Chaoyang Lu



Chao-Yang Lu was born in 1982 in Zhejiang, China. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Science and Technology of China in 2004, and obtained his PhD in Physics from the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge in 2011. During his graduate studies under the supervision of Jian-Wei Pan and Mete Atature, he studied multi-photon entanglement and optically active quantum dots. He is currently a Professor of Physics at the University of Science and Technology of China, where he focuses on research on scalable quantum photonics, quantum computation, and quantum foundations. He published more than 50 articles in Reviews of Modern Physics, Science, Nature, Nature research journals, PNAS and PRL. His work on quantum teleportation was selected as by IOP Physics World as °∞Breakthrough of the Year 2015°±. His work on single-photon source and optical quantum computing was selected by Optical Society of American as one of “Optics in 2016” and “Optics in 2017”. He has been awarded Young Qianren Talent, Hong Kong Qiushi Outstanding Young Scholars, National Natural Science Fund for Exceptional Young Scholars, First-Class National Natural Science Prize, OSA Fellow, and Fresnel Prize from the European Physical Society.