With this nomination, USTC is at the ranks of Peking U., Tsinghua U., Jiaotong U. etc. USTC, located in Hefei (Anhui Province), has produced some 50.000 graduates and 36 members of the CAS. The campus hosts the National Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory and the Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale.

CAS news release, Sept. 28, 2014