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Calendar of Events for March 95 1 March (Wednesday) (1) Physics Seminar TITLE: Quantum Cosmology and Mesoscopic Physics SPEARER: Professor Bei-Lok Hu, Department of Physics of University of Maryland; School of Natural Sciences of Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton; as Visiting Professor in Department of Physics of HKUST TIME: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre E ORGANISER: PHYS INFO: Miss Jacma Said, x-7501 (2) Mathematics Colloquium TITLE: Some Recent Developments of Nonstationary Time Series SPEARER: Dr N H Chan, Department of Mathematics, HKUST TIME: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre F ORGANISER: Math INFO: MS Janette Cho, x-7440 2 March (Thursday) (1) (2) Gallery Talk in connection with the Library exhibition “The Ceaseless Line : Recent Works by Chu Ko” TITLE: The Artist and the Dao SPEARER: Dr Peter C Sturman TIME: 3:00 pm VENUE: Room 7332, via lifts 13 - 15 ORGANISER: Library INFO: MS Alice Ho, x-6707 Physics Seminar TITLE: Low-Energy Wavefront Reconstruction: Beyond Gabor’s Principle of Holography SPEAKER: Professor David S Y Tong, Department of Physics, The University of Hong Kong TIME: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre G ORGANISER: PHYS INFO: Miss Jacma Said, x-7501 (3) Seminar on Scientific Computation TITLE: Scale disparity and spectral transfer in isotropic and anisotropic numerical turbulence

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Page 1: Calendar of Events for March 95

Calendar of Events for March 95

1 March (Wednesday)

(1) Physics Seminar TITLE: Quantum Cosmology and Mesoscopic Physics SPEARER: Professor Bei-Lok Hu, Department of Physics of University of

Maryland; School of Natural Sciences of Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton; as Visiting Professor in Department of Physics of HKUST

TIME: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre E ORGANISER: PHYS INFO: Miss Jacma Said, x-7501

(2) Mathematics Colloquium TITLE: Some Recent Developments of Nonstationary Time Series SPEARER: Dr N H Chan, Department of Mathematics, HKUST TIME: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre F ORGANISER: Math INFO: MS Janette Cho, x-7440

2 March (Thursday)

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Gallery Talk in connection with the Library exhibition “The Ceaseless Line : Recent Works by Chu Ko” TITLE: The Artist and the Dao SPEARER: Dr Peter C Sturman TIME: 3:00 pm VENUE: Room 7332, via lifts 13 - 15 ORGANISER: Library INFO: MS Alice Ho, x-6707

Physics Seminar TITLE: Low-Energy Wavefront Reconstruction: Beyond Gabor’s

Principle of Holography SPEAKER: Professor David S Y Tong, Department of Physics, The

University of Hong Kong TIME: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre G ORGANISER: PHYS INFO: Miss Jacma Said, x-7501

(3) Seminar on Scientific Computation TITLE: Scale disparity and spectral transfer in isotropic and anisotropic

numerical turbulence

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SPEAKER: Dr Ye Zhou, Institute for Computer Applications in Science and Engineering, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia, U. S .A.

TIME: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm VENUE: Room 5506 (near Phase II, Lifts 25 & 26) ORGANISER: MATH INFO: MS Janette Cho, x-7440

Public Affairs Forum TITLE: Education Policies of the Democratic and Liberal Parties SPEAKERS: The Hon Mr Henry Tang, Liberal Party

Mr Ip Kin Yuen, Democratic Party TIME: 5 pm to 630 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre D ORGANISERS: SOSC, PAO, SU INFO: Dr Steven Kong, x-6303

2 March to 28 April

Library Exhibition TITLE: The Ceaseless Line : Recent Works by Chu Ko TIME: Monday - Friday 890 am - 1190 pm

Saturday 9:00 am - 790 pm Sunday 190 pm - 7:00 pm

VENUE: Library Gallery ORGANISER: Library INFO: MS Alice Ho, x-6707

3 March (Friday)

Information and System Management Seminar TITLE: Performance Effects of Innovative IT Applications over Time SPEAKER: Dr Ken Peffers, Department of Computer Science, The

University of Hong Kong TIME: 10:30 am - 11:30 am VENUE: Room 3311 (Lifts 17-18) ORGANISER: ISMT INFO: Miss Winnie Lee, x-7633

