Job Title: Professor
School/Institute:State Key Lab of Quantum Optics and Quantum Optics Devices, Institute of Laser Spectroscopy, Shanxi University, Taiyuan
E-mail: tjia @sxu.edu.cn
JIA Suotang is a professor and doctoral advisor at State Key Laboratory of Quantum Optics and Quantum Optics Devices, Institute of Laser Spectroscopy, Shanxi University. He is the Chief Scientist of the National Major Scientific Research Program (973), Project Leader of the National Disciplinary Innovation and Talent Introducing Program ("111 Program"), Director of the International Joint Research Center of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Director of the Collaborative Innovation Center of Extreme Optics, Experts enjoying special allowances from the State Council. He was selected into the Cross-century Excellent Talents Training Program of the Ministry of Education in 2002. He has many social part-time jobs, including Vice Chairman of the Optical Society of China, Chairman of the Optical Society of Shanxi Province, Expert of the General Expert Group of the Ministry of Science and Technology "Quantum Regulation and Quantum Information", Member of the Department of Physics and Management of the Science and Technology Commission of the Ministry of Education, Deputy Director of the National Physics Teaching Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education member.
Jia Suotang, borned in Qinyuan County, Shanxi Province in 1958, graduated from the Department of Physics of Shanxi University in 1982, obtained a master's degree in optics from Shanxi University in 1989, and obtained a Ph.D in optics from East China Normal University in 1994. From 1995 to 1996, he was a visiting scholar engaging in the research of laser spectroscopy in the Laser Physics Laboratory of Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS). From January to April 2005, he was a visiting scholar at the Laboratoire Aimé Cotton of CNRS, implementing research on ultracold atoms and molecules. He successively went to the University of Maryland, Yale University and University of Connecticut for academic visits and cooperative research. In 1994, he was appointed as the director of the Department of Electronics of Shanxi University. In 1997, he was appointed as a professor of Shanxi University. In 1998, he was appointed as the director of the Academic Affairs Office of Shanxi University. In 2000, he was appointed as the vice president of Shanxi University. In 2010 he was appointed as the president of North University of China. During Aug. 2011 and Sep. 2018, he was appointed as the president of Shanxi University.
Professor Jia has been engaged in the research of laser spectroscopy, nonlinear optics and quantum information for a long time. He is the first one who build an experimental platform for ultracold molecules in China, and has made remarkable progress in the preparation of ultracold homonuclear molecules, heteronuclear molecules and precise spectral measurements. The research teams he leads have carried out scientific researches and achieved many distinctive achievements on ultracold Rydberg atoms, single molecule physics, novel photoacoustic spectroscopy, and high-sensitivity spectroscopy applications. He has successively presided over 20 national-level scientific research projects such as the National Major Scientific Research Program, the "973" Pre-research Project, the National Natural Science Foundation of China Key Project, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Major Scientific Research Instrument Development Project, and the National Natural Science Foundation, and more than 30 ministerial-level projects. He has published more than 50 papers in the first area in top domestic and foreign journals such as Nature Physics, Nature Communications, Physical Review Letters, etc. He has won 4 first prizes and 2 second prizes of Shanxi Science and Technology, obtained more than 80 national invention patents.
 1991.09 to 1994.07
East China Normal University, Optics, Doctoral degree.
 1986.09 to 1989.07
Shanxi University, Optics, Master of Science
 1978.01 to 1982.01
Shanxi University, Physics, Bachelor of Physics.
 Quantum optics
 Laser spectroscopy
 2012.08-2018.10 President of Shanxi University
 2010.01-2012.08 President of North University of China.
 2000.10-2010.01 Professor of Physics, Vice president of Shanxi University. Director of optics institute of Shanxi province.
 1997.01-2000.10 Professor of Physics, Director of Dept. of Electronics & Information Technology, Shanxi University. Dean of Shanxi University.
 2005.01-2005.04 Visiting scholar in Prof. P. Pill’s group of Aimé Cotton Lab, CNRS, Orsay, France. Research on molecular spectroscopy.
 2001.11-2002.10 Visiting scholar in the group of D. Bloch, M. Ducloy, Lab. of Laser Physics, North-Paris University, 93430 Villetaneuse, France. Research on the reflection spectroscopy and frequency-stabilization of diode laser.
Selective Grants and Projects:
 The state key project of The National Natural Science Foundation of China：“Production and Manipulation of ultracold polar molecule qubits”, Grant No. 12034012, 2021/01-2025/12.
