Dr. Shoucheng Zhanghttps://profiles.stanford.edu/shoucheng-zhang
Country: Stanford, California
Mr. Zhang is a tenured professor in the Department of Physics, Department of Applied Physics, and Department of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. He is also an academician at the American Academy of Sciences, a foreign academician at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, a professor at the Institute for Advanced Study of Tsinghua University, and Founding Chairman of Danhua Capital (DHVC). Because of his pioneering research on Spintronics and Topological Insulator fields, he was granted the Guggenheim Fellowship in 2007, the Humboldt Research Award in 2009, the EPS CMD Europhysics Prize in 2010, Qiu Shi Excellent Scientist Award in 2011, the Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize by the American Physical Society in 2011 and the Dirac Prize in 2012. In 2013, he and Stephen Hawking was given the Physics Frontiers Prize. In the same year, he became a foreign academician at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. In addition, he won the Thomson Reuters Citation Laureate in 2014 and the Benjamin Franklin Medal in 2015.