International Institute for Software Technology (UNU-IIST)

Macau , China

Board Members
  • The mission of the UNU International Institute for Software Technology (UNU-IIST) is to further the development and application of information and communication technology to address the pressing global challenges of sustainable development through education, research, capacity development and policy support.

    The institute’s programmes focus primarily on the application of information and communication technologies in four thematic areas: Education, Health, Governance, and Poverty. UNU-IIST takes a fundamentally needs-driven and problem-oriented approach to research and education, continuously working in close partnership with developing countries in order to ensure that its focus and approaches are well aligned with the most pressing needs.

  • Prof. Sharon S. Dawes (USA) — Chair
    Senior Fellow, Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany/SUNY

    Dr. Edward Cutrell (USA)
    Manager, Technology for Emerging Markets group, Microsoft Research India

    Prof. Deepak Kapur (India)
    Distinguished Professor, Department of Computer Science, School of Engineering, University of New Mexico

    Dr. Tze Yun Leong (Malaysia)
    Associate Professor of Computer Science and Vice Dean, External Relations, School of Computing, National University of Singapore

    Dr. Zhang Xu
    Director, Center of Science and Technology Studies, The Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China

    Prof. Wei Zhao (China)
    Rector and Chair Professor of Computer and Information Science, University of Macau


    United Nations University
    International Institute for Software Technology
    Casa Silva Mendes, Estrada do Engenheiro Trigo No. 4, Macau
    Mailing address: P.O. Box 3058, Macau

    T: +853 2871-2930
    F: +853 2871-2940