 National Major Scientific Instruments and Equipments Development Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China: “High-spatial-resolution imaging system of microwave electric fields basing on Rydberg atoms”, Grant No. 61827824, 2019/01-2023/12.
 The state key project of The National Natural Science Foundation of China: “Research on the dipole-dipole interaction and manipulation of ultracold polar molecules in double optical traps”, Grant No. 11434007, 2015/01-2019/12.
 National Program on Key Basic Research Project (973 Program): “Manipulation and applicaitons of quantum states preparing by the interaction between the light and ultracold atoms and molecules in the confined space”, Grant No. 2012CB921600, 2012/01-2016/08.
 International Science and Technology Cooperation Program of China (ISTCP)："Cooperative investigations on the quantum commnuication based on ultracold atoms and molecules" Grant No. 2011DFA12490, 2011/01-2015/12.
 Yuqing Li, Jiahui Zhang, Yunfei Wang, Huiying Du, Jizhou Wu, Wenliang Liu, Feng Mei*, Jie Ma*, Liantuan Xiao, Suotang Jia, “Atom-optically synthetic gauge fields for a noninteracting Bose gas”,Light:Science & Applications,11,13, 2022
 Yao Li†, Yonggang Yang†, Chengbing Qin*, Yunrui Song, Shuangping Han, Guofeng Zhang, Ruiyun Chen, Jianyong Hu, Liantuan Xiao*, and Suotang Jia, “Coherent Interference Fringes of Two-Photon Photoluminescence in Individual Au Nanoparticles: The Critical Role of the Intermediate State”, Physical Review Letters, 127, 073902, 2021.
 Shuangping Han, Xilong Liang, Chengbing Qin*, Yan Gao, Yunrui Song, Shen Wang, Xingliang Su, Guofeng Zhang, Ruiyun Chen, Jianyong Hu, Mingyong Jing, Liantuan Xiao*, and Suotang Jia, “Criteria for Assessing the Interlayer Coupling of van der Waals Heterostructures Using Ultrafast Pump−Probe Photoluminescence Spectroscopy”, ACS Nano, 15, 12966, 2021.
 Haitao Zhou, Chengbing Qin*, Shuangping Han, Lei Zhang, Ruiyun Chen, Guofeng Zhang, Yaoming Liu, Zhifang Wu*, Sijin Li*, Liantuan Xiao*, and Suotang Jia, “Visualizing Quantum Coherence Based on Single-Molecule Coherent Modulation Microscopy”, Nano Letters, 21, 1477-1483, 2021.
 Mingyong Jing, Ying Hu, Jie Ma, Hao Zhang, Linjie Zhang*, Liantuan Xiao*, Suotang Jia, “Atomic superheterodyne receiver based on microwave-dressed Rydberg spectroscopy”, Nature Physics,16 ,911–915,2020.
 Feng Mei*, Qihao Guo, Ya-Fei Yu, Liantuan Xiao,Shi-Liang Zhu* , and Suotang Jia, “Digital Simulation of Topological Matter on Programmable Quantum Processors”, Physical Review Letters 125, 160503,2020.
 Hongpeng Wu, Lei Dong*, Huadan Zheng, Yajun Yu, Weiguang Ma, Lei Zhang, Wangbao Yin,Liantuan Xiao, Suotang Jia, Fran k. Tittel, “Beat frequency quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy for fast and calibration-free continuous trace-gas monitoring”, Nature Communications 8,15331,2017.
 Xiaofan Zhou, Jian-Song Pan,Zheng-Xin Liu*, Wei Zhang*, Wei Yi*, Gang Chen* and Suotang Jia, “Symmetry-Protected Topological States for Interacting Fermions in Alkaline-Earth-Like Atoms”, Physical Review Letters 119, 185701,2017.
Awards and Honors
 The work of "Ultrasensitive measurement of microwave electric field based on the Rydberg atoms" was honored as one of the "Top Ten Advances in Science and Technology in Chinese Universities" as well as "2020 China's Top 10 Optical Breakthroughs in Optics (Light 10)"。
 2006 First prize of Natural Science Award of Shanxi Province
 2003 Excellent talent in University, Ministry of Education of China.
 2002 Outstanding researcher of ministry of education of China.
 2001 Second prize of Shanxi Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award
 1997 Shanxi Provincial Award of Science for Youth.
 1996 Second prize of Shanxi Provincial Award of Science and Technology Progress.