4 March (Saturday)

Arts Forum TITLE: Forum on Antonio Mak’s Art SPEAKERS: Dr David Clarke, Lecturer of Fine Art, HKU

Mr Oscar Ho, Exhibition director of HK Arts Centre Mlr Yank Wong, Artist

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TIME: 2:30 pm VENUE: University Expo Hall

ORGANISER: HKUST Arts Endowment Committee INFO: Mr Howard Chan, x-6311, Fax:2358-0537

4 to 26 March

Arts Exhibition TITLE: The Art of Antonio Mak Hin-yeung -- a Retrospective

Exhibition TIME: Tue - Fri: lpm-5pm

Sat & Sun: loam-6pm VENUE: University Expo Hall ORGANJSERS: HKUST Arts Endowment Committee, HK Arts Centre,

HK Arts Festival Society Co. INFO: Mr Howard Chan, x-6311, Fax: 2358-0537

6 March (Monday)

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Tertiary Teaching and Learning Research in Hong Kong TITLE: Lectures in a second language: Lecturers and students

perceptions SPEAKER Dr John Flowerdew and Mr Lindsay Miller, City University TIME: 12:30 noon - 1:30 pm VElWJE: Room 3027 (Lift 1) ORGANISER: ETC INFO: Dr Mavis Kelly, x-6803

Chemical Engineering Seminar TITLE: Removal of Pollutants from Wastewaters by Adsorption SPEAKER: Dr Gordon McKay, Senior Process/Environmental Specialist,

Project Management, Dublin TIME: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre G ORGANISER: CENG INFO: Miss P H Mak, x-7120

Special Math Seminar TITLE: Quantum Computers SPEAKER: Dr Hoi-Kwong Lo, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ TIME: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm VENUE: Room 5506 (Lifts 25 & 26) ORGANISER: Math INFO: MS Janette Cho, x-7440

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*Dental Health Campaign March 95 EVENT: Exhibition on Dental Health TIME: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm VENUE: Academic Concourse (outside LTB & C) ORGAN-ISERS: Dental Clinic, Student Health Centre & Student Affairs

Office INFO: Dental Clinic, x-8580

7 March 95 (Tuesday)

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Computer Science Seminar TITLE: Phonological Parsing for Bi-directional

Letter-to-Sound/Sound-to-Letter Generation SPEAKER: Miss Helen Meng, Spoken Language Systems Group,

Massachusetts Institute of Technology TIME: 290 pm to 3:00 pm VENUE: Room 1504 (Lifts 25 & 26) ORGANISER: COMP INFO: Miss Lily Chan, x-7008

Gallery Talk in connection with the Library exhibition “The Ceaseless Line : Recent Works by Chu Ko” TITLE: The Path of the Brush SPEAKER: Dr Hui-shu Lee, Assistant Professor, Division of Humanities TIME: 3:00 pm VENUE: Room 7332, via lifts 13 - 15 ORGANISER: Library INFO: MS Alice Ho, x-6707

Computer Science Seminar TITLE: Active Database Systems - The SAMOS Approach SPEAKER Prof Klaus R D&rich, Institut fur Informatik, University of

Zurich TIME: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre E ORGANISER: COMP INFO: Miss Lily Chan, x-7008

Briefing Meeting of National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) TITLE: The work of NSFC and its awards SPEAKERS: Representatives of the NSFC TIME: 4:00 pm VENUE: Room 7341 (Lifts 13-15) LANGUAGE: Putonghua ORGANISER: OAPA INFO: Miss Jenny Ng, x-6 137

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7-9 March

EXHIBITION --- STRESS “EASY GO” TITLE: Survey on Mental Health of the First Year Tertiary Institution

Students VENUE: Academic Concourse ORGANISER: Student Counselling Service

8 March (Wednesday)

(1) *Dental Health Campaign March 95 EVENT Dental Clinic Open Day TIME: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm VENUE: Dental Clinic (LGl via Lift 4) ORGANISERS: Dental Clinic, Student Health Centre & Student Affairs

Office INFO: Dental Clinic, x-8580

(2) *Dental Health Campaign March 95 EVENT: Talk - Periodental Disease TIME: 990 am - 5:00 pm VENUE: Dental Clinic (LGl via Lift 4) ORGANISERS: Dental Clinic, Student Health Centre & Student Affairs

