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

Professional Service

  • Qiu Shi Foundation (Hong Kong) . Member of the 2106 Qiu Shi Big Prize Awarding Committee. 10/15/2015 - 05/30/2016
  • Frontiers of Physics (published by Springer and Higher Education Press of China. member of the International Editorial Board. 10/01/2005 - present
  • International Journal of Geometric Methods in Modern Physics (published by World Scientific; New Jersey, London, Singapore). member of Editorial Board. 03/01/2003 - present

Internal Service

  • member of the HETAP seminar committee . 01/01/2012 - 06/30/2012. Department service.
  • Condensed Matter Theory Search committee member. 01/01/2012 - 05/03/2012. Department service.
  • RPT review subcommittee chair and member . 01/01/2012 - 02/12/2012. Department service.
  • RPT subcommittee for Tareq Abu-Zayyad. 01/2011 - 01/2012. Department service.
  • Condensed Matter Theory Search Committee. 01/2011 - 01/2012. Department service.
  • High Energy Theory and Astrophysics Seminars. 01/2010 - 01/2012. Department service.
  • RPT subcommittee for John Belz. 01/2010 - 01/2011. Department service.
  • High Energy Search Committee. 01/2010 - 01/2011. Department service.
  • College of Science Admission Standards and Degrees Committee. 01/2010 - 01/2011. College service.
  • Policy Board. 01/2009 - 01/2010. Department service.
  • Library Committee. 01/2009 - 01/2010. Department service.
  • Futures Committee. 01/2009 - 01/2010. Department service.
  • RPT subcommittee for John Lupton. 01/2009 - 01/2010. Department service.
  • RPT subcommittee for Frank van den Bosch. 01/2009 - 01/2010. Department service.
  • Tenure subcommittee for Gordon Thomson. 01/2009 - 01/2010. Department service.
  • RPT subcommittee for Doug Bergman. 01/2009 - 01/2010. Department service.
  • Post Tenure Review for Prof. Charlie Jui. Chair, 01/2009 - 01/2010. Department service.
  • IGERT Joint Proposal Draft team. Chair, 01/2009 - 01/2010. Department service.

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

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