Academician，Chinese Academy of Sciences（CAS）；Chair Professor & Dean of Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering，Southern University of Science and Technology
After his PhD in LPS, Orsay, French, Dapeng Yu did his postdoc in Chinese Academy of Sciences between 1993-1995. From September 1995, he joined department of physics, Peking University as an associate Professor. He was promoted to full professor in 1999 in Peking University. He was elected as a member (Academian) of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2015.
Prof D. P. Yu is one of the world pioneers in developing method to synthesize from the bottom, and to characterize 1-dimensional semiconductor nanowires and 2-D Dirac quantum Materials, and made important contributions to the investigations of low-dimensional quantum materials. Resulting from his pioneer contributions, more than 500 peer-reviewed work has been published in Physical Journals, including a majority in APS(33 PRL/PRB papers) and AIP journals (96 papers) and other general interest Journals such as NPG (12 papers in Nature and Nature babies) journals; the originality and impact of the nominee’s work is also manifested with a citation of more than 2,9000 times by colleagues world-wide with an H-index of 82 (a Google H-index of 92).
He has mentored/trained more than 100 graduates and postdoctoral associates.