Office INFO: Dental Clinic, x-8580

(3) Mathematics Colloquium TITLE: New Problems at the Interaction of General Relativity, Field

Theory and Statistical Mechanics SPEAKER: Prof Bei-Lok Hu, Department of Physics, University of

Maryland, IAS Princeton and HKUST TIME: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre F ORGANISER: Math INFO: MS Janette Cho, x-7440

9 March (Thursday)

(1) STRESS “EASY GO” TALK TITLE: How to Support Distressed Students? SPEAKER: MS Alice Leung, Education Officer, The Samaritans TIME: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm VENUE: Citibank Lecture Theatre (LTA) LANGUAGE: Cantonese ORGANISER: Student Counselling Service INFO: Miss Karie Lau , x-6694

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(2) Materials Characterisation and Preparation Centre Lecture TITLE: Ion Beam Probing of Solid Surfaces

(Dynamic, Static and Time-of Flight SIMS) SPEAKER: Mr Brad Phillips, Philcraft Associates Minneapolis, Mn. USA TIME: 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre B ORGANISER: MCPC INFO: MS Athene Hui, x-6852

10 March (Friday)

(1) Information and Systems Management Seminar TITLE: ConceptBase - a Meta Data Base Manager SPEAKER: Dr Manfied A Jeusfeld, Dept of Information & Systems

Management, HKUST TIME: lo:oo am - 11:30 am VENUE: Room 4116 (Workstation lab), (Lift 19) ORGANISER: ISMT INFO: Miss Winnie Lee, x-7633

(2) Accounting Seminar 1994-95/15 TITLE: Corporate Governance in Hong Kong: An Empirical Analysis SPEAKER: Dr Rohit Jain, City University of Hong Kong TIME: lo:30 am - 12:00 noon VENUE: Room 3308 (Lifts 17-18) ORGANISER: ACCT INFO: Dr Joseph Aharony, x-7567

(3 Information and Systems Management Seminar TITLE: Optimization in Action SPEAKER: Dr Hongtao ZHANG, Asst. Prof., ISMT TIME: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm VENUE: Room 3308 (Lifts 17-18) ORGANISER: ISMT INFO: Ann Ho, x-7733

Seminars on Micro Electra Mechanical Systems (MEMS) TITLE: MEMS: AN INTRODUCTION TOPICS: Historical review

MEMS technology Bulk micromachining method Surface micromachining method LIGA Wafer bonding

Current & prospective applications Market Successfully commercialized devices Potential winners

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SPEAKERS: Professor Chi-Min Ho, UCLA Professor Yu-Chong Tai, Caltech

TIME: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm VENUE: Room 3027 (Lift 1) ORGANISER: MECH INFO: Miss Kandus Lau, x-7 184

11 March (Saturday)

Humanities Seminar TITLE: Chinese in Vietnam SPEAKER: Mr Serizawa Satohiro, PhD Candidate in Anthropology,

University of Osaka, Japan TIME: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm VENUE: Room 3362 (Lifts 13-15) LANGUAGE: Cantonese ORGANISERS: HUMA, Dept of History, CUHK and College of

Education, CUHK INFO: Miss Cindy Chan, x-7800

12 March (Sunday)

Information Seminar TITLE: Postgraduate Programmes 95/96 TIME: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm VENUE: Room 3362 (Lifts 13-15) ORGANISER: HUMA INFO: Miss Cindy Chan, x-7800

13 March (Monday)

(1) Electrical & Electronic Engineering Seminar TITLE: IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs: Performance Evaluation and

Interconnection SPEAKER: Dr Sanjay Gupta VENUE: Room 4472 (Lifts 25-26) TIME: 11:00 am -12:00 noon ORGANISER: ELEC and Hongkong Telecom Institute of Information

Technology INFO: Miss Avy Man, x-7032

(2) Seminars on Micro Elects0 Mechanical Systems (MEMS) TITLE: MEMS TECHNOLOGIES TOPICS: Bulk micromachining

Surface micromachining wet etching

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LIGA/SLIGA Wafer bonding: anodic bonding

fusion bonding SPEAKERS: Professor Chi-Min Ho, UCLA

Professor Yu-Chong Tai, Caltech TIME: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm VENUE: Room 3027 (Lift 1) ORGANISER: MECH INFO: Miss Kandus Lau, x-7 184

