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11/11/08

Prof. Enge Wang Elected Member of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World


 

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TWAS, the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, has announced the election of 41 new members. The election took place at the Academy's 19th General Meeting and 25th Anniversary Celebration, held in Mexico City, on Monday, 10 November 2008. The new TWAS members will be inducted at the 20th General Meeting of the Academy in South Africa in October 2009.

Congratulations to Prof. Enge Wang.

Selected in the TWAS website:

WANG, Enge (China). b.1957. PhD, Professor & Director, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing, China. Wang has done pioneering work on the synthesis of tubular graphite cones and nanobells, and innovatively studied the formation and decay mechanisms of surface-based nanostructures. He has also been involved in the discovery of upward atomic diffusion and three dimensional Ehrlich-Schwobel barrier, and has predicted the two dimensional tessellation of ice. He has been awarded the TWAS Prize in Physics in 2005, and also the Humboldt Research Award, the Zhou Pei-Yuan Physics Prize, IBM Faculty Award, and the Science and Technology Awards of Beijing and of China. Elected member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2007.
Elected as Fellow.


 


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