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1 U.S. - China Scientific Cooperation William Y. B. Chang, Ph.D. Director NSF Beijing Office S&T Attache U. S. Embassy Beijing

2 Ribbon Cutting for NSF Office Opening on May 24, 2006

3 Beijing Office Silver Tower Dong San Huan Bei Lu, Beijing

4 Conference Room Voice, Video, and Data over IP

5 Purposes of Office To facilitate and strengthen collaboration between U.S. and Chinese scientists and engineers for furthering American S&T interests To analyze and report on science and technology developments and policies in China To create a liaison with Chinese agencies and institutions

6 Actions to Facilitate Missions Equip the Office with cutting-edge I.T. to facilitate communication between U.S. and Chinese scientists and engineers Establish an NSF Beijing Science Fellows program to improve understanding of science and technology developments and policies in China Provide English/Chinese machine translators as part of the Beijing website to facilitate science information exchange

7 Chinas Medium- and Long-term Program for S&T Development ( ) Transforms China into a nation of innovation and discovery Transforms China into a nation of innovation and discovery Includes 16 key programs relating to energy, information, health and resources, and advanced technologies Includes 16 key programs relating to energy, information, health and resources, and advanced technologies Pledges large investments in R&D over the next 15 years – 360 billion Yuan (2010), 900 billion Yuan (2020) Pledges large investments in R&D over the next 15 years – 360 billion Yuan (2010), 900 billion Yuan (2020)

8 US-China Program NSF Investment Total Active Projects with China - about 150 Total Active Projects with China - about 150 Total NSF Investment – about 15 million dollars (not including counterpart support) Total NSF Investment – about 15 million dollars (not including counterpart support) Please check the NSF award website https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/a6/ A6AwardSearch.htm/ Please check the NSF award website https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/a6/ A6AwardSearch.htm/

9 Types of OISE Support Planning Visits Planning Visits Workshops Workshops International Research Experience for Students International Research Experience for Students Doctoral Dissertation Enhancement Projects Doctoral Dissertation Enhancement Projects Postdoctoral Fellowship Postdoctoral Fellowship Partnerships for International Research and Education Program (PIRE) Partnerships for International Research and Education Program (PIRE)

10 The areas led by NSF in Science and Technology with China CyberInfrastructure Research CyberInfrastructure Research Nano science and engineering Nano science and engineering Biocomplexity in the Environment Biocomplexity in the Environment Human and Social Dynamics Human and Social Dynamics Education: Summer Institute in China Program/Research in Undergraduate Experience Education: Summer Institute in China Program/Research in Undergraduate Experience


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