Chen Ning Yang

Prof. Dr. Chen Ning Yang

Nationality
China 
Institution
State University of New York 
Award
1957 
Discipline
Physics 
Co-recipients
Prof. Dr. Tsung-Dao Lee 

Biography on the Official Web Site of the Nobel Prize

CURRICULUM VITAE

BORN:
September 22, 1922 in China

EDUCATION:
Ph.D. 1948 University of Chicago

POSITIONS:
Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University, 1949-1955
Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University, 1955-1966
Einstein Professor, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1966-1999; Emeritus 1999-
Director, Institute for Theoretical Physics, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1966-1999
Distinguished Professor-at-large, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1986-
Professor, Tsinghua University, China, 1998-


HONORS:
Nobel Prize, 1957
Rumford Premium, 1980
National Medal of Science, USA, 1986
Benjamin Franklin Medal, 1993
Bower Award, 1994
N. Bogoliubov Prize - 1996
Lars Onsager Prize - 1999
King Faisal International Prize, 2001
Member, National Academy of Science, USA
Foreign Member, Royal Society (London)
Foreign Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Foreign Member, Russian Academy of Sciences

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