Prof. YU Yuehui, a semiconductor scientist, was born in Shanghai. In December 2017, he was appointed as the Secretary of the Party Committee of Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology (SIMIT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in semiconductor physics and device physics at SIMIT and started his research from 1989. From 1990 to 1992, he worked as a visiting professor in Germany, and from 1996 to 1997 in Hong Kong as well. From 2002 to 2005, he worked as the deputy general manager of Shanghai Simgui Technology Co., Ltd.
Since 2010, Prof. YU has worked as the Deputy Party Secretary and Secretary of the Commission for Discipline Inspection of SIMIT. In 2015, he became the Deputy Party Secretary, deputy director and Secretary of the Commission for Discipline Inspection of SIMIT.