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“I am currently an associate professor at the physics department of SUSTech, Southern University of Science and Technology (南方科技大学), which is located in the city Shenzhen (深圳) of China. I am interested in many areas in physics, chemistry, and information science. Recently, I am focusing on research problems in quantum information science, which is highly interdisciplinary and emerging rapidly as a new field of science. The goal of quantum information science is to rethink about many questions in quantum physics from the point of view of information science, and vice versa. Ultimately, we will be able to not only understand quantum physics better but also know how to dramatically improve the ways of information processing.”

Education & Academic History
  • 2016 - Current: Associate Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)
  • 2013 - 2015: Assistant Professor, Tsinghua University, 交叉信息研究院 IIIS; 入选中组部「青年千人计划」
  • 2009-2013: Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard University, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Advisor: Prof. Alán Aspuru-Guzk
  • 2004-2009: PhD in Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Department of Physics; Advisor: Prof. Prof. Anthony Leggett (2003 Nobel Prize in Physics)
  • 2002-2004: MSc in Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Department of Physics; Advisor: Prof. Kenneth Young
  • 1999-2002: BSc in Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Department of Physics

Selected Publications
  • Xu*, J.-S., Yung*, M.-H., Xu, X.-Y., Boixo, S., Zhou, Z.-W., Li, C.-F., Aspuru-Guzik, A., Guo, G.-C., Demon-like Algorithmic Quantum Cooling and its Realization with Quantum Optics. Nature Photon. 8, 113-118 (2014) [*equal contributions]
  • Zhang*, J., Yung*, M.-H., Laflamme, R., Aspuru-Guzik, A. & Baugh, J. Digital quantum simulation of the statistical mechanics of a frustrated magnet. Nat. Commun. 3, 880 (2012). [*equal contributions]
  • Yung, M.-H. & Aspuru-Guzik, A. A quantum-quantum Metropolis algorithm. PNAS. 109, 754–9 (2012).
  • Kassal, I., Whitfield, J. D., Perdomo-Ortiz, A., Yung, M.-H. & Aspuru-Guzik, A. Simulating chemistry using quantum computers. Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem. 62, 185–207 (2011).
  • Yung, M.-H., Benjamin, S. & Bose, S. Processor Core Model for Quantum Computing. Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 220501 (2006).

Contact Information
✉ 电子邮件 (E-mail):   yung(at)sustech.edu.cn
深圳市南山区学苑大道1088号 南方科技大学慧园 1 栋 506 邮编: 100084

Postdoc and student positions are currently available.
Feel free to contact me for further details :)