Professor Frank Yang

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    Date of Birth: September 22, 1922
    Place of Birth: Hefei, Anhui, China
    Citizenship: United States

    Present position:
    Albert Einstein Professor of Physics
    State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
    1966 to 1999, Emeritus 1999 -
    Distinguished Professor-at-large,
    Chinese University of Hong Kong 1986 -
    Professor Tsinghua University, Beijing, PRC 1998 -

    Awards:
    Nobel Prize - 1957
    Rumford Premium - 1980
    National Medal of Science - 1986
    Benjamin Franklin Medal - 1993
    Bower Award - 1994
    China International Science and Technology Cooperation Award - 1995
    Einstein Medal - 1995
    N. Bogoliubov Prize - 1996
    Small Planet #3421 named after Chen Ning Yang, 1997
    Lars Onsager Prize - 1999
    King Faisal International Prize - 2001
    You Bring Charm to the World Award - Prize of Success for Life, China - 2006

    Honorary Degrees:
    Princeton University - 1958
    Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute - 1965
    University of Wroclaw, Poland - 1974
    Gustavus Adolphus College, Minnesota - 1975
    University of Maryland - 1979
    University of Durham, England - 1979
    Fudan University, China - 1984
    Eidg. Technische Hochschule (ETH, Switzerland - 1987)
    Moscow State University - 1992
    Drexel University - 1995
    Tsing Hua University, Taiwan - 1996
    Chiao Tung University, Taiwan - 1996
    Chinese University, Hong Kong - 1997
    University of Michigan - 1998
    State University of New York, Stony Brook - 1999
    Washington College - 1999
    Baptist University, Hong Kong - 1999
    Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan - 2000
    Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - 2002
    Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris - 2003
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore – 2008
    Taiwan University - 2015
    Unviersity of Macau - 2015

    Membership/Foreign Membership in:
    U. S. Academy of Sciences
    Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
    Russian Academy of Sciences
    Royal Society (London)
    American Philosophical Society
    Academia Sinica, Taiwan
    Brazilian Academy of Sciences
    Venezuelan Academy of Sciences
    Polish Academy of Sciences
    Royal Spanish Academy of Science
    Korean Academy of Science and Technology
    Pontifical Academy of Sciences
    Japan Academy

    Board Member of:
    Shaw Prize Foundation, HongKong (香港邵逸夫奖基金会)- 2002-2014.