JiaoTong/Chiao Tung University Alumni Association of Southern California



Dear Jiao Da Alumni,

You are cordially invited to participate in the 2005 Technical Symposium presented by the Chinese-American Engineers and Scientists Association of Southern California (CESASC), co-organized by Asian American Professional Association (AAPA), Chinese-American Computer Association (CCA), and Photonics Society of Chinese-Americans (PSC).  You are also invited to attend the 43rd CESASC annual convention & Awards banquet.

Date:       April 23, 2005 (Saturday)

Time:       10:30AM - 5:00PM, Technical Symposium

               5:30pm - 11:00pm, Convention & Awards Banquet

Venue:     Los Angeles Airport Hilton & Towers                               

               5711 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045 (Tel: 310-410-4000)

Program:  See attached file or visit website: www.cesasc.org

Jiao Da alumni have been driving forces behind CESASC since it was founded in 1962 by Henry Chi (杯ゅ不, a Jiao Da graduate in 1946) with a group of Chinese Americans.  Charles Wang is the current chairman of board.  Shan Lee and Liping Yan are current vice presidents.

At the convention banquet, two distinguished people who are associated with Jiao Da (one is a Jiao Da graduate and the other is the honorable board member of Shanghai Jiao Da) will receive CESASC Achievement Awards.  

Best Regards,

The CTUAA-SC Executive Committee

Attachment: CESASC 2005 Symposium & Convention Program

P.S.  Please contact Liping Yan {(H) 714-596-0883; (C) 714-321-0263; LYan_GE@yahoo.com}; Shan Lee {(626) 823-1580}; or Tony Ding {(626) 353-1608} ASAP so they can reserve tickets for you with the discount price:

Technical Symposium Sessions  Free;  Luncheon  $20 (Regular), $10 (Students)

Luncheon & Convention Banquet: $65  



Chinese-American Engineers and Scientists Association of Southern California


2005 Technical Symposium And
The 43rd Annual Convention & Awards Banquet
Saturday, April 23, 2005

Los Angeles Airport Hilton & Towers

5711 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045


CESASC 2005 Technical Symposium

¨Innovation for the 21st Century〃


Sponsor:                    Chinese-American Engineers and Scientists Association of Southern California (CESASC) 玭い地厩穦 

Co-organizers:      Asian American Professional Association (AAPA) ㄈ盡穨穦

                                    Chinese-American Computer Association (CCA) い地筿福厩穦

                                    Photonics Society of Chinese-Americans (PSC) い地筿厩穦



10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.  Registration               


11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.  Opening Ceremony and Luncheon (Carmel Room, 2nd Floor)

Keynote Speaker:   Dr. C. Philip Chen (朝纑), President & CEO, Apex Computer Systems, Inc.

                                 Topic: ¨The Journey of a CEO〃


12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.    Student and Postdoctoral Research Poster Session (Plaza A, Lower Lobby)


         Graduate Student/ Postdoctoral Research Display

         Scope of Work: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering and Applied Sciences, Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Wireless Technology etc.

         Student Networking and Industrial-academic Interaction

         Questions and Answers


Co-Advisors:     Professor Tzung Hsiai, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, USC

                                    Professor Jia Grace Lu, Dept. of Chemical Eng. & Materials Science, UC Irvine

                                    Professor Yang Yang, Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, UCLA


Session Co-Chairs: Dr. Dean Ho (供), Dept. of Bioengineering, UCLA 

                                     Benjamin Chu (籾ü城), Dept. of Bioengineering, UCLA


Participating Presenters:Sarah N. Ahn (UCLA) , Pa-Chun Chang (UC Irvine) , Benjamin Chu (UCLA), Yinting Chu (UCLA),  Edward K. Chow (UCLA) , Zhiyong Fan (UC Irvine), Daniel Garcia (UCLA) , Jason Guu (UCLA) , Dean Ho (UCLA) , Juliana Hwang (USC)  ,  Ronaldo Ichiyama (UCLA) , Hyeseung Lee (UCLA) , Christina Li (USC), Audrey Lin (UCLA),  C. K. Lin (UCLA), Charlotte Liu (UCLA) . Ronalee Lo (USC),  George Chu (UCLA) , Adrien Tinio (JPL) , Jake Wang (UCLA), Tak-Sing Wong (UCLA),  Jianzhong Xi (UCLA)


1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.      Concurrent Presentation Session 1: Information Technology and Its Applications (Plaza B, Lower Lobby)

Session Chair:          Philip Chen (朝祸), 20th Century Fox

Speakers:                 (1) Kai Hwang (独馴), Professor, Dept. of Elec. Eng. & Computer Science, USC

Topic: ¨Internet Security and Solution Technology〃

(2) Chung-Ping Liang (辩いキ), Director, RosettaNet, Taiwan

                                       Topic: ¨Cross-Straits e-Logistics RosettaNet Project〃

(3) Matt Hom (糜繹), Chief Systems Integrator, Space Technology, Internal

Information Services, Northrop Grumman Corporation

                                       Topic: ¨Enterprise Architecture〃


1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.      Concurrent Presentation Session 2: Photonics Technology & Business Opportunities: LEDs- Light Sources of the 21st Century (Plaza D. Lower Level)

