After taking a sabbatical at Tonji University in Shanghai and then sending his resignation under odd circumstances, the FBI was altered and an investigation began. As it turns out, he's worked with Chinese government programs to develop advanced technologies. You can't trust anyone, these days.
On Feb. 15, 2014, Li told OSU and NASA he wanted out of the Mars 2020 project, adding he was in China looking after his parents who were ostensibly ill. Days later, his resignation was emailed to the university.
OSU notified the FBI, noting the “unusual circumstances of Li’s departure and the restricted and sensitive nature of some of his research.” The university asserted Li had access to International Traffic in Arms Regulations information with NASA and with Raytheon, an American defense contractor.
On March 1, 2014, the FBI then cooperated with Homeland Security, which searched Li’s wife, Jue Tian, 56, in the San Francisco airport; she was headed for China. On thumb drives belonging to Tian, they found restricted defense information.
This comes only a few weeks after the Chinese hack of United States national security secrets. While the Obama Administration thinks that the best retaliation in this situation is restraint, it's no hidden fact that that we currently owe China quite a bit of money. It's not as much as we “owe” the federal government, but it's still quite a bit. Hopefully Hollywood has their pens ready. This sounds like it's shaping up to make a great story for Jason Bourne or James Bond film.
Seems like Ohio is the state for TRAITORS.
You are a foreigner too
Nothing new here. They have been stealing military secrets from universities for years and nothing is done.
Many defense projects are developed at our universities not to mention cyber material.
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The government will often have universities test things for them in laboratories. My question was answered in the article. He worked for NASA and got his info there.
Your title and your article are conflicting themselves. The title says the professor is from Ohio University. The article says The Ohio State University. I’m sure the universities would appreciate it if you would clarify which is the correct one?