Jian-Wei Pan

Prof. Jian-Wei Pan, born in Mar, 1970, is a full professor of physics at the University of Science and Technology of China. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1999 from the University of Vienna. In 2011, he was elected as the academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). In 2011, he was appointed as the chief scientist of the quantum science experiments satellite. In 2012, he was elected as TWAS Fellow.

Han-Ning Dai


Since 2018.2      University of Science and Technology of China, Professor

2013.7-2018.2    Physikalisches Institut, University Heidelberg, Postdoc Fellow

2011.6-2013.6    University Heidelberg, CAS-DAAD Joint Fellowship

2007.9-2013.6    University of Science and Technology of China, Ph. D.

2003.9-2007.7    University of Science and Technology of China, B. S.


1.    Quantum simulation with ultracold quantum gases / Quantum gas microscope

Feihu Xu

Feihu Xu has been a “Thousand Young Talents Program” Professor since 2017. He works on quantum information processing and single-photon imaging, and has published several Journal papers in Nature Photonics, Nature Communications and Physical Review Letters. His research has been featured in major media outlets including The Economist, Nature News and Physics World. He is the recipient of Outstanding Dissertation Award (by Overseas Chinese Physicists Association), Canadian NSERC Postdoc Fellowship (ranking No. 1 in EE) and Best Student Paper Award in QCrypt-2014.

Yong-Heng Huo

Yongheng received his BS at Tianjin University in July, 2006 and his PhD degree at the Institute of Semiconductors, CAS in January 2011. In February 2011 he started to work as a postdoctoral research associate in the Institute for Integrative Sciences, IFW Dresden with an IFW Scholarship and in January 2013 he became the responsible scientist of the MBE Lab in IFW. In April 2015 he joined JKU Linz as a senior researcher where he set up the III/V MBE lab with Prof. Armando Rastelli. In July 2016 he became a specially appointed professor in USTC.

Juan Yin

uan Yin, Female, associate professor for experimental physics, USTC. Date of birth: December, 1982. She received PH.D on July 2011. She has published 18 papers in international journals. As leading author, she has published one article each in Nature, Physical Review Letters and Optics Express. Till now, her publications have been cited more than 300 times (ISI Web of Science).

Barry C. Sanders

Our research is focused on using the rich theory of Quantum Mechanics to advance the knowledge of physical phenomena, protocols and their implementation. Current areas of research include machine learning to control nonlinear quantum systems, classical and quantum algorithms for simulation, wavelet theory, collective Rydberg blockade and its application to many body Physics, scalable quantum networks, quantum walks, topological orders, quantum annealing, measures of coherence, quantum channels and their decomposition, quantum cryptography and classical discord.

Bo Zhao

Bo Zhao is a professor of physics of University of Science and Technology of China. He got the Bachelor degree (2001) and Master degree (2005) in University of Science and Technology of China. He got the PhD degree in Heidelberg University, Germany in 2008. Bo Zhao has been working on quantum memory, quantum repeaters, Rydberg atoms, and polar molecules for more than ten years.

Shuai Chen

Shuai Chen (born Nov. 1975), is professor at Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale, USTC. He was selected in the project of "Hundred Talents Program of Chinese Academy of Sciences" (2009). He received his BS degree from Jilin University in July 1997 and his PhD. from Peking University January 2005. He worked as a postdoc in the cold atom physics and quantum information research group of Physics Research Institute in Heidelberg University from February 2005 to January 2009. From 2009, he is professor at USTC. Prof.

YouJin Deng

Professor Youjin Deng received his master degree from Beijing Normal University, and his PhD from Delft University of Technology in 2004 under the supervision of Prof. Henk W.J. Bloete. Since then, he worked at New York University with Prof. A.D. Sokal and Heidelberg University with Prof. Jian-Wei Pan. Since 2009, he has been a full professor at University of Science and Technology of China. He was an adjunct professor of UMass Amherst from 2010 to 2015, and promoted to be an adjunct professor in 2016.