Yang-Hui He Fellow

Algebraic geometry, string theory, quantum field theory and machine learning.

Professor Yang-Hui He is a Fellow of 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 (summa cum laude, Shenstone Prize and Kusaka Prize), MA at Cambridge (Distinction, Tripos), and PhD at MIT. After a postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania, he joined Oxford 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 of research, Yang plays the violin (Princeton orchestra; founding member of the Saville Consort) and is a tenor who sang for the chapel choirs of St. Catherine’s, Cambridge and Merton, Oxford.

Yang-Hui He