An Qi, male, born in June 1955, a native of Zhengzhou, Henan Province, is currently a professor and doctoral supervisor at the Department of Modern Physics, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). An Qi obtained his M.S. degree from USTC in January 1985. After his graduation, he joined the faculty and has been working at the Teaching and Research Office of Nuclear Electronics (Physical Electronics), Department of Modern Physics, USTC ever since. Prof. An Qi had undertaken collaborative research at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Geneva from 1989 to 1991, and at the NEVIS Laboratory of the Department of Physics, Columbia University in the City of New York from 2000 to 2001.
Prof. An Qi is mainly engaged in the research on high-speed data acquisition and trigger system in nuclear and particle physics experiments, application of nuclear technology, as well as high-speed data acquisition, signal transmission and real-time signal processing. Prof. An is currently undertaking projects supported by the State Key Program of National Natural Science of China, and by the Funds for Key Topics in the Knowledge Innovation Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. In recent years, Prof. An has presided over the completion of the subproject of “Electronic Read-out System of TOF (Time-Of-Flight) Detector in BES (Beijing Spectrometer) III” under the National Important Scientific Project of “Phase-II Upgrade Project of Beijing Electron Positron Collider”. Prof. An has authored more than 40 research papers published in core journals at home and abroad in recent five years. Besides, Prof. An is also the instructor of such courses as “Analog Electronic Technology”, “Pulse and Digital Circuits”, “Fast Electronics”, and “Principle and Application of Programmable Devices” to undergraduate and graduate students of the Department of Modern Physics, University of Science and Technology of China. In recent years, he has opened the course of “High-speed Digital System Design” to postgraduate students and the course of “Basics of Electronic Technology” to undergraduate students.
Academic positions that Prof. An currently assumes include: Member of the Council of the Chinese Nuclear Society, Vice Chairman of the National Conference on Nuclear Electronics & Nuclear Detection Technology of China, Director of the Anhui Provincial Key Laboratory for Physical Electronics, Deputy Director of the Key Laboratory of Nuclear Detection Technology & Nuclear Electronics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Director of the USTC-HIRFL Research Center for Hadron Physics, and Member of Editorial Board of the journals of Nuclear Electronics & Detection Technology and of Nuclear Techniques.