TITLE

Plugging a Math Gap

AUTHOR(S)
Bahree, Megha
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;3/12/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Chinese mathematician Shing-Tung Yau in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Shing-Tung Yau and his longtime mentor won a meeting with then President Jiang Zemin and proposed that Beijing, China, host the International Congress of Mathematicians. His mission is to boost what he sees as the low level of mathematics in China and raise the profile of Chinese mathematicians. Yau founded the Institute of Mathematical Sciences at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1993.
ACCESSION #
24696396

 

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