Dalian, China 28 June 2019 – The World Economic Forum recognized 21 brilliant researchers under the age of 40 at the cutting edge of discovery with the announcement of its Class of 2019 Young Scientists.
UCI Professor Juan Pedro Ochoa Ricoux, a Young Scientist from the Class of 2018, attended and presented a talk regarding his research at the meeting.
The scientists are selected for their contribution to advancing the frontiers of science in the areas of health, sustainability, inclusiveness and equity. Collectively, their research covers a diverse spectrum from ecology to quantum technology, physics and materials science to biology and bio-medicine, and universe sciences. The Young Scientists Class of 2019 features 21 leading academics from 10 countries.
The Young Scientists played an important role at the Forum’s 13th Annual Meeting of the New Champions, Dalian, People’s Republic of China, 1-3 July. They contributed ideas for solving complex challenges within and outside their core areas, together with leaders from government, business, civil society and other stakeholder groups during the sessions and workshops.