NRN AEM Academic Shortlisted for Prestigious Prize
09 Nov 2017
Dr Liyang Yue's NRN AEM funded project has been shortlisted for the 2017 Newton Prize for his collaborative project building a super-resolution metamaterial 3D printing system.
The Prize is an annual £1 million fund awarded for the best research or innovation that supports the economic development and social welfare of developing countries. Dr Yue is in with the chance of winning up to £200,000 from the Prize to be used to advance or develop the work further.
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The Newton Prize winners will be announced at celebratory award ceremonies held in each of the partner countries this month with Vietnam results being announced on the 16th November.
"I am very excited and honoured to be shortlisted for the Newton prize 2017. Both the NRN and Bangor University have provided significant resources to support my research in micro 3D printing of metamaterial.
This shortlist will publicise the NRN and its goal of promoting Welsh science through collaboration with our partner country - Vietnam. This corresponding strong collaboration has enriched our knowledge and expertise in this field."
- Dr Liyang Yue, NRNF66