Dr. LIU, Yong at PKUWSL won the 13th National Award for Youth in Science and Technology. Ninety-nine young scientists were awarded this year. The National Award for Youth in Science and Technology was established in 1987, and the Award is issued every other year. The National Award for Youth in Science and Technology is an award set up and organized jointly by the Organization Department of the Central Committee of the CPC, Ministry of Personnel and China Association for Science and Technology for youth in science and technology. The award is set up to nurture a group of young foregoers on research and technology, commend and reward the young talents in science and technology who have made outstanding achievements on China’s economic development, social progress and scientific and technical innovation.