Charles Lieber, charged with lying over his ties to China, received US$50,000 a month and US$1.5 million to start a research lab in Wuhan, prosecutors allege. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuenCharles Lieber, charged with lying over his ties to China, received US$50,000 a month and US$1.5 million to start a research lab in Wuhan, prosecutors allege. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Charles Lieber, charged with lying over his ties to China, received US$50,000 a month and US$1.5 million to start a research lab in Wuhan, prosecutors allege. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

US sets sights on Harvard professor and universities over Chinese funding amid heightened fear of IP leaks

  • Charles Lieber, charged with lying over his ties to China, received US$50,000 a month and US$1.5 million to start a research lab in Wuhan, prosecutors allege
  • ‘This is a new front,’ one expert says. ‘This wake-up call is far louder because of who this person is, his ethnicity and the institution for which he works’

Topic |   US-China relations
Charles Lieber, charged with lying over his ties to China, received US$50,000 a month and US$1.5 million to start a research lab in Wuhan, prosecutors allege. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuenCharles Lieber, charged with lying over his ties to China, received US$50,000 a month and US$1.5 million to start a research lab in Wuhan, prosecutors allege. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Charles Lieber, charged with lying over his ties to China, received US$50,000 a month and US$1.5 million to start a research lab in Wuhan, prosecutors allege. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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