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. He is also Chang-Jiang Chair professor at Nankai University in China, and tutor in mathematics at Merton College, Oxford. He studied physics at Princeton, where he won the Shenstone Prize and Kusaka Memorial Prize. He then did the mathematics tripos at Cambridge, before earning his PhD in mathematical physics at MIT. After a postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania, Prof. He joined Oxford as the FitzJames Fellow and an STFC Advanced Fellow. Complementing his research, he is an accomplished science communicator. His public talks have included a Friday Evening Discourse at the Royal Institution. Outside research, he plays the violin.

He works on geometry, number theory and string theory, and how AI can help uncover new patterns and raise new conjectures in pure mathematics.


Yang-Hui He