Computer Science Seminar TITLE: Recent Trends in Transaction Processing SPEAKER Dr C Mohan, IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose,

California, U.S.A. TIME: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre G ORGANISER: COMP INFO: Miss Lily Chan, x-7008

14 March (Tuesday)

(1) Physics Seminar TITLE: Quantum Cosmology and Mesoscopic Physics (Part II) SPEAKER: Professor Bei-Lok Hu, Visiting Professor of Physics, HKUST TIME: 12:30 noon - 1:30 pm VENUE: Room 3598 (Lifts 27-28) ORGANISER: PHYS INFO: Miss Jacma Said, x-7501

(2) *Talk on Travelling Medicine TITLES: How to adjust time lag?

Need to take vaccination before travel? How to avoid frequently encountered medical problem abroad? How to deal with minor medical problem in travel?

SPEAKER: Dr Y S Lee, Medical Clinic TIME: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm VENUE: LG5 Student Canteen ORGANl[SER: Medical Clinic, Student Health Centre & SAO INFO: Miss Angela Ho, x-6689

(3) *Workshops on Lexis/Nexis TITLE: Introductory Lexis/Nexis (Introductory) TIME: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm VENUE: Library Classroom, LG 1 REGISTRATION: By Email to LBCLUNCE with your name, phone name,

email a/c, date, and time for the class you wish to take.

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(Classes are limited to 15 people and is first come, first served!)

ORGANISER: LIB INFO: MS Carol Lunce, x-6758

(4) Seminars on Micro Electra Mechanical Systems (MEMS) TITLE: TOPICS:

MEMS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Micro fluid mechanics Micro solid mechanics Micro material properties Professor Chi-Min Ho, UCLA Professor Yu-Chong Tai, Caltech 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Room 3027 (Lift 1)

SPEAKERS:

TIME: VElSJUE: ORGANISER: MECH INFO: Miss Kandus Lau, x-7 184

(5) Computer Science Seminar TITLE: Object-Oriented Approach to Multimedia Data Management SPEAKER: Prof M Tamer Ozsu, Dept of Computing Science, University of

Alberta TIME: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre E ORGANISER: COMP INFO: Miss Lily Chan, x-7008

(6) *Dental Health Campaign March 95 EVENT: Talk - Carries/Root Canal Treatment TIME: 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm VENUE: Dental Clinic (LGl via Lift 4) ORGANISERS: Dental Clinic, Student Health Centre & Student Affairs

Office INFO: Dental Clinic, x-8580

15 March (Wednesday)

(1) Seminars on Micro Electra Mechanical Systems (MEMS) TITLE: MEMS APPLICATIONS TOPICS: Sensors

Actuators systems Worldwide research activities

SPEAKERS: Professor Chi-Min Ho, UCLA Professor Yu-Chong Tai, Caltech

TIME: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm VEMIPE: Room 3027 (Lift 1) ORGANISER: MECH INFO: Miss Kandus Lau, x-7 184

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(2) Mathematics Colloquium TITLE: A decomposition theorem for h-cobordant smooth

simply-connected compact 4manifolds SPEAKER: Prof Hsiang Wu-Chung, Department of Mathematics, HKUST

& Princeton University TIME: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre F ORGANISER: Math INFO: MS Janette Cho, x-7440

(3) Civil & Structural Engineering Seminar TITLE: Civil Engineering Education and Research for the 21st Century SPEAKER: Professor A H-S Ang, Department of Civil Engineering,

University of California, Irvine TIME: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm VENUE: Room 2504 (Lifts no. 25 to 26) ORGANISER: CIVL INFO: MS Yvonne Mok, x-7164

16 March (Thursday)

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*Workshops on Lexis/Nexis TITLE: Introductory Lexis/Nexis (Advanced) TIME: lo:OO am - 1l:OO am VENUE: Library Classroom, LGl REGISTRATION: By Email to LBCLUNCE with your name, phone name,

email a/c, date, and time for the class you wish to take. (Classes are limited to 15 people and is first come, first served!)

