Faculty Committee

2017-2018

Committee Members:

  • Edna Andrew, Professor of Linguistics and Cultural Anthropology, Nancy & Jeffrey Marcus Distinguished Professor of Slavic & Eurasian Studies, Chair of the Linguistics Program, Duke University
  • Robert Calderbank, Charles S. Sydnor Professor of Computer Science, Director of the Information Initiative, Duke University
  • Leo Ching, Associate Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University
  • William Johnson, Professor of Classical Studies, Director of Graduate Studies, Duke University
  • Junfeng (Jim) Zhang, Professor of Global and Environmental Health, Nicholas School of the Environment, and Research Professor of Global Health, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Professor of Global and Environmental Health, Duke Kunshan University
  • Junjie Zhang, Associate Professor of Environmental Economics, Director of the Master of Environmental Policy Program, Director of the Environmental Research Center, Duke Kunshan University
  • Lijing Yan, Associate Professor of Global Health, Director of MSc-Global Health, Duke Kunshan University
  • Sheng Liu, Dean of School of Power and Mechanical Engineering, Wuhan University, Director of Electronics Manufacturing and Packaging Technology Center, Wuhan University
  • Xuejie Yu, Dean and Professor of School of Health Sciences, Wuhan University

Committee Members:

  • Laurent Dubois, Professor of Romance Studies, Duke University
  • Melanie Manion, Vor Broker Family Professor of Political Science, Duke University
  • John Willis, Professor of Biology, Duke University
  • Jie Liu, George Barth Geller Professor of Chemistry, Duke University
  • Joshua Socolar, Professor of Physics, Duke University
  • David Brady, Michael J. Fitzpatrick Professor of Photonics in the Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School of Engineering, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke Kunshan University
  • David Wong, Susan Fox Beischer and George D. Beischer Professor of Philosophy, Duke University
  • Yuxian Zhu, Member of CAS, Dean of the Institute for Advanced Studies, Wuhan University, Professor of College of Life Sciences, Wuhan University  
  • Zixin Deng, Member of CAS and Fellow of TWAS and AAM, Dean and Professor of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Wuhan University, Dean of Wuhan Institute of Biotechnology,  Director of State Key Laboratory of Microbial Metabolism

Faculty Council (2017-2019)

As a faculty elective body, the Faculty Council represents the faculty and advises the Chancellor and other relevant administrators. Faculty members participate in the affairs of the university through the Faculty Council. Except in emergencies, all major decisions and plans of the administration that significantly affect academic affairs are submitted to the Faculty Council for an expression of its views at some time before implementation or submission to the Board of Trustees. The council's views are transmitted, along with the administration's proposals, to the trustees when the board considers the plans and decisions.

Chair: Jim Zhang, PhD (Duke and DKU faculty, Environment and Global Health)

Vice Chair: Don Snow, PhD (LCC)

Council Members:

  • Junjie Zhang, PhD (iMEP and ERC)
  • David Brady, PhD (Camputer Lab, DSRC and iAPSE)
  • Jim Bowsher, PhD (Medical Physics)
  • Helen Xu, PhD (Library)

Ex Officio:

  • Jingnan Liu, Academician (Chancellor)
  • Denis Simon, PhD (EVC)
  • Haiyan Gao, PhD (VCAA)
  • Kathy Robertson, PhD (Faculty Affairs)

The mission of the Duke Kunshan Colloquium Committee is to build a series of Colloquium talks each semester with high quality, diversity and uniqueness. During the committee meetings the theme of the colloquium series, the way the talks will be organized and nominations of speakers will be discussed. There will be two or three meetings before the start of each semester and the talk-plan will be finalized on those meetings. Right now, the Colloquium Committee has launched its first series of talks in Spring 2016 in the theme of “The Future of X in China”.

Chair: Andrew Field, PhD

Committee Members:

  • Kathinka Furst, PhD
  • Haiyan Gao, PhD
  • David Huang, PhD
  • Xin Li, PhD
  • Austin Woerner, MFA
  • Lijing Yan, PhD

2016-2017

As a faculty elective body, the Faculty Council represents the faculty and advises the Chancellor and other relevant administrators. Faculty members participate in the affairs of the university through the Faculty Council. Except in emergencies, all major decisions and plans of the administration that significantly affect academic affairs are submitted to the Faculty Council for an expression of its views at some time before implementation or submission to the Board of Trustees. The council's views are transmitted, along with the administration's proposals, to the trustees when the board considers the plans and decisions.

Chair: Jim Zhang (Chair), Duke and DKU faculty

Council Members:

  • Don Snow (LCC) (Vice Chair)
  • Helen Xu (Library)
  • Jim Bowsher (Medical Physics)
  • Alba Amaya-Burns (Global Health)
  • Junjie Zhang (Environmental Program)

Ex Officio:

  • Patrick Moreton (Graduate Program)
  • Andrew Field (Undergraduate Program)
  • Haiyan Gao (VCAA)

The mission of the Duke Kunshan Colloquium Committee is to build a series of Colloquium talks each semester with high quality, diversity and uniqueness. During the committee meetings the theme of the colloquium series, the way the talks will be organized and nominations of speakers will be discussed. There will be two or three meetings before the start of each semester and the talk-plan will be finalized on those meetings. Right now, the Colloquium Committee has launched its first series of talks in Spring 2016 in the theme of “The Future of X in China”.

Chair: Andrew Field, PhD

Committee Members:

  • Edith Allen
  • Linda Daniel
  • Haiyan Gao, PhD
  • David Huang, PhD
  • Hui Li, PhD
  • Patrick Moreton, PhD
  • Lijing Yan, PhD

2015-2016

As a faculty elective body, the Faculty Council represents the faculty and advises the Chancellor and other relevant administrators. Faculty members participate in the affairs of the university through the Faculty Council. Except in emergencies, all major decisions and plans of the administration that significantly affect academic affairs are submitted to the Faculty Council for an expression of its views at some time before implementation or submission to the Board of Trustees. The council's views are transmitted, along with the administration's proposals, to the trustees when the board considers the plans and decisions.

Chair: Jim Zhang (Chair), Duke and DKU faculty

Council Members:

  • Don Snow (Vice Chair), DKU faculty
  • Helen Xu (Library)
  • Li Xu (Language)
  • Jim Bowsher (Medical Physics)
  • Abu Abdullah (Global Health)
  • Alba Amaya-Burns (Global Health)

Ex Officio:

  • Patrick Moreton (Graduate Program)
  • Andrew Field (Undergraduate Program)
  • Haiyan Gao (VCAA)

The mission of the Duke Kunshan Colloquium Committee is to build a series of Colloquium talks each semester with high quality, diversity and uniqueness. During the committee meetings the theme of the colloquium series, the way the talks will be organized and nominations of speakers will be discussed. There will be two or three meetings before the start of each semester and the talk-plan will be finalized on those meetings. Right now, the Colloquium Committee has launched its first series of talks in Spring 2016 in the theme of “The Future of X in China”.

Chair: Andrew Field, PhD

Committee Members:

  • Edith Allen
  • Linda Daniel
  • Haiyan Gao, PhD
  • David Huang, PhD
  • Hui Li, PhD
  • Patrick Moreton, PhD
  • Lijing Yan, PhD