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April 21, 2021

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... Ill. returned an indictment charging a mathematics professor and researcher at Southern Illinois University – ... allegedly failed to disclose his affiliation with China. Individuals who fail to disclose their affiliation ... District of Illinois. “University grant fraud allows China to co-opt U.S. research and development at a fraction ...

August 24, 2020

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... statements and wire fraud.  Texas A&M University (TAMU) Professor Zhengdong Cheng is expected to make his initial ... participation, collaboration or coordination with China, any Chinese-owned company or any Chinese University, ... of our nation and our prized research institutions.” “China is building an economy and academic institutions with ...

July 28, 2020

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... from Wuhan University of Technology (WUT) in Wuhan, China. Dr. Charles Lieber, 61, was indicted by a federal ... at WUT and, later, a contractual participant in China’s Thousand Talents Plan from at least 2012 through 2015.  China’s Thousand Talents Plan is one of the most prominent ...

June 9, 2020

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... to federal authorities regarding his participation in China’s Thousand Talents Program.  Dr. Charles Lieber, 61, ... Scientist” at Wuhan University of Technology (WUT) in China.  He later became contractual participant in China’s Thousand Talents Plan from at least 2012 through ...

January 28, 2020

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... in connection with aiding the People’s Republic of China.   Dr. Charles Lieber, 60, Chair of the Department of ... of a foreign government and conspiracy. Ye is currently in China.  Zaosong Zheng, 30, a Chinese national, was arrested ... devices demonstrated that at the direction of one NUDT professor, who was a PLA Colonel, Ye had accessed U.S. ...

May 19, 2015

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... a PRC University On May 16, 2015, Tianjin University Professor Hao Zhang was arrested upon entry into the United States from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in connection with a recent superseding ... opportunities to start manufacturing FBAR technology in China.  Through efforts outlined in the superseding ...

July 1, 2009

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... Judge Thomas Varlan, Jr. A former University of Tennessee professor, Roth will serve a term of two years supervised ... articles" to a citizen of the People’s Republic of China in violation of the Arms Export Control Act. This law ...

May 14, 2021

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WASHINGTON – An Ohio man and rheumatology professor and researcher with strong ties to China was sentenced to 37 months in prison for making false ... to board another charter flight in order to flee to China. He was carrying three large bags, one small suitcase ...

July 9, 2020

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A rheumatology professor and researcher with strong ties to China has been ... from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop China’s expertise in the areas of rheumatology and ...

March 10, 2020

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... Fraud.” From 2006 to August 2019, Lewis was a tenured professor at West Virginia University in the physics ... a contract of employment with the People’s Republic of China through its “Global Experts 1000 Talents Plan.” China’s Thousand Talents Plan is one of the most prominent ...

November 12, 2020

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A rheumatology professor and researcher with strong ties to China pleaded ... FBI’s Counterintelligence Division. “Zheng promised China he would enhance the country’s biomedical research. ...

July 23, 2020

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... their status as members of the People’s Republic of China’s military forces, the People’s Liberation Army ... in more than 25 American cities. “These members of China’s People Liberation Army applied for research visas ... Wang stated that he had served as an Associate Professor in Medicine in the People’s Liberation Army ...

July 29, 2020

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... financial and other ties to companies and institutions in China to the University of Arkansas and to U.S. government ... an obligation to do so.  This is a hallmark of the China’s targeting of research and academic collaborations ... Office of the Western District of Arkansas.” Ang was a professor and researcher at the University of Arkansas in ...

May 11, 2020

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... Judge on the same day.  Dr. Li, a former Emory University professor and Chinese Thousand Talents Program participant, ... that recruits professors and researchers to work for China,” said Assistant Attorney General for National ... separate lives — one here at Emory University and one in China as a Thousand Talents Program participant,” said U.S. ...

February 27, 2020

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Anming Hu, a  an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and ... or researchers concealing their affiliations with China from their American employers and the U.S. ... federally-mandated funding restrictions related to China and Chinese universities,” said U.S. Attorney J. ...

July 19, 2021

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... four nationals and residents of the People’s Republic of China with a campaign to hack into the computer systems of ... on information that was of significant economic benefit to China’s companies and commercial sectors, including ... MSS front companies to conduct hacking for the benefit of China and its state-owned and sponsored instrumentalities. ...

February 3, 2021

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A former University of Florida (UF) professor and researcher and resident of China has been indicted for fraudulently obtaining $1.75 ... the Chinese government and a company that he founded in China to profit from that research. Lin Yang, 43, who resided ...

August 21, 2019

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... “Franklin” Tao, 47, of Lawrence, Kansas, an associate professor at KU’s Center for Environmentally Beneficial ... Tao signed a five-year contract with Fuzhou University in China that designated him as a Changjiang Scholar Distinguished Professor.  The contract required him to be a full time ...

March 23, 2018

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... world.  They successfully compromised approximately 8,000 professor email accounts across 144 U.S.-based universities, ... located in foreign countries, including Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, ... credentials to obtain unauthorized access to victim professor accounts, which they used to steal research, and ...

October 4, 2018

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... its cybersecurity services), was that it continued after China committed in September 2015 (1) not to steal trade ... G-20). And it was incumbent on the U.S. government to hold China to the commitments it made. As we previously revealed, ... indictment was returned under seal, while we sought China’s assistance in investigating and putting a stop to ...

February 13, 2020

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... of conspiracy to steal trade secrets stemming from the China-based company’s alleged long-running practice of ... both in the U.S. and in the People’s Republic of China, to misappropriate intellectual property, including ...

October 3, 2018

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... enforcement:  Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Korea, ... Establishes the “Jackson-Nash Address” and Announces Professor Alvin Roth as Inaugural Speaker (Feb. 8, 2018), ... such as markets for lemons, and John Q. Barrett, a professor of law at St. John’s University who is writing a ...

November 10, 2016

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... General Edward H. Levi, whose career as an attorney, law professor, dean and public servant exemplified these ... with foreign DEA offices and host country counterparts in China, Hong Kong, Guatemala, Venezuela, Chile, Colombia, ...

October 21, 2015

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... General Edward H. Levi, whose career as an attorney, law professor, dean and public servant exemplified these ... secrets for the benefit of the People’s Republic of China (PRC).  This marked the first-ever jury trial ...
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