Biographical Note of Professor Yum-Tong Siu

Professor Yum-Tong Siu was born in 1943 in Guangzhou, China. He received a BA from The University of Hong Kong in 1963 and a PhD from Princeton University in 1966. Currently, he is the William Elwood Byerly Professor of Mathematics at Harvard University, where he has been teaching since 1982. He is a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, US National Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Foreign Member), Academia Sinica (Taiwan), and Goettingen Academy of Sciences (Corresponding Member). His research interests lie in several complex variables, complex algebraic geometry,and complex differential geometry.