G-MEO FOUNDER

Dr. David C. Chang, founder of Global Maximum Educational Opportunities (G-MEO)

Dr. Chang has been a Professor Emeritus at Tandon School of Engineering, New York University since 2013 after serving 8 years as the Chancellor for Global Programs & President Emeritus, 2005-2013, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, and prior to that, President for 11 years at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn, NY in 1994-2005, before the latter was merged with NYU. Dr. Chang was also Dean and Motorola Professor of Engineering at Arizona State University, 1992-94; Chairman/Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, 1982-1990, and Director, MMICAD Research Center, 1988-1992 at University of Colorado Boulder.

Dr. Chang received his M.S. and Ph.D. In Applied Physics from Harvard University and B.S. In Electrical Engineering from National Cheng-Kung University in Taiwan. He was elected as Fellow (1985) and Life Fellow (2006) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and received an IEEE Third Millennium Medal in 2000. He served as President of the IEEE Professional Society on Antennas & Propagation in 1985-86, and Chairman of the U.S. National Committee, International Scientific Radio Union, 1991-94. Dr. Chang was named an honorary professor and/or presidential advisor at a number of major universities in the Greater China Region, including Nanjing University and XI’an Jiaotong University, Jilin University, among others. He received an Honorary Doctor of Engineering degree from Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2015.

Dr. Chang was active in public services in his community. He was named to NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Transition Team in 2001, and served on the Mayor’s Appointment Committee. He was appointed first as a member, 2002-08, and then Chair, 2008-10, of the governing board for New York City’s public school system with a student population of over 1.1 million.

Dr. Chang’s corporate & business activities include being elected to the board of two publicly-listed companies: Time Warner Cable, 2004-2016, and American XTAL Technologies, 2000-present. He also founded two high-tech start-ups based on his research works at the University of Colorado at Boulder before they were acquired separately by public companies listed on NASDAQ.

Dr. Chang was elected as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and is on the Board of the American Council on International Education. In addition to being a long-time member of the Committee of 100 dedicated to a better understanding between U.S. and China, Dr. Chang has also been serving since 2013 as a Special Advisor to President & Chancellor of Nanjing University; a member of the Mayoral International Advisory Board for the City of Wuhan, China 2013-16, and the Founding Chairman of the International Advisory Board at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University since 2009-2018. Dr. Chang founded the Global Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Nanjing University and is now holding the title of honorary Dean. He also founded in 2012 the Global Maximum Educational Opportunities, and established the Chengdu American Center for Study Abroad in2013 to enroll American college students to study and/or intern abroad in China and is now its Chairman & CEO. Contact Information: dcc322@nyu.edu or 646-919-0144.

 

 

 


NYU News: Former President and Chancellor to Be Honored in Hong Kong

  • Professor Emeritus David Chang, who served as the 9th president of what was then called Polytechnic University, is being honored on November 14 by another venerable engineering institution: the Hong Kong Polytechnic University...Read More

Tsinghua News: Chancellor of Polytechnic Institute of New York University Visits

  • Dr. David C. Chang, former President and current Chancellor of Polytechnic Institute of New York University and Vice-Chair of the Committee of 100, visited Tsinghua on June 2...View More

 

美国极妙国际教育集团创始人张钟浚博士(Dr. David Chang)简介

美国极妙国际教育集团(Global Maximum Educational Opportunities,简称“极妙教育”或“G-MEO”)董事长兼CEO。2012年,极妙教育与成都市政府联合创建“成都美国海外留学中心”,落户四川大学,与美国多所大学签署官方合作协议,由美国大学委派在读生留学成都,曾得到国务院新闻办公室官网专题报道《成都美国海外留学中心正式开课 首批留学生抵达》。

国际华人精英组织“百人会”(The Committee of 100) 董事会成员,曽任副会长、指导委员会及百人会英才奖项目联合主席等。2013 年 11 月,张钟浚博士(David Chang)作为百人会代表团成员在北京受到李克强总理接见。