ORGANISER: LIB INFO: MS Carol Lunce, x-6758

Seminars on Micro Electra Mechanical Systems (MEMS) TITLE: UCLA-CALTECH MEMS RESEARCH TOPICS: Neural prosthetic devices

Micromotors for hard disk drives Pressure, shear stress, velocity sensors Electra-magnetic actuator Large scale integrated systems

SPEAKERS: Professor Chi-Min Ho, UCLA Professor Yu-Chong Tai, Caltech

TIME: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm VENUE: Room 3027 (Lift 1) ORGANISER: MECH INFO: Miss Kandus Lau, x-7 184

(3) Seminar on Statistics TITLE: The role of IS0 9000 within the movement to TQM

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SPEAKER: Mr Y C Tsim, Co-Director, Quality & Reliability Centre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

TIME: 390 pm - 4:00 pm VENUE: Room 5506, (Lifts 25 & 26) ORGANISER: Math INFO: MS Janette Cho, x-7440

(4 *Seminar TITLE: Modeling Frame Losses in a Two-Hop ATM Network SPEAKER: Prof Zsehong Tsai TIME: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm VENUE: Room 5560, (Lifts 27 and 28) ORGANISERS: ELEC, Hongkong Telecom Institute of Information

Technology & PHYS INFO: MS Amy Lau, x-7087

(5) Computer Science Seminar TITLE: Sound Synthesis and Virtual Environment Research at NCSA SPEAKERS: Robin Bargar, NCSA, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

MS Insook Choi, NCSA, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

TIME: 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre G ORGANISER: COMP INFO: Miss Lily Chan, x-7008

(6) Special Mathematics Colloquium TITLE: Russian school of Mathematics in this Century SPEAKER Professor Valentin A Skvortsov, Moscow State University TIME: 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre F (Lifts 25 & 26) ORGANISER: Math INFO: MS Janette Cho, x-7440

(7) Chemistry Seminar TITLE: New Facet of Photochemical Isomerization of Unsaturated

Bonds; Finding and Development of Novel Adiabatic One-Way Isomerization

SPEAKER: Professor Katsumi Tokumaru TIME: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre B ORGANISER: CHEM INFO: MS Doris Lee, x-7358

(8) Humanities Seminar TITLE: Hong Kong Archives and Documents SPEAKER: Mr Simon Chu, Archivist, Public Records Office, HK TIME: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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VENUE: Lecture Theatre G LANGUAGE: Cantonese ORGANISER: HUMA INFO: Miss Cindy Chan, x-7800

16 March - 11 May (Every Monday & Thursday)

Special Lectures in Pure Mathematics TITLE: Schur-Weyl Duality SPEAKER: Prof Olivier Mathieu, Department of Mathematics, HKUST and

Universite Luois Pasteur, Strasbourg, France TIME: 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm (staring from 23 March 95, the time will be

changed to 4:00 pm - 5:20 pm) VENUE: Room 4408 (near Lifts 25 & 26) ORGANISER: MATH INFO: MS Janette Cho, x-7440

17 March (Friday)

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*Educational Technology Centre Workshop TITLE: Designing and Producing Learning Materials for Students SPEAKERS: Dr Mavis Kelly

Mr Thomas Ng TIME: 12:00 noon - 1:30 pm VENUE: Room 3027 (Lift no. 1, next to Bank of China) ORGANISER: ETC INFO: MS Connie Yue, x-681 1

Civil & Structural Engineering TITLE: Numerical Studies on Bond Strength of Reinforced Concrete

Specimens Exlposed to Fire SPEAKER: Dr V Chandrasekaran, Manager of Research Projects, Fire

Sience & Technology Centre, Division of Building Construction & Engineering, Sydney, Australia

TIME: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm VENUE: Room 1504 (Lifts no. 25 and 26) ORGANJSER: CIVL INFO: MS Yvonne Mok, x-7164

Civil & Structural Engineering Seminar TITLE: An Approach for Systematic Determination of Risks for

Protective Structural Design Against Natural Hazards SPEAKER: Professor A H-S Ang, Department of Civil Engineering,

University of California, livine TIME: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm VENUE: Room 2504 (Lifts no. 25 and 26) ORGANISER: CIVL

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INFO: MS Yvonne Mok, x-7164

18 March (Saturday)

(1) Computer Science Seminar TITLE: Recent Topics in Speech Recognition Research at N’IT

Laboratories SPEAKER: Dr Sadaoki Furui, N’IT Human Interface Laboratories, Tokyo

Institute of Technology, Japan TIME: 10:30 am - 11:30 am VENUE: Room 2407 (Lift nos. 17 & 18) ORGANISER: COMP INFO: Miss Lily Chan, x-7008

