YANG Chen-Ning

Academic Posts

Professor, Department of Physics, Tsinghua University
Distinguished Professor-at-large, Chinese University of HongKong
Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Interests

  • Statistical Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Particles and Fields

Professional Experiences

1999-now, Professor, Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing
1966-1999, Director, ITP,SUNY at Stony Brook, USA.
1955-1966, Professor, Institute for Advanced Study Princeton, USA.


1946-1948, (University of Chicago, USA, ) PhD.
1942-1944, (Southwestern Associated University, Kunming,) M.S.
1938-1942, (Southwestern Associated University, Kunming,) B.S.

Awards & Honors

2001, King Faisal International Prize
1993, Benjamin Franklin Prize
1986, National Medal of Science, U.S.A
1957, Nobel Prize in Physics

Selected Publications

Selected Papers with Commentary 1983


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