NYU Shanghai is the intellectual home to some of the world’s best scholars, researchers, teachers and mentors. Hailing from more than 27 countries and recruited from top institutions around the world, our faculty are leading experts in 50 disciplines from Mathematics to Data Science to Neuroscience and Finance.

Our faculty have been elected to the US National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and many other distinguished societies domestically and internationally. Conducting research in state-of-the-art laboratories and in some 12 specialized research institutes and centers, members of the faculty regularly publish their findings in leading scholarly journals.  
The university also draws on the faculty of the NYU Global Network who regularly spend semesters visiting and teaching in Shanghai.

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Hall in his office at NYU Shanghai

Professor Honored by APA for Contributions to Global

Brian J. Hall received the association's Award for Outstanding Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest.


32 New Faculty Join NYU Shanghai in 2021-2022

Spanning 19 academic fields, the new faculty will add both breadth and depth to the university’s research offerings

Zhang Jun research

NYU Shanghai and NYU Scientists Find Way to Navigate a Heavy Uphill Climb

NYU Shanghai and NYU scientists have uncovered how heavy, motorized objects climb steep slopes.

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