Yang-Hui He

As well as a Fellow at LIMS, Prof. He is a professor of physics at the University of London. He works on string theory and machine learning.

Prof. Yang-Hui He is a Fellow at the London Institute, Professor of Mathematics at City, University of London, Tutor in mathematics at Merton College, Oxford, and Chang-Jiang Chair of physics at Nankai University in China. He obtained his BA at Princeton, where he graduated summa cum laude and was awarded the Shenstone Prize and Kusaka Prize. He did his MA at Cambridge (Distinction, Tripos) and earned his PhD at MIT. After a postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania, Yang joined Oxford University as the FitzJames Fellow and an STFC Advanced Fellow. He works at the interface of string theory, algebraic and combinatorial geometry, and machine learning.

Outside research, Yang has played the violin for the Princeton Symphony Orchestra and sung as a tenor for the chapel choirs of St Catherine’s, Cambridge and Merton, Oxford.


Yang-Hui He