The Asian Scientist 100
Chinese Academy of Sciences
The former president of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and Chinese Academy of Sciences, Bai was awarded the 2022 TWAS- Abdus Salam Medal for his contributions to promoting science in developing countries.
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- 2022 TWAS- Abdus Salam Medal
Under Quantum Lock And Key
China leads the world in quantum key distribution (QKD) technology, which promises to lay the foundations for an ‘unhackable’ quantum internet.
Bai Chunli To Lead The Chinese Academy Of Sciences
Prof. BAI Chunli (白春礼), a chemist and nanoscientist by training, has been appointed as president of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
China Conducts World’s First Quantum Video Conference
With the help of the Micius satellite, Chinese researchers have completed the world’s first video conference secured by quantum cryptography.
Celebrating Excellence in Asia With The Asian Scientist 100
These rising stars and veterans hail from diverse sectors in industry and academia, but they all share in one common mission—to make tomorrow a better place for you and me.
Report: China Has The Most Patents & Publications In Developing World
The report reveals that China, India, Brazil and Mexico produce the most scientific papers out of the 141 developing countries studied.
China To Spend Half Of R&D Budget On Applied Research By End Of 2020
By the end of the 2020, the Chinese Academy of Sciences plans to spend half of its research budget on applied research.
16 Scientists From China To Watch
The Asian superpower is boosting basic research funding in its 13th five-year plan—a boon for this list of scientists and the wider R&D community.
Betting Big On The Brain
Professor Nancy Ip blends the latest technologies with the ancient wisdom of traditional Chinese medicine, all in the name of solving challenges such as Alzheimer’s and other neurological disorders.
New Zealand, Chinese Venture Launches Ethanol Production Plant
New Zealand company LanzaTech has launched the construction of a plant in China that will use LanzaTech’s gas fermentation technology for the production of fuel ethanol from steel mill off-gases.