David S Y Tong 唐叔賢教授

  • Senior Research Fellowship in 1997 at The University of Hong Kong

Professor David Shuk Yin Tong, dean of Graduate School of CUHK-Shenzhen is an academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, fellow of American Physical Society and member of the World Academy of Sciences. From 2011 to 2014, he worked as leading professor and Chair of the Academic Committee, and also the founding dean of Dept. of Physics of Southern University of Science and Technology.

Professor Tong is internationally recognized for his work on surface structure determination and techniques. He developed quantitative low energy electron diffraction (q-LEED), photoelectron diffraction and holography, high resolution electron energy loss spectroscopy (HREELS) and reflection high energy electron diffraction (RHEED) in their application to determine surface structure. 

Tong graduated from the Faculty of Science, the University of Hong Kong in 1964, and received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in 1967 and 1969, respectively. He has authored 6 books and published more than 280 journal articles, including 2 articles in Science, 2 articles in Physics Today, 1 article in Advances in Physics, 1 article in Progress in Surface Science, 1 article in Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences and 35 articles in Physical Review Letters. His total citation is over 10,000 and H factor 52.