Dr. Rong Wang received Asian Young Aerosol Scientist Award (AYASA)
On May 30, the Asian Aerosol Research Assembly (AAAR) announced that Prof. Rong Wang from Department of Environmental Science and Engineering of Fudan University and Dr. Akiko Nakamura from Nagasaki University in Japan share the 2019 Asian Young Aerosol Scientist Award (AYASA). Prof. Chuen-Jinn Tsai, Chairman of the Asian Aerosol Research Association, presented the award to Prof. Rong Wang at the Asian Aerosol Conference 2019 to recognize his outstanding contribution to the global modeling of aerosol and air pollution. Tsai commented, “The selection committee were deeply impressed by the great achievements and quality of Rong’s work on aerosol modeling, which has substantially upgraded our understanding of interactions between aerosol and the climate system”.
The Asian Aerosol Research Assembly is composed of the Society of Aerosols and Clean Air Research in China, Japan, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, etc. Asian Young Aerosol Scientist Award, established in 2003, announces awards every other year to 1-2 outstanding young scholars under the age of 40 who have made outstanding contributions to aerosol science and technology. From 2005 to 2019, there have been 16 young scholars receiving this award, and Dr. Rong Wang is the fifth scholar in China mainland and the first in East China to win the award. The Asian Aerosol Conference, held every other year, is organized by City University of Hong Kong, and more than 600 scientists from Asia, the United States and Europe attended the conference in 2019.
Updated: September 4, 2019