Professor Lei FU got Ph. D from Rice University in 1995. Starting from July, 2016, he is a professor and Ph.D. Advisor at Math Department and YMSC. Before joining YMSC, he was a faculty member in the Department of Mathematics at Indiana University at Bloomington (1995-1997), and in the Chern Institute of Mathematics at Nankai University (1997-2016). He works on algebraic geometry, especially l-adic cohomology theory and its application in the study of character sums.