Through the continued accumulation of detailed and reliable knowledge about elementary reactions, we will be in a better position to understand, predict and control many time-dependent macroscopic chemical processes which are important in nature or to human society.

— Yuan T. Lee

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We need to become good citizens in the global village, instead of competing.

What are we competing for - to drive more cars, eat more steaks? That will destroy the world.

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Because of recent improvements in the accuracy of theoretical predictions based on large scale ab initio quantum mechanical calculations, meaningful comparisons between theoretical and experimental findings have become possible.

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Molecular collision dynamics has been a wonderful area of research for all practitioners. This is especially true for those who were following the footsteps of pioneers and leaders of the field twenty years ago.

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It's very satisfying to promote science and education and see good results.

Setting a good example for young people, being a role model, is very important for me.