Visiting address
Phone: +852 34427702

Author IDs

Willing to take PhD students: yes


Dr. Yu grew up and received her education in Hong Kong. After she obtained her Ph.D. from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, she continued as a postdoctoral fellow there. In 2016, she moved to Singapore and worked as a research fellow at the National University of Singapore before joining the Department as an assistant professor in 2019.

Research Interests/Areas

Dr. Yu's primary research interest lies in theoretical and computational condensed matter physics. She also collaborates closely with experimentalists. Current focuses include

  • quantum phase transitions in quantum many-body systems
  • non-equilibrium phases of matter such as the discrete-time crystal
  • Fermi surfaces and electronic properties in superconductors and topological materials
  • application of machine learning in condensed matter physics

Visit the research group website to find out more.