US accuses MIT professor of failing to reveal ties to China when applying for grants By Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) – A mechanical engineering professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been arrested on US charges of failing to reveal his ties to the Chinese government when seeking federal grant funds. Federal prosecutors in Boston on Thursday charged Gang Chen, a Chinese-born nanotechnologist and mechanical engineer, with defrauding the U.S. Department of Energy when seeking grants and failing to disclose a China-based bank account on a tax return.

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