(2) *HK Post-Secondary Colleges Volleyball Competition TIME: 6:30 pm VENUE: Hong Kong Baptist University

Wai Heng Sports Centre MATCH: HKUST Vs HKPU

20 March (Monday)

Colloquium on Information Science, a HKUST Library Series: Scholarly Communications

TITLE: Changing Patterns in Scholarly Communications SPEAKER: Ann Okerson, Director of the Office of Scientific & Academic

Publishing, Association of Research Libraries

TITLE: Perceptions of the Library from Classical through Modem Times

SPEAKER: James O’Donnell, Professor of History/Classics, University of Pennsylvania, Editor of Three Electronic Journals

TIME: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm VENUE: Chow Tak sin Lecture Theatre (LT G) ORGANISER: LIB INFO: MS Alice Ho, x-6707

21 March (Tuesday)

(1) *Electrical & Electronic Engineering Seminar TITLE: Slotted Aloha With Estimated Arrival Rate: An Averaging An

Analysis SPEAKER: Professor Victor Solo, Dept of Statistics, Macquaire University,

Australia

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TIME: 10:00 am VENUE: Room 4472 (Lifts 25 - 26) ORGANISER: ELEC INFO: MS Stella Yu, x-8511

(2) Information & Systems Management TITLE: Dual and Artificial Likelihood SPEAKER: Dr Per Mykland, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago TIME: 11:OO am - 12:00 noon VENUE: Room 3412 (Lifts 17-18) ORGANISER: ISMT INFO: Ann Ho, x-7733

(3 DEC Roadshow Seminar TITLE: 1. 64-bit Computer Architecture (0 1 :OOpm-02:OOpm)

- Chip Architecture - Clustering - Alpha Architecture

2. Chinese Computing (02:OOpm-03:OOpm) - Digital UNIX - Windows NT

3. Video-On-Demand (O3:OOpm-O4:OOpm) 4. Switched Virtual Network (04:OOpm-05:OOpm) 5. Disk RAID Technology (OS:OOpm-06:OOpm)

- Various RAID levels - Modular Storage Technology

VENUE: Seminar: Lecture Theatre A (0 1 :OOpm-06:oOpm) Exhibition & Demonstration: (09:OOam-O6:OOpm) Room 4475 & Room 4480, Lift 25/26

ORGANISER: CCST & Digital Equipment Hong Kong Limited INFO: Mr Steve Yau, x-6242

(4 Computer Science Seminar TITLE: Managing Infoware on Information Superhighway SPEAKER: Professor Su-Shing Chen, Program Director, Information

Technology & Organizations Program, National Science Foundation, USA

_ TIME: 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre E ORGANISER: COMP INFO: Miss Lily Chan, x-7008

(5) *Dental Health Campaign March 95 EVENT: Talk - How to Rebuild my Teeth? TIME: 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm VENUE: Dental Clinic (LGl via Lift 4) ORGANISERS: Dental Clinic, Student Health Centre & Student Affairs

Office INFO: Dental Clinic, x-8580

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22 March (Wednesday)

(1) Colloquium on Information Science, a HKUST Library Series: Scholarly Communications

,--1 TITLE: Who’s Doing What in Full-Text Electronic Information: / /” g r An Academic Perspective

6 k SPEAKER: Ann Okerson, Director of the Office of Scientific & Academic

I Publishing, Association of Research Libraries

TITLE: Being an Academic Electronic Journal Editor: What am I really?

SPEAKER: James O’Donnell, Professor of History/Classics, University of Pennsylvania, Editor of Three Electronic Journals

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TIME: 390 pm to 5:00 pm VENUE: Lam Woo Lecture Theatre (LT B) ORGANISER: LIB INFO: MS Alice Ho, x-6707

Civil & Structural Engineering Seminar TITLE: Development of Risk-Based Cost-Effective Criteria for Design

and Upgrading of RC Structures SPEAKER Professor A H-S Ang, Department of Civil Engineering,

University of California, Irvine TIME: 490 pm - 5:00 pm VENUE: Room 1505 (Lift no. 25/26) ORGANISER: CIVL INFO: MS Yvonne Mok, x-7164