国际知名电磁学学者,2000年获美国电气与电子工程师学会(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ,简称“IEEE”)千禧年奖章,并于2006年当选为终身院士。曾任国际天线及微波分会会长,国际无线电科学联盟美国国家委员会主席。

张钟浚博士(Dr. David Chang),男,1941年生,祖籍湖北武穴,1960年毕业于台湾成功大学电机系,1963年和1967年分别获美国哈佛大学应用物理学硕士和博士学位。历任美国科罗拉多州立大学教授、系主任,亚利桑那州立大学讲座教授、院长。1994-2005 年任纽约科技大学(Polytechnic University, New York)校长,2005 年起担任校监,在2013 年与纽约大学合并后,退休转任纽大荣休教授。

张钟浚博士(Dr. David Chang)勇于打破传统观念和模式,是该校1854年建校以来的首位美籍华裔校长,也是继田长霖之后,荣任美国著名高等学府的杰出华裔校长。在张钟浚博士(Dr. David Chang)的主导下,2008年纽约科技大学与纽约大学(New York University)合并,更名为纽约大学理工学院(Polytechnic Institute of New York University)。校长任内推动学术单位的组织重整,有效地促成跨学科合作,并成功地完成了美国大学史上第一次大规模的2.75亿美元集资活动。校監任内推动与纽大合併工作,2013成立年纽约大学理工学院(Polytechnic Institute of New York University)更名为纽约大学坦登理工学院(Tandon School of Engineering of New York University)。

张钟浚博士(Dr. David Chang)活跃于公共事务领域,曾任美国外交关系委员会委员和纽约经济委员会委员、比尔-盖茨千禧学术全国咨询委员会委员。2008年,张钟浚博士(Dr. David Chang)被彭博市长选聘为纽约市学校管理系统委员会主席,该系统直接管理纽约公立学校1百多万在校生。

张钟浚博士(Dr. David Chang)致力于前瞻创新性的研究,一方面统合运用学校资源与技术,另一方面掌握社会发展结构,使二者产生良好的互动模式和连结,产学分享创造人类科技文明持续的进步和发展。张钟浚博士(Dr. David Chang)曾创建两家高科技公司并成功在美国纳斯达克上市,还担任时代华纳有限公司(Time Warner Cable)和XTAL(American XTAL Technologies)等多家上市公司的独立董事。

张钟浚博士(Dr. David Chang)是华人学术界之光,他兼具高深专业学问的知识精英,以及行政管理绩效之雄才大略于一身,贡献于大学高等教育之学术情感,受到各方敬重;卓著的高等教育经营绩效,声誉扬名海内外,受聘于南京大学校长特别顾问,西安交通大学、西南交通大学、华南理工大学、吉林大学等校荣誉教授。2007年,张钟浚博士(Dr. David Chang)担任纽约科技大学校监,授予时任中国工程院院士徐匡迪荣获纽约科技大学荣誉博士学位。徐匡迪于1995年至2001年担任上海市委副书记、市长;2002年至2010年担任中国工程院院长、党组书记;2003年当选为第十届全国政协副主席。2008年,南京大学与纽约大学及英国华威大学达成战略合作,建立南京大学国际创新创业学院,张钟浚博士(Dr. David Chang)担任管理委员会主席,退休后受聘为该院荣誉院长。2009年,张钟浚博士(Dr. David Chang)担任香港理工大学首届国际顾问委员会创会主席。2012年与成都市政府联合创建“成都美国海外留学中心”,旨在打造一张成都教育国际化名片,链接中美教育合作交流;同年,张钟浚博士(Dr. David Chang)受聘于武汉市政府国际咨询顾问,时任市长唐良智颁发聘书。

张钟浚博士(Dr. David Chang)心系家乡教育事业 虽然长期生活在美国,但心里一直牵挂着祖国。2005年,他与其他弟妹八人在家乡湖北武穴设立了教育基金——“导孝基金会奖助学金”,每年资助60名学生。

 

 

 


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