Collaborative Projects


A partial listing of joint collaborations between UCLA and PKU faculty in Science and Engineering.


UCLA is the No. 1 research partner of PKU (by # of joint publications).  JRI furthers collaborations in these areas and attracts more.

 

Biological and Medical Sciences

  • Genetic analysis of major depressive disorder in Chinese women (led by Jonathan Flint, professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA and Zheng Xiaoying from PKU’s Institute of Population Research)
  • High resolution studies of excitable cells, vision research (Mingliang Pu in the Biomedical Engineering Dept at PKU, and Nicholas Brecha in the Neuroscience Dept at UCLA)
  • Developmental biology and chemical genomics (led by Shuo Lin in Dept. of Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology, UCLA)
  • Molecular mechanism of gene regulation in plants (Hongya Gu in the School of Life Sciences at PKU, and Chentao Lin in the Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology Department at UCLA)

 

Materials Science and Clean Energy

 

Information Technology

  • Green computing (led by Jason Cong in the Computer Science Dept, UCLA and Tao Wang of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, PKU )
  • Energy-Efficient Computing Techniques for Image and Video Processing (led by Jason Cong in the Computer Science Dept, UCLA and Ming Jiang of Department of Information Science, PKU )
  • Named Data Network (NDN), new Internet architecture (led by Lixia Zhang in the Computer Science Dept at UCLA and Chaoyi Bian of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, PKU)
  • Phone-based e-health system for OSAS (led by Songwu Lu in the Computer Science Dept, UCLA with Tao Wang of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, PKU and Fang Han of Medical School, PKU)

 

Environmental Science

 

Physical Science

  • Heavy quarkonium production in elementary particle physics: Construction of a new theoretical framework to explain heavy quarkonium production in high energy collisions (Zhongbo Kang from Department of Physics and Astronomy at UCLA and Yan-Qing Ma from the School of Physics, PKU).


Past Projects

  • Tibetan Plateau and global climate change (Kuo-Nan Liou and Qinbin Li in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth Science and Engineering (JIFRESSE) at UCLA, and Yongyun Hu in the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Dept at PKU)
  • Plasma in Earth's upper atmosphere (Vassilis Angelopoulos in the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics at UCLA, and Zuyin Pu in the School of Earth and Space Sciences at PKU)
  • Space science, astrophysics and cosmology (led by M. G. Kivelson in the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, UCLA)
  • Tibetan Plateau and global climate change (Kuo-Nan Liou and Qinbin Li in the Joint Institute for Regional Earth Science and Engineering (JIFRESSE) at UCLA, and Yongyun Hu in the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Dept at PKU) 
  • Wireless Health (led by Majid Sarrafzadeh of the Computer Science Dept, UCLA and Anpeng Huang of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, PKU)
  • Environmental and genetic determinants of common diseases of children (led by Jorn Olsen in Dept of Epidemiology, UCLA)
  • Brainstem frequency-following response (led by Gary Galbraith in Dept. of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA, and Liang Li and Xihong Wu of Dept. of Psychology at PKU)

 

 

For more info please contact:
Erin Hakim
hakim@international.ucla.edu

Published: Wednesday, August 17, 2016