Yiheng Percival Zhang in a booking photo released by the Roanoke Police Department in Virginia. Photo: Roanoke PD

Virginia Tech professor Yiheng Percival Zhang convicted of swindling US grants for research he’d already done in China

  • Bio-engineer Yiheng Percival Zhang took US$600,000 in US federal grants to research artificial sweeteners
  • But the work had already been conducted at the Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, where he was also a researcher
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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Yiheng Percival Zhang in a booking photo released by the Roanoke Police Department in Virginia. Photo: Roanoke PD
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