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Deliang Chen elected Fellow in the World Academy of Sciences, TWAS

Professor Deliang Chen has been elected Fellow of TWAS, the world academy of sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries.
Deliang Chen, photo: University of Gothenburg
Deliang Chen, photo: University of Gothenburg

Professor Deliang Chen, University of Gothenburg and PI in BECC, has been elected Fellow of TWAS, the world academy of sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries. He was one of 44 new Fellows elected on the Academy's 26th General Meeting in Vienna, Austria

TWAS nomination of Deliang Chen:

CHEN, Deliang (Sweden): (M) PhD, August Rühss Chair and Assistant Dean for research of the Science Faculty, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The nominee created a framework in which the atmospheric circulation is appropriately described in a climate context, which bridges the gap between weather and climate. It has been widely and successfully used in studies including sea level, air pollution, lake biology, and statistical downscaling. Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, he received the Pro Arte et Scientia Medal by the University of Gothenburg and the Distinguished Young Scientist Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences, among others.

About TWAS

TWAS is a global science academy based in Trieste, Italy, working to advance science and engineering for sustainable prosperity in the developing world.TWAS was founded in 1983 by a distinguished group of scientists from the developing world, under the leadership of Abdus Salam, the Pakistani physicist and Nobel laureate. They shared a belief that developing nations, by building strength in science and engineering, could build the knowledge and skill to address such challenges as hunger, disease and poverty. From the start, the Academy had essential support from Italian scientists and political leaders.Read more Link to news article from University of Gothenburg (in Swedish) 

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