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Advanced Gerontological Expertise Institute(AGE Institute)
     The National Chung Cheng University (henceforth CCU) has integrated the resources from the university and collaborate with National Cheng Kung University (henceforth NCKU) to form a cross-university and cross-national research team on aging society by inviting both domestic and international scholars as our advisors.
     The Director of the Advanced Institute for Aging Society is Prof. James H-Y. Tai of National Chung Cheng University and the Deputy Convener is Prof. Hua Tai of National Cheng Kung University. The following is the brief information of both professors.
Organizer: Prof. James H-Y. Tai.
     Prof. Tai received his Ph. D in linguistics from Indiana University and he had been teaching in the US for twenty-five years. He moved back to Taiwan in 1995 and founded the Graduate Institute of Linguistics at National Chung Cheng University. He had been the Vice-President, the Dean of College of Humanities at National Chung Cheng University, and he had been the Director-General of Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the National Science Council. He was elected as the president of International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL) in 2004. Currently he is chair professor of Graduate Institute of Linguistics and the director of Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences at National Chung Cheng University.
Co-Organizer: Prof. Terence Hua Tai.
     Prof.Terence Hua Tai received his Ph. D in philosophy from the Cornell University. He had been professor in Philosophy Department at National Chung Cheng University and chair professor at National Cheng Chi University. Currently he is chair professor and the director of Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences at National Cheng Kung University.
Board of Advisors
     We have also invited many scholars and experts as our advisors and we will consult with them from time to time for the development of research on aging society in Taiwan and other countries. The following is the list of our advisors.
Prof. Bruce L. Miller, M.D.:
Director, Memory and Aging Center, University of California, San Francisco(UCSF), USA
Prof. Shu-Chen Li:
Senior Research Scientist at Max Planck Institute for Human Development: The Center for Lifespan Psychology
Prof. Hou-sheng Chan:
National Policy Advisor of Office of the President
Prof. Wan-I Lin:
Department of Social Work, National Taiwan University
Prof. Daisy L. Hung:
Director of Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, National Central University, Taiwan
Prof. Li-Jen Weng:
Chair of Department of Psychology, National Taiwan University
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