Professor Inez Fung, a professor of both Earth and Planetary Sciences and Environmental Science, Policy and Management, is elected as one of the 18 Academicians recognized by Academia Sinica. Academia Sinica holds its twice-yearly Convocation of Academicians. This year, the Convocation was held from July 5 to July 8 culminating in the announcement of the 2010 list of Academicians on July 8, 2010.
Professor Inez Fung received her Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1971. She, then, received her Doctor of Science degree in Meteorology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1977. Her research interests include the many aspects of biosphere-atmosphere interaction, with the goal of gaining predictive capability of how atmospheric composition may evolve in the future.
Academia Sinica, the most preeminent academic institution in the Republic of China, was founded in 1928 to promote and undertake scholarly research in sciences and humanities. After the government moved to Taiwan in 1949, Academia Sinica was re-established in Taipei.
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