Dr. Chih-Ming Ho (http://ho.seas.ucla.edu/) received his Ph.D. from The Johns Hopkins University and holds the Ben Rich-Lockheed Martin Chair Professor in the UCLA School of Engineering. He served as the UCLA Associate Vice Chancellor for Research from 2001-2005.
Dr. Ho is known for his work in microfluidics, bio system technologies and turbulence. He is ranked by ISI as one of the top 250 most cited researchers worldwide in the entire engineering category. In 1997, Dr. Ho was inducted as a member of the National Academy of Engineering. In the next year, he was elected as an Academician of Academia Sinica. Dr. Ho holds 10 honorary professorships. He has delivered 18 named distinguished lectures and presented over 130 plenary/keynote talks in international conferences. Dr. Ho was elected Fellow of the American Physical Society as well as American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.