Lixing You received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in physics from Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, in 1997, 2001, and 2003 respectively.
From Apr. 2000 to Mar. 2001, he was a research student with the Research Institute of Electronics and Communication, Tohoku University, Japan. From Nov. 2003 to Oct. 2005, he was a Post-Doctoral Researcher with the Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. From Nov. 2005 to Jun. 2006, he was a Post-Doctoral Researcher with the Condensed Matter Physics and Devices Group, University of Twente, the Netherlands. From Sept. 2006 to Aug. 2007, he was a Guest Researcher with the Electromagnetics Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA. From Sept. 2015 to Feb. 2016, he was a Senior Visiting Scholar with the University of California, Berkeley.
Since Sept. 2007, he has been a research professor at the Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China. He serves as the dean for the division of superconductivity since July 2017. His current research is related to superconducting nanowire single-photon detection and its applications. He has published ~80 papers on international peer-review journals. He is an editorial board member of “Scientific Reports” and advisory board member of “Superconductor Science and Technology”. Besides, he is a member of WG14 in IEC-TC 90, an associate editor of the IEEE CSC/ESAS Superconductivity News Forum, and an international board member for the International Workshop of Superconducting Sensors and Detectors (IWSSD).