6/29-30: Eighth Annual PKU-UCLA JRI Symposium

JRI members present research, forge collaborative partnerships.

Thursday, June 29, 2017
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Yingjie Overseas Exchange Center
Peking University


The Annual Symposium of the Peking University-UCLA Joint Research Institute in Science and Engineering (JRI) provides a forum for JRI faculty members to meet and exchange latest research findings and collaboration ideas.  Alternating between campuses, the event will be hosted at PKU this year.

The four focuses in 2017 are the The Brain: Calcium Imaging/Neurodegeneration; Environment & Climate; Augmented & Virtual Reality; and Big Data.


Thursday, June 29, 2017


Opening   8:30-9:00am

Yingjie Overseas Exchange Center

Xiaoming LiJason Cong, co-directors, JRI

Group Photo


Plenary   9:30am-12pm

Yingjie Overseas Exchange Center

James Ding, Managing Director at GSR Ventures Management Co. Ltd


Heping Peace Cheng, Institute of Molecular Medicine, PKU


Wei Wang, Department of Computer Science, UCLA

Big Data Analytics in Biomedical Sciences

Lunch   12-1pm

Nong Yuan

Parallel Sessions   1-5:30pm

Advances in Neurotechnology and Neurodegeneration

Environment / Air Pollution

Augmented & Virtual Reality

Big Data

Dinner   6:00-8:00pm

Global Village / Shao Yuan



Friday, June 30, 2017


High Performance Energy Efficient Computing for Image Processing Working Group

 8:30 – 10:30am

Yingjie Overseas Exchange Center 

Discussion on opportunities for further collaboration

10:30 –12:30p

Yingjie Overseas Exchange Center

Lunch 12:30 - 1:30pm

Global Village / Shao Yuan


For more information please contact:

Erin Hakim