Faculty

LI Miao
Professor
National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars
lim7@sustech.edu.cn

Brief Introduction
Miao Li, main research object is cosmology and dark energy, has also been engaged in the research of superstring theory and quantum gravity. His representative work is the proposal of holographic dark energy model, and has published 160 SCI papers. He is enthusiastic about science popularization and publishes 10 science popularization works. He often appears in various platforms: TV, Zhihu, Himalayas, Xueersi, etc.

Research Interests
Theoretical physics: quantum gravity, superstring theory; Cosmology: early universe, dark energy

Educational Background
1974-1978: Lianshui middle school
1978-1982: astrophysics major, Department of Geophysics, Peking University, Bachelor of Science
1982-1985: Master of science, astrophysics center, University of science and technology of China
1985-1987: doctoral candidate, astrophysics center, University of science and technology of China
1989-1990: Ph.D., Bohr Institute, Copenhagen University, Denmark

Professional Experience
1990-1992: Uni. Of California, Santa Barbara, postdoctoral
1992-1996: Assistant Professor of research, Brown University
1996-1999: University of Chicago, senior postdoctoral
1999-2013: researcher, Institute of theoretical physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, selected person of hundred talents plan, outstanding youth
2013-2019: Sun Yat sen University, Institute of astronomy and space science, Institute of physics and astronomy, Dean of Institute of astronomy and space science, Dean of Institute of physics and Astronomy (until May 2017)
1999-2003: Visiting Professor, Department of physics, Taiwan University
2006-2009: Visiting Professor, interdisciplinary theory research center, University of science and technology of China

Honors & Awards
Guo Moruo award, China University of science and technology, January 1987
In 1999, he was selected into the Hundred Talents Program of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Won the Distinguished Youth Fund of National Nature Science Foundation of China 2000
In 2004, he was selected as the national candidate for the new century talent project of seven ministries and commissions of China
Received special government allowance in 2004
Outstanding talents of Guangdong special support plan in 2017
2016, 2017, 2018 Elsevier high cited scholars
《Physics in the three body prolem》 was shortlisted for Wenjin Book Award and China good book award, won the third world Chinese Science Award and Wu Dayou Science Book Awar.
《Quantum mechanics for children》 won the 13th Wenjin Book Award, the 10th children's book of the year of Shenzhen reading month in 2017 and the best children's Book Award of 2017 in Taipei

Selected Publication
Miao Li, A MODEL OF HOLOGRAPHIC DARK ENERGY, Phys.Lett.B603:1,2004.
(https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0370269304014388)
M. Li, X.D. Li, S. Wang and Y. Wang, ``Dark Energy,'' Commun. Theor. Phys. 56, 525 (2011).(http://stacks.iop.org/0253-6102/56/i=3/a=24?key=crossref.49bf04fbf23f1ce7353471b3a67f5533)
S. Wang, Y. Wang and M. Li, ``Holographic Dark Energy,'' Phys. Rept. 696, 1 (2017)
(https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0370157317301564)
M. Goulian and M. Li, ``Correlation functions in Liouville theory,'' Phys. Rev. Lett. 66, 2051 (1991).
( https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.66.2051)