A rocket carrying two satellites for the Beidou Navigation Satellite System blasts off from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre. A Chinese Academy of Sciences researcher focusing on Beidou was named in the WEF list. Photo: XinhuaA rocket carrying two satellites for the Beidou Navigation Satellite System blasts off from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre. A Chinese Academy of Sciences researcher focusing on Beidou was named in the WEF list. Photo: Xinhua
A rocket carrying two satellites for the Beidou Navigation Satellite System blasts off from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre. A Chinese Academy of Sciences researcher focusing on Beidou was named in the WEF list. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese make up record proportion in WEF list of young scientists at forefront of cutting-edge technology

  • Five academics from some of China's most prestigious universities and one based in the US are among six Chinese scientists named in this year’s list
Topic |   China science
A rocket carrying two satellites for the Beidou Navigation Satellite System blasts off from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre. A Chinese Academy of Sciences researcher focusing on Beidou was named in the WEF list. Photo: XinhuaA rocket carrying two satellites for the Beidou Navigation Satellite System blasts off from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre. A Chinese Academy of Sciences researcher focusing on Beidou was named in the WEF list. Photo: Xinhua
A rocket carrying two satellites for the Beidou Navigation Satellite System blasts off from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre. A Chinese Academy of Sciences researcher focusing on Beidou was named in the WEF list. Photo: Xinhua
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