Session Co-Chairs:  Dr. Owen Wu (瓣糤), Global Communication Systems

                                    Dr. Jane Yang (砛胺胺), Advanced Photonic Sciences

Speakers:                 (1) Daniel Shih (琁ゅ), CEO & President, Act One Communication

Topic: ¨Current and Future of LED Applications〃

                                 (2) Allen Fann (璖眅), President, Duraled Lighting Technology

                                       Topic: ¨Opportunities and Challenges of LED Applications〃

                                 (3) Yang Yang (法锭), Professor, Dept. of Materials Science & Eng. UCLA

Topic: ¨Organic and Polymer Light Emitting Diodes, the Next Generation Electronic Devices〃


3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.      Leadership Panel Discussion Session (Plaza A, Lower Lobby)

Session Chair:          Francis Cheung (眎Αざ), Director, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Panelists:                 (1) Alan Chow, Senior Vice President Research and Development, Teradata

                                    (2) Xiaozheng Zhang, Senior Director, Clinical Programs, Edwards Lifesciences LLC

                                    (3) Stephen Nakajima, Managing Director, Sutter Group LLC

                                    (4) Philip Chen, President & CEO, Apex Computer Systems Inc.

                                    (5) Tom Sy, Professor, Dept. of Human Resource Management, CSULB


12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.    Corporate Exhibitions

(1) Asian American Professional Association

                                    (2) Chinese-American Computer Association

                                    (3) Jet Propulsion Laboratory

                                    (3) Northrop Grumman Corporation

                                    (4) The Photonics Society of Chinese-Americans



Technical Symposium Chair:  Dr. Liping Yan (顔キ), Principal Engineer, Arroyo Geotechnical

Editor of Proceedings:           Dr. Dean Ho (供), Dept. of Bioengineering, UCLA

Organizing Committee: Philip Chen, Francis Cheung, Benjamin Chu, Dean Ho, Shirley Ho, Elizabeth Kay- Im, Shan Lee, Charles Wang, Owen Wu, Liping Yan, Jane Yang, Tien Tsai Yang

Working Committee:    Helen Ho, Sikun Lan, Quanyan Liao, Lihua Qiu, Winnie Wang, Richard Zhao

CESASC Website:         www.cesasc.org

Webmaster:                   Wendy Kuo


Cost:   Technical Symposium Sessions  Free;   Luncheon  $20 (Regular), $10 (Students)

Luncheon & Convention Banquet: $65




Liping Yan (Technical Symposium Chair)       e-mail: LYan_GE@yahoo.com               Tel: 714-596-0883

Dean Ho (Research Poster Session)               e-mail: deanh@seas.ucla.edu                 Tel: 310-922-5742

Ben Chu (Research Poster Session)               e-mail: benchu@ucla.edu                       Tel: 310-991-5380

Philip Chen (Information Tech Session)         e-mail: philip.chen@fox.com                  Tel: 310-369-5979

Owen Wu (Photonics Tech Session)               e-mail: dandtco@cox.net                        Tel: 310-530-5890

Jane Yang (Photonics Tech Session)              e-mail: jyang46423@aol.com                  Tel: 310-829-7471

Francis Cheung (Leadership Panel Session)  e-mail: francis_cheung@spe.sony.com   Tel: 562-431-7429




CESASC 43rd Annual Convention and Awards Banquet

Saturday, April 23, 2005

International Ballroom, Los Angeles Airport Hilton & Towers


5:30 p.m.    Registration and Silent Auction           

6:30 p.m.    Banquet

                     Entertainment I: Chinese Folk Dance, Performed by Lynn Liou (2001地梆﹋糂棚)

                     Entertainment II: Violin Solo, Performed by Monica Chen (獵矗礮產朝↘﹋)

7:30 p.m.    President Remarks

                     Corporate Awards Presentation


                        Aerospace Corporation


                        Jet Propulsion Laboratory

                        Northrop Grumman Corp.


                     Keynote Speech:            ¨Endless Frontiers in Science and Engineering〃

                     Dr. Henry T. Yang (法痴), Chancellor, University of California, Santa Barbara

                     Achievement Awards Presentation

         Dr. Hsien Kei Cheng (綠陪膀痴), Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, USC

                     Ms. Shirley Young (法撤孽), President, Shirley Young Associates, LLC

                     Scholarship Awards Presentation


Bong-Chieh Benjamin Chu, Bioengineering, UCLA

Zhiyong Fan, Material Science, UCI

Qing He, Electrical Engineering, Caltech

Robert Wenchen Hsieh, MD-PhD, Univ. of Chicago

Xiaoqiao Meng, Computer Science, UCLA

Carey Kai-Yin Chen, Chemical Eng., Columbia Univ.

Michelle Lee, Computer Science and Architectural Studies, Brown Univ.

Teresa Wu, Music (Instrumental Performance), UCLA


 9:00 p.m.   Entertainment III: Soprano Solo, Performed by Yan Rong Zhang (眎苬篴)

                     Dance/Disc Jockey


Cost:            Convention Banquet $55 (Before April 1), $65 (after April 1)

Convention Banquet & Luncheon  $65

Contact:       Shan Lee - (626) 823-1580;         Shirley Ho - (310) 784-4898

                     Liping Yan - (714) 596-0883; (714) 321-0263