UIC President Prof Tang Tao elected Fellow of European Academy of Sciences
UIC President Prof Tang Tao has been elected a Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences (EurASc).
EurASc is a non-profit, non-governmental, independent organisation of the most distinguished scholars and engineers performing forefront research and the development of advanced technologies, united by a commitment to promoting science and technology and their essential roles in fostering social and economic development.
Prof Tang Tao is a Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), and Fellow of the China Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (CSIAM). Widely known for his expertise in computational mathematics, in particular high-order methods and adaptive grid methods, Prof Tang was awarded the Leslie Fox Prize in Numerical Analysis, the Feng Kang Prize for Scientific Computing, First Prize in Natural Science by the Ministry of Education, and Second Prize in the National Natural Science Award. He gave an invited lecture at the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) in 2018.
Showing his appreciation for the international academia, Prof Tang Tao says that becoming a Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences recognises his academic contributions and management. He will continue to lead UIC to develop a top-flight liberal arts education with solid cooperation between the Chinese Mainland and Hong Kong and most importantly, cultivate more high-calibre internationally-competitive students.