FACULTY AWARD: Chang elected to national academy of Taiwan

July 31, 2012 4:15 p.m.

Sun-Yung Alice Chang, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Mathematics and chair of Princeton's Department of Mathematics, was among 20 researchers elected to the Academia Sinica, the national academy of Taiwan, during the organization's biennial convocation in July. Chang was cited by the academy's Division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences for her work in geometrical analysis and partial differential equations. Founded in 1928 and re-established in Taipei in 1949, the Academia Sinica supports institutes and research centers specializing in a range of disciplines.