Professor Jinlong Yang is a professor of chemistry at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). He received his PhD in condensed matter physics from USTC in 1991, and then worked as a visiting Scholar at Padova University, Cagliari University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, University of Tokyo, Hong Kong University, and National University of Singapore. He has served as the Vice President of USTC since 2018. In 2019, he was elected as an Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Professor Yang's research interest lies in applied quantum chemistry. He has achieved original and systematic results in design and simulation of new functional materials, and quantum manipulations and characterizations of single molecule on surfaces. These results have made an important impact both domestically and internationally. Professor Yang has published more than 600 papers, which have been cited more than 35,000 times.