Dr. Jiguang Wang has received the 2019 NSFC-Excellent Young Scientists
The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) just announced the award list of the 2019 Excellent Young Scientists [NSFC-EYS优青(港澳)]. We are delighted to share with you that our faculty Prof. Jiguang Wang (LIFS/CBE) is among the awardees. This is the first time that the Excellent Young Scientists Fund is open for applications from Hong Kong and Macao, which shows the central government’s support for technological innovation in the two cities and the expectation that awardees will contribute to national development with scientific research.
The fund aims to support young scientists with outstanding achievements in basic research. It gives awardees the freedom to choose the research topic of their interest. Each awardee will receive a grant of RMB$1.3 million (approximately 1.4 million in HKD) to carry out research in Hong Kong, for a period of up to three years.