Professor XU Yigang from the Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry (GIG) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) was elected as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) for his breakthroughs in igneous petrology and geochemistry, as the organization announced its 2021 class of Fellows on Tuesday September 28th Eastern Standard Time.
Institutes of Science and Development of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASISD), Elsevier Ltd. and the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) jointly released the Think Tank Journals Group (Version 1.0) in Beijing on September 28th, to promote the scientific development of think tank research and to form a community.
China's 12th Arctic scientific expedition team returned to Shanghai on Sept. 28 with equipments developed by Anhui Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Hefei Institutes of Physical Science (HFIPS) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences on board Xuelong 2 (Snow Dragon 2) icebreaker.
In a press conference held on Sept. 28, the International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals (CBAS) introduced the report on "Big Earth Data in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals (2021)".
Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences signed agreement with RWTH Aachen University via on-line on September 3 to joint establish a center of biotechnology, during the 3rd Aachen Protein Engineering Symposium (AcES). The center is targeted to build an exchange and collaboration platform in biotechnology to promote the joint R&D, staff exchange, information & resources sharing, technology transfer and industrialization between the two sides.
Zheng Zhemin, an academician of both the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering and a winner of the State Scientific and Technological Award, died of disease at 97 on Wednesday. Zheng, born in Jinan, East China's Shandong province on Oct 2, 1924, devoted himself to research in the areas of elastic mechanics, explosive processing and underground nuclear detonations.
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