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Frank Shu Named University Head

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Science  18 Jan 2002:
Vol. 295, Issue 5554, pp. 429
DOI: 10.1126/science.295.5554.429b

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Frank Shu, an astronomer at the University of California, Berkeley, is coming home--for the first time. Next month Shu will follow in his father's footsteps by becoming president of Taiwan's National Tsinghua University, Hsinchu. His move adds to the list of prominent ethnic Chinese scientists from abroad who hope to build Taiwan into a scientific and technological powerhouse.