04 August 2010

Chinese National Award for ACSE PhD student

Mr Yang Li, a PhD student under the supervision of Dr Wei and Professor Billings in the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, has been granted the highly-prestigious 2009 National Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad.

The National Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad recognises outstanding Chinese students undertaking full-time research abroad leading to a PhD in all areas of study. The Chinese Scholarship Council selects no more than 500 students worldwide for this award. Recipients are selected on academic merit and research achievements – and these include Yang Li from the Department of of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering.

More information about the award can be found at the Chinese Scholarship Council web site or on the web site of Education Section of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.