professor Shen Zuowei has been elected as a fellow of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), a global science academy for the advancement of sciences in developing countries based in Trieste, Italy.
Thirty-six new TWAS Fellows were elected into its membership, including two mathematicians. Prof Shen will be among the global academy’s 1,278 fellows, representing over 100 countries.