(3) Computer Science Seminar TITLE: Overview of Sentinel: An Active Object-oriented DBMS SPEAKER: Prof Sharma Chakravarthy, Computer and Information Sciences,

Department and Database Systems Research and Development Center, University of Florida

TIME: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre E ORGANISER: COMP INFO: Miss Lily Chan, x-7008

(4) Chemistry Seminar TITLE: Bioorganic Studies of Visual Pigments; Bacteriorhodopsin and

Sensory Rhodopsin and Associated Material Science Studies SPEAKER: Professor Robert Shing-Hei Liu, Dept of Chemistry, University

of Hawaii TIME: 4:30 pm- 5:30 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre F ORGANISER: CHEM

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INFO: MS Doris Lee, x-7358

23 March (Thursday)

(1) Colloquium on Information Science, a HKUST Library Series: Scholarly ,/-- -\ ,A

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,i / TITLE: Whose Article is it Anyway? Issues in Intellectual Property for

Academe in the 90s i ’ SPEAKER: Ann Okerson, Director of the Office of Scientific & Academic

Publishing, Association of Research Libraries

TITLE: Teaching, Learning, and MOO&g; Distance Education on the Internet

SPEAKER: James O’Donnell, Professor of History/Classics, University of Pennsylvania, Editor of Three Electronic Journals

TIME: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm VENUE: Chow Tak Sin Lecture Theatre (LT G) ORGANISER: LIB INFO: MS Alice Ho, x-6707

(2) Computer Science Seminar TITLE: Exploration of the Power of Attribute-Oriented Induction in

Data Mining SPEAKER: Dr Jiawei Han, School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser

University TIME: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm VENUE: Room 2302, (Lift nos. 17 & 18) ORGANISER: COMP INFO: Miss Lily Chan, x-7008

24 March (Friday)

(1) Accounting Seminar 1994-95/17 TITLE: Experimental Economics as a Do-It-Yourself Data Construction

Kit: An Alternative Methodology in Research SPEAKER: Dr Patrick J Harvey, University of Hong Kong TIME: lo:oo am - 11:30 am VENUE: Room 4472 (Lifts 17 & 18) ORGANISER: ACCT INFO: Dr Joseph Aharony, x-7567

(2) Finance Seminar TITLE: Ownership dispersion, costly information, and IPO underpricing SPEAKER: Dr James R. Booth, Arizona State University TIME: lo:30 am - 12:00 noon

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VENUE: Room 2412 (Lifts 17 & 18) ORGANISER: PINA INFO: MS Elaine Cheung, x-7669

(3) *Seminar TITLE: Preparing and Evaluating Teaching Portfolios SPEAKER: Dr Ron Smith, Concordia University, Canada TIME: 12:00 noon - 1:30 pm VENUE: Room 3027 (Lifts 1) ORGANISER: ETC INFO: MS Connie Yue, x-681 1

Mathematics Colloquium TITLE: Computational number theory with an emphasis on elliptic

curves SPEAKER: Professor Horst G Zimmer, University of Saarland, Germany TIME: 4:30 pm- 5:30 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre G (Lifts 25 & 26) ORGANISER: Math INFO: MS Janette Cho, x-7440

27 March (Monday)

*Information & Systems Management Seminar TITLE: Multimedia Database SPEAKER: Dr Arun Sood, Professor (Computer Science), Director of

Centre for Image Analysis, George Mason University TIME: lo:OO am - ll:oo am VENUE: Room 3408 (Lifts 17-18) ORGANISER: ISMT INFO: Miss Winnie Lee, x-7633

28 March (Tuesday)

(1) Public Affairs Luncheon Lecture TITLE: Corporate Leadership in the 2 1st Century SPEAKER Mr Martin Tang, HKUST Council Member TIME: Lunch 12:15 noon - 1:00 pm

Lecture 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm VENUE: Staff Restaurant (LGl) SIGN UP: Required; please purchase tickets at the Information Centre

(Room G027, Piazza right next to the Security Office) on or before 25 March 1995

ORGANISERS: PAO, SOSC, SU INFO: Dr Steven Kong, x-6303

(2) Social Science Seminar

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TITLE: Guangdong’s Policy Towards Resource Allocation Since 1978 SPEAKER: Dr Peter T Y Cheung, Lecturer, Department of Politics and

