Geography Ph.D. student Haifeng (Felix) Liao wins Chinese Government Award

Haifeng(Felix) Liao was awarded the 2013 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad. This award recognizes top Chinese Ph.D. students across all fields of study in the world. He was one of 518 students to receive this award from 29 countries. Each recipient will be awarded $6000. Felix was the only winner from Utah this year. He will receive his Ph.D. in Geography in 2014.

Felix expressed his particular appreciation for the supervision and support from his advisor, Dr. Dennis Wei.

Haifeng Liao