NYU Shanghai is the intellectual home of some 200 of the world’s best scholars, researchers, teachers and mentors. Hailing from more than 20 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 U.S. National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and 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.

Meet Our Faculty

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.