GU Binglin Professor, Director
GU Binglin studied in the Department of Engineering Physics of Tsinghua University from 1965 to 1970. After graduation, he worked as a teacher and pursued postgraduate studies at the same university until 1979. In that year, he was dispatched to Aarhus University of Denmark for further studies in physics, and got his Doctoral Degree of Natural Science there in 1982.
1970 Department of Engineering of Physics, Tsinghua University
1985 Associate Professor, Department of Physics
1988 Professor, Department of Physics
1986～1987 Senior visiting scholar at the University of Notre Dame, US
1993～1994 Guest professor at Tohoku University, Japan
1994 Chairman, Department of Physics
2000 Assistant President and Dean of Graduate School
2001 Vice President and Dean of Graduate School
2012 Director, Institute for Advanced Study
Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects
GU Binglin has long been engaged in the research field of condensed matter physics and has published more than 300 papers.
Honors And Awards
He was elected as a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1999 and a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences in 2010. He was awarded Honorary Doctorate of the Waseda University, the St. Petersburg University of Finance, the Loughborough University, the Lyon Central University of Technology, and Honorary Professorship of the University of Aarhus.
He is now also a member of the State Council Academic Degree Committee and National Science and Technology Award Committee, the president of the Chinese Society of Micro-nano Technology, the president of Beijing Association for Science and Technology and the vice chairman of All-China Environment Federation.
The major awards he has been granted include a Second-class Prize of China's National Natural Science Award and the Advancement of Science and Technology Award sponsored by Hong Kong Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation.