The Governance Bodies of ANSO Are
The General Assembly
The General Assembly is the highest decision-making body of ANSO, and it shall be empowered, subject to the provisions of these Statutes, to make decisions on all critical, major matters relating to ANSO; The General Assembly elects the Governing Board.
The Governing Board
The Governing Board is the executive body of the ANSO General Assembly, and consists of the ANSO President, two Vice Presidents and six others elected by ANSO members.
The Secretariat manages the operations of ANSO and implements the decisions made by the Governing Board and General Assembly under the leadership of an Executive Director. . The ANSO Secretariat has three divisions, covering Information and Communication, Science Planning and Consultation, and Capacity Building and Training.
In addition to the three divisions of the Secretariat, the ANSO Working Group is established to promote and maintain routine communication and interaction among ANSO members.
Prof. Chunli BAI
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Prof. BAI Chunli, a chemist and an expert in nanoscience, is the former President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and Chairman of the Presidium of the Academic Divisions of CAS. He is also President of The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS), the Honorary President of the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), and the Honorary President of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS). Prof. BAI’s research areas include organic molecular crystal structure, EXAFS, molecular nanostructure, and scanning tunneling microscopy. He has been elected member or foreign member of world-known academies of sciences or engineering in approximately 20 countries and territories, including CAS, TWAS, National Academy of Sciences of US, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Royal Society of UK, the European Academy of Sciences, and the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Russian Academy of Sciences
National Science and Technology Development Agency of Thailand