BSC members receive prestigious national science awards
Members of Biophysical Society of China (BSC) were given prestigious national science awards at the presentation ceremony of the Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation Prize, held in Beijing on Nov 3.
The Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation was established in 1994.
It aims to recognize Chinese scientists who have made outstanding achievements, encourage scientific and technological workers to tackle the world's scientific frontiers, create innovations to meet the nation's needs, promote high-quality economic growth and safeguard the lives and health of the people.
Cheng Heping, BSC vice-president, was awarded the HLHL Foundation Science and Technology Progress Award.
Chang Chao, head of the BSC's branch for terahertz biophysics, was awarded the HLHL Foundation Science and Technology Innovation Award.
There are a total of 52 winners in China this year, of whom Zhong Nanshan and Fan Jinshi won the HLHL Foundation Science and Technology Achievement Award.
The HLHL Foundation Science and Technology Progress Award is awarded to 30 outstanding scientific and technological workers, who have made significant scientific discoveries and made outstanding technical contributions in the fields of mathematical mechanics, the life sciences and engineering technology.
The HLHL Foundation Science and Technology Innovation Award is divided into three categories and awarded to 20 outstanding scientific and technological workers.