Nobel Prize Laureate Prof Chen-Ning YANG
ASHK Honorary Member awarded in 2015
PhD (Univesrity of Chicago); Nobel Laureute in Physics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Prof Chen-Ning Yang has his chief interest in two fields in physics, including statistical mechanics and symmetry principles. His work influenced significantly the development of particle physics.
To recognise his contribution, Prof Yang has received many awards. In addition to sharing the 1957 Nobel Prize in Physics, he was awarded the Rumford Prize (1980), the U.S. National Medal of Science (1986), Oskar Klein Memorial Lecture and Medal (1988), Benjamin Franklin Medal (1993), Bower Award (1994), Albert Einstein Medal (1995), Lars Onsager Prize (1999) and the King Faisal International Prize (2001).
Prof Yang was awarded Honorary Member of ASHK in 2015.