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5/19-21: Seventh Annual PKU-UCLA JRI Symposium

JRI members present research, forge collaborative partnerships.

Friday, May 20, 2016
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
California NanoSystems Institute, Auditorium (CNSI)
570 Westwood Plaza
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095


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 UCLA this year.

The three focuses in 2016 are the Neurobiological Basis of Psychiatric Disease; Environment & Climate; and Named Data Networking / The Internet of Things.


 Thursday, May 19, 2016

 Image Processing Working Group   2:00 - 4:30 pm

CNSI Executive Conference room

Friday, May 20, 2016

Breakfast Meet & Greet   8:00am

Opening   8:30-9:30am

CNSI Auditorium

Ann R. Karagozian, Vice Chancellor for Research, UCLA

Shirley Wang, Incoming President, UCLA Foundation

Lei Wang, Deputy Consul General, Consulate General of P.R. China in Los Angeles

Xiaoming LiJason Cong, co-directors, JRI

Group Photo

Plenary   9:45am-12pm

CNSI Auditorium

"Genetic analysis of major depressive disorder in Chinese women," Jonathan Flint, professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

“A perspective on brain research at Peking University” Chenjian Li, professor, School of Life Sciences, PKU

"Challenges in the Internet of Things Realization," Lixia Zhang, professor, Department of Computer Science, UCLA

Lunch   12-1pm

CNSI 5th Floor Presentation Room

Parallel Sessions   1-5:30pmCNSI Building

Advances in understanding the neurobiological basis of psychiatric disease

Executive Conference Room

3141 CNSI

Environment and Climate

5433 South CNSI

Named data networking / The Internet of things

5th Floor Presentation Room


Dinner for Speakers and Organizers   6:00-8:00pm

Cypress Room, Faculty Center

 Saturday, May 21, 2016

 Breakfast discussion on NSF PIRE proposal 8:30 – 10:30am

Boelter Hall 4760




For more information please contact:

Erin Hakim