Dai Yuanben, born on July 15, 1928, is a famous physicist specializing in theoretical physics and particle physics. In 1952, he graduated from Nanjing University. From 1952 to 1958, he worked as a teacher in Nanjing University. Since 1962, he has been working in Chinese Academy of Sciences. In 1980, he was elected academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences for his contribution to particle physics and quantum field theory.