Shui-ming Hu  Professor




Division of Atomic and Molecular Sciences,
Hefei National Laboratory For Physical Sciences at the Microscale

Department of Chemical Physics,
University of Science and Technology of China


Hefei, 230026, P.R.China

P: +86-551-63606557( O )
FAX:+86-551-63602969
Email: smhu@ustc.edu.cn
Homepage: http://staff.ustc.edu.cn/~smhu

Degrees Attained


Ph. D, 2000, Department of Chemical Physics, University of Science and Technology of China

B. S., 1995, Department of Modern Physics, University of Science and Technology of China

Employment History


2000-2001, Lectuer, Department of Chemical Physics, USTC

2002-2005, Associate Physicist, Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale, USTC

2006-, Professor, Department of Chemical Physics, USTC

Visiting Experience


Sep.1997-Aug.1998, Department of Chemistry, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan (exchange student).

Mar.2000, Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Seberia Branch of Russian Academy of Science, Tomsk, Russia.

Jul.-Sep.2001; Jan.-Feb.2009, Department of Chemistry, University of HongKong, HongKong.

Jan.2003; Jan.2005; Aug.2008, Laboratoire de Spectrometrie Physique, Universite J. Fourier/CNRS Grenoble, France.

Mar.-Aug.2003; Jun.-Aug.2004, Chemistry Department, Rice University, Houston, United States.

Sep.-Dec.2005; Mar.-Jun.2006; Jul.2010-Feb.2011; Jul.2012, Argonne National Laboratory, University of Chicago, United States.

Teaching Experience


Statistical Mechanics, (Teaching Assistant), 2001.

Quantum Chemistry I, 2002-2007.

Quantum Physics, 2008-2012.

Structural Chemistry I, 2011.

Professional Memberships, Services and Awards


Chinese Chemical Society, member

Chinese Physical Society, member

2014, Prominant Teacher Award from the Baosteel Education Fundation

2012-2015, Editorial board member of Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy

2012, China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists

2004, USTC Alumni Award

2000, MR Guo Award for Graduated Students, University of Science and Technology of China

2000, Qiushi Award for Distinguished Graduate Students, Hongkong Qiushi Science Foundation

Recent Selected Publications


  • Analysis of  85Kr: a comparison at the 10-14 level using micro-liter samples
    G.-M. Yang, C.-F. Cheng, W. Jiang, Z.-T. Lu, R. Purtschert, Y.-R. Sun, L.-Y. Tu, S.-M. Hu*. Scientific Reports, 3: 1596, 2013. [DOI]

  • Phonon coupling of water monomers in a solid nitrogen matrix
    L. Wu, R. Lambo*, Y. Tan, A.-W. Liu, and S.-M. Hu*. Journal of Chemical Physics, 138: 114303, 2013. [DOI]

  • Normalization of the single atom counting rate in an atom trap
    C.-F. Cheng, G.-M. Yang, W. Jiang, Y. R. Sun, L.-Y. Tu, S.-M. Hu*. Optics Letters, 38(1):31-33, 2013. [DOI]

  • The v=3<-0 S(0)-S(3) electric quadrupole transitions of H2 near 0.8 μm
    S.-M. Hu*, H. Pan, C.-F. Cheng, Y. R. Sun, X.-F. Li, J. Wang, A. Campargue, and A.-W. Liu*. The Astrophysical Journal, 749(1):76, 2012. [DOI]

  • Electric-quadrupole transition of H2 determined to 10-9 precision
    C.-F. Cheng, Y. R. Sun, H. Pan, J. Wang, A.-W. Liu, A. Campargue, S.-M. Hu*. Physics Review A, 85(2):024501, 2012. [DOI]

  • Application of cavity ring-down spectroscopy to the Boltzmann constant determination
    Y. R. Sun, H. Pan, C.-F. Cheng, A.-W. Liu, J.-T. Zhang, S.-M. Hu*. Optics Express, 19(21), 19993–20002, 2011. [DOI]

  • Laser-locked, continuously tunable high resolution cavity ring-down spectrometer
    H. Pan, C.-F. Cheng, Y. R. Sun, B. Gao, A.-W. Liu, S.-M. Hu*. Review of Scientific Instruments, 82(10):103110, 2011. [DOI]

  • Ar-39 Detection at the 10-16 Isotopic Abundance Level with Atom Trap Trace Analysis
    W. Jiang, W. D. Williams, K. Bailey, A.M. Davis, S.-M. Hu, Z.-T. Lu, T.P. O'Connor, R. Purtschert, N.C. Sturchio, Y.R. Sun, P. Mueller*. Physics Review Letters, 106:103001, 2011. [DOI]