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physics professor

Xiao-Gang Wen, Chinese physics professor. A.P. Sloan Foundation fellow, 1992, Distinguished Moore scholar California Institute of Technology, 2006, 07; recipient Outstanding Young Researcher award Overseas Chinese Physics Association, 1994. Fellow: American Physical Society.

Background

Wen, Xiao-Gang was born on November 26, 1961 in Beijing. Son of Shi-Fu and Wan-Qin (Xue) Wen. came to the United States, 1982.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, University of Science and Technology, Hefei, China, 1982. Master of Arts in Physics, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1987.

Career

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.

Works

Membership

Fellow: American Physical Society.

Connections

Married Xiao-Li Li, June 4, 1984. Children: David Yi-Bo, Kevin Ruo-Song.

father:
Shi-Fu Wen

mother:
Wan-Qin (Xue) Wen

spouse:
Xiao-Li Li

children:
David Yi-Bo Wen

Kevin Ruo-Song Wen