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.

Yuan Cao

Cao Yuan, male, born in August 1983.
Obtained a doctorate in November 2012 at the University of Science and Technology of China and in the same year in the school began postdoctoral research work. In 2016, I became an associate researcher. Mainly engaged in the experimental research on free-space quantum communication and spaceborne high brightness quantum entangled source. Recent major interest in the direction of new technology of quantum optics, quantum entanglement source, and the fundamental issue of quantum mechanics.

Sheng-Kai Liao

Liao Sheng-kai, male, born in July 1983 in Hunan. Associate Professor of University of Science and Technology of China. I received a doctorate degree in engineering from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2010.My research field is quantum science and study in space electronics system and quantum communication system. I have participated in projects such as HJ1B satellite, Tiangong2 and Quantum Science Experiment Satellite.

Ji-Gang Ren

Ren Jigang, male, born in April 1978, associate professor in Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale, selected Youth Innovation Promotion Association,CAS at 2014. In July 2001, he get bachelor's degree in science from Tsinghua University and Ph.D in science from Tsinghua University in July 2007. From 2007 to 2010, he was a postdoctoral researcher of University of Science and Technology of China(USTC). Since 2010, he has been an associate professor of USTC. His main research areas is free space quantum communication.

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).

Xi-Lin Wang

Xi-Lin Wang now is a research professor at the University of Science and Technology of China. His research interest focus on photonic quantum information processing with multi photons in multiple degrees of freedom including polarization, orbital angular momentum and path. As first author, he published the work on quantum teleportation with multiple degrees of freedom in 2015 [Nature 518, 516-519 (2015)], which was elected as “Breakthrough of the Year 2015” by IOP Physics World. In 2016, he generated ten-photon entanglement as first author [Phys. Rev. Lett.