Dr Eden Yi-Teng WOON

President
Asian Institute of Technology
Dr Eden Yi-Teng WOON received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa and his MA, MS, and PhD degrees, all in Mathematics, from the University of Washington in Seattle. He is also a graduate of the Armed Forces Staff College in Norfolk, VA, and the National War College in Washington, DC. He is a Justice of Peace in Hong Kong and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Dr Woon assumed the position of President of Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in 2018. He also serves as Special Advisor to the Shaw Foundation in Hong Kong. The Shaw Foundation has funded education projects in Greater China and elsewhere for over 30 years, and is the sponsor of the world-renowned prestigious Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences, Life Science and Medicine, and Astronomy. He was most recently the Vice Chairman of Alba Group Asia. Alba Group, based in Berlin, is one of the world’s leading environmental engineering and services companies. In ARC7, Dr Woon is a speaker in the Panel Discussion 3 “”Taking Action at International level: SDGs as a Catalyst to Reorient Internationalisation”
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