Dr. Yen Wei Honored
May 25, 2006 — Dr. Yen Wei, Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymer and Materials Chemistry, was honored with Cheung-Kong Lecture-Chaired Professorship in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. The Chair is named after "Chang Jiang (a.k.a. Yangtze River)" and is endowed jointly by Mr. Li Ka-shing of Hong Kong, who is the No. 10 richest person in the world in 2005 according to Forbes magazine, and by the Chinese Ministry of Education). Dr. Wei was also appointed as Guest Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Tianjin University, China.