The Kwok Leung Memorial Dissertation Fund grant award ceremony was held at the Independence West Room of Sheraton Boston Hotel on Sunday August 11. It's the 4th year to give the award. The Kwok Leung Memorial Dissertation Fund had been created to commemorate the life and work of Professor Kwok Leung, and to continue his mission of supporting young scholars.
David Zhu (Arizona State University) and Jia (Jasmine) Hu (The Ohio State University), Co-Chairs of the IACMR Research Committee, conferred the awards to three winners who were present, Jingxian Yao, Zhiyu Feng and Tingting Lang. Each of them (plus two other winners of Wei Wang and Danyang Zhyu) were given the award certificate and a grant of RMB10,000 yuan.