- Vice-Chancellor and President of The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Professor Rocky S. Tuan is a world-renowned biomedical scientist specializing in stem cell science and regenerative medicine. He received a PhD in Life Sciences from Rockefeller University in 1977 and has authored nearly 500 research publications. He had held various academic and administrative positions at the University of Pittsburgh and other renowned universities in the US and research leadership position at the National Institutes of Health before he assumed the presidency of CUHK on 1 January 2018.
Professor Tuan was elected to the fellowships of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the Chinese Association of Inventions (CAI), and the American Association of Anatomists (AAA) in the past few years for his accomplishments in innovation and translational research that bring significant impact on society.