Nobel Laureate Professor Daniel Chee TSUI
Elected as ASHK Founding Member in 2015
BSc (Augustana College); PhD (University of Chicago); Nobel Laureate in Physics; Member, the US National Academy of Sciences; Fellow, the American Physical Society; Fellow, the American Association for the Advancement of Science; Foreign Member, The Chinese Academy of Sciences; Member, The Academia Sinica in Taiwan; Founding Member, The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences
Arthur LeGrand Doty Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus, Senior Scholar, the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Princeton University
Prof Daniel C Tsui is world renowned for his research in electrical properties of thin films and microstructures of semiconductors and solid-state physics. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1998 for his contribution to the discovery of the fractional quantum Hall effect.
Prof Tsui was born in Henan, China. He completed his secondary education in Pui Ching Middle School in Hong Kong. After receiving his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1967, he joined the Solid State Electronics Research Laboratory at Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill. Soon after the discovery of the fractional quantum Hall effect in February 1982, he started teaching in Princeton University and later become the Arthur LeGrand Doty Professor of Electrical Engineering at its School of Engineering and Applied Science.
In addition to the Nobel Prize, Prof Tsui has received numerous other prestigious awards, including the Buckley Prize for Condensed Matter Physics and the 1997 Benjamin Franklin Award in Physics.
As a strong advocate for promoting the development of science and technology, Prof Tsui was elected member of the National Academy of Science. He is Fellow of both of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Foreign Member of The Chinese Academy of Sciences and member of Academia Sinica.