Prof. Ruan Yongbin Elected as CAS Member in 2021

On November 18, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) unveiled the list of this year’s new members. Prof. Ruan Yongbin at the Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics (IASM) was elected as CAS member. Congratulations!


Prof. Ruan Yongbin has long committed himself to the research of symplectic geometry and mathematical physics. He has made significant contributions to Gromov-Witten invariants and quantum cohomology, Chen-Ruan cohomology, FJRW theory and their applications.


Prof. Ruan obtained his Ph.D from UC-Berkeley in 1991. Afterwards, he was a postdoc at Michigan State University (1991-1993), an assistant professor at University of Utah (1993-1996), a Van Vleck Chair Professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison (1996-2005) and a Bill Fulton Collegiate Chair Professor at University of Michigan (1996-2020). He was an invited speaker for ICM98, a Sloan Research Fellow and an AMS fellow.