Shi Yigong named president of Westlake University
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
HANGZHOU, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Shi Yigong, a biologist and academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, has been named first president of Westlake University, a private university with aspirations to become one of the world's top research institutes.
The president was appointed by the board of directors on Monday. Nobel Prize-winning physicist Chen Ning Yang was named honorary chairman of the board.
Located in the east China city of Hangzhou, Westlake University is developed from Westlake Institu ...