No. 80

February 2012

Headline News Innovation and Development

Applied Technology

Basic Science Cooperation between CAS and Local Authorities
Bioscience International Cooperation Brief News Geoscience
Headline News

Bai Chunli Meets Helmut Denk

Bai Chunli, President of CAS met with Dr. Helmut Denk, the visiting President of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (AAS) and his entourage on Dec. 9, 2011. They both witnessed the signing of a cooperation agreement between the University of Science and Technology of China (UTSC) and the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) by Prof. Pan Jianwei and Prof. Anton Zeilinger regarding intercontinental quantum key distribution based on secure relay. Bai confirmed that the signed agreement will surely promote the close partner relationship on a long term basis between the two research bodies. Dr. Denk held that both AAS and CAS are institutions with research entities, and believed that the two academies will build even closer relations in the future. Dr. Arnold Suppan, AAS Vice President was also present in relevant activities.

New CAS Members Elected for 2011

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced on Dec. 9, 2011 that 51 new CAS Members have been elected. The dilatation has taken the total number of CAS's members to 727. The newly recruited members have an average age of 52.6. In the meantime, nine foreign scientists, including three Nobel Laureates, were elected CAS foreign members. The three Nobel Prize winners are American Physicist David Gross from California University Santa Barbara, Israeli Chemist Avram Hershko from the Israel Institute of Technology (TECHNION) and Japanese Chemist Ryoji Noyori from RIKEN. Other foreign members elected include Francois Mathey from Zhengzhou University of China and Nanyang Technological University of Singapore (NTU), Muming Poo from the CAS Institute of Neuroscience/California University Berkley, Robverta L. Rudnick from the Maryland University, Bede Liu from the Princeton University, Sumio Iijima from the Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan and D. Roger J. Owen from the University of Wales, Swansea of UK.

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