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Mathematics / YAU, SHING-TUNG



Director of the Institute of Mathematical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Distinguished Professor-at-Large, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Honorary Professor, Zhejiang University.

William Casper Graustein Professor, Harvard University.

Professor of Mathematics, Harvard University.

Research interests

Differential geometry, differential equations and Mathematics Physics. Professor Shing-Tung Yau made contributions in differential equations, also to the Calabi conjecture in algebraic geometry, to the positive mass conjecture of general relativity theory, and to real and complex Monge-Ampère equations.

Prizes and awards

2003 : Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
1997 : National Medal of Science, U.S.A.
1994 : Crafoord Prize of the Royal Swedish Academy
1985 : MacArthur Fellow
1982 : Fields Medal
1981 : Carty Prize of the National Academy
1981 : Veblen Prize
1979 : California Scientist of the year
1999 - present : Honorary Professor, University of Science and Technology of China.
1998 - present : Honorary Professor, Beijing University.
1995 : Foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
1993 - present : Honorary Professor, Nankai University
1993 : Member of National Academy of Science (U.S.A.)
1987 - present : Honorary Professor, Tsinghua University (Beijing)
1987 - present : Honorary Professor, Hangzhou University
1984 : Academician of Academic Sinica, ROC.
1984 : Science Digest, Americia’s 100 brightest scientists under 40.
1983 : Honorary Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences (C.A.S)
1983 - present : Honorary Professor, Fudan University.
1982 : Member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences (United States).
1982 : Guggenheim Fellowship
1980 - present : Honorary Member of Academic Committee, Institute of Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
1975 - 1976 : Sloan Fellow

Memberships :
* Member of New York Academy of Science,
* Member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences (Boston),
* Member of the American Physical Society,
* Member of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics,
* Member American Academy of Arts and Sciences,
* Member National Academy of Sciences,
* Fellow American of the Association for the Advancement of Science,
* Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
* Foreign Academician of the Academia Sinica.


Miao Jin, Yalin Wang, Shing-Tung Yau, Xianfeng Gu: Optimal Global Conformal Surface Parameterization. IEEE Visualization 2004: 267-274

Yalin Wang, Xianfeng Gu, Tony F. Chan, Paul M. Thompson, Shing-Tung Yau: Volumetric Harmonic Brain Mapping. ISBI 2004: 1275-1278

Xianfeng Gu, Shing-Tung Yau: Surface Classification Using Conformal Structures. ICCV 2003: 701-708

Xianfeng Gu, Yalin Wang, Tony F. Chan, Paul M. Thompson, Shing-Tung Yau: Genus Zero Surface Conformal Mapping and Its Application to Brain Surface Mapping. IPMI 2003: 172-184

Xianfeng Gu, Shing-Tung Yau: Computing Conformal Structure of Surfaces CoRR cs.GR/0212043: (2002)

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