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Mak Pui In has been made a fellow of Lisbon’s Academy of Sciences

The UM professor is the first locally born researcher to receive the honour, which he hopes will boost academic cooperation between Portugal and Macao.

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Mak Pui In, a professor at the University of Macau (UM), has been elected as a foreign corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon (ACL) in Portugal, according to a local government statement.

Mak, who serves as the director of the State Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI, and is the deputy director of the Institute of Microelectronics, is the first individual born and educated in Macao to receive the honour. 

His nomination for the position was made by Rui Martins, vice rector of UM and a permanent member of the ACL. Both Mak and Martins expressed their delight at the announcement and anticipate that it will enhance cooperation between academic institutions in Macao and Portugal.

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Mak obtained his bachelor’s degree and PhD from UM. Over the past twenty years, his research has primarily focused on analog and radio frequency integrated circuit design, interdisciplinary science, and engineering innovation. 

He was elected as an overseas expert of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2018 and named a fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the same year. He became a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in 2019 and a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2020. 

Established in 1779, the ACL is dedicated to the promotion of scientific advancement and learning. It is a founding member of the International Council for Science, now known as the International Science Council, and a member of the European Science Foundation. 

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