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Professor Feng (second from right) with, from left, Professor Stephen Holloway, Professor Samar Hasnain, Professor Munir Pirmohamed and Professor Ian Greer
The Senior Vice President of a top Taiwan university is visiting the University of Liverpool this week to unveil nine new dual PhD projects.
Professor Feng, who was a post-doc in Daresbury, is widely known for his contribution to the understanding of nuclear structure physics. He has arrived in Liverpool to launch the second cohort of four-year studentships offered as a dual programme between the University of Liverpool and National Tsing Hua University (NTHU).
The partnership means PhDs are registered at both Universities with successful applicants spending at least one year of the programme at the partner university campus.
“Our partnerships with top universities, like NTHU, are central to the continued advancement of world-class research, and enable us to further increase student and researcher mobility between the UK and Taiwan.”
Professor Feng has worked all over the world including Texas and Philadelphia in the USA and a number of universities in Asia.
He has published over 180 papers in nuclear physics, nuclear astrophysics, quantum optics and mathematical physics and is the editor of some twenty books.
The visit follows the announcement that NTHU will also be teaching one of the modules on the new University of Liverpool Nuclear Power Engineering MSc programme which has been launched for its inaugural intake in September. NTHU houses a research reactor on campus and will give students an intensive course of reactor operation as part of the MSc programme.
For further information about the MSc in Nuclear Power Engineering please go to: http://www.liv.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/faculty-of-science-and-engineering/school-of-engineering/engineering/taught/nuclear-power-engineering-msc/overview/
The dual PhD projects which have been approved have been confirmed as:
Dr Andrew Boston, Department of Physics, UoL
Professor Ching-Han Hsu, Department of Biomedical Engineering & Environmental Sciences, NTHU
Dr Andrew Boston & Professor Robert Page, Department of Physics, UoL
Professor Yen-Wah Hsueh Liu & Professor Ching-Han Hsu, Institute of Nuclear Engineering & Science, NTHU
Dr Riaz Aktar, School of Engineering, UoL
Professor Po-Yu Chen, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, NTHU
Dr Jonathan Bridge, Centre for Engineering Sustainability & Dr Andrew Boston, Department of Physics, UoL
Professor Ruey-An Doong & Professor Yuh-chang Sun, College of Nuclear Science, NTHU
Professor Stephen Hall, Dr Ivona Z Mitrovic, Dr Harm van Zalinge, Department of Electrical Engineering & Electronics, UoL
Professor Shyang Chang, Department of Electrical Engineering, NTHU
Professor Stephen Hall, & Dr Ivona Z Mitrovic, Department of Electrical Engineering & Electronics, & Professor Paul Chalker, School of Engineering, UoL
Assistant Professor Ping-Hsuan Hsieh, Department of Electrical Engineering, NTHU
Dr Edoardo Patelli, School of Engineering, UoL
Associate Professor Rong-Jiun Sheu, Department of Engineering and System Science, NTHU
Professor Gordon Tatlock, School of Engineering, UoL & Dr Simon Dumbil, NNL & Visiting Fellow at UoL
Professor Tsung-Kuang Yeh, Department of Engineering & System Science, NTHU
Prof.Ahmed Elsheikh, School of Engng, & Dr Yalin Zheng, Department of Eye & Vision Science, UoL
Professor Shang-Hong Lai, Department of Computer Science, NTHU
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