Su Gang is the Vice-President of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS).
Professor Su received his Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. degrees in Lanzhou University. In 1993 after completing his postdoctoral research at GUCAS, he stayed on and started his academic career as an associate professor. In 1997, he became a full professor. In 1993-97, he worked first as a CEEC research fellow at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA, then as an Alexander von Humboldt research fellow at Köln University, Germany, and as a JSPS research fellow at Tokyo University of Science, Japan. In 2001-08, he was appointed successively as Executive Dean of the College of Physical Sciences, Assistant President of UCAS, and then Provost of UCAS. He was appointed Vice-President of the UCAS in 2008.
His research interests include theoretical condensed matter physics, statistical physics, and materials physics. He has authored more than 150 papers in refereed journals such as Physical Review Letters, Journal of the American Chemical Society and Angewandte Chemie International Edition and some chapters of monographs published overseas. His research projects have been funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He has received a number of honors including China National Natural Sciences Award, China MOE Natural Sciences Award, and CAIA Award.
Professor Su now sits on the Chinese Physical Society Committee on Scholarly Communication, Low Temperature Physics Committee, Academic Committee of the Institute of Physics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Academic Committee of the Key Laboratory for Magnetism and Magnetic Materials of the Ministry of Education at Lanzhou University, and he is a Regular Associate of the Italian International Center for Theoretical Physics.