The CAS Headquarters recently decided to set up the CAS Institutes of Science and Development (CASISD) based on the CAS Institute of Policy and Management (IPM).
The objectives of CASISD，said the CAS Vice President ZHAN Wenlong, are to integrate research forces of think tanks and research centers under CAS, coordinate, in an overall manner, the organization, management and human resource development of strategic consultative studies of CAS, and to effectively implement strategic research at CAS.
CASISD will be a comprehensive platform to support CASAD (the CAS Academic Divisions) in playing its role as a think tank and carrying out S&T policy and strategy studies by pooling resources of both within and outside the Academy. It will take the lead in establishing a core carrier of the high-level S&T think tank by leveraging CAS combined and integrated strength in research, education and strategic advice, stressed CAS Vice President LI Jinghai.
The Director-General of CASISD is PAN Jiaofeng, who has long been engaged in education and research management, and the studies of S&T strategy, planning and policy. Other leading members of CASISD include MU Rongping, WANG Yi and ZHANG Feng.
CASISD Director-General Prof. PAN Jiaofeng