AsianScientist (Nov. 18, 2013) – 46 Chinese scientists have received science and technology awards from the Hong Kong-based Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation this year.
Professor Pan Jianwei of University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) was awarded the Science and Technology Achievement Award, the highest award of the foundation. Pan studies quantum mechanics foundation, quantum communication and quantum computation.
Six other CAS scientists won the Science and Technology Progress Award this year. They are Dr. Wang Yifang (The Institute of High Energy Physics) for Physics, Dr. Jiang Lei (The Institute of Chemistry) for Chemistry, Dr. Cui Xiangqun (The Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology) for Astronomy, Dr. Zhu Jiang (The Institute of Atmospheric Physics) for Earth Science, Dr. Jiang Wenhan (The Institute of Optics and Electronics) for Electronic Information Technology, and Dr. Shen Baogen (The Institute of Physics) for Metallurgical and Materials Technique.
The Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation is a Chinese non-governmental organization founded in Hong Kong in 1994. It presents prizes to Chinese scientists annually in three categories: the Science and Technology Achievement Award, the Science and Technology Progress Award, and the Science and Technology Innovation Award.
Since the establishment of the award in 1994, more than 1,000 Chinese scientists have been honored for their contribution to the advancement of Chinese science and technology.
Source: Chinese Academy of Sciences.
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