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Nai-Chang Yeh


Nai-Chang Yeh

Nai-Chang Yeh is currently the Fletcher Jones Foundation Co-Director of the Kavli Nanoscience Institute and Professor of Physics at Caltech. She received her B.Sc. in Physics from the National Taiwan University and Ph.D. in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Her principal research field is experimental condensed matter physics, with special emphasis on correlated electronic systems, topological matter, spintronics, low-dimensional systems, nanoscience and technology, scanning probe microscopy, energy research, and precision measurements using superconducting technology.

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  • Co-Director, Kavli Nanoscience Institute, Caltech (2013-present)
  • Handling Editor, Reviews in Physics, Elsevier, The Netherlands, (2015–present)
  • President, International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers (OCPA) (2013–2014)
  • Fellow, Institute of Physics, UK (2001-present)
  • Fellow, American Physical Society (2004-present)
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2007-present)
  • Member, External Advisory Committee, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL), USA, (2004–present)
  • Member at Large, Division of Condensed Matter Physics, American Physical Society, USA (2011–2014)
  • Member, Development Advisory Committee, American Physical Society, (2014–present)
  • International Advisor, Tsien Excellence in Education Program (TEEP), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, (2014–present)
  • External Advisor, Zhiyuan Honors Program, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China (2015–present)
  • Member, International Advisory Committee, Chinese High Magnetic Field Laboratory (CHMFL), Hefei, China, (2009–present)
  • Member, Presidential Science Prize Selection Committee (Physical Sciences), Taiwan, Republic of China (2011, 2013, 2015)
  • Honorary Member, Institute of Theoretical and Applied Physics, Turkey, (2010–present)
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Center of Electronic Correlations and Magnetism, University of Augsburg, Germany (2008–present)
  • Member, EU Academy of Sciences, Europe, (2015–present)

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