In an undated photo from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gang Chen, an MIT scientist. Federal prosecutors moved on Jan 20, 2022, to drop the government’s charges against Chen, a professor of mechanical engineering, in a high-profile setback to the China Initiative, a nearly three-year-old government effort intended to stop scientists from passing sensitive technology to China. MIT via The New York Times

US drops its case against MIT scientist

Gang Chen, a professor of mechanical engineering, was arrested a year ago, accused of concealing his affiliations with Chinese government institutions