Nobel Prize winner becomes permanent Shanghai resident
Kurt Wüthrich, Swiss scientist and Nobel Prize winner for Chemistry in 2002, shows his permanent residence card at the Shanghai Exit-Entry Administration Bureau, April 2, 2018. [Photo: Chinanews.com]
Kurt Wüthrich, a Swiss scientist and the winner of Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2002, has become a permanent resident of Shanghai.
Wuthrich earned his Nobel Prize for developing nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to help ascertain the size and structure of biological macromolecules.
The 79-year-old received his permanent residence card at Shanghai Exit-Entry Administration Bureau on Monday, April 2, 2018.
Wüthrich, who works at Shanghai Science and Technology University, is the first ever Nobel laureate to gain a Chinese permanent residence card, a Chinese green card.