Virginia Tech professor Yiheng Percival Zhang convicted of swindling US grants for research he’d already done in China

//Virginia Tech professor Yiheng Percival Zhang convicted of swindling US grants for research he’d already done in China

Virginia Tech professor Yiheng Percival Zhang convicted of swindling US grants for research he’d already done in China

A former Virginia Tech professor has been found guilty of conspiring to commit fraud, making false statements and obstruction, by taking US federal grants to research work he had already completed in China.Yiheng Percival Zhang was a biological engineering professor. In 2017, he was charged with defrauding Virginia Tech, the National Science Foundation and the US Department of Energy.The complaint alleged that Zhang filed for grants to get money for work on artificial sweeteners that he had…

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