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.

Meet Our Faculty


Leading Scholar to Direct New Research Center

Wu Xiaogang assumed his role as Founding Director of the Center for Applied Social and Economic Research on September 1, 2020.

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NYU Shanghai Welcomes 34 New Members and 28 ‘Go Local’ Instructors

New full-time faculty hail from 10 countries and span 20 academic fields.

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Research: Lu Zhong-Lin

The general perceptual learning ability influences learning performance across various tasks.

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