Curriculum Vitae of Yanming Ma

2001 -- Ph.D in Condensed Matter Physics, State Key Lab of Superhard Materials, JLU, Changchun, China.
1998 -- M.S. in Condensed Matter Physics, Department of Physics, Yanbian University, Yanbian, China.
1995 -- B.S. in Theoretical Physics, Department of Physics, Yanbian University, Yanbian, China.

Permanent Positions Hold:
2005.01 -- now         Professor, State Key Lab of superhard materials, JLU, China
2001.09 -- 2004.12  Associate Professor, State Key Lab of superhard materials, JLU, China
2001.03 -- 2001.08  Lecturer, State Key Lab of superhard materials, JLU, China

Research Experiences Abroad:
2011.04 Visiting Scientist, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
2009.11 -- 2009.12 JSPS Visiting Scientist, RIKEN, Japan.
2009.05 -- 2009.07 Daniel Tsui Fellowship, University of Hongkong, China.
2006.07 -- 2008.04 Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory of Crystallography, ETH, Zurich.
2002.04 -- 2004.05 Postdoctoral Researcher, Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences, National Research Council, Canada.

2018 -- The First Prize of the Natural Science Award from the Ministry of Education
2016 -- Walter Kohn Prize from the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) and Quantum ESPRESSO Foundation 2015 -- The second class prize of the state natural science award
2015 -- State Project of Hundred, Thousand, and Ten Thousand Talents
2015 -- National Young and Middle-aged Experts with Outstanding Contributions
2014 -- Government subsidy of the State Council
2014 -- National Outstanding Scientific Workers
2013 -- Leading Talent in Scientific and Technological Innovation
2012 -- Yangtze river scholars Distinguished Professor
2011 -- China Youth Science and Technology Award
2010 -- The First Prize of the Ministry of Education Award for Natural Science
2010 -- Young Technical Talents with Outstanding Constribution in Jilin Province
2010 -- China National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars
2009 -- Top Ten News of Basic Research in China (Transparent dense sodium)
2009 -- Daniel Tsui (Nobel Laureate) Fellowship, The University of Hong Kong
2009 -- Top Ten Outstanding Young Scientists in Jilin University
2009 -- Young Scientists Award for the Advancement of Science and Technology in Jilin Province
2009 -- Excellent Returned Scholars from Oversea in Changchun City
2006 -- New Century Excellent Talents in Universities of China
2006 -- Excellent Young Scientists of Jilin Province
2001 -- Jamieson Award in the 18th International Conference of High Pressure Science and Technology

Invited referee for more than 40 journals


  • Science
  • Nature Materials
  • Nature Chemistry
  • Nature Communication
  • Nature Physics
  • Nano Letters
  • Physical Review Letters
  • Journal of the American Chemical Society
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • ACS Nano
  • Physical Review B
  • Journal of Physical Chemistry Letter
Editorial Advisory Board
  • Scientific Reports
  • Chinese Science Bulletin
  • Science & Technology Review
  • Advisory board member for Journal of Chemical Physics