China's top two academic institutions, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), on Thursday announced the enrollment of 149 new members, including 45 foreign experts.
The CAS welcomed 65 new academicians, including five female scientists. Among them are 25 foreigners from 11 countries.
The CAE has added 84 new members, including six women. Twenty of them are from overseas.
Membership of the CAS and CAE is China's highest academic title in science and engineering, respectively, and is a lifelong honor. New members are selected every two years.