• Discovery of the Top Quark
    Dr. Yeh contributed to the discover of the sixth quark, also known as the top quark in 1995.
  • Large Scale Computing Using Linux
    Dr. Yeh led a team which demonstrated large scale computing using Linux.
  • The establishment of OIST
    As a special advisor to Japan’s Minister of Science and Technology Policy, Dr. Yeh contributed the early planning and the establishment of OIST.
  • The creation of proton therapy
    Dr. Yeh contributed the creation of proton therapy for targeted cancer treatment.

Particles for a Better World 
Dr. Gong Ping (G.P.) Yeh is President and Chairman of G P Yeh Foundation. He is an American Physical Society Fellow, and Okinawa Goodwill Ambassador. Born in Taiwan, he received education from 北一女新聯初中分部Junior High School in Taiwan, CKS international high school in Okinawa, MIT BS, Caltech MS, MIT PhD. Dr. Yeh enjoyed working for 30 years as a physicist at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.  His work and contributions include the discovery of the Top Quark, pioneering large scale supercomputing using Linux, and creating new Particle Therapy centers for treating tumor patients. Dr. Yeh served as a member of the Republic of China Taiwan’s Presidential Science and Technology Advisory Committee, and as Special Advisor to Japan’s Minister of Science and Technology Policy to create Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, OIST.  His research and interests include sustainable energies, Accelerator Driven Systems, and Particle Therapies. Dr. Yeh serves as Chief Science and Technology Advisor at International Particle Therapy, Inc. He has been serving internationally as an advisor for particle therapies and sustainable energies in many countries.