Physics grad student wins international piano competition

July 22, 2009 - Xing Chen is a man of many talents. Not only is he a University of Delaware graduate student in physics, he is an accomplished pianist, and last month he was selected as one of the winners of the 24th International Young Artist Piano Competition. Chen is a graduate of the University of Science and Technology of China, and his adviser at UD is physics professor John Q Xiao. Chen has a pending patent in nanomaterials fabrication.