University of California, Riverside

Yat Sun Poon



CV


  • Education
    • 1981 - 1985          D. Phil. (Mathematics), Oxford University, Advisor: N. Hitchin, FRS.
    • 1977 - 1981          B.Sc. First Class Honor, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Major in Mathematics;
                                   Minor in Statistics
  • Academic Appointments (Excluding Visiting Appointments)
    • 2010                     Professor, Tsinghua University
    • since 1995            Professor, University of Riverside
    • 1991 - 1995          Associate Professor, UC Riverside
    • 1987 - 1990          Assistant Professor, Rice University, Houston
    • 1987 - 1990          Research Associate, State University of New york at Stony Brook

  • Administration (since 1997, campus level or above)
    • Since 2015            Chair, Department of Mathematics, UC Riverside
    • Since 2014            Director and PI, Micro-tutorials in Mathematics, UC Riverside
    • 2009                     Associate Director, Yau Mathematical Science Center, Tsinghua University and                                                                Chinese Department of Education
    • 2000 - 2004          Associate Dean for Physical and Mathematics Sciences
                                   College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, UC Riverside
    • 1999 - 2005          Director and PI, Mathematics Achievement Partnership, UC Riverside
    • 1998 - 2000          Vice Chair, Department of Mathematics, UC Riverside

  • Advisory (since 1997, campus level or above)
    • 2014 - 2015          Member, Provost’s Task Force on Mathematics Education, UCR
    • 2012 - 2013          Member, Search Committee for Vice Chancellor of Planning and Budget, UCR
    • 2012 - 2013          Member, Re-design of College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, UCR
    • Since 2010           Member, Local Organization Committee, New World Thesis Awards
    • Since 2009           Member, Scientific Committee, Yau Mathematical Sciences Committee, Tsinghua University
    • Since 2008           Member and International Liaison, Yau High School Mathematics Awards
    • 2006 - 2008          Member, Task Force on “Summer Session”, UCR
    • 2006 - 2007          Member, Committee of Physical Resources, UCR
    • Since 2006           Member, University of California System-wide representative, California Mathematics Project,                                        California Department of Education
    • 2006 - 2007          Member, Search Committee for Vice Provost Undergraduate Education, UCR
    • 2004 - 2005          Member, Search Committee for Learning Center Director, UCR
    • 1999 - 2003          Member, Advisory Committee of University of California, College Preparatory Initiative,                                                  University of California Office of President
    • 1999 - 2000          Member, Task Force on Governor’s Mathematics Initiative, University of California Office of                                            President
    • 1999 - 2000          Member, Task Force on the Eligibility by Local Context, University of California Office of                                                  President
    • 1997 - 1999          Chair, University Committee of Preparatory Education, University of California System-wide                                             Academic Senate
    • 1997 - 1999          Member, University of California System-wide representative, Intersegmental Committee of                                             Academic Senates, California Department of Education

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