Academic Profile : No longer with NTU

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Assoc Prof Wu Wei
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Academic Qualifications:
5. 1997: Ph.D. in communication, Indiana University, USA
6. 1987: M.A. in communication, Stanford University, U.S.A.
7. 1986: M.A. in English language, Xiamen University, China.
7. 1983: B.A. in English literature, Xiamen University. China.

Summary of Working Experience:

8.2007 – present: Associate Dean, College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, (HASS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
10.2007-present: Director, China Programme Office, College of HASS, NTU.
8.2006-4.2007: Associate Chair, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, NTU
5.2005-8.2006: Vice Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, NTU
4.2006-present: Chairman, Management Committee of Self-funded Programmes
4.2004 –present: Associate Professor, HSS, NTU
11/2005-present: Head, Public Administration Group, HSS, NTU
2000 – present: Adjunct Professor, Xiamen University, China.

Number of referreed journal papers: 13
Number of conference papers: 23
Number of books: 1
Number of book chapters: 4

Research Projects in 2007-08 as Principal investigator:

1. External Grant: (2007. Lien Foundation for Social Innovation). $40,000. Project title: Strategic Innovations in Chinese Nonprofit Organizations and Their Impacts on Performance.
2. (2006) . Academic Research Grant, NTU, S21,040. Project title: Eyeballing the media: an exploratory study of media relations for organizations in Singapore.
3. (2007). Academic Research Grant, NTU, S1,130.

1. 8. 2001. Top faculty-student research paper, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) annual conference, USA. AEJMC is the largest association in journalism and communication in the world.
2. 8. 1996.. An award of $7000 from Ford Foundation after a national competition.
3. 11-16, 1995: Winner of a national competition to attend a special seminar on media studies held by the Freedom Forum, New York, USA.
Wu Wei specializes in communication and management. He has conducted a wide range of studies on media effects, public relations with publications in top-ranking international journals and presentations at major international conferences. He has also taught courses of Government-media Relations, Public Relations, and Organisational Communication at the undergraduate and graduate levels. His recent research projects involve on studies of public communication, government-media relations in Singapore, and NGO management in China.
US 2013/0046254 A1: Occlusion Device for Closing Anotomical Defects (2021)
Abstract: The present invention generally relates to the field of transcatheter device closure techniques for closing an opening in a tissue and more particularly, to occlusion devices for closing anatomical defects in tissue such as defects consisting of an opening connecting a front side and a back side of a tissue. More particularly the present invention relates to occlusion devices for closing septal abnormalities such as atrial septal defects and patent foramen ovale, delivering systems for such occlusion devices, kits comprising the occlusion devices and the delivering systems and to methods of closing an anatomical defect in a tissue consisting of an opening connecting a front side and a back side of a tissue.