CORVALLIS - A computer engineer at Oregon State University has left for Beijing, China, as part of a United Nations initiative to assist China with technological development.
Shih-lien Lu, an expert in computer design and architecture and OSU associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, will work in China until mid-September, hosted by the China International Center of Economics and Technology Exchange.
Lu will focus on improving China's ability to use high performance computers in modeling both short and long-term weather and climate patterns.
Lu has been on the OSU faculty since 1991.
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Shih-Lien Lu, 541-737-2980