Anming Hu at the federal courthouse in Knoxville, Tennessee, on June 7 at the start of his trial on charges he had  fraudulently hidden his ties to the Chinese government. On Wednesday, a mistrial was declared after the jury confirmed it was hung. Photo: Knoxville News Sentinel via AP Anming Hu at the federal courthouse in Knoxville, Tennessee, on June 7 at the start of his trial on charges he had  fraudulently hidden his ties to the Chinese government. On Wednesday, a mistrial was declared after the jury confirmed it was hung. Photo: Knoxville News Sentinel via AP
Anming Hu at the federal courthouse in Knoxville, Tennessee, on June 7 at the start of his trial on charges he had fraudulently hidden his ties to the Chinese government. On Wednesday, a mistrial was declared after the jury confirmed it was hung. Photo: Knoxville News Sentinel via AP

US trial of scientist accused of hiding work in China ends in hung jury

  • Hu Anming had been charged with defrauding Nasa by failing to disclose links to Peking University of Technology in grant applications
  • Hu was suspended from University of Tennessee position after federal charges were brought on wire fraud and making false statements

Topic |   China technology
Anming Hu at the federal courthouse in Knoxville, Tennessee, on June 7 at the start of his trial on charges he had  fraudulently hidden his ties to the Chinese government. On Wednesday, a mistrial was declared after the jury confirmed it was hung. Photo: Knoxville News Sentinel via AP Anming Hu at the federal courthouse in Knoxville, Tennessee, on June 7 at the start of his trial on charges he had  fraudulently hidden his ties to the Chinese government. On Wednesday, a mistrial was declared after the jury confirmed it was hung. Photo: Knoxville News Sentinel via AP
Anming Hu at the federal courthouse in Knoxville, Tennessee, on June 7 at the start of his trial on charges he had fraudulently hidden his ties to the Chinese government. On Wednesday, a mistrial was declared after the jury confirmed it was hung. Photo: Knoxville News Sentinel via AP
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