MIT president L. Rafael Reif (left) has decried the climate of suspicion Washington has created around Chinese academics. Photo: Reuters

MIT president criticises Washington for ‘unfounded suspicions’ about Chinese academics

  • L. Rafael Reif tells Massachusetts Institute of Technology community that researchers of Chinese background feel ‘stigmatised and on edge’
  • Reif’s letter comes as US government has stepped up its scrutiny of mainland Chinese on many fronts
Topic |   Huawei
MIT president L. Rafael Reif (left) has decried the climate of suspicion Washington has created around Chinese academics. Photo: Reuters
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