The following is a statement by UCA released on Jan. 22, 2022. United Chinese Americans (UCA) commends the U.S. Department of Justice’s decision to drop all criminal charges against Dr. Gang Chen, a Chinese American professor at MIT, and yet another victim of the China Initiative. Although Dr. Chen was accused of his relationship with… Continue reading UCA Statement on DOJ’s Decision To Drop All Charges Against Prof Gang Chen
By MIT Earth Resources Lab, Feb. 19, 2021 Dr. Zhenya Zhu(October 10, 1945 – January 29, 2021), a beloved member of our ERL community for more than 30 years, recently passed away from complications during a medical procedure. We are all deeply saddened by this unexpected news. Zhenya was a Research Scientist at ERL from… Continue reading Dr. Zhenya Zhu is Remembered by MIT ERL Community
Boston, Jan. 15, 2021, — FBI agents Prof. Gang Chen of MIT on Jan. 14, 2021, and charged that Prof Chen committed wire fraud, failed to file a foreign bank account report and made a false statement in a tax return. The letter titled “MIT and racism Re: A slippery road” below was written by… Continue reading Letter to MIT Chancellor Calls Arrest of Prof Chen “worst cases of academic racism”
Boston, Dec. 26, 2018, — Yuan Cao, a 22-year-old PhD student at MIT, has been recognized by Nature for his two papers published this year on strange behavior in atom-thick layers of carbon. Nature said his findings “have spurred a new field of physics” in report “Nature’s 10: Ten people who mattered this year” published… Continue reading Yuan Cao of MIT Named as One of Nature’s 10
Kimberly Benard | Office of Distinguished Fellowships, MIT December 2, 2016 From MIT News Three undergraduate and one graduate student from MIT have been selected as Schwarzman Scholars. They are among the 129 members of the program’s class of 2018, who will pursue a year of study and leadership training at Tsinghua University in Beijing.… Continue reading Four MIT Students Named Schwarzman Scholars, Will Study at Tsinghua University
Innovation@ONE business pitch competition features startups and ideas out of Course 1. Carolyn Schmitt | Civil and Environmental Engineering December 29, 2016 From MIT News The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) is at the forefront of identifying problems and finding new solutions for existing industries and infrastructures to make a big impact around… Continue reading MIT Alumni and Entrepreneurs Team up to Guide Young Startups
By Season Ji Cambridge, Mass., Dec. 19, 2016, — The Pew Charitable Trust recently named its annual list “37 Scientists Who Could Change the World”, among which there’s a Boston-based scholar, Omer Yilmaz. He is a young associate professor at MIT, focusing on cancer research. Prof. Yilmaz became famous for his latest research that was… Continue reading Haier Products Assist MIT Professor in Cutting-edge Research
By Xinming Li, bostonese.com Cambridge, Mass., Dec. 15, 2016, — Pianist Yidan Guo and Violinist Shaoqing Xu gave a wonderful performance at start of Ms. Guo’s Student Piano Recital on Saturday at MIT. The duet was a classic Chinese piece, and was well received by near 100 in the audience.
With our eyes on the future Nov. 9, 2016 To the members of the MIT community, Today, we learned that we will have a new administration in Washington that promises a great deal of change. Within the global MIT community – more than 26,000 of us here in Cambridge and at Lincoln Lab, and 134,000… Continue reading President Reif’s Letter to MIT Community
Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 24, 2016, — The 39th Annual Conference of New England Association of Chinese Professionals (NEACP) will be held this Saturday, Oct. 29, at MIT. This year’s conference features four distinguished speakers, and has a them of “Technology, Literature, Past and Future. Picture from NEACP’s 35th annual meeting (bostonese.com file photo).