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Yang, Chen Ning, 1922-
Oral history interview with Chen Ning Yang, 1980 November 1.
History of the development of the modern Chinese university system, the organization of Xinan Lianda University from three separate universities: Beida, Qinghua, Nankai; Lianda's administrative organization and contributions of the various separate faculties in physics and mathematics; Chinese educational system improved by return of Chinese students who studied abroad; comparison of Chinese and American systems of university education; Yang's family history, education of father in China and Ph.D. in mathematics at University of Chicago, father's influence on his studies, Yang's early life and education during war with Japan, his physics education in China, Ph.D. at University of Chicago, change from experimental thesis using Van de Graaff accelerator with Samuel K. Allison to theoretical work with Edward Teller, Yang's contemporaries, his impressions of current Chinese graduate students. Also prominently mentioned are: Baolu Xu, Kezhen Zhu; Beida University, Nankai University, Qinghua University, University of Chicago, and Xinan Lianda University.
Allison, Samuel King, 1900-1965.
Teller, Edward, 1908-2003
Xu, Baolu
Yang, Chen Ning, 1922-
Zhu, Kezhen
Beida University
Nankai University
Qinghua University
University of Chicago.
Xinan Lianda University
Education, Higher -- China.
Physics -- China.
Theoretical physics
Van de Graaff generator.
Oral histories. aat
Interviews. aat
Sound recordings lcgft
Transcripts. aat
Schneider, Laurence A., 1937- interviewer.
Israel, John, interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA