Gang Chen, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, had pleaded not guilty to all of the charges. MIT/Handout via Reuters
Gang Chen, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, had pleaded not guilty to all of the charges. MIT/Handout via Reuters

US drops charges against Gang Chen, MIT professor accused of lying about China ties

  • Department of Justice admits that it cannot prove its case, brought as part of its initiative to stop scientists from sharing sensitive technology with China
  • Chen expresses relief that the ordeal is over and thanks those who supported him during a ‘terrible year’

Gang Chen, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, had pleaded not guilty to all of the charges. MIT/Handout via Reuters
Gang Chen, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, had pleaded not guilty to all of the charges. MIT/Handout via Reuters
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