This was the second in a series of workshops jointly sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the US National Science Foundation (NSF) to address shared energy and environmental challenges.
The first workshop in this series,
held in Evanston, Illinois in September 2008, generated a series of
recommendations to improve US-China collaborations in these critical
areas.The goal of this second workshop was to develop specific plans for
implementing the recommendations produced during the first workshop. Six
Chinese-US working groups were formed to develop specific
implementation plans for collaborative research, facilities sharing,
education, and cyber-infrastructure development.
Workshop deliverables included
It is hoped that this information will inform the establishment of joint funding programs by US and Chinese agencies.
Duan Weng , Tsinghua University, China
R.P.H. Chang, Northwestern University, US
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