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Friday, June 30, 2017

Prof. Shen Zhixun: Social Trends and Technological Innovation Opportunity

Since 2014, CEIBS launched the Master Class series to deliver 29 thought-provoking lectures. The series received an enthusiastic response and became very popular in and outside of the CEIBS community.

Since we initialed this signature event, 29 top-notch scholars and business leaders at home and abroad were invited to share their vision and perspectives at CEIBS.


顾纯元Dr. Shen is a chair professor of Stanford University, and a member of the US National Academy of Science, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His primary interest is the novel quantum phenomena in materials. Dr. Shen has a passion for developing ideas, people, technologies and organizations. As one of the most cited physicists of his generation, he has been recognized by the E.O. Lawrence Award (Department of Energy award from the President of the United States); the Oliver E. Buckley Prize (premier condensed matter prize of the American Physical Society); the H. Kamerlingh Onnes Prize (highest international prize for superconductivity research); and the Einstein Professorship (Chinese Academy of Sciences). Dr. Shen has mentored more than eighty students and post doctors; with over forty of them become faculty members of research universities, including UC Berkeley and Princeton in North America; Fudan University, Peking University, Kyoto University and Seoul National in Asia. He was the Chief Scientist of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (2010-2012), the first Director of the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy Sciences (2006-2011), the director of Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials (2004-2007). Dr. Shen has also been a prolific inventor, entrepreneur and investor. He co-founded several companies, including Astronergy Inc., PrimeNano Inc., and LDV Partners LLC.


Time Content
14:30-15:00 Registration
15:00-15:05 Welcome Address
15:05-16:05 Master Class
16:05-16:30 Q&A


CEIBS Shanghai Campus
699 Hongfeng Road, Pudong, Shanghai


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