Taiwanese professor wins 2015 Ginier Prize

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/08/27
By: Chen Chih-chung and Maria Tsai

Taipei, Aug. 27 (CNA) An academician of the Academia Sinica (中央研究院), Professor

Sow-Hsin Chen (陳守信, right) (From mit.edu website)

Sow-Hsin Chen (陳守信, right) (From mit.edu website)

Sow-Hsin Chen (陳守信), has won the 2015 Guinier Prize for his outstanding achievement in the field of small-angle scattering (SAS), according to the top research institute’s statement on Thursday.

Small-angle scattering is a type of structural analysis of matter that enables people to study the structure of a variety of objects such as solutions of biological macromolecules, nanocomposites, alloys, and synthetic polymers. It is used in a wide variety of areas, including medical ultrasound.

Professor Chen will receive his prize at the SAS2015, the 16th International conference on Small-Angle Scattering to be held in Berlin Sept. 13-18, the statement said. It added that he will also deliver a lecture in a plenary session of the conference.     [FULL  STORY]

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