Yinan Wang
Assistant Professor


Date of Birth:1992-03-12

Alma Mater:Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Education Level:Postgraduate (Doctoral)


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Yinan Wang got B.Sc. from Peking University, School of Physics in 2013 and Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Physics in 2018. His Ph.D. thesis advisor is Prof. Washington Taylor. After postdoctoral research at University of Oxford, Mathematical Institute from 2018 to 2021, he  joined Peking University, School of Physics as assistant professor in 2021. Yinan Wang's main research fields are string theory, quantum field theory, mathematical physics and computational methods in theoretical physics. In particular, he is recently interested in supersymmetric quantum field theories, string phenomenology and generalized symmetries in theoretical physics.

Profile on Inspirehep: https://inspirehep.net/authors/1066122

Profile on Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=WcKjRk0AAAAJ&hl=en 

Selected Publications:

5D and 6D SCFTs from �3C3 orbifolds, J. Tian, Y-.N. Wang, SciPost Phys. 12 (2022) 4, 127.

5d and 4d SCFTs: Canonical Singularities, Trinions and S-Dualities, C. Closset, S. Giacomelli, S. Schafer-Nameki, Y-.N. Wang, JHEP 05 (2021) 274.

Coulomb and Higgs Branches from Canonical Singularities: Part 0, C. Closset, S. Schafer-Nameki, Y-.N. Wang, JHEP 02 (2021) 003.

Fibers add Flavor, Part I: Classification of 5d SCFTs, Flavor Symmetries and BPS States, F. Apruzzi, C. Lawrie, L. Lin, S. Schafer-Nameki, Y-.N. Wang, JHEP 11 (2019) 068.

The F-theory geometry with most flux vacua, W. Taylor, Y-.N. Wang, JHEP 12 (2015) 164.

Research Group

[1]Name of Research Group:Research group of Prof. Yinan Wang

Description of Research Group:Postdocs: Yi Zhang (2022-) https://inspirehep.net/authors/1809403 Marwan Najjar(2023-)https://inspirehep.net/authors/1922630 PhD students: Qinjian Lou, Ran Luo, Hao Zhang (2022) Keren Chen, Jieyu Fu (2023) Undergraduate Thesis: (Grad year 2022) Wang Yao--Geometric Engineering for 4d N=2 Supersymmetric Field Theory


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