Huanyu “Larry” Cheng invited to Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, post-conference program

May 25, 2023

By Sarah Small

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Huanyu “Larry” Cheng, James L. Henderson Jr. Memorial Associate Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics at Penn State, has been selected to attend the 72nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting and the Baden-Württemberg Post Conference Programme 2023.

The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings were established in 1951 to “provide a globally recognized forum for exchange between Nobel Laureates and young scientists” and to provide an “international forum for the exchange of knowledge between nations, cultures and disciplines” while creating a global scientific network, according to the Lindau Nobel Laureate website.  

This year’s meeting will take place from June 25 to 30 in Lindau, Germany, and will focus on physiology and medicine. According to the website, and the meeting will bring together more than 40 Nobel Laureates who will meet with more than 600 invited young scientists from around the world “to engage in fruitful discussions and inspiring encounters.” Invited young scientists ages 35 years or younger must pass a multi-step application and selection process.

Cheng was also invited to attend the Baden-Württemberg Post Conference Programme held after the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. The program, orchestrated by Baden-Württemberg International, invites select young scientists from the conference and will include visits to German universities and research institutions. It will take place from June 30 to July 8.

Cheng is also affiliated with the Materials Research Institute; the Institutes of Energy and the Environment; the Institute for Computational and Data Sciences; the Engineering, Energy, and Environmental Institute; and the Sustainability Institute, all at Penn State. 


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