AZ-TW Society of Technology Visited Banner Research Facility

On Friday Feb. 21, 2014, AZ-TW representatives Ms. Angela Yin Cesal, Dr. Wei-Tek Tsai, and Ms. Wendy Karahalios visited Banner Research COO Cynthia Guinn and Mr. Brian Browne at Sun City. Each party expressed their support for the Banner-Taiwan research program and discussed potential future projects.

After the meeting, Mr. Brian Browne showed the Banner Memorial Brain Bank to AZ-TW representatives. He first brought the team to the storage room with refrigerators that store brain tissues at temperature -80F, then to the laboratory where Banner scientists worked on brain tissues. Finally he then showed a brain tissue to illustrate Alzheimer diseases. Banner Research has the largest brain tissue bank in the world with large amount of data for scientists to perform research.

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Wendy, Angela, Cynthia, and Brian Browne in Cynthia’s office.

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NCKU Visited AZTW, ASU And Banner Research

Prof. Chris Lee, Director of International Relations of National Cheng-Kung University (NCKU), visited AZ-TW, ASU and Banner on Jan. 14 and 15.

He met Banner scientist Dr. Kewei Chen, and visited ASU College of Engineering Jeff Goss and School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering (SBHSE) (Dr. Marco Santello, Dr. Vincent Pizziconi, Bruce Towe).

Prof. Lee is also an SAB member of AZ-TW.NCKU Visited AZTW, ASU
Prof. Vincent Pizziconi of ASU (left) and Prof. Chris Lee of NCKU (right).

AZ-TW Visited Tunghai University

AZ-TW Vice Chair Wei-Tek Tsai and Prof. Hong Young of National Taiwan University visited Tunghai University (THU) on Dec. 12, 2013 at TaiChuang. Both were greeted by President Tang of THU 湯銘哲校長, Vice President Chao of THU 巢志成副校長, Dean of Research Dr. Tsay 研發長蔡瑞明教授, and other faculty members of THU for AZ-TW collaboration.

On the same day in the evening, Vice President Chao 巢志成副校長also met AZ-TW Chair Angela Yin Cesal at New Taipei City 新北市 in the evening of Dec. 12, 2013. THU expressed their interest in working with Arizona and may visit Arizona in 2014 to firm up collaboration plan.

TungHai University
Left #4: Vice President Chao巢志成副校長(Tunghai University), left #5: Prof. Hong Young(National Taiwan University), left #6: AZ-TW Vice Chair Dr. Tsai, left #6: President Tang 湯銘哲校長(Tunghai University), left #8: Dean of Research Dr. Tsay 研發長蔡瑞明教授(Tunghai University).

AZ-TW Visited National Chengchi University

The AZ-TW Society of Technology delegates Ms. Angela Cesal, Chairperson, Dr. Wei-Tek Tsai, Vice chair visited National Chengchi University (NCCU) on August 13, 2013, and met Prof. Shu-Heng Chen, Dean of Office of International Cooperation (OIC) and Distinguished Professor of Department of Economics, and Claire Tao, Executive Manager for Asia-Pacific Affairs, Cooperation & Exchange Section, Office of International Cooperation.
Prof. Shu-Heng Chen and Ms. Claire Tao expressed their interests in establishing collaborative programs between AZ and National Chengchi University (NCCU), particularly between ASU and NCCU.

AZ-TW Visited National Science Council In Taiwan

AZ-TW Society of Technology delegates visited Dr. Cyrus C. Y. Chu, Minister of National Science Council, and Dr. Willis T. Lin of National Science Council on August 12, 2013 to discuss collaboration between Taiwan and Arizona. The AZ-TW delegates included Ms. Angela Yin Cesal, Dr. W. T. Tsai, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hung.

NSC Minister

AZ-TW Visited National Applied Research Laboratories

Ms. Angela Cesal, Chairperson, AZ-TW Society of Technology (AZ-TW), Dr. Wei-Tek Tsai, Vice chair, AZ-TW Society of Technology and Mr. Henry Hung, CEO of Optlilab, visited in National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) in Taiwan on August 12th, 2013.

