Curriculum Vitae

YONG-SHI WU portrait
  • Distinguished Professor, Physics And Astronomy



  • BS (six-year system, equivalent to MS in the West) , Department of Technical Physics , Peking University. Project: Nuclear Physics

Honors & Awards

  • Member of the 2016 Qiu Shi Big Prize Awarding Committee . Qiu Shi Foundation (Hong Kong) , 10/16/2015
  • Keynote Speaker at the Symposium on Frontiers in Condensed Matter Physics, Institute for Advanced Study, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong. 12/17/2012
  • Invited talk at the Hong Kong Forum of Physics 2012 on "Frontiers of Quantum Science and Technology", Hong Kong University, Hong Kong. 12/12/2012
  • Keynote at the 3rd International Workshop on "Entanglement, Decoherence and Quantum Control", Shanghai University (Shanghai. 06/12/2012
  • Invited Lecturer of the Summer School on "Topological Quantum Computation". Beijing International Center of mathematical Research", Beijing University, 07/17/2011
  • Invited Lecturer of the International Summer School and Workshop on "Topological Aspects of Condensed Matter Physics", Trieste, Italy. Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, 06/27/2011
  • Invited Speaker of the International Symposium on "Conformal Field Theory and Tensor category". Beijing International Center of Mathematical ResearchPeking University, 06/14/2011
  • Elected Fellow (in the Division of Particles and Fields), with the citation "For his contributions to the mathematical foundations of quantum physics-particularly for his work establishing profound connections between physical laws and topology and geometry.". APS, 11/2010
  • Invited Speaker at the International Conference on"Novel Quantum States in Condensed Matter". Beijing Center of University of Chicago, 09/01/2010
  • Chair of the Organizing Committee of the Fudan Workshop on "Topological Phases and Emergent Phenomena in Physics". Fudan University, 07/05/2010
  • Invited Lecturer of the Joint Mathematics and Physics Sumer School on "Topological Phases, Conformal Field Theory and Tensor Category". Institute for Advanced Study at Tsinghua University (Beijing), 06/27/2010
  • Invited Lecturer at the Symposium on "New Directions in Theoretical Physics". Center for Advanced Study, Sun Yat-Sen University (Canton), 06/05/2010
  • member of the International Editorial Board of "frontiers of Physics in China". Higher Education Press, Beijing, 10/2005
  • Member of the International Advisory Committee, The Shanghai Institute. University of Science and Technology of China, 02/2004
  • Member of Editorial Board of "International Jounal on Geometric methods in Modern Physics". World Scientific, 06/2003
  • Adjunct Professor, Interdisciplinary Center of Theoretical Study. University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, 11/2002

In the Media


  • Chinese, fluent.
  • English, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Canada
  • China
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China
  • Japan
  • Taiwan