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), 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]