Optilab CEO Henry Hung and National Applied Research Laboratory signed a memorandum of cooperation (MOU). It opens a new chapter for all three parties to expand the future international cooperation, and the implementation of industry value.

Mr. Henry Hung will also attend AZ-TW’s 2013 Symposium on Technology for the Future event on 9/14/2013 as one of the speakers.

NARL Signed MOU With Optilab

國家實驗研究院為積極拓展國際合作, 落實產業價值效益, 於2013年8月12日在台亞科技交流學會居中引線下與美國光電公司Optilab簽訂合作備忘錄, 正式開啟三方國際合作新扉頁.

合作備忘錄簽訂儀式由國研院陳良基院長及美國Optilab洪侯忠總裁共同簽署,台亞科技交流協會尹衍桓理事長、蔡維德副理事長共同見證下完成。國研院與 美國Optilab將以此跨國合作協議為基礎,結合雙方之優秀科技人才,在平等、互惠及共同合作的基礎上推動合作研究,促成雙邊實質合作關係,並推動雙邊 人才、技術與知識相互交流,持續推動前瞻研究,進一步有效運用雙方資源,創造互惠雙贏的新局面。

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AZ-TW Visited National Taiwan University

Ms. Angela Cesal, Chairperson, AZ-TW Society of Technology (AZ-TW), Dr. R. F. “Rick” Shangraw, Jr., CEO of ASU Foundation and Dr. Wei-Tek Tsai, Vice chair, AZ-TW Society of Technology, paid a courtesy visit to National Taiwan University (NTU) in Taiwan on August 9th, 2013.

AZTW, ASU Meet NTU

From left to right:

  • Ms. Angela Cesal, Chairpers of AZ-TW Society of Technology
  • Dr. R. F. “Rick” Shangraw, Jr., CEO of ASU Foundation
  • Mr. Jia-Yush Yen, Dean of National Taiwan University
  • Dr. Hong T. Young,  Professor of NTU, CEO of CTSP Park Overseas Promotion Program, National Science Council
  • Dr. Wei-Tek Tsai, Vice Chair of AZ-TW Society of Techology

ASU And NTU Exchange Gift

Dr. R. F. “Rick” Shangraw, Jr., CEO of ASU Foundation exchange gift with Dr. Pan-Chyr Yang, President of NTU.

AZ-TW Visited National Science Council

Ms. Angela Cesal, Chairperson, AZ-TW Society of Technology (AZ-TW) and Dr. R. F. “Rick” Shangraw, Jr., CEO of ASU Foundation, paid a courtesy visit to National Science Council in Taiwan on August 9th, 2013.

Ms. Angela also introduced Dr. R. F. “Rick” Shangraw, Jr. to Dr. Tsay,  the chairman of Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI / 工業技術研究院).

AZ-TW Meets NSC in Taiwan

ASU Foundation meets ITRI

AZ-TW Visited National Cheng Kung University

Ms. Angela Cesal, Chairperson, AZ-TW Society of Technology (AZ-TW) and Dr. Wei-Tek Tsai, Vice Chair of AZ-TW, paid a courtesy visit to National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan on August 7th, 2013.

The purpose of the visit was to understand NCKU’s medical equipment needs and to discuss the future industry-university cooperation programs and academic exchange programs.

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AZ-TW Met President Of National Central University

Ms. Angela Cesal, Chairperson, AZ-TW Society of Technology, paid a courtesy visit to National Central University (NCU) in Taiwan and met with President Dr. Jin-Yang Jou on July 29, 2013.

President Jin-Yang Jou has accepted the invitation from Arizona State University (ASU) to visit ASU and attend the AZ-TW Symposium on September 14 at the ASU Foundation in Tempe , Arizona .

AZ-TW Visit NCU

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