YANG Chen-Ning

Date of Birth:              September 22, 1922
Place of Birth:             Hefei, Anhui, China
Citizenship:                Became US citizen in 1964. Gave up US citizen on April 1, 2015.
                                  Became HK SAR citizen on Jan 30 2007.
Present position:        Albert Einstein Professor of Physics
                                  State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
                                  1966 to 1999, Emeritus 1999 -
                                  Distinguished Professor-at-large,
                                  Chinese University of Hong Kong
                                  1986 -
                                  Professor
                                  Tsinghua University, Beijing, PRC
                                  1998 -

Awards:

Nobel Prize - 1957
Rumford Premium - 1980
National Medal of Science - 1986
Benjamin Franklin Medal - 1993
Bower Award - 1994
China International Science and Technology Cooperation Award - 1995
Einstein Medal - 1995
N. Bogoliubov Prize - 1996
Small Planet #3421 named after Chen Ning Yang, 1997
Lars Onsager Prize - 1999
King Faisal International Prize - 2001
You Bring Charm to the World Award - Prize of Success for Life, China - 2006

Honorary Degrees:

Princeton University - 1958
Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute - 1965
University of Wroclaw, Poland - 1974
Gustavus Adolphus College, Minnesota - 1975
University of Maryland - 1979
University of Durham, England - 1979
Fudan University, China - 1984
Eidg. Technische Hochschule (ETH, Switzerland - 1987)
Moscow State University - 1992
Drexel University - 1995
Tsing Hua University, Taiwan - 1996
Chiao Tung University, Taiwan - 1996
Chinese University, Hong Kong - 1997
University of Michigan - 1998
State University of New York, Stony Brook - 1999
Washington College - 1999
Baptist University, Hong Kong - 1999
Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan - 2000
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - 2002
Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris - 2003
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore – 2008
Taiwan University - 2015
University of Macau - 2015

Membership/Foreign Membership in:

U. S. Academy of Sciences
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
Russian Academy of Sciences
Royal Society (London)
American Philosophical Society
Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Brazilian Academy of Sciences
Venezuelan Academy of Sciences
Polish Academy of Sciences
Royal Spanish Academy of Science
Korean Academy of Science and Technology
Pontifical Academy of Sciences
Japan Academy

Chairman of:

Panel of Theoretical Physics, Physics Survey Committee, National
Academy of Sciences - 1965
Div. of Particles and Fields of the International Union of Pure
and Applied Physics - 1972-76
Div. of Particles and Fields of the American Physical Society - 1970-71
Fachbeirat of the Max Planck Institute of Physics, Munich - 1980-83

President of:

National Association of Chinese Americans (NACA) - 1977-1980
Association of Asia Pacific Physical Societies - 1989-1994
Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics (APCTP) - 1996-

Member of:

Governing Council of the Courant Inst. of Mathematical Science - 1963-
Science Advisory Committee of IBM - 1966-1971
High Energy Physics Advisory Panel (HEPAP) - 1968-1970
Board of Trustees of Rockefeller University - 1970-1976
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution - 1962-1978
Board of Trustees of Ben Gurion University - 1981-
Board of Directors of the AAAS - 1975-1979
Board of Trustees of the Salk Institute - 1978-1989
Board of Directors of the Neuroscience Institute - 1983-1988
Board of Directors of the Scientific American Inc. - 1983-1990
Council of Scholars, The Library of Congress - 1990-
Board of Trustees, Stony Brook Foundation - 1981-1999
Board of Trustees, Brookhaven Science Associates - 1998-1999
Board of Shaw Prize Foundation, HongKong(香港邵逸夫奖基金会)- 2002-2014.

Lectureships:

Gibbs Lecturer, American Mathematical Society
Loeb Lecturer, Harvard University (1957, 1972 and 1997)
Vanuxem Lecturer, Princeton University
Lincoln Lecturer, Bd. of Foreign Scholars (Fulbright Bd.) of the State Dept.
Pauli Lecturer, ETH, Zurich
Courant Lecturer, New York University
Fermi Lecturer, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa
Oppenheimer Memorial Lecturer, Los Alamos
Lorentz Professor, Leiden
Klein Memorial Lectures, Stockholm
Ta-You Wu Lecturer, University of Michigan
Goudsmit Lecturer, University of Michigan
Wu-Zhi Yang Lecturer, Fudan University, Shanghai
Primakoff Lecturer, APS
Oppenheimer Lecture, Berkeley

Publications (books):

Selected Papers 1945-1980 With Commentary, Freeman and Company, 1983
《读书教学四十年》, 香港三联书店, 1985年
《读书教学再十年》, 台北时报出版公司, 1995年
《杨振宁文集》, 上、下册, 上海华东师范大学出版社, 1998年
《曙光集》, (简体字版), 北京三联书店; (繁体字版), 八方文化创作室, 2008年
Selected Papers II With Commentaries, World Scientific Publishing Co, 2013
《六十八年心路》, 北京三联书店, 2014年

(Revised March 2016)