Bill Gates, an elected member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering

EFE


  • The academy has appointed 67 national experts and 18 other foreigners, among them Bill Gates.
  • With these additions, it wants to boost its international influence.
  • Bill Gates and the chinese prime minister, Li Keqiang, signed recently an agreement to collaborate on the development of nuclear technology.

Bill Gates

The co-founder of Microsoft Bill Gates has been elected as a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, linked to the Government, that with the remodeling of their academic wants to promote its international influence, said the agency.

In total, the academy has appointed 67 national experts and other 18 foreign nationals, among which stands out Gates, who, in addition to its most well-known activity in the technology sector, has the firm TerraPower, which is dedicated to the design of reactors.


The agency stressed that with the election of its new members looking for “to promote the exchange and international collaboration” to “build an academy of the first level of the world,” according to a press release.

The philanthropist american and the chinese prime minister, Li Keqiang, an agreement was recently signed in Beijing to carry out a greater collaboration in the development of nuclear technology.

With this partnership was created Global Innovation in Nuclear Energy Technology, a joint venture formed by the National partnership of China’s Nuclear (CNNC) and TerraPower, with the goal of completing the design of a reactor of displacement wave (TMR, in English), which reduces the need for enrichment and reprocessing of uranium.

China and the united States began to discuss the project of the reactor TMR in the year 2011, in another of the regular visits of american businessmen to Beijing.

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Bill Gates, an elected member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering
Source: english  
November 27, 2017


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