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
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’

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
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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