Two Chinese professors have been punished for plagiarism in their published papers, with the circulation of a notice of reproval.
Beijing Times reported that the Regulatory Commission of National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) issued a notice of criticism Wednesday for professors Ai Yong, from Wuhan University and Zhang Lianshun, from the Civil Aviation University of China , both of whom were detected for plagiarism in their studies.
The two professors are now disqualified from the application for research funding from the NSFC, withdrawing their relevant scientific projects. Professor Zhang is even required to apologize openly in the Chinese Journal Physics Letters. [Full Text]