On June 1st, 2016, the award ceremony of Tan Kah Kee Science Awards(TKK Science Awards) and Tan Kah Kee Young Scientist Awards(TKK Young Scientist Awards) 2016 was held in Beijing, at the 18th General Assembly of Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS). The awards were presented by CAS President BAI Chunli.
Leaders and representatives from CAS, CAE, Bank of China (BOC), National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Minstry of Science of Technology of China (MOST) etc, attended the ceremony.
Awardees of TKK Science Awards 2016:
1.ZHOU Xiangyu, professor of the Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, CAS , wins the Tan Kah Kee Science Award in Mathematics and Physics for his innovative work on "Solutions of some problems in several complex variables".
2.CAO Xuetao, professor of Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences , wins the Tan Kah Kee Science Award in Life Sciences for his innovative work on "Dendritic cell-based immune regulation and immunotherapy: From basic to clinic".
Awardees of TKK Young Scientist Awards 2016:
1.CHEN Yu-ao, professor of University of Science and Technology of China, wins the Tan Kah Kee Young Scientist Award in Mathematics and Physics for his innovative work on "Experimental Research in
Quantum Physics and Quantum Information".
2.CHEN Peng, professor of Peking University, wins the Tan Kah Kee Young Scientist Award in Chemistry for his innovative work on "Protein Chemistry in Living Cells".
3.ZHOU Kun, professor of Zhejiang University, wins the Tan Kah Kee Young Scientist Award in Information Technical Sciences for his innovative work on "Efficient Parallel Rendering of Photorealistic Graphics".