Ouyang Qi and Xieyu's Panel: Cross - border Thinking: Scientific Cognition
Future Lecture Series     2016.07.23
Lecturer Profiles

Qi Ouyang

Professor of Peking University

Qi Ouyang, Professor of Peking University, member of Chinese Academic Science. Associate director of the School of Physics. Ph.D. at the University of Bordeaux I, France. 1989-1998, post-doc at University of Texas at Austin,research scientist the Institute of Nonlinear Dynamics in Nice, France and at the NEC Research Institute in Princeton, US, respectively. 1989,Professor at Peking University. The main areas of research interesting include nonlinear dynamics, systems biology, synthetic biology and cryo-EM structure biology. 


Professor of Sociology, Princeton University.

Director, Center on Contemporary China, Princeton University.

QianrenVisiting Chair Professor of Peking University.

Director, Center for Social Research, Peking University.

Yu Xie is Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Sociology and Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, director of Center on Contemporary China of Princeton University,Qianren Visiting Chair Professor and director of Center for Social Research of Peking University. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Academia Sinica and the National Academy of Sciences. His main areas of interest are social stratification, methods and statistics, demography, sociology of science and Chinese studies. His recently published works include Regression Analysis, Sociological Methodology and Quantitative Research, Statistical Methods for Categorical Data Analysis, Women in Science: Career Processes and Outcomes, Marriage and Cohabitation and Is American Science in Decline. In recent years, he has devoted himself in promoting empirical social research and methodology in China.

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The present era requires large horizons, light and multi-angle cross-border of thinking to look for and solve problems. The word science is introduced into China as a heated argument, and its definition has a different level of interpretation. Where is the boundary and limitation of science, what is the difference between science and pseudoscience? Significant scientific breakthroughs, in the beginning, were mostly violated the "common sense", scientific innovation must have to break the convent