Friday, May 19, 2006

Hanxin Chip Scandal, Drama at Shanghai Jian Tong University

Hao Xin wrote for Science Magazine the article Scientific Misconduct:Invention of China's Homegrown DSP Chip Dismissed as a Hoax.

To its embarassment Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) found out serious "falsification and deception in the research and development of the Hanxin series of chips led by Chen Jin," the dean of SJTU.

The Shanghai government named Chen Jin CEO of Shanghai Silicon Intellectual Property Exchange, a platform established in 2003 with $3.75 million in municipal funds for trading semiconductor rights.

Read more here. About IP blogged about it here and here.

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