An undated photograph of Gang Chen, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Photo: MIT via Reuters
An undated photograph of Gang Chen, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Photo: MIT via Reuters

US to end case against Gang Chen, MIT scientist accused of hiding ties to China

  • Dropping prosecution of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor would be a high-profile setback for the Justice Department’s China Initiative
  • Chen was not indicted for theft of trade secrets or industrial espionage – the type of cases the initiative was supposed to bring – but rather for paperwork violations

Topic |   US-China relations
An undated photograph of Gang Chen, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Photo: MIT via Reuters
An undated photograph of Gang Chen, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Photo: MIT via Reuters
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