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China’s NSF Honors Lin-Wang Wang with Outstanding Young Researcher Award

July 1, 2004

Lin-Wang Wang, a staff scientist in the Scientific Computing Group, recently won an Overseas Outstanding Young Researcher Award from the National Natural Science Foundation of China, China’s equivalent of the U.S. National Science Foundation. These awards are given to recognize the recipients’ academic achievements in their fields and to encourage collaborations with Chinese universities and research insti- tutes.

The three-year award provides Lin-Wang with funding of about $50,000. He plans to use the funds to cover travel costs to China, to collaborate with Chinese scientists, and to fund stu- dent researchers.

“We’re going to use the methodologies I developed here at the Lab to study nanosystems, like the electronic structures of quantum dots,” Wang said. “The students there can help us to improve these methods.”

He will be working closely with the Semiconductor Institute in Beijing.

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