Yang Sun Professor
  • Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Nuclear Physics
  • 021-34202948
  • Room 636, No. 5 Science Building
  • sunyang@sjtu.edu.cn

Professor Sun received his Ph.D. in theoretical physics in 1991 from Technical University of Munich, Germany. He is currently a distinguished professor, a Pujiang scholar, and associated dean of the department. The specific research topics in his group are, but not limited to, nuclear high-spin states, property and application of nuclear isomers, structure of superheavy elements, nucleosynthesis in explosive stellar objects, mechanism of core collapse supernova, high temperature superconductors, strongly correlated many-electron systems, and quantum phase transition. He has more than 130 SCI publications, including those published in Nature, Nature Physics, Physical Review Letters, and Physics Letter B. Professor Sun also serves as a member of scientific advisory committee of national Heavy-Ion Research Facility in Lanzhou, is a guest professor of Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and co-editor of Chinese Science Bulletin. He is an adjunct professor of University of Tennessee, USA.

Research Interests:
(1) Theoretical Nuclear Physics
(2) Nuclear Astrophysics
(3) Computational Many-Body Physics
(4) High-Temperature Superconductivity

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