• S. K. and Angela Chan Distinguished Chair Professor, University of California, Berkeley
  • Foreign Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Member, U.S. Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Peidong Yang is a Chemistry professor, S. K. and Angela Chan Distinguished Chair Professor in Energy at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and a member of both the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is the recipient of The Global Energy Prize, MacArthur Fellowship, E. O. Lawrence Award, ACS Nanoscience Award, MRS Medal, Baekeland Medal, Alfred P. Sloan research fellowship, the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award, MRS Young Investigator Award, Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics, and Alan T. Waterman Award.