Outstanding Alumnus Yu Ching Elected as Academician in Academia Sinica
Academia Sinica elected the new academician on July 5th. The outstanding alumnus Yu Ching from Department of Mathematics, who was currently the professor in NTU Department of Mathematics, was elected as the academician in Academia Sinica. Yu Ching was elected as the 10th outstanding alumni in 2010. He was the best expert of number theory in Taiwan. Yu Ching had studied mathematics for 30 years. He indicated that his life was to pursue the truth and logic of mathematics. In 1990s, he finally left his name in the world highest commended mathematics periodical Annals Math. Exchanging and sharing his idea of mathematics with the number theorists in the world was the greatest comfort and encouragement he gained from learning number theory.