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Prof. Chen Yiyu Meets with Former NSF Director

NSFC President Chen Yiyu met with Dr. Arden L. Bement, former NSF Director on April 27, 2011. Prof. Chen extended his welcome to Dr. Bement and expressed his appreciation to Dr Bement’s positive contributions to China-US collaboration in basic research. He also introduced NSFC’s recent development. During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on such topics as climate change, water and energy challenges, and discussed the perspective of collaboration in these fields.

Dr. Bement served for six and half years as the NSF Director till June 2010 and he is now the Director of the Institute of Global Policy Research of Purdue University. Dr. Bement was accompanied by Dr. Michael Brzezinski, Director of International Department of Purdue University. Among NSFC participants in the meeting were   Profs. Ji Peiwen, Chang Qing, Che Chenwei, Chen Huai.

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