US drops case against MIT professor accused of ties to China

The Justice Department on Thursday dropped charges against an MIT professor accused of concealing ties to the Chinese government, in another setback to a federal initiative set up to prevent economic espionage and Beijing’s theft of trade secrets and academic research. . The department revealed its decision in the case against Jang Chen in federal … Read more

Biden administration announces policy changes to attract international STEM students

The Biden administration announced new efforts Friday to attract international students and scholars in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields to the United States as part of its mission to increase talent recruitment abroad. Friday’s announcement said the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) will implement new guidelines, allowing up to 36 … Read more

Prosecutors Recommend Dropping Charges Against MIT Professor | Massachusetts News

By Eric Tucker, The Associated Press Federal prosecutors have recommended dropping charges against a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor accused last year of concealing work he did for the Chinese government while raising US dollars for his nanotechnology research, a person familiar with the decision said Friday. . The decision in Jang Chen’s case is … Read more

Physics of Quantum Electronics (PQE)-2022 Conference Honors NTT Research PHI Lab Director Yoshihisa Yamamoto with Willis E. Lamb Award | Technology

SUNNYVALE, CA – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 13, 2022 – NTT Research, Inc. , a division of NTT (TYO: 9432), today announced that the Physics of Quantum Electronics (PQE) Conference has named Yoshihisa Yamamoto, Director of the NTT Laboratory of Physics and Informatics (PHI) and Professor Emeritus of Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering at Stanford … Read more

Innovation Campus welcomes new director of K-12 programs | VTx

Pamela Gilchrist has joined the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus as the new director of K-12 programs. Gilchrist is the former director of the Anderson and Imhotep Academies at North Carolina State University’s House of Science. She has 20 years of experience developing multidisciplinary K-12 programs across the United States and within North Carolina public schools. … Read more

University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Partner with GigXR to Create Interactive Holographic Simulation Training for Medical Professionals and Learners | Business

Los Angeles and Cambridge, England – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 6, 2022 – GigXR, the global provider of Extended Reality (XR) solutions for teacher-led teaching and training, today announced its partnership with the NHS Foundation of the University of Cambridge and Cambridge (CUH), to co-create evidence-based 3D acute care. Simulation of interdisciplinary training, including medical … Read more