Members

Executive Council of the International Association of Buddhist Universities

(As approved at the 2nd IABU Assembly held on 2nd June 2012 at the United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok during the 2600th Buddhajayanti UN Day of Vesak Celebrations, 31 May- 2 June 2012)

Chairman

The Most Venerable Prof. Dr. Phra Dharmakosajarn, PhD (Delhi)
Rector, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University & Member, Supreme Sangha Council of Thailand, Thailand
Email: rector@mcu.ac.th

Vice Chairmen

  1. The Most Venerable Xue Chen, MA
    Vice President, Buddhist Association of China & Buddhist Academy of China
  2. Prof. Dr. Le Mahn That, PhD (Wisconsin)
    Deputy Rector for Academic Affairs, Vietnam Buddhist University , Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Email: dhpgvn@vbu.edu.vn
  3.  Prof. Phillip Stanley, PhD (Virginia)
    Associate Professor of Religious Studies, School of Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies, Naropa University, Colorado; Dean of the Academic Affairs of Nitartha Institute,  Seattle, USA & Co-Convener of Union Catalog of Buddhist Texts
    Email: pstanley@naropa.edu.

Executive Secretary

Venerable Dr. Khammai Dhammasami, DPhil (Oxon)., PhD (MCU)
Fellow & Trustee, Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies, University of Oxford, UK and 
Professor, International Theravada Buddhist Missionary University (ITBMU), Yangon, Myanmar
Email: executive.secretary@iabu.org/ oxford.k.dhammasami@gmail.com

Assistant Executive Secretaries

  1. Venerable Prof. Dr. Phra Srigambhirayan (Somjin Samapanyo), PhD (BHU) 
    Deputy Rector for Academic Affairs,
    Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, Thailand
    Email: somjin@mcu.ac.th
  2. Dr. Tamas Agocs, PhD (Budapest)
    Vice Rector  & Director of Research Institute of East and West,
    Dharma Gate Budapest Buddhist University, Hungary
    Email: agocsster@gmail.com
  3. Venerable Prof. Yuanci, PhD (London)
    Deputy Rector, Buddhist Academy of China, Beijing, China
    Email: padumaci@gmail.com

Members

  1. The Most Venerable Dr. Ashin Nyanissara, PhD (MCU)., D.Litt (Ygn)
    Chancellor, Sitagu International Buddhist Academy, Myanmar
    Email: tln3star@myanmar.com.mm/ panna07@gmail.com
  2. The Most Venerable Dr. Ching Hsing, PhD (MCU)
    Ching Cheuh Buddhist Sangha University, Chinese-Taipei
    Email: wusungshyi@hotmail.com
  3. Venerable Prof. Geshe Gnawang Samten,
    Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Higher Tibetan Studies, Sarnath, India
    Email: vcoffice.cuts@gmail.com/ gh_samten@yahoo.co.in
  4. The Most Venerable Dr. Pategama Gnanarama, PhD (Magadh), D.Litt (BPU)
    Principal, Buddhist and Pali College of Singapore, Singapore
    Email: dahampg@singnet.com.sg/ vajiraq@hotmail.com
  5.  Venerable Prof. Dr. Jinwol Lee (Young Ho Lee), PhD (UC Berkeley)
    Chair, Department of Seon Studies, Dongguk University; Director of Institute of Seon (Chan/Zen), Korea & Vice President, World Fellowship of Buddhists
    Email: jinwol@dongguk.edu
  6. Venerable Prof. Tepsattha Sovanratana, MA (Kelaniya)
    Vice Rector, Preah Sihanouk Raja Buddhist University & Advisor to the Supreme Patriarch, Cambodia
    Email: sovanratana@yahoo.com
  7. Senior Prof. Sumanapala Galmangoda, PhD (Kelaniya)
    Director, Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies & Senior Professor, Department of Pail and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
    Email: galman@sltnet.lk
  8. Dr. Rabindra Panth, PhD (Delhi)
    Vice-Chancellor, Nalanda Deemed University (Nalanda Mahavihar), India
    Email: nnmdirector@sify.com
  9. Prof. Dr. Takahide Takahashi, PhD (Delhi)
    Chair, Department of Buddhist Studies,  Rissho University, Tokyo,  Japan
    Email: takahasi@ris.ac.jp
  10. Mr. Lauw Acep, S.Ag.,M.Pd.B
    Principal, Nalanda Buddhist College, Jakarta, Indonesia
    Email: lauwacep@yahoo.com  

 

IABU Secretariat at Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University

Director: Venerable Associate Prof. Dr. Phramaha Hansa Dhammahaso, PhD (MCU)
Assistant to Rector for Academic Affairs, MCU, Thailand
Email: hansa_d@hotmail.com
Manager: Dr. Dion Peoples, PhD (MCU)
Lecturer, MCU, Thailand
Email: manager.secretariat@iabu.org/ dion2545@hotmail.com
Foreign Correspondent: Open Position
MCU, Thailand
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