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Premier mourns scientist’s death

Updated: Nov 10,2014 5:33 PM

Premier Li Keqiang on Nov 10 expressed condolences over the death of Shi Changxu, an expert in materials who in 2011 won the State Top Scientific and Technological Award, China’s top science award for outstanding contributions to scientific and technological innovation.

Shi was honored for research on super alloy and new alloy steel, widely used to produce turbine blades for Chinese fighter aircraft.

Shi passed away on the morning of Nov 10.