Member Institute Theoretical Physics University California, Santa Barbara, 1987-1989. Member Institute Advanced Study, Princeton, 1989—1991. Assistant professor department physics.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1991-1995, associate professor, 1995—2000, professor, since 2000, Cecil and Ida Green professor physics, since 2004. Changjiang professor Tsinghua University Center Advanced Study, China, since 2000.
- Quantum Field Theory of Many-body Systems: From the Origin of Sound to an Origin of Light and Electrons (Oxford Graduate Texts)
- For most of the last century, condensed matter physics has been dominated by band theory and Landau's symmetry breaking theory.
- Quantum Field Theory of Many-body Systems: From the Origin of Sound to an Origin of Light and Electrons (Oxford Graduate Texts) Reissue edition by Wen, Xiao-Gang (2007) Paperback