A view of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo: AFP A view of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo: AFP
A view of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo: AFP

US-China relations

US charges MIT professor Gang Chen with failing to disclose Chinese ties

  • The Chinese-born engineer was charged with defrauding the US Department of Energy when seeking grants and failing to disclose a China-based bank account
  • The case is the latest to emerge from a US crackdown on Chinese influence within universities amid concerns about spying and intellectual property theft

Topic |   US-China relations
A view of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo: AFP A view of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo: AFP
A view of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo: AFP
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