Gao Yitian is a professor and PhD supervisor of the School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering of Beihang University. He is also a distinguished professor of the Chang Jiang Scholars Program.
Prof. Gao received his B.S. degree from Nankai University in 1982, M.A. degree from City University of New York (CUNY) in 1986, and M.S. and PhD degrees from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1988 and 1991.
His main research areas include cosmic plasma physics, scientific computation, fluid mechanics and optical fiber communications. His theoretical research provides a way to predict the observable effect as well as useful information for future related experiments and designs. He has published more than 80 papers on international journals indexed by SCI.