Throughout its history Tsinghua University has nurtured and attracted large numbers of outstanding experts and scholars. The university has followed the policy of "hiring as well as cultivating talented people" and has created opportunities to help broaden the capabilities of the young teachers. In order to have a high-level teaching staff, Tsinghua has brought in distinguished professionals from throughout the country and the world.
By the end of 2020, Tsinghua has 3,641 faculty members, among whom 1,725 faculty members are under the age of 45. Tsinghua has a Nobel laureate, as well as winners of A.M. Turing Award, Fields Medal, Wolf Prize, Crafoord Prize and the State Preeminent Science and Technology Award. The university also has 54 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and 35 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
C.N.Yang, Professor of the Center for Advanced Study, Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Nobel Laureate in Physics (1957).
A.M. Turing Award Winner
Andrew Chi-Chih Yao, Dean and Professor of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences, Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, A.M. Turing Award winner (2000), Member of the US National Academy of Sciences, Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and International Association for Cryptologic Research Fellow (IACR).
Fields Medal, Wolf Prize, Crafoord Prize Winner
Shing-Tung Yau, Director and Professor of the Mathematical Sciences Center, William Casper Graustein Professor of Mathematics at Harvard University, Professor of Physics at Harvard, Member of the US National Academy of Sciences, Fields Medal winner (1982), Crafoord Prize winner (1994), and Wolf Prize winner (2010).
The State Preeminent Science and Technology Award Winner
Wu Liangyong, Professor of the School of Architecture, the State Preeminent Science and Technology Award Winner (2011), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering.