NYU Shanghai is the intellectual home to over 200 of the world’s best scholars, researchers, teachers and mentors. Hailing from more than 25 countries and recruited from top institutions around the world, our faculty are leading experts in 25 disciplines from Mathematics to Computer Science to Psychology and Urban Design.

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, China's Chang Jiang Scholar Program, and many other distinguished societies. Conducting research in state-of-the-art laboratories and in some 11 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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Top Neuroscientist to Lead Research at NYU Shanghai

Lu Zhong-Lin Named Chief Scientist and Associate Provost for Sciences.

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31 New Faculty Members Join NYU Shanghai Community

NYU Shanghai this fall welcomed 31 new full-time faculty in 16 fields.


Faculty Research: Pekka Santtila

Professor finds distance threshold for reliable eyewitness identification.

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