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Engineering in China


The Bridge, Volume 28, Number 2 - Summer 1998
Articles
  • [Periodical Article]

    Engineering in China (editorial)

    Chinese engineering and technology have developed rapidly since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949. This growth has been especially dramatic following the adoption of national reform and openness policies nearly 20 years ago. Our nation has trained a large number of skilled ... Read More

    Author: Zhu Guangya

    Engineering in China

    Release date: Summer 1998

    Volume: 28

    Number: 2

  • [Periodical Article]

    Technology Innovation in China

    Consumer demand, interaction with U.S. industry, reverse migration of Chinese scientists and engineers, and government- sponsored S&T initiatives are accelerating China's development and use of new technology. During my 4 years (1993-1997) as a diplomat-scientist leading the ... Read More

    Author: Marco Di Capua

    Engineering in China

    Release date: Summer 1998

    Volume: 28

    Number: 2

  • [Periodical Article]

    China's High-Tech Successes

    From genetically engineered rice and cancer therapies to advanced computing, fiber optics, and automation, China is working hard to develop - and commercialize - a broad range of important technologies. China is a populous developing country with relatively limited natural resources, ... Read More

    Author: Hui Yongzheng

    Engineering in China

    Release date: Summer 1998

    Volume: 28

    Number: 2

  • [Periodical Article]

    Science, Technology, and U.S. Foreign Relations

    The role of science and engineering in U.S. diplomacy and foreign policy needs substantial strengthening, if the nation is to meet the economic, environmental, and security challenges of the next century. There have been a number of studies of the role of science and technology ... Read More

    Author: J. Thomas Ratchford

    Engineering in China

    Release date: Summer 1998

    Volume: 28

    Number: 2

  • [Periodical Article]

    The Chinese Energy Outlook

    Balancing the need for energy with the economic, social, and health costs of increased usage will be paramount for a nation soon to become the world's largest energy consumer. Late last year, the U.S. and Chinese Academies of Sciences and Engineering agreed to jointly examine the two ... Read More

    Author: Richard Balzhiser

    Engineering in China

    Release date: Summer 1998

    Volume: 28

    Number: 2