Zheng-Tian Lu

Yan Ji Ci Professor of Physics

University Distinguished Professor

University of Science and Technology of China
Hefei, Anhui 230026, China
Phone: +86-551-6360-6834
Email: ztlu@ustc.edu.cn

Zheng-Tian Lu

Research Interests

  • Test fundamental symmetries of space and time, between matter and anti-matter, and search for new physics beyond the Standard Model
  • Develop novel methods for ultrasensitive trace isotope analysis, and apply these methods in earth and environmental sciences
  • Study exotic nuclei, atoms and molecules with precision measurements

Degrees attained

Ph.D.1994University of California at Berkeley
M.S.1991The University of Chicago
B.S.1987University of Science and Technology of China

Employment history

2019 – PresentDeanSchool of the Gifted Young, University of Science and Technology of China
2015 – PresentProfessor University of Science and Technology of China
2007 – 2015Senior PhysicistArgonne National Laboratory
2004 – 2015Professor (part-time)The University of Chicago
2000 – 2007 PhysicistArgonne National Laboratory
1997 – 2000Assistant PhysicistArgonne National Laboratory
1994 – 1997Research AssociateJILA, University of Colorado

Awards and Honors

2022     University Distinguished Professor, University of Science and Technology of China
2020     Yan Ji Ci Professor of Physics, School of Physics, University of Science and Technology of China
2014     Distinguished Lecturer, University of Science and Technology of China
2009     Francis M. Pipkin Award, American Physical Society
2006     Fellow, American Physical Society
2000     U.S. Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
2000     U.S. DOE Office of Science Early Career Scientist and Engineer Award

Recent Professional Service and Association

2017-2021     Member, Advisory Committee, National Institute of Metrology, China
2015-2024     Member, International Advisory Board, The Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics
2013-2016     Vice Chair – Chair Elect – Chair, Topical Group of Precision Measurement and Fundamental Constants, American Physical Society
2014-2015     Member, U.S. nuclear physics long range plan group
2014-2016     Member, Program committee, Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, American Physical Society
2014                Member, NSAC Subcommittee on Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay
2014 March   Member, NSF program review panel
2011-2013     Member, U.S. Nuclear Science Advisory Committee (NSAC)
2012 June     Organizer, The First International Workshop on Tracer Applications of Noble Gas Radionuclides (TANGR 2012), Argonne National Laboratory
2011 Nov       Co-convenor (on EDM), Fundamental Physics at the Intensity Frontier Workshop, Washington DC
2011-2013     Member, ORNL/LANL Neutron EDM Technical Review Committee
2011                Member, NSAC Subcommittee on Neutron Physics
2009 Aug       Co-organizer / Scientific Secretary, The 6th Joint Meeting of Chinese Physicists Worldwide, Lanzhou, China
2007-2009     Member and Councilor-at-large, Overseas Chinese Physics Association

Selected Publications