Public Administration, University of Hong Kong TIME: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm VENUE: Room 3362 (Lifts 13-15) ORGANISER: sosc INFO: Miss Vicky Woo, x-78 12

Physics Seminar TITLE: Measurement of Ultrashort Laser Pulses Using

Frequency-Resolved Optical Gating SPEAKER: Dr Kenneth DeLong, Sandia National Laboratories l/J-s 9. TIME: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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VENUE: Lecture Theatre F ORGANISER: PHYS INFO: Miss Jacma Said, x-7501

*Dental Health Campaign March 95 EVENT: Talk - Trouble of Wisdom Teeth! TIME: 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm VENUE: Dental Clinic (LGl via Lift 4) ORGANISERS: Dental Clinic, Student Health Centre & Student Affairs

Office INFO: Dental Clinic, x-8580

29 March (Wednesday)

A---- (1) *Workshop TITLE: Introductory Lexis/Nexis TIME: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm VENUE: Library Classroom, LGl ORGANISER: LIB INFO: Tom Lundstrom, email a/c: LBTOML (Please make sure you

give name, telephone number, email account, date and time for the class you wish to take.)

(2) Mathematics Colloquium TITLE: Motion & deformation of rising bubbles SPEAKER: Dr Knud Lunde, Institute of Engery Technology, Norway TIME: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre F (Lifts 25 & 26) ORGANISER: Math INFO: MS Janette Cho, x-7440

30 March (Thursday)

(1) Social Science Seminar

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TITLE: Can Communist Economies Transform Incrementally? China’s Experience

SPEAKER: Dr Inderjit Singh, Director, Transition and Macro-Adjustment Division, The World Bank

TIME: 2:00 pm - 490 pm VENUE: Room 3362 (Lifts 13-15) ORGANISER: sosc INFO: Miss Vicky Woo, x-7812

Information & Systems Management Seminar TITLE: New Approaches to Application Development: Ways to Escape

from the Burden of the Third Generation SPEAKER: Dr James C Emery, Professor of Information Systems, Naval

Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, USA TIME: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm VENUE: Room 3315 (Lifts 17-18) ORGANISER: ISMT Ilwo: Miss Winnie Lee, x-7633

Physics Seminar TITLE: Choas and Geometry of Multi&&on Production at High Energy SPEAKER Prof Xu Cai, Institute of Particle Physics, Hua-Zhong NormaI

University, Wuhan, P.R.C. TIME: 3:00 pm - 490 pm VENUE: Lecture Theatre G ORGANISER: PHYS INFO: Miss Jacma Said, x-7501

Computer Science Seminar TITLE: Scheduling in Distributed Soft Real-Time Systems SPEAKER Benjamin Kao, Department of Computer Science, Princeton

University TIME: 490 pm to 590 pm VENUE: Rom 2302, (Lifts 17 & 18) ORGANISER: COMP INFO: Miss Lily Chan, x-7008

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31 March (Friday)

(1) *Workshops TITLE: Advanced Lexis/Nexis

) (These will be offered later in the semester) TIME: lo:OO am - 1190 am VE~~sERLibraryLZZsroom, LGl

. INFO: Tom Lundstrom, email a/c: LBTOML (Please make sure you

give name, telephone number, email account, date and time for the class you wish to take.)

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Accounting Seminar 1994-95118 TITLE: Low-balling and Efficiency in a Two-Period Specialization

Model of Auditing Competition SPEAKER: Mr Derek Chan, UBC TIME: lo:OO am - 11:30 am VENUE: Room 3301 (Lifts 17 & 18) ORGANISER: Dr Joseph Aharony, ACCT INFO: Miss Juno Tung, x-7555

Finance Seminar TITLE: Loggers vs. Campers: Compensation for the Taking of Property

Rights SPEAKER Dr. Ronald M. Giammarino, University of British Columbia TIME: lo:30 am - 12:00 noon VENUE: Room 2412 (Lifts 17 & 18) ORGANISER: FINA INFO: MS Elaine Cheung, x-7669

Special Seminar on Pure Mathematics TITLE: Symmetry approach to quantum integrable systems SPEAKER: Prof Michio Jimbo, Department of Mathematics, Kyoto

University TIME: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm VENUE: Room 3301 (Lifts 17 & 18) ORGANISER: Math INFO: MS Janette Cho, x-7440

* For internal only.

Unless otherwise specified, all lectures will be conducted in English.