Frank H Shu, born 1943 in Kunming, PRC, currently a Distinguished Research Fellow at the Academia Sinica, Taiwan. He received his BSc in Physics from MIT in 1963 and his PhD in Astronomy from Harvard University in 1968. He has been a member of the faculty and Chair of the Astronomy Department at UC Berkeley before becoming the President of the National Tsinghua University, Taiwan in 2002. From 1994 to 1996 he served as President of the American Astronomical Society and is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences and the Academia Sinica in Taiwan.

16 June 2009, Hong Kong